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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Collaborative and lateral thinking Construction Manager possessing expertise in residential and commercial construction and management. Internally motivated to accomplish set objectives and adept at identify and finding innovative solutions to challenges. A dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience in managing and leading a diverse portfolio of teams from framing crews to administrative and management professionals. Committed to delivering quality products and service and a bottom up leadership style that has reliably produced increased employee and subcontractor retention through cultivating a workplace culture that fosters accountability, respect, increased productivity and profits as well as investor confidence.

  • Reading blueprints
  • Inspection principles
  • OSHA compliance
  • Building systems and services
  • Best building practices
  • Management
  • Budgeting
  • Process Improvement
  • Schematic Design
  • Contract Preparation
  • Procurement
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Fall Protection Plan (FPP)
  • Subcontractor management
  • Networking
  • Trimble SketchUp Pro
  • Design experience
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Human Resources and psychology
  • First responder
  • Extensive understanding of structural systems and conditions
  • Employee strengths identification and cultivation
  • Master Carpenter
  • Microsoft Excel and Word-Advanced
  • Business Management
  • De-escalation strategies
  • Team management
  • Knowledgeable in construction safety
  • Estimating
  • Design and planning
  • General contracting professional
  • Building, demolition and renovation
  • Scheduling
  • Sales
  • Construction Management
  • Quality Management
  • Contract Review
  • Contract Management
  • Materials estimates
  • Permitting
  • Relationship building
  • 3D modeling
  • Heavy Equipment Operation
  • Codes compliance
  • Site coordination and management
  • Incident management
  • Building systems design
  • Critical thinking
  • Knowledgeable in all construction trades
  • Computer literate
  • Construction Accounting
  • Leadership through understanding
  • Effective Communication Skills at all levels
  • Operational improvement
Work History
07/2019 to Current Owner-Principal Consultant Swope Health | Kansas City, MO,
  • Provide guidance to clients during land acquisition, planning, design, budgeting, and construction.
  • Improved process efficiency and workflow by implementing productivity initiatives and proactively identifying and resolving problems with small construction firms.
  • Identify cost-effective materials and practices to reduce project expenses.
  • Identify and advise on the importance of compliance with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays and costs.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel.
  • Conducted critical pre-installation conferences with general contractors, architects and property owners.
  • Assisted property owners in review, selection and hiring of architect, general contractor, and vendors.
  • Educate property owners on design and construction processes and practices to empower them and feel aware and informed throughout the design and construction process .
  • Review design documents periodically to ensure design criteria are not creating unwanted costs and that the design functionality and aesthetics are in keeping with the property owners expectations.
  • Review Construction Documents and offer feedback and advice to the property owner.
  • Perform a budget estimation and prepare RFP documents on behalf of the property owner.
  • Assist the property owner in reviewing proposals from general contractors and vendors.
  • Assist property owner in the selection of a general contractor.
  • Assist the property owner with contract review.
  • Advise the property owner as to the appropriate insurance coverages they will need and should receive from the general contractor and its agents.
  • Perform oversight of the project on the property owners behalf.
  • Address any concerns or questions the property owner has regarding their project.
10/2016 to 04/2020 Senior Project Manager/Construction Manager B&E Builders Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Adjusted project plans to account for dynamic targets, staffing changes and operational specifications.
  • Directed offsite team design, transition and standardization of 40+ processes, resulting in maximized team resources and management.
  • Outlined work plans, determined resources, wrote timelines and generated initial budgets as part of project scope determination.
  • Produced Budget and Progress reports each week, updating customers and senior leaders on progress and roadblocks.
  • Formulated and Maintained tactical control of project budgets and timelines to keep teams on task and achieve schedule targets.
  • Monitored contracts and service level agreements to identify potential risks and implement mitigation actions to protect development process from unforeseen delays and costs.
  • Achieved cost control objectives and clarified service parameters through clear scopes of work and project classification systems.
  • Oversaw large portfolio of projects to support teams, report progress and influence positive outcomes for key stakeholders.
  • Engineered and implemented proprietary systems for collaboration between Management team, vendors and subcontractors, and customers.
  • Familiar with several construction and project management software suites, both Dynamic Collaborative Systems and Custom Protocol Platforms including Procore, Sage, Autodesk BIM 360, and Coconstruct as well as integrated systems like Smartsheet , Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Formulated and implemented new operational system flows to increase efficiency, safety, and moral and maximized production while minimizing liabilities.
  • Communicated project plans and progress to key stakeholders, including project contributors, business, operational and technical resources.
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Engaged with clients to determine needs and requirements for custom homes.
  • Worked closely with multi-disciplinary team to design residential and commercial projects in Estes Park Colorado.
  • Incorporated sustainable designs into commercial projects.
  • Coached newly hired employees and interns while observing progress and delegating tasks.
  • Advised clients on issues and options negatively affecting completion dates and suggested ways to keep project under budget.
  • Carefully documented every design phase, including SD, DD and CD.
  • Managed difficult customers with poise, compassion and support and resolved issues efficiently.
  • Created graphic renderings and models using Trimble software and Adobe Professional.
  • Researched building codes and requirements and applied to design planning.
  • Led all team meetings to resolve technical and project issues, coordinate with team members and review project schedules.
  • Kept projects on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader.
  • Adjusted and communicated budget and schedule changes to all team members in real time.
  • Review and process payment applications
  • Oversee and perform billing and payment applications for lenders and customers.
  • Analyzed current practices and procedures throughout the office management, construction management, project management and accounting departments to identify areas of failure in communication, inefficiencies, and integration issues in order to achieve a more functional and fluid operation.
  • Reviewed, approved and oversaw archiving of all closeout documents.
  • Conducted routine quality audits to verify progression against specifications and initiated corrective actions to remedy concerns.
  • Kept sites compliant with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.
  • Oversaw entire building turnover process, enhancing communication between all construction management to facilitate smooth completion.
  • Monitored, coached and supervised team of 40+ employees.
  • Determined project schedule, including sequencing all construction activities for optimal efficiency.
  • Improved process efficiency and workflow by implementing productivity initiatives and proactively identifying and resolving problems.
  • Managed hiring for certain roles and actively coordinated talent management and recruitment.
  • Enforced compliance across project personnel and operations, limiting lost time incidents.
  • Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction, commissioning and closeout.
  • Implemented systems to improve process efficiency and reduce project duration.
  • Controlled construction planning process, including contracts and budgets, design, engineering, permitting, infrastructure and utilities, trades, safety, traffic, deliveries, continued access, commissioning, inspections and reporting and turn over and customer orientation and training .
  • Coordinated with site personnel, clients and local government officials to achieve on-time project delivery.
  • Reduced process downtime by restructuring ongoing projects, ensuring quality and compliance.
  • Avoided construction delays by efficiently following through with all site inspections.
  • Collaborated with construction administration consultants to schedule field observations.
  • Conducted critical pre-installation conferences with general contractors, subcontractors, consultants and manufacturer's representatives.
  • Scheduled utility service providers according to project timelines.
  • Led weekly production and operations contractor meetings, facilitating stronger communication and helping to resolve critical issues.
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Ensure compliance with all national, state, and local building codes and labor laws.
11/2012 to 01/2017 Owner P.I.R. Custom | City, STATE,
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations.
  • Reduced personnel turnover and promoted employee development by recruiting team-oriented candidates and implementing new training practices.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 700%.
  • Reduced budgetary expenditures by effectively negotiating contracts for more advantageous terms.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards in standard operations.
  • Cultivated forward-thinking, inclusive and performance-oriented business culture to lead industry in innovation and push progress.
  • Managed key accounts, including developing sales presentations and promotion initiatives to drive product sales and increase brand awareness.
  • Input income and expense details into QBO to track business finances and address variances.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Applied human resources expertise to optimize hiring, training and performance.
  • Discovered areas of improvement by generating Quarterly operational and sales reports.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal project solutions.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Aligned branding initiatives and sales strategies with client goals.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Developed improved records management systems for proposals and contracts to improve timelines.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports with QBO software.
10/2001 to 01/2013 Senior Operations Manager/Construction Superintendent Formlab Inc | City, STATE,
  • Set and revised production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Established clear priorities and production quality standards.
  • Planned project resources by assigning funds, materials and staff throughout lifecycle of projects.
  • Oversaw employee attendance record, handled payroll and ordered new materials for sites.
  • Arranged beneficial deals with suppliers for materials to stay within budget limitations.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new workers.
  • Evaluated incoming materials for quality and amounts ordered.
  • Handled all issues with relative ease by implementing best practices and applying critical thinking skills to find best solutions.
  • Interacted with employees to demonstrate high standards and mitigate issues effectively.
  • Communicated daily with vendors to keep project fully operational.
  • Evaluated production schedules and orders to arrange required materials and plan staffing needs.
  • Reworked positions and workflow based on individual abilities and production targets.
  • Communicated with all stakeholders on job milestones.
  • Initiated onsite safety program and properly trained all team members.
  • Identified and implemented strategic plans based on accurate readings of specifications and solid collaboration with project leadership.
  • Completed accurate material and labor estimates for all projects.
  • Boosted team productivity through enhanced understanding and streamlining of repetitive tasks.
  • Collaborated with management, technical crew members and fellow supervisors to organize efficient site operations and achieve demanding schedule targets.
  • Organized and optimized daily operations of Carpentry crews in North Carolina and South Carolina with consistent on-time delivery.
  • Evaluated team member strengths and assigned tasks based upon expertise and background.
  • Delegated assignments based on site plans, project needs and knowledge of individual team members.
  • Analyzed project blueprints and specifications to identify exact number of carpenters and laborers needed to complete job.
  • Supported carpentry field crews to maximize quality and work efficiency.
  • Reviewed project details to specify correct materials and equipment for job sites.
  • Delivered reports to stake holders as requested to detail project updates and likely completion dates, noting delays and causes.
  • Verified completed projects met approved time, quality and cost estimates.
  • Asserted control over material usage and contractor man-hours to keep projects in line with budgetary restrictions.
Expected in 03/2011 FAA Airmen Certificate-Rotorcraft-Helicopter | Aviation Black Hawk Aviation, Greenville, SC, GPA:
Expected in 06/1998 High School Diploma | Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, SC, GPA:

Upon graduation from High School I entered the workforce as a carpenters apprentice and attended a community college for one year. I determined at that time that I lacked direction in choosing a field of study in college and decided to continue with construction full time. I have no regrets about this decision as of today. I am interested in continuing my education for the sake of education and have done so through the years.

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School Attended
  • Black Hawk Aviation
  • Spartanburg High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Owner-Principal Consultant
  • Senior Project Manager/Construction Manager
  • Owner
  • Senior Operations Manager/Construction Superintendent
  • FAA Airmen Certificate-Rotorcraft-Helicopter
  • High School Diploma

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