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Name : Scott Porter
Industry Type : Unemployed
City & State : Kansas City, KS or MO
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Construction Technology - Software
Objective : YES
Resume :  
Scott Porter
7020 Russell
Overland Park, KS 66204
April 26, 2010

PKC Construction Company
520 W 103rd Street #299
Kansas City, MO 64114
Phone: 913-279-4848
Fax: 913-279-4849

Dear Human Resource,

I am writing this letter in regard to employment with PKC Construction Company. I am currently looking for an assistant project manager position. I have been working in the construction industry for ten years since graduating from Kansas State University in Construction Science and Management. I believe that my experience and education will make me a competitive candidate for this position.

I am confident that with my combination of supervision experience and communication skills and along with my business integrity, I will make a great asset to your team.

As an estimator I performed complete and accurate quantity takeoffs within the scopes of work. I know how to interpret, analyze and comprehend job documents including blueprints and specifications to prepare time, cost, and material and labor estimates. As a construction manager and project manager I have managed crews in the field of construction for the purpose of completing projects on time and under budget. Organization plays a key role as well when completing a project and my organization expertise is superior. I will bring the same entrepreneurial spirit and value added vision to this company.

My management capabilities, strong work ethics and willingness to learn, enable me to contribute and become a valuable employee. I also enjoy working with computers and I am comfortable utilizing software for estimating, scheduling and planning. My enclosed resume provides more details on my qualifications. I am confident that I can perform the job effectively.

I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you in the near future to learn more about your business needs and what you are looking for in a new employee. Please dont hesitate to contact me for references or to answer any questions you may have about my future with your company. Thank you for your consideration.


Scott Porter

Scott Porter
7020 Russell Overland Park, KS 66204 H (913) 341-2809 C (816) 916-8221


Dedicated, results-driven leader with 10 years of experience including a proven track record of enhancing the performance and profitability of diverse commercial construction organizations. Elevate organization productivity and efficiency through expert process quality and project management practices. Manage duration of project, liaison with owners, subcontractors, superintendents, and vendors to align their needs and requirements for final project satisfaction. Ensure superiority of project as well as on-time and within-budget completion.

Interpersonal Communication Oral and Written Communication Teamwork & Leadership
Project Management Construction Management Estimating Organization
Performance Management Commercial Construction Residential Construction
Customer Relationship Management Process Improvement

Key Achievements:
Learned and utilized Quick Bid and On Screen Takeoff on a daily basis.
Earned respect of general contractors communicating with them before and after the estimate.
Completed projects on time and under budget.
Trained field supervisors on using software in the field.
Produced spreadsheets to assist maintaining the organization and schedules of projects.
Resolved ordering issues lingering behind by previous project managers by communicating with general contractors and vendors.
Introduced scheduling software to the construction manager.


E&K OF KANSAS CITY, Grandview, Missouri 2008 2009
Premier specialty contractor for commercial construction including drywall, exterior systems, framing and ceiling systems.

Estimated commercial projects for framing, drywall, ceilings and exterior systems using Quick Bid and On Screen Takeoff software. Communicated with general contractors and vendors before and after projects have bid to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. Budgeted projects with the production department to meet planned goals.

General contractor completing commercial construction projects up to $2 million dollars.

Project Manager
Managed multiple commercial projects simultaneously and reviewed plans for estimating and throughout the course of the projects to confirm any changes and resolve any alterations and ensured scope of work matched scope of agreement with client. Communicated consistently with the superintendent, architect, subcontractors, owner and visited jobsites on a regular basis to formulate solutions to issues and potential issues to assure a complete project on time and under budget. Managed and tracked project schedule, cost controls, purchasing, budget and ensured invoices were issued and all expenses tracked. Thoroughly documented projects consisting of submittals, change orders and other documentation related to the projects.

Scott Porter
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ARC ONE, LLC, Olathe, Kansas 2005 2007
Distributor of commercial doors, hardware and security solutions.

Project Manager
Responsible for managing multiple commercial projects in division 8 for a provider of doors, doorframes, and hardware. Project planned and budgeted with goal of meeting budget expectations. Maintained steady communication and consistently visited jobsites to consult with customers, owners, superintendents, and project managers to monitor performance, and resolve issues or prospective issues. Customer order fulfillment Ordered and distributed material to meet project deadlines.

B.L. RIEKE & ASSOSOCIATES, Lenexa, Kansas 2002 2005
Custom home builders.

Assistant Construction Manager
Assisted in the construction management activities for residential home applications. Managed coordination and scheduling of subcontractors from start to completion phases of building, ensuring to meet project deadlines. Performed quality control monitoring issues and formulating and applying solutions to project related conflicts. Acted as liaison between homeowner and subcontractors. Performed a variety of hands-on construction procedures in the field to ensure completion by deadlines.

DECKSCAPES, INC., Lenexa, Kansas 2000 2002
Building contractor specializing in residential and commercial construction including custom decks, screened porches, home additions/remodeling and basement finishes.

Construction Manager
Worked closely with Structural Engineer and homeowners designing and creating custom decks, screened porches, home additions, and basement finishes. Coordinated and scheduled subcontractors and material vendors for projects. Field Managed contractor crews and performed project estimation. Performed a variety of hands-on tasks to ensure project completion by deadlines.

Microsoft Project, Quick Bid, On Screen Takeoff, Primavera, AutoCAD, C++, Windows

Bachelor of Science; Construction Management
Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas

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