Name : Estimator1
Industry Type : Construction Recruiters
City & State : Salt Lake City, UT
Job Title Estimator/Manager
Relocation Preferences : Open
Objective : Provide quality construction estimating service to a needing employer.
Resume :  

Objective: Position as Estimator


Over 26 years experience in design, development, coordination and project management.
Extensive cost estimating experience in industrial, wastewater treatment facilities, tilt-up, government, pipelines, over 21 years specifically commercial, 8 years specifically design-build estimating including formal & informal presentations to owners, officials, staffs.
12 years experience in preparing designs, specifications, modifications and renovations to schools and commercial buildings, drywall, metal studs, demountable wall systems.
Computer backgrounds in cost estimating programs, databases & digitized software, Excel and Lotus spreadsheets, Microtrak Scheduling, VersaCad, Microstation and Autocad 13, Microsoft Word, Project, Access and Wordperfect software, On Screen Takeoff.



Performed estimating on over 800 projects including 15 wastewater plants, 50 tilt-up warehouses and manufacturing plants, 8 irrigation and mass water canal projects, the LDS Church Conference Center, various water tanks, pipelines, reservoir structures, runway and flight facilities, retaining walls, metal buildings, office buildings, strip malls, schools, condos, apartment complexes, various commercial and specialty structures.
8 years specifically design-build estimating of projects of $1million to $30 million.
25 years as a full cost estimator on design-build, open & merit bid projects, state and federal projects, warehouses, commercial office buildings, industrial facilities.
Over 6 years estimating planning and designing remodels, improvements and additions to buildings and facilities in a school district of over 40 facilities.


Processed over 2,800 modification and change order estimates to mostly concrete design changes valuing from $500 to $500,000 on the $330 million+ LDS Conference Center.
Purchasing Agent and Inventory Controller for construction company for 2 years, achieving savings in both areas equaling better than 3 times my salary in inventory control alone, and assisting in saving 6% to 11% job material cost savings in purchases.
Coordinated, monitored and managed product submittals for approval, production scheduling and installation scheduling for over $3 million of specialized items on a $7 million wastewater treatment plant.
As part of the estimating and management team of a $7 million wastewater facility project, assisted in achieving a $650,000 net profit.
Estimator/Project Superintendent for over 8 years on several tilt-up warehouses, commercial offices, gas stations, restaurants, condominium and multi-family projects.
As a Senior Estimator with C & A Construction I averaged being awarded one out of every 16 competitive bids I packaged over a 5 plus year history of bidding while being required to price OHP at slightly higher than that of the industry competitive being reported.


2 years as GS-808-11 Architect for IRS, Ogden, Utah. 28 years Army Reserve, last rank of O-5, LTC, Branch Engineers, USAR, served 6 years as Division Chief over Facilities, Operations, Planning, & Environmental Divisions.


2009-2010Estimator, Appraiser, Consultant RIC OLSEN & ASSOCIATES, SLC
(Independent appraisals, project management, cost estimates, remodeling services)
2004-2009Estimator, Project ManagerC & A CONSTRUCTION, INC., PROVO
(Estimating general commercial, industrial, design-build, bid-build projects)
2001-2004Estimator, Appraiser, Consultant RIC OLSEN & ASSOCIATES, SLC
(Independent appraisals, project management, cost estimates)
2000-2001Estimator, Project ManagerHOWA CONSTRUCTION CO., SLC
(Estimating design-build, bid-build projects)
1997-2000Estimator/Pre-Construction EstimatorLAYTON CONSTRUCTION CO., SLC
(Estimating general commercial, industrial, design-build, bid-build projects)
1995-1997Architect, EstimatorINTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, OGDEN
(Estimating, design, construction management)
1989-94Estimator, DraftsmanSALT LAKE CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, SLC
(Facilities design, management, estimating)
1986-89Estimator, AppraiserRIC OLSEN & ASSOCIATES, SLC
(Independent estimates, appraisals)
(General construction estimating, heavy concrete construction)
(Insurance claim estimates & project administration)
(Insurance claim estimates & project administration)
1981-83Owner, Estimator, ContractorSVS SERVICES, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
(Small contracting and remodels)
1979-81Estimator, SuperintendentACT CORP. CONST. & ENGINEERING, SLC
(General commercial construction, tilt-up buildings, commercial projects)


N E Cost Est., VersaCad, AutoCad V 12,13 & 14, Wordperfect, Word, Excel, Access, Total 2000, Microtrack, Microstation Cad, Bidtek, RS Means BCCD, WinEstPro, Microsoft Project, misc. engineer-related programs.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, University of Utah, June 1973. Includes 28 credit hours of architecture courses, 12 hours of engineering courses, 28 hours of accounting.

Certified Documents Technician Course, Construction Specifications Institute
Licensed Certified Residential Appraiser, State of Utah
Asbestos and Radon Training Seminar
Construction and Contracts Law Course, U of U
Estimating Course, SLCC
Modular Design Systems & Estimating Course, Corps of Engineers
Facility Master Planning Course, Corps of Engineers
Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing & Framing Inspections Courses, ICBO
Buildings Codes & Advanced Codes Courses, SLCC

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