With over 30+ years in construction in design/build of residential, commercial, hospitality, healthcare and industrial projects I offer a diverse background of experience in Construction Project management, Estimating/quantity takeoff, contract negotiation and management, job cost management, and scheduling.
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In addition to providing a traditional project management role, I also offer CAD related services that supplement and augment contract drawings with information that assists the field with installation as well as production of shop...
With years of experience being based in an office with projects, resources, subcontractors, suppliers and design associates being located in geographically distant area, I have developed the ability to be proficient in managing construction projects remotely.
I have an number of tools I prefer to use ~ MS Office, with significant usage of MS Project for pre-construction planning, cash flow projections, and resource assignment and management. Over the years, I've used numerous software packages for job cost accounting, including Quick-books, Timberline, and Peachtree, and ISS (Industry Specific Software).
That being said, I use a lot of software for both work and non-work related tasks, and find it very easy to learn new programs and become proficient quickly. So if there is a specific software required to assimilate into your organization, I wouldn't expect it to be an issue.
For estimating and quantity takeoffs I use Planswift. It's a digitized plan takeoff software that quickly and accurately does material takeoffs from virtually any of the industry standard electronic drawing formats, including .tif, .pdf., and cadd files.
Several years ago, as the quality of contract design drawings deteriorated, i found it increasingly necessary to request additional information from the designers. Especially dimensional information. As a result, I starting using CADD back when it was a DOS program, and have continued to use them to their current versions. I use AutoCAD...
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