Observant Estimator with 40 year background in construction industry. Superior knowledge of cost analysis and business operations. Practiced in handling customer relationships and preparing cost estimates for private and public construction projects. Professional with proven abilities in examining requirements and plans to create proposals. Motivated to provide precise estimates by clearly understanding project objectives, defining scopes and determining schedules. Experienced in adhering to client feedback and revising estimate information to suit customer preferences.
Installations and sales of ceramic tile and marble for both commercial and residential sites. Meet with builders, site supervisors and homeowners to sell both tile and installation of tile. Review work to be completed, including both design and layout, scope of work to be completed and finalizing of written contracts. Meeting strict and specific time frames for work completion.
Initially hired as a store manager, performing sales and merchandising of floor coverings and related products in Channel Home Centers in Wappingers Falls, NY and Middletown, NY. Managed and supervised 10 full time and 5 part time employees. Ordered inventory, trained employees on sales techniques, product knowledge, training and implementing company policies.
Promoted to District Manager after 1 year. Directed and coordinated merchandising, marketing and sales of flooring products in both Channel Home Centers and Rickel Home Centers throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut areas. Opened, set up and trained employees for new store openings in district, implementing company policies and standards as well as merchandising and sales techniques to increase store profits. Designed more attractive merchandise presentations, strategies and special marketing campaigns resulting in increased store traffic and profits.
Installation and sales of ceramic tile and marble. New construction in both commercial and residential installations. Meet with both commercial and residential supervisors, owners and project managers to review scope of work. Reviewed and advised on design options and techniques to be used for install. Write and review contracts with customers.
Hired as a ceramic tile & marble installer. Trained in all aspects of installations including measuring and estimating for commercial and residential, reviewing with customers detailed layouts, reviewing changes and signing contracts before orders are processed. Performed installations as per specs and completed in timely manner following strict timelines with top quality workmanship.
Promoted to store manager, working directly with owner due to excellence in sales and closing of contracts for installations. New construction in both commercial and residential installations. Meet with both commercial and residential supervisors, owners or project managers to review scope of work. Reviewed and advised on design options and technique to be used for install. Write and review contracts with customers.
Ordered and supervised deliveries of large commercial & residential construction sites including IBM, Pepsico and Pyramid Malls.
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