Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Hardworking and reliable estimator leader with a solid background in developing detailed estimates by analyzing project plans and requirements. Adept at defining project goals, scopes, and schedules to identify exact costs. Professional in presenting data, price, and reports while listening to feedback and adjusting estimate details. Recognized for building solid and motivated teams.


  • Leadership and Management. Provide strategic counsel to the senior leadership team. Continuously sought after for input by other department leaders and employees. Recognized by being selected among 300 employees to be a participant of the first leadership development program at Carpenter & Paterson. In 2015, it became an Internal Auditor for ISO 9001 due to overall organizational knowledge and proven accountability. Completed extensive training and passed tests through the Core Solution platform. Chosen to participate in Hill & Smith Supervisor Development Program.
  • Communication. Cross-cultural work experience; effective communicator, able to prepare diverse, global communications with cultural sensitivity and emotional intelligence.
  • Creativity and Innovation. Proactively produce and implement unique ideas/solutions for problem-solving and competitive edge.
  • Project Management. Exceptional ability to manage all aspects of projects from ideation to completion and beyond. Consistently delivered quality projects on time and ensured deadlines were met repeatedly.
  • Account Management and Business Development. Successfully maintain and develop existing client relationships and create new relationships with prospective clients. Established and maintained positive working relationships with multiple clients, leading to business development.
  • Analysis and Budgeting. Accurate, reliable, and diligent, committed to fact-based claims.
  • Leadership
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Problem solving
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Proposal development
  • Project management
  • Schedule coordination
  • Scope development
  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Data management
  • Training & Development
  • Critical thinking
Lead Estimator, 02/2020 to Current
Snc LavalinLaporte, TX,
  • Successfully lead, mentor and train a team of five estimators and one estimating coordinator.
  • Analyze project mandatories, scope, and available resources to devise timelines and communicate with clients on deliverable deadlines.
  • Collect data and information from vendors, sub-contractors, and teammates to determine exact costs for each project's aspects.
  • Determine project scope, boundaries, time frame, and possible complications to produce accurate estimates.
  • Manage high-priority bids with extensive specifications worth over $500K.
  • Communicate with clients and teammates to gather information regarding project budgets, schedules, and objectives and optimize plans.
  • Work in collaboration with the engineering team to ensure handoff efficiency.
Estimator, 07/2013 to 02/2020
Michels CorporationSaint Cloud, MN,
  • Efficiently handled the construction of numerous projects and generated value-oriented budgets reflecting construction costs for each project.
  • Obtained bids from vendors and subcontractors to make cost-effective selections. Assessed documents, analyzed quantifiable data and project requirements to formulate proposals with cost estimates for the supply of pipe supports and supplementary steel.
  • Efficiently completed material orders, resulting in all projects being completed on time and under budget.
  • Conducted negotiations with clients and vendors to guarantee profitable orders.
  • Professionally handled the growing volume of quota requests ensuring met deadlines.
  • Collected historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
Administrative Assistant, 08/2012 to 07/2013
Emerson Electric Co.Sunrise, FL,
  • Directed customer communication to appropriate department personnel and offered information to resolve inquiries, boosting customer satisfaction.
  • DeJessicad creative presentations gathering monthly operations data used in executive conferences.
  • Developed administrative processes to achieve organizational objectives and improve office efficiency.
  • Prepared packages for shipment by generating invoices and setting up courier deliveries.
  • Created order intake and delivery of spreadsheets addressing revenue and backlog information.
  • Liaised with senior and executive administrative assistants to handle requests and queries from senior managers.
Manager, 01/2004 to 01/2011
Chef Point Restaurant & BarColleyville, TX,
  • Successfully led a team of 12 employees.
  • Coached team members on food safety and sanitation processes, customer service, menu education, and up-selling techniques to drive revenue.
  • Conducted weekly team meetings to address new offers, customer satisfaction improvement, and questions and concerns.
  • Kept accurate tracking of order inventory, managed large cash deposits, and reconciled bank accounts.
  • Optimized profits by controlling food, beverage, and labor costs daily.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and increase efficiency.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Economics, Expected in 2009
Louisiana State University And A&M College - Baton Rouge, LA

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