Detail oriented, hands-on engineer with educational and work experience background in construction management0 and real estate. Scope of work has included design, construction, restoration and maintenance of Commercial, Residential and Institutional buildings. Construction Management has involved Project Controls and Supervision of professionals and trades, whether subcontractors or employees, for bringing projects to completion on schedule, within budget and according to plans, specs, codes and client expectations.
- Management and supervision of design, construction and maintenance
- Project Controls: schedule, costs, quality and safety
- Interpretation and analysis of: project objectives and feasibility; plans and specifications; permitting and codes; estimating and contracting; green buildings and energy efficiency
- Real Estate opportunities and transactions
- Computer Software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), MS Project, Primavera, SureTrak, Fast-Track (Apple), AutoCAD, BuildingBlok Project Management Software and others.
- OSHA 30 hr. Construction Safety
Languages: Fluent in Spanish and French; working level of Italian.
California General Building Contractor License, CSLB # 842188, in good standing since 2004
California Real Estate License, BRE #01898164, since 2011
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES, UCLA, 2010, Los Angeles, CA,
UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA, Geneva, Switzerland,
Building Energy& Economics
JAVERIANA UNIVERSITY, Bogotá, Colombia, and CENTRAL UNIVERSITY, Caracas, Venezuela, Civil Engineer.
High-End Residences, Standard and Affordable Housing: New construction, remodels and rehabilitations (Wilson Family Trust, and William Kent Development)
Mixed use, Commercial -Residential Building: New construction (Dorn Platz)
Design-Build of an Institutional Convention Center and Lodge and a K-12 School: New construction, remodeling and facilities maintenance; in addition, Management of Architecture, Engineering and City Permits for an Elementary School (Congregation Sisters of Consolation)
Historic Basilica and Chapel Restoration: Wooden framing, roofing, ancient roof tiles, wooden windows and sheet metal ceiling fabrication, masonry and stucco, including bas-reliefs
Government Buildings: Rehabilitations
Reynolds Aluminum Plant: Industrial Capital Project
BUILDING GENERAL CONTRACTOR, PROJECT MANAGER AND SUPERINTENDENT since 2004, Los Angeles and Orange Counties
Residential and commercial Projects
Managed all stages of construction, remodels, rehabilitations and restorations.
Oversaw bid process
Prepared, reviewed and updated estimates, budgets, contracts and change orders
Reviewed project plans, specifications and shop drawings
Created and followed up Requests for Information (RFIs)
Identified, qualified and hired consultants, sub-contractors and vendors
Developed and monitored Schedules, Costs, Quality and Safety
Obtained building permits as required by Los Angeles City, and California Coastal Commission.
Reviewed plans with Plan Checker; scheduled City Inspections; Coordinated deputy inspections to ensure quality and compliance with specifications
Represented Sellers and Buyers in Real Estate Transactions in Los Angeles and Orange Counties
Helped investors to find Real Estate opportunities
CONGREGATION SISTERS OF CONSOLATION, Margarita Island and Caracas, Venezuela, around 10 years until 2005
General Contractor/Hands-on Facilities Manager/ Educational - Institutional projects
Design-Build and Facilities Management of K-12 and Elementary Schools, Residential-Institutional Buildings and a Religious Convention Center and Lodge
VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT, Margarita Island, Venezuela , Concurrently with previous job
General Contractor /Superintendent– Institutional projects/Public Works
Design, Restoration and Construction Management of Institutional and Historical Buildings, Low Income Housing and Rural Roads
CARBONORCA, MARSHALL ASSOCIATES AND KK & B, REYNOLDS ALUMINUM / VENEZUELAN GOVERNMENT CONSORTIUM, Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
Planning Manager – Aluminum Capital Project
Managed a Professional Team in the Schedule and Cost Controls for the National and International Design, Equipment Fabrication, Procurement, Construction, Assembly and Installation of an Aluminum Plant