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Name : B. Kasen
Industry Type : Senior Project/Construction Mgr.
City & State : Seattle, WA
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Construction Recruiters
Objective : Will Travel
Resume :  

Award winning construction executive with 35+ years experience spearheading large-scale projects with successful completion of $1.9 billion in private/public works projects throughout career. Ensures optimal quality based on clients needs and oversee diverse contractor teams to produce timely completion within budget. A desire to focus my project management skills delivering Mission Critical projects on time and budget with high quality and excellent service utilizing career proven performance.

Program management Pre-construction activities
Construction management Dispute resolution
Design management Pre-design planning/implementation
Change/document management Contract development/negotiation
Financial administration Client / vendor relations


Originator of project specific procedures (PMPs) documenting requirements meeting stakeholders expectations and strategic objectives resulting in effective program communication and management efforts.

Oversight of project team selection achieving collaboration resulting in effective communication and issue resolution.

Assist in the development of contract terms and conditions defining and underscoring client expectations minimizing scope confusion.

Aiding project schedule development confirming critical milestone and hold points for monitoring project performance.

Perform risk analysis identifying competing demands on program and construction budgets facilitating the integration of quantified risk factors in construction terms and conditions.

Directed budget development, tracking and reporting processes aiding aggregation and controlling of risk and costs resulting in projects completed on budget.

Implemented and assisted in education and training disadvantaged applicants for project team integration.

Effective Change tracking & dispute management resulting in projects completed with no claims.

Implemented performance tracking & reporting processes permitting clients immediate notification and participation in project performance and issues.

Executed digital document management, tracking and reporting assisting project stake holders instant access to project information and documentation.

Managed early procurement, delivery and install of mechanical process, electrical power and generation equipment, and owners fixtures, furniture and equipment (FF&E) to facilitate accelerated completion schedules.

Project Closeout

Consistently completed contract closeout out process within 120 days of final acceptance.
Projects have received excellent audit reports with minimal findings.
Development of asset management reports
Planned and performed relocation and occupation logistics for client relocation
Projects completed on time and budget.


University of Washington, Civil Engineering
Federal UMTA, Contract Administration
Project Management Institute, PMP Certification, anticipated 2011
Construction Management Association, CCM Certification, anticipated 2011


Project Management Institute (PMI) for Innovative and Administrative Excellence
Engineering News Record, Medal of Excellence Award
Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award.
Martin M. Black Excellence in Partnering Award


20+ years program/construction management experience with strong performance record executing varied project types and delivery systems:
Commercial Facilities

Retail / Food Service
Roads & Bridges
Equipment Procurement
Gaming / Hospitality
Tunnels / Transportation
Fiber Optic / Telecomm
Waste/Water Treatment
Power/Low Voltage
Data Storage
Power Generation/Central Plants
Negotiated / Turn-Key
Contractor / Consultant Agreements
Design Build
Hard Money


Microsoft Business Software, Scheduling (MS Project & Premevera Systems), Web Based Project Management Systems (Prolog, CoreCon, Expedition), Digital Web Based Document Management


Director / Program / Senior Construction Manager, December 2004 to Current, BEK Construction Management Group, Inc. Lake Forest Park, WA
Direct a large construction management and consultant design team and providing inspection services for construction in Washington and State of California on all, pre-construction and construction phases of commercial, gaming, resort, infrastructure (power generation, utilities, roads and bridges) as well as environmental facilities.

San Manuel Casino $355MPM/CM services for new 3-level casino, elevated pedestrian bridge with moving walkways, 1200-car parking facility, new underground 2-restaraunts, utilities, roads, landscaping, water features, ponds and hardscape and central emergency power plant. Completed on time & budget.

San Manuel Casino: Parking Garage $85M 7-level, 2300 stall, 900,000sf parking structure and 300 foot CalTrans concrete box girder bridge, post tension beam and slab, cast-in-place (CIP) moment frame garage. Construction means and methods required by Seismic Zone 4 regulations. Completed on time & budget.

San Manuel Casino Un-Shell & Remodel $52M Fit and finish interior build-out of 120,000-sf of shell space. The project included additional gaming, kitchen/dining, MEP support and enhanced back of house areas. Completed on time & budget.

Dry Creek Rancheria Infrastructure Projects $30M Extensive hillside retention and roadwork, new radius bridge, water and wastewater treatment facilities, utility relocation, substation, power, gas, communication lines; and creek restoration.

Dry Creek Rancheria Hotel & Casino $375M New casino, hotel and spa, garden and terrace plaza, conference facilities, multiple food and beverage venues, retail shops, parking, balconies and terraces, administrative facilities, and back of house functions. Facility has three levels above ground, 8 floor hotel tower and 4 levels below ground.

Program Manager / Construction Manager, URS Corporation, Seattle, WA - August 2000 to December 2004 . Manager of consultant and construction management teams for phased development of State of California park facilities. Direct a 30-person team to manage construction and inspection services in State of California on construction and relocation phases of commercial, gaming, infrastructure, power generation, utilities, and road facilities.

Yosemite National Park$250M Phased development of overall program schedule and budget for infrastructure (power generation, utilities, trails, campground, administrative, resort and employee residential facilities, roads and bridges) as well as environmental facilities.

Washington Light Lanes$250M Program/Construction manager for design/ construction of Public/Private Fiber Optic network throughout Washington State DOT Right of Way

Barona Valley Ranch Hotel & Casino $260M Conducted performance assessment and PM/Construction Manager for the new 310,000sf casino, multiple food service venues, and 400-room hotel. Completed on time & budget.

Construction Manager /Deputy Project Controls Supervisor / Chief Scheduler 09/1976 to 08/2000. Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle / Dept. of Natural Resources, King County Seattle, WA
Alki Combined Sewer Overflow/Tunnel Project$60MConstruction Manager for three mile large bore tunnel, pump stations, 2 vertical deep shafts on Duwamish Waterway and micro tunneling under Duwamish Waterway. Completed on time and budget.

West Point Secondary Treatment Project $477M Construction Manager for construction/renovation of new water/wastewater facilities including, deep shaft construction, earth retention systems, pump stations, oxygen production facilities, utilities, road, shoreline park construction. Procurement manager for wastewater process equipment. Completed on time and budget.

METRO Downtown Seattle Transit Project, $466M Project Controls Supervisor, Chief Scheduler and Construction Manager.
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