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Construction Project Manager

Project Manager & Engineer Specialist V

Dallas, United States
Industry Category: Engineers
Relocation Preferences: United States

Construction Project Manager'S Overview

Resume:
JAMES L. DAVIS
6332 Lake Bluff Drive Dallas, Texas 75249 (817) 939-4714 Jld_davisjr[at]sbcglobal.net


CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

A strategic project leader in construction, engineering, civil (underground utilities), pipelines, telecom, and IT initiatives, for exceptional team performance, profits and savings. Available for domestic and international travel, pertinent to on-site engagements.
Demonstrate expertise in operations direction, process improvement, system management, quality assurance, fiscal oversight, and customer satisfaction.
Excel in drive of construction projects to include commercial, residential, underground utilities, telecom, IT, public and private facilities, as well as pipe design and mechanical construction as a nuclear engineer on nuclear aircraft carriers / submarines vessels.
Orchestrate project lifecycles to include design, blueprint analysis, order and managed lighting & electrical packages, bid proposals, pre-construction planning, procurement, permitting, MEP management, on-site management, and project tracking and walkthroughs.
Control and resolve project issues related to staff, budget, design, testing, equipment, and supplies.
Build consensus and achieve compliance with local and federal agencies.
Build, direct, and motivate cohesive, high-impact teams.
Target and seize opportunities to catapult personal and crew performance.
KEY COMPETENCIES

Corporate Leadership Strategic Planning Construction Methodology Technical Initiatives World-Class Operations
Revenue Generation & Savings Analysis Budget Control Policy & Safety Enforcement Compliance Reporting
Needs Assessments Resource Allocations Six Sigma Goal Setting Field Operations Performance Management
Workforce Optimization Benchmarking Vendor & Contractor Management Contract Management Documentation
Communications Time & Change Management Negotiations Consensus Building Problem Solving


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
STATE OF TEXAS, Austin, Texas 2009 - Present
Project Manager & Engineering Specialist V - HHSC Maintenance and Construction
Provide expertise in interpreting the intent of the National Fire / building codes as they apply to various construction projects and physical plants. Oversee administration of construction contracts and provide expertise in the development of the capital construction budget. Perform construction inspections to verify compliance with construction contracts and conformance with all applicable codes.
Manage all phases of construction including the Design, Construction, and Final Turnover.
Coordinate the design / construction team efforts for multiple projects, to ensure all project expectations are achieved, along with meeting individual project budgets ranging from $100K to $3million.
Manage projects involving underground utilities, roofing, generators, wastewater treatment, fire sprinkler systems, HVAC, Aquatic pool systems,ect.

CB RICHARD ELLIS, Dallas, Texas 2007 2008
Multinational real estate Corporation
Construction Manager
Demonstrated exceptional leadership through construction lifecycle management of extensive projects for 2 major accounts. Defined project requirements; established work plans and deadlines; managed all lighting and electrical packages including site orders / distribution, oversaw project design, construction process, and occupancy issues; tracked projects for timely and cost-efficient performance; facilitated client meetings; and generated status reports.
Orchestrated $22M headquarters relocation initiative for Comerica Bank involving renovation of 6 floors of new Comerica Bank Towers in Dallas, Texas, as well as move of executive operations from Detroit, Michigan to Dallas, Texas.
Provided concurrent management of as many as 10 construction and renovation projects for Bank of America operations in Dallas and Houston, Texas with individual budgets of $1M. Achieved timely and cost-efficient delivery of all projects. Managed and ordered the lighting and electrical packages. Also required to ensure all sites were supplied with sufficient lighting supplies. Regular client/vendor/contractor/engineer interaction. Ensure all package deliverables were met. Ensured lighting/electrical components were accurately accounted for from the prints and ordered. Managed any lighting package modifications per site.
Coordinated and managed entire projects involving mechanical construction such as HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, development, and design.
Continued

JAMES L. DAVIS Jld_davisjr[at]sbcglobal.net Page 2


KDI ENGINEERING, Carrollton, Texas 2003 2007
Consulting engineering firm facilitating diverse construction and remodeling projects.

Construction Manager
Demonstrated exceptional leadership through construction lifecycle management of extensive projects for 2 major accounts. Defined project requirements; established work plans and deadlines; managed all lighting and electrical packages including site orders / distribution, oversaw project design, construction process, and occupancy issues; tracked projects for timely and cost-efficient performance; facilitated client meetings; and generated status reports.
Orchestrated $22M headquarters relocation initiative for Comerica Bank involving renovation of 6 floors of new Comerica Bank Towers in Dallas, Texas, as well as move of executive operations from Detroit, Michigan to Dallas, Texas.
Provided concurrent management of as many as 10 construction and renovation projects for Bank of America operations in Dallas and Houston, Texas with individual budgets of $1M. Achieved timely and cost-efficient delivery of all projects. Managed and ordered the lighting and electrical packages. Also required to ensure all sites were supplied with sufficient lighting supplies. Regular client/vendor/contractor/engineer interaction. Ensure all package deliverables were met. Ensured lighting/electrical components were accurately accounted for from the prints and ordered. Managed any lighting package modifications per site.
Coordinated and managed entire projects involving mechanical construction such as HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, development, and design.

Additional career highlights include the following:

Project Manager & Test Engineer from 1999 2002 with WorldCom, Inc., provider of telecommunications products and services, such as wireless. Performed large and multi-level testing and quality assurance on numerous telecommunications and IT services and features to include ATM/Frame, T1 to OC-48s, 5ESS/DMS100 switches, as well as various Web-based applications and software. Planned and coordinated global product assurance tests to include test plans, test cases, call scripts, call tests, order implementation, invoice reviews, and post-test reviews, and provided project reporting on weekly basis.

Project Manager, Infrastructure Development (Contract) from 1996 1999 with GTE GNI Internetworking, provider of telecommunications products and services. Directed planning, design, and construction of network infrastructure, as well as turn-up. Led conference calls involving project alignments, milestones, and timelines. Collaborated with internal groups including Planning, Plant and Facilities Engineers, Contractors, Operations, Test & Turn-up, and Construction. Performed contingency planning, provided issue resolutions, and maintained weekly progress report.

Nuclear Project Engineer, Ship Construction, U.S. Department of Defense from 1988 1995 with Newport News Shipbuilding, provider of design, construction, and repair of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines for U.S. Navy. Orchestrated all phases for construction of nuclear Seawolf-class aircraft carriers and submarines. Performed pipeline design and installation along with hydraulic systems, and inspected system boundaries and testing apparatus for proper installation and operation of equipment. Drafted and modified nuclear drawings to meet government requirements and specifications. Oversaw installation and performed troubleshooting of control panels, switchboards, Electrical Information Systems, Public Announcement Systems, and various other communication systems. Directed mechanical-electrical testing and repair process.

EDUCATION

B.S., Mechanical Engineering
Concentration: Technical Sales and Machine-Piping Design & Testing
Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas

TECHNICAL SKILLS

IBM PC/Compatible Macintosh PC Microsoft Office Microsoft Project Visio Primavera
Windows 9x NT 2000 XP DOS DMS100 & 5ESS Switches Nuclear Plant Components & Equipment
T1/DS1 T3/DS3 ATM/Frame Relay VoIP VPN
Related keyword: Corporate Leadership • Strategic Planning • Construction Methodology • Technical Initiatives • World-Class Operations Revenue Generation & Savings • Analysis • Budget Control • Policy & Safety Enforcement • Compliance • Reporting Needs Assessments • Resource Allocations • Six Sigma • Goal Setting • Field Operations • Performance Management Workforce Optimization • Benchmarking • Vendor & Contractor Management • Contract Management • Documentation Communications • Time & Change Management • Negotiations • Consensus Building • Problem Solving

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