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

Preconstruction Manager with over 20 years of richly varied experience in the construction industry. Well regarded history of serving with proficiency and distinction in various roles to best achieve the company's goals. Combination of an engineer with effective interpersonal and group communication skills. Able to speak on complicated technical and financial matters on a relatable level. Strong electrical and mechanical knowledge with good contacts within the industry. Tenacious and driven to see every job through to successful completion. Deep and broad experience managing people and finances, with a true desire to learn more and help others and myself become the best that we can be.

  • Expert knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems and codes
  • Preconstruction, Project Management, and Engineering experience with large, complicated projects
  • Outstanding communication skills with extensive experience in presenting to large groups
  • Thorough knowledge of construction industry practices and procedures
  • Proficient in all common office software and software specific to construction and engineering
  • Strong work ethic and ability to inspire others
Work History
07/2019 to 04/2020
Preconstruction Manager Skanska Usa Building Inc Industry, PA,
  • Created accurate and detailed electrical construction budgets ranging from $200K to $35 Million, often with limited RFP information
  • Completed electrical designs and calculations for numerous project types and locations, supporting offices in DFW, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston
  • Examined existing electrical and mechanical designs to make substantial cost saving revisions allowing projects to move forward, while maintaining design intent and good relations with industry consultants
  • Reviewed and revised contracts and specifications for relevance and constructability to ensure successful project outcomes
  • Managed and mentored junior personnel to foster an environment of teamwork, open communication, learning, and productivity
  • Maintained and developed great relationships with existing and new clients, vendor partners, and lower-tier subcontractors
04/2008 to 07/2019
Vice President Preconstruction Services Bellows Plumbing, Heating And Air Marin City, CA,
  • Managed estimating, engineering, and preconstruction activities for all company operations in Texas and Oklahoma with revenues exceeding $200 Million annually
  • Negotiated scopes of work, general conditions, fee, and contractual conditions for major projects in healthcare, airports, office buildings, hotels, sports facilities, and casinos
  • Created and maintained a cost database incorporating materials and labor requirements for all projects within company's portfolio
  • Successfully evaluated and mitigated risk in acquisition of new work, utilizing a database which graded projects by type, customer, historic level of difficulty and available qualified personnel to ensure profitability
  • Responsible for all business development and marketing activities
  • Developed accurate annual budgets for all operations within preconstruction purview
  • Performed annual and situation specific employee evaluations and continuously provided opportunities to broaden learning, set meaningful and attainable goals, and keep work challenging and enjoyable
12/1999 to 04/2008
Project Manager, Engineer, Preconstruction Manager Walker Engineering City, STATE,
  • Managed projects in several market sectors: Data Centers, Office Buildings, Healthcare Facilities, Industrial, Religious Facilities, and Manufacturing/Clean Room facilities with total value exceeding $200 Million
  • Responsible for all operations on project sites, to include safety, schedule, manpower, material purchasing, quality control, billing, collection, changes, testing, commissioning, and profitability
  • Managed projects with lump sum, GMP design assist, and design build delivery methods
  • Complete electrical design of branch power, lighting and controls, distribution, equipment, and low voltage raceway for projects to be completed Design Build by the company
  • Compiled accurate conceptual electrical budgets for projects in several markets and sectors
  • Course instructor for first year electrician IEC apprenticeship class comprised solely of company employees
04/1990 to 04/1994
Electrician United States Navy City, STATE,
  • Maintained shipboard and shore based combat and auxiliary electrical systems to ensure 100% battle readiness
  • Commendations for excellence in foreign expeditionary, battle, and engineering proficiency
  • Honorably Discharged
Expected in 12/1999
Bachelor of Science: Electrical Engineering
The University of Texas At Arlington - Arlington, TX,

State of Texas EIT

Additional Information

Partial Project Experience Listing:

DFW Terminal A TRIP Project: $90 Million

New Parkland Hospital: $140 Million

East Penn Battery: $19 Million

Choctaw Casino Expansion: $28 Million

Baylor Scott & White Heart Hospital: $10 Million

Winstar Casino & Hotel Expansions: $26 Million

Scottish Rite Hospital Frisco, TX: $18 Million

THR Hospital Frisco, TX: $21 Million

AT&T Stadium Mitsubishi Screen: $2.2 Million

Baylor Scott & White Hospital College Station: $20 Million

Baylor Sammons Cancer Center: $14 Million

Midland Memorial Hospital: $14 Million

DFW DPS Security Facility: $9 Million

Baylor Scott & White RIB: $12 Million

W Hotel Austin, TX: $19 Million

Austonian Tower: $14 Million

Fidelity Westlake Campus: $22 Million

Texas Instruments R-Fab: $28 Million

Citigroup Data Center: $24 Million

AT&T/Oracle Data Center: $16.5 Million

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