Name : James Hughes
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : Kihei, Maui, HI
Job Title Construction Project Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To apply my construction management skills to the resort/hospitality industry.
Resume :  


A facilities engineering and construction management professional with more than 15 years experience in estimating, bidding, negotiating, writing and managing contracts, schedules and cost budgets. Proven success in developing motivating and managing the labor force necessary to complete a project / task on time and within budget.

*Budget Minded / Service Oriented *Aggressive and thorough

*Safety, Liability and Energy Conscious *Diverse Experience

*Experienced in Design and Engineering *Preventative Maintenance

*Support and train a diverse culture *React to lead times and delays

Professional Experience

Starwood Vacation Ownership, Design and Construction, Maui, HI 2008

Project Manager / Field Superintendent;

Supervised the on time completion of site and building construction including the set up of resort operations & engineering, Westin Princeville, Kauai, HI.
Reviewed design for possible value engineering and constructability, Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, Lahaina, Maui, HI.
Negotiated, wrote and managed contracts, budgets and schedules, Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas, Lahaina, Maui, HI.

Towne Island Homes, Hawaii, HI 2006 2008
Construction Manager;
Identified and corrected construction defects in owner/guest occupied vacation homes Sunset Ridge, Waikoloa and Kona, Hawaii.
Expedited completion & dedication to the County, all civil construction aspects of Sunset Ridge, Waikoloa and Alii Heights Mauka, Kona, Hawaii, HI.

Armstrong Builders, Maui, HI 2005 2006
Project Manager / General Superintendent;
Supervised the onsite, demolition, grading and underground utilities installation for 75 Custom duplex homes, Kai Malu at Wailea, Wailea, Maui.
Organized, managed and supervised the start up and installation of offsite and onsite improvements including the construction of 141 condominium units, Kai Makani, Kihei, Maui, HI.

Maryl Pacific Construction, Maui, HI 2004 2005
Project Manager;
Re-established Maryl Pacific Construction operations & staffing, Maui, HI.
Reviewed design for possible value engineering and constructability, West Maui Breakers, Honokowai, Maui, HI.
Cleaned up and finalized construction costs, West Maui Breakers, Honokowai, Maui, HI.
Organized the start up of construction for 94 condominium units, West Maui Breakers, Honokowai, Maui, HI.
Betsill Brothers Construction, Maui, HI 2002 2004
Construction / Project Manager;
Developed and managed the single and multifamily construction departments.
Developed and managed the Special Operations crew.
Worked with the estimating department to develop realistic and profitable construction budgets.
Negotiated, wrote and managed contracts, budgets and construction schedules, The Villas at Kenolio and Hale Kanani. Kihei, Maui.

Sundt Construction Inc., San Diego, CA 2001 - 2002
Project Manager;
Interfaced with estimating department and Marriott managers to develop an affordable and realistic budget.
Negotiated, wrote and managed contracts.
Wrote and managed the construction schedule.
All for; Marriott Corporation, Shadow Ridge, Phase I, Palm Desert, CA.

Collins General Contractors, San Diego, CA 1984 2001
Estimator / Project Manager;
Estimated, bid, and managed the construction of public and private commercial development consisting of retail shopping centers, grocery stores, restaurants, "big box" tilt-up, bioscience, automotive facilities, and low rise office buildings.
Client list consisting of; General Dynamics, Home Depot, Lowes, IKEA, Costco, K-Mart, Lockheed/Martin, Office Depot, San Diego Department of Corrections, US Drug Enforcement Agency, US Postal Service.
Developed, implemented and managed the companys "Health and Safety Department".

Additional Experience

Colorado Pacific Construction - Estimator.
Lion Construction - Customer Service, Superintendent, Estimator.


Associate of Science, Building Construction Technology, Mesa College, San Diego, CA.
Construction Practices, Construction Project Management, San Diego State University

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Microsoft Projects 2003, Prolog and JD Edwards, Timberline.

Additional Skills and Training

Proficient in Spanish.
Certified as "First Responder" in First Aid and CPR.
USGBC LEED experienced, currently working toward Accredited Professional certification.

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