Vice President Of Construction Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

A seasoned business owner. Performance-driven construction professional with stellar record of accomplishment in connecting with customers and driving new roofing and roof repair sales. Proactive, well-organized sales leader successful at meeting and exceeding targets with strategic approaches. Skilled lead generator, product demonstrator and problem-solver.

  • Project management
  • Recruitment and training
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Professional communication skills
  • Decision-making strength
  • Customer service skills
  • Logistics coordination
  • Inventory coordination
  • Policy improvements
  • Bidding processes
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Supplier relations
  • Quality assurance standards
Education and Training
Spring Garden College Philadelphia, PA, Expected in 12/1993 Bachelor of Science : Construction Management - GPA :


Richmond American Homes - Vice President of Construction
Bend, OR, 06/2019 - 01/2020
  • Enhanced commercial roofing operations by establishing pre-project planning/ pre-construction procedures prior to mobilization which increased project gross profit by more than 15%
  • Directed successful turnaround, eliminating over $1,000,000 in debt within six months.
  • Collaborated with estimators, project managers, operations manager and pre-construction managers to establish a TEAM effort in accomplishing goals
    • Set procedures on reviewing contracts to ensure scope of work for our services matches estimates which reduced materials and labor by 12%
    • Set policies on submitting materials and details for construction which best suits our company budget while meeting the needs of the contract which increased gross profit by 5%
    • Established procedure to perform a separate contract take-off / field measure to correctly quantify materials needed for mobilization of each roof type reducing materials cost by more than 20% and
    • Set project specific labor production rates and negotiate rates with subcontractors best suited for specific work which reduced labor costs by 15% and
    • Reduced materials returns to shop and inventory by 10%
    • Communicate to supplier needed materials and schedule times needed, per mobilization day, reducing mobilization costs by 5%
    • Manage material, labor and equipment budgets to achieve a 25-30% gross profit and ensure subcontractors were no longer getting overpaid
    • Established and maintained procedures to ensure projects are mobilization ready by superintendent site visits and reports which reduced non-paying comeback work by more 8%
    • Train roofing superintendents and subcontractors proper detail fabrications to meet manufacturer warranty needs prior to mobilization which reduced field mistake by 5%
    • Provide and communicate change order pricing for detail changes, discuss and sell change orders to the general contractors, architects, and building owners, and communicate how the detail change is more expensive increasing profit by up to 5.5%
    • Communicate with suppliers upcoming material needs and schedules and also discuss open payables and payments needed to maintain project goals, discuss open payables with owner to keep jobs progressing
    • Establish a monthly in-shop training program to train estimators and superintendents proper details and new materials
Lineage Logistics - Owner/Operator
Sugar Grove, IL, 04/2001 - 04/2019
  • Led startup and opening of Jemar Contracting, Llc., and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Oversaw all aspects of project execution, including progress of each phase, quality of workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Participated in networking events to establish and cement community ties, B2B relationships and industry connections.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Assessed business systems and processes, identifying areas for improvement to support future growth.
  • Monitored field performance results and engaged in timely coaching sessions.
  • Set and administered annual operating budget, consistently maintaining controls and preventing overages.
  • Reviewed company software and business programs to determine value and assess viability in live environment.
  • Qualified competitive subcontractor bids to determine capability and resources to perform bid work.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Monitored market conditions to set accurate pricing structures and take advantage of emerging trends.
  • Negotiated with vendors to acquire products at discounted price, saving approximately 10%.
  • Trained teams on specific operations and requirements for each job site, including applicable procedures and techniques.
  • Set, updated and enforced policies to maintain consistency and quality at all levels.
  • Recruited exceptional subcontractors via diverse traditional and digital routes for suitability for key positions.
  • Conducted site pre-inspections and coordinated post-construction audits.
  • Honed sales pitches and presentations to create committed base of clientele.
  • Developed and implemented successful sales strategies leading to team exceeding monthly sales goals for roofing service.
  • Monitored contractor adherence to quality standards and plan requirements.
  • Implemented site safety programs in accordance with contract requirements and applicable regulations.
  • Presented products at events and tradeshows to increase brand awareness.
Hamada, Inc. - Purchasing Manager, Estimator, Project Manager
City, STATE, 12/1993 - 04/2001
  • Take off materials for all contracts to alleviate over shipping of materials to projects.
  • Communicate with foremen to discuss needed tools and equipment for projects.
  • Price materials with vendors and schedule shipments for contracts, follow up with vendors to ensure timely job site deliveries,
  • Dispatch equipment and necessary supplies for deliveries to job sites.
  • Communicate with clients to schedule service needs, manage service department and dispatch service teams,
  • Maintain shop inventory for roofing, waterproofing and sheet metal needs,
  • Prepare costs to controller for shipments from inventory.
  • Attend pre-bids meetings for potential projects, estimate materials, labor, and general conditions for bids.
  • Prepare written proposals to clients, follow up proposals to clients to close sales.
  • Prepare pricing and proposals for project change orders.
  • Procure submittals for contracts.
  • Attend pre-construction meetings with owners to discuss scheduling, safety requirements, and special needs of clients.
  • Purchase all materials and equipment for contracts, schedule deliveries and equipment for projects.
  • Decide best crew to perform work for each project.
  • Implement site specific safety procedures for each contract.
  • Maintain daily open communication with project Foreman for labor and equipment needs.
  • Communicate with union officials daily for additional labor needs.
  • Visit project sites daily to oversee foreman work routines and quality control, evaluate performance of crews and implement faster work routines.
  • Attend weekly jobsite meetings with owner/ general contractor to discuss schedule, jobsite problems, needs from other contractors and safety.
  • Meet daily with company owner to discuss progress of work sites, cost to complete work, problems at work sites and upcoming contracts.
  • Submit close-out documents for contracts.
  • Attend manufacturer's seminars to update knowledge on new products and roofing systems.
  • Attend OSHA safety seminars.

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Spring Garden College
Job Titles Held:
  • Vice President of Construction
  • Owner/Operator
  • Purchasing Manager, Estimator, Project Manager
  • Bachelor of Science