Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Highly reliable and driven professional with 25+ years of experience in residential construction management and site development. Notable leadership skills and a competent decision-maker with a keen ability to identify, analyze, and minimize issues. Dedicated to providing expertise in coordinating and collaborating with clients, subcontractors, and architects from the design phase through completion. . Highly personable, with a hands-on approach that ensures direct involvement through all phases of each project. Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain and implement project objectives and changes from start to finish. Equipped with an excellent work ethic and a strong sense of project responsibility.

  • Renovations, building and demolition
  • Building codes and regulations
  • Planning and design
  • Project budgeting
  • Interpreting blueprints
  • Safe job site set-up
  • Identifying building costs
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Permit processing
  • Superb management skills
  • Project tendering and procurement
12/2013 to Current
Owner / Construction Manager Sevan Multi-Site Solutions Birmingham, AL,
  • Virginia Class A licensee.
  • Sole owner of a construction management company, procuring new work, managing multiple projects, including: custom homes, additions, kitchens, decks, screen porches, bathrooms, and finished basements.
  • Responsible for securing all permits, facilitating all required county inspections, and satisfying occupancy requirements.
  • Responsible for financial management and accounting of each project.
  • Create project-specific budgets and schedules.
  • Manage subcontractor contracts and site duties.
  • Solution oriented when project challenges arise.
  • Collaborate with clients and architects from start to finish.
  • Provide design and value engineering input to clients at each stage to provide the best finished product.
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.
  • Prepare cost estimates, materials take-offs, contracts, budgets, and work timetables.
  • Report work progress and budget matters to clients.
  • Advanced planning to prevent problems and resolve any emerging project issues.
  • Analyze, manage, and mitigate risk.
  • Manage all onsite construction projects to monitor compliance with site safety regulations.
  • Ability to establish business relationships with all parties involved in the construction process to facilitate friendly working relationships and resolution of issues.
  • Provide organizational leadership in enhancing construction management operations via coordination, cost reduction, multi-tasking, quality control, and the resolution of critical issues in a timely manner.
12/1996 to 12/2013
Project Manager Life Storage Inc. Waltham, MA,
12/1990 to 12/1996
Lead manager PR Construction City, STATE,
  • For all construction activities for custom home builder and residential land developer.
  • Built numerous multi-million-dollar homes in Great Falls, Mclean, and Vienna.
  • Managed multiple land development projects.
  • Actively involved directly with client processes through all phases of projects.
  • Dealt directly with suppliers, subcontractors, engineers, architects, and county officials.
  • Was responsible for all day-to-day project operations and site activities.
  • Participated in strategic company decisions, marketability, product design and specifications, through project completion.
  • Managed all VDOT and County permitting requirements and bond release.
  • Oversaw and directed construction projects from conception to completion.
  • Led in-depth review of each project to schedule deliverables.
  • Provided technical support to design team related to project constructability.
  • Ensured quality control.
  • Supervised onsite construction – monitoring compliance with building and safety regulations.
  • Managed project negotiations and ultimately was responsible for all aspects of construction completion.
  • Utilized expertise in managing production, speculative, and custom projects, which included:.
  • Townhome site development and build out.
  • Penthouse condo renovation.
  • Steep slope site custom home.
  • Multiple residential site development projects and build out, Worked on high-end custom homes in Mclean, Great Falls, Leesburg, and the surrounding area.
  • Participated in all phases of trade construction.
  • Progressed from assistant manager doing hands-on tasks to full-time manager.
  • Was responsible for budget and contract work on various construction projects.
  • Scheduled, monitored, and inspected all work involved from start to project completion.
  • Scheduled, conducted, and participated in project meetings while overseeing cost controls and schedules.
  • Reviewed and managed schedules to determine material/labor requirements with a team of employees.
  • Consistently maintained open communication with the entire team to improve operational process flow.
  • Assigned to communicate directly with client throughout the project.
  • Established client rapport and trust through excellent customer service and attention to project details.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/1993
BLA - Bachelor of Landscape Architecture:
Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA

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