An accomplished senior-level professional with extensive experience in managing and overseeing the design and relocation project cycle including programming, needs assessments, budget development, design development, construction documentation, FF&E evaluation and specification, bidding, construction administration, and relocation. Responsible for selecting and managing engineers and various other consultants to ensure the project standards for scope, schedule, cost, and quality are met.
Over 23 years of diverse experience in the design industry including: working with local and state agencies, private and commercial companies, public and private schools and universities on tenant improvement projects ranging from simple single office to 100,000 square foot building remodels. These projects have given opportunities that have enriched experience and provided long lasting relationships with key customers.
Over the past two years, additional responsibilities have included overseeing the daily operation of the Equipment Planning and Logistic practice in the Los Angeles office, including the tracking of staff utilization, development of staffing forecasts, conducting performance evaluations, and new business development.
Heery International Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Sr. Project Manager
Heery International, Inc. is a professional service provider specializing in architecture, interior design, construction management, program management, commissioning and engineering. In 2005, JCM Facilities Planning and Management was acquired by Heery international, Inc. Role and responsibilities included:
Prepared information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time.
Planned layout of project. Integrated engineering elements into unified design.
Prepared scale drawings.
Prepared contract documents for building contractors.
Prepared operating and maintenance manuals, studies, and reports.
Represented clients in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts.
Directed activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents.
Conducted periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans.
Consulted with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of structure.
Developed staff per organizational guidelines.
Conducted annual performance evaluations.
Reviewed candidate resumes and conducted interviews.
Prepared staffing projections.
Reported project progress and business development leads to regional leadership team.
JCM Facilities Planning and Management, Long Beach, CA, US, Operations Manager/Sr. Project Manager
JCM was a professional service provider specializing in interior design, space planning, facilities staff augmentation, and relocation management.
Started with the company as a drafter and grew with the firm to become a Designer, Project Planner, Project Manager, Sr. Project Manager, and Operations Manager. Responsibilities included overseeing, scheduling, and forecasting the utilization of the support staff to maintain a high level of billable hours, and managing IT issues and computer purchases. Project Management responsibilities included overseeing the overall process of multiple projects at a given time, coordinating with in-house resources and outside engineers, managing the schedule and budget of each project, developing forecasts of project resources and budgets, and coordination with clients and end users.
McDonnell Douglas, Long Beach, CA, US, Facilities Engineer / Business Operations Analyst
McDonnell Douglas was a commercial airline manufacturer that merged with The Boeing Company in 1997. As a Facilities Engineer, responsibilities included meeting with clients within the Long Beach plant and providing design assistance for remodeling offices, test facilities, and other staff areas. Other responsibilities included relocation management, area utilization reporting, and master planning. While at McDonnell Douglas, managed the relocation of close to 5,000 people within the campus facility and offsite buildings.
Chapman University, Orange, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design
Bachelors of Fine Arts - Interior Design
Cerritos College, Norwalk, CA, US, Architecture