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  Director of Construction
Byron Nezat
Industry Type: Home Builders
City & State: Houston,TX
Job Title: Director of Construction
Relocation Preferences: Open
Objective: To join a home building company that puts quality and client satisfaction as being number one.
rn26019 Chapman Falls Dr.
rnRichmond, TX. 77406
rnH- 832-471-6854
rn·          Single Family Housing / Multi-Family / Commercial / Land development / Purchasing / LEED Certification
rn·          Management Experience: Including but not limited to Forward Planning, Purchasing/Estimating, Budgeting, Land Development, Home Building, Bond Exonerations, Asset Management and Customer Service
rnComputer Experience: Microsoft Word, Excel & Project, CAD Take Off Estimating
rnMcVaugh Custom Homes              713-600-3500                                  September 2013 to October 2015
rn11241 Richmond Ave. Ste. E104                                                                     (Laid off due to economy)   Houston, TX. 77082
rnDirector of Construction
rnCreated company budget & bid comparison spreadsheet.
rnCreated “Invitation to Bid” packet and bid spreadsheets for all subcontractor bid comparisons.
rnResponsible for all CAD takeoffs for flooring, countertops, stucco, stone veneer, roof tile etc. to quantify and qualify subcontractor bidding.
rnCreated upgrade and option pricing spreadsheets for appliances, countertop & tile, flooring, ceiling treatments.
rnCreated fencing diagram on CAD for bidding purposes and client referencing.
rnAssisted Sales and Design in estimating client plan changes through CAD takeoffs.
rnCoordinated all plan revisions between architect & structural engineer for plan submittals.
rnCoordinated all landscape revisions with landscape architect and sent out invitation to bids.
rnCreated Pre-Construction / Forward Planning schedule to include baseline and actual schedules in order to identify areas of improvements. Reviewed these areas of improvement in weekly status meetings.
rnCreated, implemented and maintain all construction schedules along with variance tracking.
rnCreated and maintained Projected Manpower & Closing Report.
rnCreated and maintained OSHA meetings & manuals reports.
rnMade sure all LEED requirement were met through the design & permitting process then carried through with construction requirements with trades.
rnCreated and maintained sequence sheets.
rnCreated and incorporated Interview and hiring of superintendents.
rnSuperintendent training.
rnInstituted Team Quality Assurance check lists for pre-slab, frame, pre-paint and final QA.  
rnLand Development:
rnFacilitated City Plan Check meetings, vacation process and final map recordation of civil plans.
rnCreated and responsible for all land development budgets and bank budget.
rnCreated Invitations to Bids for all land development.
rnBid and contracted land development to within 0.03% of original budget.
rnManaged all land development.
rnCreated and maintained weekly land development schedules in MS Project format.
rnHeld weekly land development meetings.
rnFacilitated phase 1 & soils reports.
rnCoordinated capacity letters.
rnResponsible for accumulation of all due diligence package information.
rnCreated a detailed check list of every city plan comment, process, etc. and put into a check list format for future communities to expedite the process.
rnBlue Heron Companies (Custom Home Builder) 702-256-8866                 November 2010 to April 2013
rn6835 S. Eastern Ave. Ste. 110                                                 (Released for Budgeting Purposes)
rnLas Vegas, NV. 89119
rnPurchasing Manager/Estimator
rnTakeoff, estimate and create budgets from preliminary plans through municipality approved plans.
rnCreate Client Budget Exhibits for contract acceptance.
rnCreate bank draws and manage cash flow projections.
rnCreate Invitation to Bid package and distribute to subcontractors for bidding.
rnReceive bids, create bid comparison analysis spreadsheet, select and award contracts.
rnQualify all new subcontractors and consultants.
rnCoordinate and process all company change orders for Design, Purchasing and Construction departments.
rnManage and approve all contracts within the company for land development, consultants and subcontractors.
rnManaged all forward planning from plan value engineering, consultant plan revision coordination and plan submittal through permitting.
rnManage Purchasing Assistant’s daily responsibilities.
rnNotable Achievements:
rnCreated numerous company template spreadsheets including but not limited to budget estimate spreadsheet, comparison analysis report, change request, bank draw schedule and all construction schedule template spreadsheets.
rnCreated company’s “P” drive system and created a near paperless computer system.
rnReduced direct construction costs by 23% by tightening scopes of work, introducing a minimum 3 bidding subcontractors per trade and improving general purchasing practices.
rnExonerated old company bonds
rnCreated company SWPPP program which did not exist.
rnWilliam Lyon Homes     702-263-8200                                                September 2005 to December 2009
rn500 Pilot Rd. Ste. G.                                                                                         (Laid off due to economy)
rnLas Vegas, NV. 89119
rn            Director of Construction
rnForward Planning- Staff of 4 included Asst. Land Development Project Managers, Land Coordinators & Administrative staff from entitlements through final mapping.
rnLand Development- Staff of 5 included Land Development Manager, Project Manager & Superintendents of Land Development.
rnHousing Development- Staff of 37 included Project Managers, Superintendents, Asst. Superintendents & Field Administrative Assistants on multiple residential & multi-family communities.
rnPurchasing Department- Staff of 8 included Director of Purchasing, Purchasing Manager, Purchasing Agents and all administrative staff members.
rnArchitectural plan design, value engineering and submittals through all municipality agencies.
rnMerchant builder design review process as Master Developer of golf course community.
rnCreate and manage Division Business Plan Budgets for direct housing, indirect and land development soft and hard costs.
rnManage all contracting and approvals of land development, housing and consultants.
rnAttend weekly Executive Meetings with Division President, Sr. Vice President of Operations, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Finance Manager.
rnCreate Quarterly Executive Business Plan Budget Packages, attend and present at Quarterly Corporate Executive Meetings with Owner, President and C.E.O’s.
rnResponsible for creating a SWPPP Division within Las Vegas and Nye County.
rnResponsible for creating a Bond Exoneration Division within the Las Vegas Valley and Nye County.
rnManaged the building of a Master Plan Community golf course including 17,000 sq. ft. residence facility, 7,000 sq. ft. pro shop and community waste water treatment plant.
rnNotable Achievements:
rnQuality- Implemented a Quality Assurance program which took the Nevada Division from not qualifying on Eliant Surveys out of 200+ nationally recognized builders to 3rd in the nation. Maintained a consistent top 25 rating for 3 years.
rnBudgeting- Reduced and maintained direct house budgets 34%, land development per acre costs 28% and indirect overhead costs 36% to maintain a 2nd best company budget rating out of 11 divisions.
rnScheduling- Reduced all division schedules by 18% maintaining the company’s best on time scheduling.
rnReduced divisions $18,000,000 bond exonerations to 3,000,000 in 18 months time maintaining the company’s lowest percentage of outstanding active project bonds.
rnManaged development of 1300+ residential & multi-family condo homes during time of employment.
rnChristopher Homes- Las Vegas, NV   702-630-3200                       November 1999 to September 2005
rn9500 Hillwood Dr. Ste. 200
rnLas Vegas, NV. 89134
rn            Vice President of Operations (Custom and Semi-Custom Homes)    
rnDue Diligence from entitlements through final map recording.
rnOversee all aspects of construction on land development through bond exonerations.
rnAll on-site home development.
rnAll contracting.
rnCreating and maintaining all land development and housing budgets.
rnMonitoring and achieve business plan goals.
rnMonitoring cash flow & projections.
rnCreating and maintaining all land development and housing schedules.
rnAll hiring and training of employees.
rnForecasting manpower projections.
rnMaintaining bank draws and projections.
rnNotable Achievements:
rnChristopher Homes has received more than 100 local and national awards including numerous “Best Custom Home in the Nation” "Home of the Year", "Builder of the Year", "Community of the Year", and "Best in the Region" awards. The company has also been recognized as one of "America's Best Builders" in Builder Magazine Spotlight Awards.
rnSunrise Colony Company - Las Vegas, NV               March 1998 to August 1999
rnGeneral Superintendent                                                                     
rnLewis Homes of Nevada - Las Vegas, NV      August 1993 to March 1998
rnProduction Area Supervisor (1995 to 1998)
rnThe Baldwin Company - San Diego, CA        April 1988 to August 1993
rnSuperintendent (1988 - 1993)
rnEducation- College of Southern Nevada - Construction Management and Building Technologies.
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