Richard Purinton

Name : Richard Purinton
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Lakeside, CA
Job Title Electrical Estimator
Relocation Preferences : CA
Objective : Obective is to contribute to the field of electrical estimating and project managment.

Resume :  

Richard Purinton


1980 - 1984 San Diego City College
Major: Electronics Communications
Awards: Deans List for Academic Achievement


  • Provide estimates showing costs using industry standard software ( Visionsoft ) and time tables using MS Project.
  • Coordinate vendors, managers, contractors, inspectors and city planning departments thru various communications to maintain flow and scheduling of jobs.
  • Design both commercial and residential systems using TurboCAD.
  • Provided project management on site and in office:
  • Buyer of materials
  • Field installation of electrical systems both commercial and residential.
  • Scheduling of personnel for on going jobs..

Work experience:

Estimator/Project Manager                                                                                                                9/2007 FX Electric

Estimated electrical jobs from drawings for Local, State and Federal government (prevailing wage), commercial and residential projects using Visionaire (EBM) and Power software.

  • Provided Project Manager duties for projects
  • Searched online databases (Blue Book, Bidmail, etc) for future work 
  • Authored proposals using MS Word and negotiated contracts
  • Used TurboCAD to make field drawings
  • Obtained best pricing from vendors and suppliers
  • Analyzed historical data for more accurate estimating
  • Created job scheduling showing phases and important dates with MS Project
  • Provided management with alternatives for cost savings and better profit margin 
  • Interfaced with general contractors, subcontractors and inspectors
  • Prepared permit applications
  • Choose best material based on specifications
  • Provided customer consults
  • Maintained State and Federal (OSHA) requirements on all jobs
  • Provided value added cost analysis for enhancing profit margin
  • Networked previous job contacts (PM's, Estimators) for future jobs 
  • Authored change orders when issued by customers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Estimator/ Electrician                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9/2004 PBar Industries                                       

  • Provided design, cost and installation for residential and commercial jobs.
  • Interfaced with customers for design ideas.
  • Created estimates based on in house drawings as well as customer supplied drawings.
  • Negotiated customer contracts. Interfaced with vendors to develop job costs.
  • Adhered to budget and time constraints established by customer.
  • Maintained site management and installation of all phases of job while interfacing with inspectors and owners.

Project Manager/ Electrician                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MP Construction       

  • Provided Project Management on a shared basis
  • Created job scheduling showing phases and important dates with MS Project
  • Designed new residential electrical systems
  • Supervised residential installations
  • Authored contracts and proposals 
  • Mandated change orders
  • Provided logistics for materials of all new and existing projects.
  • Interfaced with vendors and negotiated purchases.
  • Provided clean communications between subcontractors and company owner.

                                                                                                               Assistant Facilities Manager                                                                                                             1993 Brantner & Associates

Interfaced with Department Managers daily for maintenance and repair updates

  • Assigned personnel for daily work duties
  • Estimated project costs for Management
  • Interfaced with vendors for best pricing
  • Conferred with company engineers on better project solution ideas
  • Designed and prototyped injection mold production equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repaired electrical, electromechanical (CNC), electronic systems and computer networks in a manufacturing environment.
  • Designed mass evacuation alarm system for company buildings 
  • Repaired hydraulic and pneumatic mechanical systems
  • Designed complete power system for new building production facilities
  • Supervised all construction and equipment project installations
  • Provided management with cost savings analysis  
  • Field installation of electrical and optic cables on board drill ships off shore in Africa, South America and within the United States.

Positions held:

  • Asst Facilities Mgr.& Lead Electrician (7yrs)
  • Asst. Network Systems Administrator
  • Company Safety Officer
  • Fiber Optic Technician

Tech Aid Corporation     

Field installation of communication systems for U.S. Navy both on shore and aboard ship. Systems included CRYPTO, JOTTS and CSOSS

Tracor Applied Sciences     San Diego, CA       PH: 619-569-1886

  • Working from blueprints and verbal orders layout and install all phases of Intrusion Detection System on shore in highly secure locations for U.S. Marine Corp.

Electrical Engineer
Sea Trec Enterprises       

  • Construction of new commercial vessels.
  • Designed and installed all electrical systems.
  • Installed all communications, navigation and data systems.
  • Field assignment of 6 months in Cordova, AK




Single Male

Profession: Electrical Estimator

Hobbies: Sailing, Camping, Traveling, Photography, Inventing

Likes: Working, Relaxing, Good Food, Humor, Good people, Art, Music

Dislike: Drama, Excuses, Tardiness, Dishonesty, Cussing


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