Marco Hernandez

Marco Hernandez

Whittier, CA, US




Primary Objective

"To build a long-term career in Construction Management and opportunities for career growth"

     Challenge others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model and mentor.
    Manage the development of team by ensuring, when possible, that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests.
    Inspire coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence.
    Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change.
    Manage the process of innovative change effectively.
    Consistently acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions.
    Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential.
    Motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
    Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members.
    Mitigate team conflict and communication problems.

Client Management
    Manage day-to-day client interaction.
    Sets and manages client expectations.
    Develop lasting relationships with client personnel that foster client ties.
    Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions.
    Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships.
    Builds a knowledge base of each client's business, organization and objectives.

Summary of Roles, Responsibilities, knowledge and Skills:

Responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards.
Responsibilities span a broad spectrum, covering all the areas of project management like - Project Planning, Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Contract Administration, and Safety Management.

Charting out the project objectives and plans, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants.
Bringing about optimum utilization of resources- labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
Implementation of various operations through proper coordination.
Development of effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various participants.

Oversee the construction project from start to finish.
Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
Create the teams, develop the objectives/goals of each and assign individual responsibilities.
Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking if team expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project
Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.
Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
Co-ordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers.
Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the sub-teams.
Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
Periodic inspection of construction sites.
Ensure project documents are complete.
Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
Serve as a key link with the clients and review the deliverable prepared by the team before passing onto client

An Associate’s degree in Drafting and Design, A four-year Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, with a major in construction management is an added advantage.
I have 30 years of experience in construction projects.
Excellent communication skills.
Good understanding of Construction building systems.
Thorough knowledge of legal issues and safety standards.

Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
Good client management and goodwill building ability.
Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams.
Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
Capacity to handle pressure.
Willingness to travel extensively across the construction sites.
Physical and mental fitness is a given.
Strong focus on quality.

Created and executed project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Identified resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
Managed day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
Reviewed deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.
Effectively applied our methodology and enforces project standards.
Prepared for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
Minimized our exposure and risk on project.
Ensured project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.



Finton Construction, Arcadia, CA, US, Project Superintendent

Directed construction efforts including supervision, coordination and management of individual craft subcontractors.
Monitored, facilitated and obtained written documentation for each requirement indicating final compliance. Performed weekly progress meetings.
• Overall coordination and supervision of all subcontractors and site activities
• Comfort in a fast paced environment with a foundation of established plans & evolving details
• Directs subcontractors and other field personnel to achieve project completion on schedule and within budget while upholding the quality standards and Design Intent of the Project Team

Feb 2009 - Aug 2013

Pacwest Corp., Burbank, CA, US, Project Manager

Direct all phases of multiple projects through planning, construction and review. Provide initial feasibility analysis, project coordination and contractor negotiation and supervision. Act as primary contact to internal and external parties including clients and partners. Ensure projects adhered to regulations and guidelines.
Key Highlights:
• Managed all aspects of construction and supervision. Superior understanding of construction trades, to include site preparation, foundations, masonry, elevations and grid lines, electric and mechanical work, rough and finish carpentry, road and structural.

Feb 2008 - Jan 2009

Palmer Investments., Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Manager

Spearheaded daily construction activities for a $120M project, handled scheduling, budget maintenance and supervision of 20 employees. Interacted with all engineers, consultants and subcontractors to coordinate and facilitate the exchange of necessary information and documentation. Monitored, facilitated and obtained written documentation for each requirement indicating final compliance. Performed weekly progress meetings, prepared meeting minutes and posted on FTP site.
Key Highlights:
• Oversee all phases of construction of commercial projects, i.e. senior living apartments, office buildings, etc. (wood and steel frame) from inception to completion. Oversee blueprint interpretation, design interpretation, etc. to ensure quality control for the company and the customer. Custom tenant build outs.
Coordinated approval of submittal with appropriate consultants, indentified all testing and inspection requirements.

Feb 2007 - Dec 2008


Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, US, Bachelors, Information Technology

Computer Network Administration
Enterprise Architecture
Computer Network Security

Jan 2011 - Dec 2013

ITT Technical Institute, San Bernardino, CA, US, Drafting & Design

Computer aid drafting applications, Autodesk AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, Inventor, 3D Max

Jun 2009 - Nov 2010

Instituto Tecnologico de Tijuana, Tijuana, MX, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Urban design Planning and Development - Construction Management

Sep 1979 - Jun 1986

Areas of Specialization