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Ryan Havron

Ryan Havron

Racine, WI, US

 

About 

Employment 

The Home Depot, Racine, WI, US, Plumbing Associate

Currently employed at Home Depot in the Plumbing department. Obtained certification in Product Knowledge – Plumbing and equipment operating. Will be training for the Pro Desk (contractor relations) in the near future. Sales Associate of the Month – December 2011, March 2013, Safety Associate of the Month – October 2012.

Sep 2011 - current
 

Heartland Retail Construction, Racine, WI, US, Expeditor

Part of in house team responsible for setting up jobs, contacting landlords and soliciting bids from sub contractors.

Aug 2013 - Jan 2014
 

Somers Estates Condo Association, Somers, WI, US, Property Manager

Responsible for contractor selection, budgeting projects and resident relations. Reporting directly to the board to resolve issues through out the property. Also providing repair work on a small scale to reduce costs incurred through contractors.

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012
 

VJS Construction Services, Pewaukee, WI, US, Project Management team - Intern

As a member of the Project Management team I reported directly to the Vice President. Responsible for running projects from inside the office and from the field. Organized jobsite meetings, prepared bids, wrote subcontracts, compiled close out packages, interacted with owners and contractors, pulled permits and wrote grant proposals to secure construction funding. Specialized in LEED, renovations and historic projects.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
 

Lakeview Construction, Pleasant Prairie, WI, US, Architectural Designer / Estimator

Small Design/Build general contractor who specialized in small commercial, restaurants and retail build outs. Started as an Architectural Designer completing field surveys, drafting design proposals and completing the zoning and permitting processes. Responsible for operating and maintaining in house plotting area. Reduced turn around on project bidding from days to hours utilizing existing equipment and software while reducing cost. Transitioned in to estimating as demand increased from Design/Build to Construction Management services. After taking over for Lead Estimator, I worked with the company’s oldest and most demanding clients as, such as Nike and Guess, as part of the highest earning Project Manager / Estimator team.

Nov 2005 - Mar 2009
 

Education 

Gateway Technical College, Kenosha, WI, US, Urban Farming

Certificate program in Urban Farming that focuses on organic farming methods and sustainable practices. Started the Urban Farming program’s blog to promote the certificate and the school’s farmers market stand.

Sep 2012 - current
 

Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, WI, US, Bachelors, Construction Management

Transferred to MSOE to complete my Bachelor’s degree. The primary reason for attending MSOE was the hands on approach to construction management and the incorporation of Revit in to the curriculum. Selected to the 2009 & 2010 Regional Champion Design / Build competition teams and the 2010 National Champion Pre-Construction team. I served as Project Manager and Field Superintendant for these teams as well and preparing estimates and construction logistics plans.

Sep 2009 - current
 

Gateway Technical College, Racine, WI, US, Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering

Continued at Gateway with additional courses in steel design, reinforced concrete design and Microstation courses to receive a degree with an emphasis in Structural Engineering.

Jan 2008 - May 2008
 

Gateway Technical College, Racine, WI, US, Civil Engineering - Architecture

Attended Gateway’s Civil Engineering program to begin to develop my building construction skills. Took courses in topographic survey, Geographic Information Systems, building codes, AutoCAD and construction estimating. Due to my experience with AutoCAD, I was able to tutor fellow classmates.

Sep 2003 - Dec 2007
 

Awards 

National Champions - Preconstruction Competition, 1st Place

2010
 

Regional Champions - Design/Build Competition, 1st Place

2010
 

Regional Champions - Design/Build Competition, 1st Place

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 



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