v p of engineering pre con and development resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

A performance driven, highly-skilled, and financially conscious senior executive level professional seeks to secure the position of Director of Development and Construction and utilize their extensive background in civil engineering, design, construction management, and real estate development in order to achieve AJ Capital goals and exceed client expectations.

This multi-faceted and accomplished leader, with over 20 years of extensive engineering, construction, and development experience, desires to play a key role in the next phase of the AJ Capital's growth. This candidates ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, or one extremely large and complex project, with a high degree of accuracy, while maintaining effective communication with all stakeholders, as well as providing a tenacious understanding of financial analysis, accounting, and cost management principles will boost company and client profits. This candidates sharp analytical and estimation skills couple well with their civil engineering and development background to ensure the company is gaining an accomplished executive with an industry background and forward-thinking mindset.

  • Civil Engineering
  • Real Estate Development, & Construction Management
  • Comprehensive knowledge in site design, structural analysis, and project planning.
  • On-Site Problem Solving & Project Oversight
  • Accomplished in Public Speaking, Project Presentation, and Business Development.
  • Construction Site Safety coupled with on-time Project Delivery.
  • Microsoft Office, Advanced Google Suite, and Dropbox Adept
  • Proficient in Construction Document Creation and Modification
  • Engineering and construction operations experience including site development and structural erection of multi-level buildings.
  • Adept and proficient with Job Site Supervision, as well as LEAN Building Practices
  • Auto Desk | Auto CAD | Carlson | Soft Plan | REVIT proficient
  • High Level Analytical Budgeting and Critical Thinking Ability
Work History
05/2021 to Current
V.P. of Engineering, Pre-Con., and Development Kuecker Pulse Integration Cleveland, OH, Nashville, TN
  • Identified opportunities to improve business processes and overall departmental productivity.
  • Managed 30 - 50 contractors, vendors, or staff, at any one time in order to maximize productivity, while training staff on software and protocols.
  • Established performance goals for development and construction operations, accounting department, as well as provided methods for minimizing estimation errors by 10%
  • Increased company recognition through collaboration with world class architects and developers.
  • Created and made appropriate documentation for annual budgets and senior leadership goals.
  • Established performance goals for department and provided methods for reaching milestones.
  • Increased workflow by analyzing data and identifying opportunities for improved productivity across several areas, while solving issues with planning, workforce production and material sourcing to drive business growth and increased profits.
  • Initiated on-time, under-budget project management practices to optimize performance.
  • Improved company financials by designing financial models to track and validate expenses.
  • Interviewed, supervised and motivated vendors, product suppliers, and delivery teams to achieve optimal productivity in correlation with profitability.
  • Spearheaded multiple third-party contract negotiations to obtain favorable pricing, scheduling parameters, and strategic turnaround during company restructuring, while overseeing business-wide changes to modernize procedures.
  • Oversaw business-wide changes to modernize procedures and organization.
  • Increased business profits by streamlining processes and trimming unnecessary positions or task.
  • Evaluated existing procedures and made proactive adjustments to meet changing demands.
  • Coordinated engineering, architectural, and design teams for projects in commercial, industrial, and residential development.
  • Presented project information and status updates to customers, fielded concerns, and developed strategies to solve any outstanding issues or concerns.
05/2014 to 01/2021
Vice President of Construction & Development Hire Resolve Los Angeles, CA, Nashville, TN
  • Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.
  • Led weekly production and operations meetings, facilitating stronger communication and helping to resolve critical issues.
  • Coordinated with site personnel, clients and local government officials to achieve on-time project delivery.
  • Implemented systems to improve process efficiency by 8-10% and reduce project completion timelines.
  • Assisted in organizing and overseeing assignments, planning and coordinating resources.
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for general contractor personnel and subcontractor laborers.
  • Reduced costs by streamlining contract bidding and procurement processes to assure best prices for materials and services, generating on average 5-10% savings per project on expenses.
  • Monitored supply levels and identified cost-effective materials to reduce project expenses.
  • Managed hiring for certain roles and actively coordinated talent management and recruitment.
  • Scheduled utility service providers according to project timelines (M.E.P.'s, Local Public Works & Street Departments, etc.)
  • Collaborated with on-site construction admin, project consultants, developers, codes officers, city planning members, councilmen, and various other project related personal to schedule field observations, take-offs, site visits, and other project related needs.
  • Oversaw annual budget to handle supply, labor and maintenance needs.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
03/2010 to 12/2012
Senior Project Engineer L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc City, STATE, Nashville, TN
  • Maintained open communication by presenting regular updates on project status to customers, contractors, and local municipalities that would be involved with particular projects.
  • Scheduled and facilitated meetings between project stakeholders to discuss design, deliverables, schedules and conflicts.
  • Tracked project and surveyor performance closely to quickly intervene in mistakes or delays, reducing labor expense by 10% - 20% on average.
  • Reported regularly to principles and executive development teams on project progress and technical-field problems.
  • Worked on Airport expansions, developments, and run-way extensions.
  • Developed Site, SWPPP, Grading, and Utility plans used in development of multiple private and state sector projects.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used precision test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, waveform generators, spectrum analyzers, and nuclear compaction testers in order to preform high quality field testing to ensure project design specs were being met and exceeded.

Projects Involved with:

  • Henry County Airport Expansion
  • High Density Lot Sub-Division Developments
  • Tennessee Highway 79 W Expansion - multi-decade highway corridor expansion from Jackson, TN to Clarksville, TN; expanding from 2 lanes to 4 lane divided highway.
08/2004 to 01/2010
Civil Engineering Designer Huddleston Steele Engineering City, STATE, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Performed work according to project schedules and company quality standards.
  • Efficiently completed projects by effectively applying LEAN engineering, design, and land surveying principles.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and planning commission reports.
  • Applied engineering principles to develop and design M.E.P.'s systems in accordance with local municipalities building and codes standards.
  • Reviewed and checked technical drawings by architectural technicians, CAD technicians and other drafters to ensure efficient and profitable project deliveries.
  • Implemented schematics, diagrams and written or verbal descriptions to effectively solve engineering or construction project issues such as, hydrology issues, public works requirements, etc..
  • Designed construction ready site plans, structural blue prints, and structural assembly drawings using AutoCAD Civil 3D, Carlson, Revit, and Soft Plan.
  • Collaborated with multiple engineers of various trades during product introduction phases in order to develop or verify design changes.
  • Implemented company strategy for documentation and identification of as-built surveys and final building information models (BIM).

Projects Involved with:

  • "The Marketplace at Smyrna" - national-tenant anchored shopping center in Smyrna, Tennessee
  • Springhill High School - Springhill, Tennessee
  • Summit High School - Springhill, Tennessee
  • Medical Center Parkway Expansion - Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Middle Tennessee Medical Center - Medical Facility in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • "The Markets at Victory Village" - Publix anchored Shopping Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • "The Market at Salem Cove" - Publix anchored Shopping Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • New Salem Highway Corridor Expansion - Murfreesboro, Tennessee
  • Multiple Name Brand Flag Hotels such as: Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express, La Quinta Inn & Suites - Smyrna, Tennessee
  • Cason Estates Apartments - Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering
University of Louisville - Louisville, KY,
  • Candidate had to relocate in order to undergo cancer treatments at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.
Expected in 05/2007
Bachelor of Science: Construction Management & Engineering Technology / Accounting
Middle Tennessee State University - Murfreesboro,
  • Minor in Accounting
  • Dean's List 2004 & 2006
  • 3.4 GPA
  • Awarded Cancer Survivor - Maintained FT Student status while also battling stage 4 Cancer

TDOT Concrete Certified Field Technician

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School Attended

  • University of Louisville
  • Middle Tennessee State University

Job Titles Held:

  • V.P. of Engineering, Pre-Con., and Development
  • Vice President of Construction & Development
  • Senior Project Engineer
  • Civil Engineering Designer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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