Name : Brian Holmes
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Lake Forest, CA
Job Title Senior Project Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : o obtain a position with an organization that builds interesting and challenging projects. That has on-going growth potential whereby continuing personal and professional advancement in construction.
Resume :  
Brian C. Holmes

 

25602 Fallenwood                                                                                              (949) 380 - 4833    

Lake Forest, CA 92630                                                                            cdoobrian[AT]yahoo.com 


 

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


 

Objective:         To obtain a position with an organization that builds interesting and challenging projects. That has on-going growth potential whereby continuing personal and professional advancement in Construction Management and operations.

 

Summary:         Senior project manager with twenty six years experience in construction management including program management, pre-construction, design/build, procurement and contract administration on projects up to $100 million. 

  • Commercial, retail, entertainment, hospitality, industrial, laboratory, tenant improvement and historical and fire restoration project experience.

  • Extensive on-site construction management experience with ability to effectively schedule, monitor and control quality of work from start to client turnover.




  • Effectively interface with owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors resulting in minimizing problems/conflicts, reducing costs and expediting completion.

  • Ability to control budgets, negotiate change orders and closeout projects in a timely manner.


 

Experience:       Gafcon, Inc., Los Angeles, CA                                                               9/12 - Present

                        Senior Project Manager

                        Manage program management and project management services serving as the owners representative on a historical renovation of a $98M music entertainment project.

  • Preconstruction services including the preparation and management of consultant and contractor RFP's evaluation of proposals, contract negotiations and recommendations of awards to Owner. Developed preconstruction schedule.

  • Create project estimates and managed the design, engineering and construction contractors on behalf of the owner including constructability reviews.

  • Serve as site manager monitoring contractors performance including management of schedule and project administration of RFI's, change orders and billings.


 

                        Brian Holmes Associates, Lake Forest, CA                                          11/10 - 9/12

                        Owner - Project Executive

                        Provided consulting services providing a leadership role while serving as an extension of staff to general contractor.

  • Project executive maintaining client relationship and managed project team for general contractor.

  • Conducted Owner/Architect/Contractor meetings, determined needs assessment, expressed design concerns and cost-effective options thus reducing project cost.

  • Prepared budgets, estimates, proposals, schedules, contracts, change orders, subcontracts, monthly cost reports, schedule updates and pay applications.


 

                        Bayley Construction G.P., Santa Ana, CA                                            6/05 - 11/10

                        Senior Project Manager

                        Management of large retail projects and the historic renovation of a theater.

  • Completed a fast tracked large multi-tenant retail/lifestyle center on time and under budget despite completing over 1,000 Owner change directives.

  • Pre-construction services including demolition, estimating and value engineering for Owner on several renovations of areas in the largest mall on the West Coast.




  • Managed the design/build historic renovation with extensive seismic improvements of an 80 year old theater returning it into a performing arts center.




  • More than doubled the fee on a $30M historic renovation project by controlling design consultants, reducing overhead costs and managing schedule.


Brian C. Holmes                                                                                                              Page 2 of 3

 

 

 

Nexus Development, Santa Ana, CA                                                        5/03 - 2/05

                        Project Manager

Management of retail and commercial projects and pre-development of high-rise residential projects for a developer/builder.

  • Pre-construction services for owner/developer including estimating, preparation of budgets and design development schedules.

  • Reviewed and managed architects schematic and development design drawings, and coordinated with engineers, consultants and municipalities.

  • Managed large tenant improvement projects for in house and third party clients.   


 

Nielsen Dillingham Builders, Inc., Lakewood, CA                              6/98 - 1/03

Project Manager


Management of commercial, community college, hospitality and retail projects including subcontract negotiation and management, cost and scheduling.


  • Negotiated change orders with subcontractors to assist Owner in obtaining additional financing necessary to complete project.

  • Expanded a 54,000SF library by 41,000SF that included extensive seismic upgrades, new windows and curtain wall system and furnishings.

  • Enhanced fee by acquiring a 12 screen 50,000SF addition to a 50,000SF remodel of an existing 4 screen movie theater.

  • Prepared value engineering analysis meeting the Owner’s early design/development budget on a commercial office building.


 

Ritz Construction, Irvine, CA                                                                1/97 - 6/98

Construction Manager




  • Established construction division of a full service property maintenance company including setting policies, procedures and safety program.

  • Developed relationships with owners, architects, engineers including bi-weekly meetings with Owners to assist with their aggressive capital improvement projects.

  • Supervised, mentored and trained eight employees.

  • Prepared and negotiated Owner contracts, change orders and payment applications.

  • Performed pre-construction management including conceptual estimating, bidding subcontractor selection and subsequently managed projects.


 

Snyder Langston, Irvine, CA                                                                1/93 - 1/97

Project Manager


                                Managed commercial, retail and entertainment projects.


  • Enhanced fee by acquiring two additional phases due to client satisfaction and performance on first phase of retail center

  • Close interaction with Owner and Architect, of architectural and site finishes and managing the buyout and construction of subcontractors and Owner FF & E vendors on a fast track retail and entertainment project.

  • Completed fire restoration of core and shell of a entirely burned 50,000SF,  two story tilt-up building including tenant improvements in three months.


 

Tri-City Reinforcing Corporation (RPS, Regional Steel) Upland, CA     2/91-1/93

Contract Manager


Responsible for contract management of commercial and government projects for a large MBE reinforcing steel and post tension cable contractor.

·         Coordination between general contractor, steel detailer, fabrication and field installers including submittals and design changes.

·         Preparation and negotiation of change order requests with General Contractors.

·         Provided value to clients by working with engineers and consultants suggesting design alternatives to improve productivity and lower costs.

Brian C. Holmes                                                                                                              Page 2 of 3

 

 

 

Koll Construction, Newport Beach, CA                                                6/86 - 2/91

Project Engineer


  • Document control including the preparation and custody of submittals, RFI’s, and owner change estimates.

  • Took over role of Project Manager on laboratory expansion and reversed potential loss by successfully negotiating owner approval of $100,000 claim.

  • Project management of several tenant improvement projects.

  • Assisted in the development of the corporate scheduling program and provided hands on training. Division office Scheduler for two years.

  • Internship for two years prior to being hired full time.


 

Education:        California State University, Long Beach                                             

Bachelor of Science; Majors: Accounting, Real Estate Finance

University of California, Irvine  (Extension Certificate Program - 24Units)

Certificate :Commercial & Industrial Construction Administration





A/E/C executives access six figure construction jobs (construction management jobs), architect jobs, civil engineering job and facility manager jobs. CE lists a variety of construction management positions, construction company jobs and construction vacancies, including civil engineering vacancies, construction engineering jobs, architecture jobs, facility management jobs, construction sales jobs, construction manager jobs, construction engineer jobs, environmental engineering jobs, chief estimator jobs, construction director jobs, president jobs, business development manager jobs, marketing director jobs, senior mechanical engineer jobs, senior electrical engineer jobs, chief engineer jobs, senior interior designer jobs, chief financial officer jobs, safety director jobs, senior structural engineer jobs, facilities director jobs, senior property manager jobs, diversity jobs and facilities management jobs.

Employers view interactive construction resumes, mechanical engineer resume or architect resumes, and research construction job descriptions, construction salaries or civil engineer salaries. Job seekers advance their construction management careers and secure construction manager employment, facilities management employment, and civil engineering employment.