Allison DeVeny

Allison DeVeny

Los Angeles, CA, US




Tishman Speyer, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design and Construction Project Coordinator

• Assist Design and Construction team in producing documents, facilitate communication between consultants, ensuring all parties have needed information. Manage master document control.
• Report all project updates to Sr. Director of Design and Construction. Update various reports and track project status. Perform site visits. Attended weekly OAC meetings.
• Create various exhibits within contracts /LOI’s and coordinate among own Project Team, consultant and general contractor - execute all contracts and any subsequent change orders; track approval status.
• Assist with creating RFP’s and developing preliminary budgets based on design. Coordinate pre-construction activity. 

• Receive, review, submit, and track payments from consultants; General Contractor. Maintain cost report. 

Apr 2014 - current

Dickinson Cameron Construction, Carlsbad, CA, US, Project Engineer

•Coordinated with Project Architects, Designers, Owners and Field Personnel. Acted as a bridge between all project participants, maintained a complete and current set of drawings reflecting all changes from the base contract documents; including change order request, addenda, field orders, clarifications, correspondence and field conditions. 

•Responsible for the setup of project files – maintained all relevant documentation – reports, files and systems as well as initiated, managed and completed closeout procedures.
• Worked closely with mall personal to review drawings and coordinated project completion dates/milestones. 

•Managed document control - including change orders, billings, field production tracking, purchasing documentation and contract administration; fully understanding the scope of all subcontractors.
• Collected and assisted with qualifying bids, obtaining COI’s as well as mall rules and regulations, soliciting subcontractors, distributing plans, obtain material pricing and lead times. 

•Issued Subcontractor Agreements, Purchase Orders, and material deposits. 

•Created AIA contracts, completed project invoicing, as well as created and maintained project directory. 

•Maintained understanding of the building permit process, as well as supported the design and construction professionals in securing the permit. 

•Generated/Coordinated RFI’s, COR’s, Submittals, and Change Orders - maintained logs of each. 

•Maintained job cost reports, job progress photo files, published meeting minutes, and tracked actions.

Oct 2013 - Apr 2014

Ralph Lauren Corporation, New York, NY, US, Executive Assistant - Global Store Development

•Supported Senior Vice President, Senior Director and team in arranging meetings, and calendar management – liaison between RL Store Development and other RL divisions.
• Acted as a liaison between Architects and Design teams to obtain schedules, coordinate dates, create various charts, and forecast reports. Coordinated project meetings.
•Assisted with project schedules, tracking system(s), maintained dates, square footages, and status information inputted and updated schedule throughout project.
•Applied strong research, writing, and editing skills - Formatted reports, presentations, and technical documents in support of project execution - Logged, scanned, and filed various documents to aid with project completion.
•Assisted Project Managers with project activities – such as obtaining project plans, sending/receiving/transferring of information to and from contractors/vendors, and invoice research.
•Maintained Ralph Lauren Global Store Development project binders and a comprehensive project directory system. Responsible for archival of past projects.
•Managed reviewed and correctly coded expense reports and purchase orders for multiple executives; reconciled all cash receipts as well.
•Processed faxes, emails, and shipping/receiving of various project related items. Responsible for tracking project deliverables, dates and monitoring deadlines.

Oct 2011 - Jul 2013

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