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Name : Matthew Joens
Industry Type : Construction and Development Manager
City & State : Las Vegas, NV
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Specialty Contractors
Objective : Any
Resume :  
Matthew M. Joens


Executive Management Summary
Executive management experience within large-scale private owner, public works, and commercial projects sector within the Las Vegas, Arizona, and California markets. Project values range from $325 million dollar high-rise condominium projects to 250 thousand dollar renovations. Areas of building and management experience include land acquisition, business strategic planning, financial protocol implementation, budgeting, owner and general contractor fee and contract negotiations, project pre-construction coordination, project insurance management and incident tracking, self-performed work estimating, subcontractor request for proposals, onsite project management, field personnel management, design and subcontractor coordination, owner interface and coordination. Proficient in all Microsoft application software and construction specific software such as Suretrack, Prolog Project Manager, Timberline, and basic experience with AutoCAD 2005. Participant in OSHA training classes related to fall protection safety, excavation safety, violence in the workplace, MSDS / HAZ-MAT reaction planning, Clark County dust control and PM 10 Training. LEED / Green Building Techniques coursework completed April 2008. LEED Accreditation anticipated Winter 2008.

Employment and
Major Project Summary
Development and Construction Executive April 2005 - Present
Self-Employed Contract Manager

Vice President of Construction
Client: Noteware Development, Inc.
Project(s):
Brickwater Condominiums $66 million (Las Vegas NV)
Sevilla Villas $30 Million (Phoenix AZ)
5800 3rd Street Condominiums $100 Million (San Francisco CA)

Solicit and secure GMP pricing via pre-selected General contractors
Manage qualification process for General contractor
Establish GMP budget
Establish traditional AIA contract with additions between developer and General contractor
Establish Value Engineering protocol and provide approval / disapproval of items therein
Manage invoice and billing process for owner contracted consultants
Provide monthly reporting to lending agency as well as equity partnership(s) relating to costs to date, anticipated costs, and deliverables
Manage and oversee public utility design and due diligence process
Manage County due diligence relating to drawing submission and permit requirements.
Assist sales and marketing during presale and hard contracts period
Assemble due diligence documents for lending institution
Manage county permitting and expediting process relating to building permits and entitlement approvals

Owners Project Representative
Client: Nevada Development Partners, Inc.
Project:
Sky Las Vegas $325 Million (Las Vegas, NV)

Manage and Coordinate Due Diligence requirements as required by the financial and insurance institutions for the project in an effort to secure hard and soft cost loan(s).
Contract and manage owner contracted consultants to ensure proper documentation is generated and distributed relating to design and construction documents, easements and legal descriptions, entitlements, condo mapping, permits, and government / local utility contracts.
Manage buyer finish selection process as well as Owner FF&E purchasing and procurement.
Manage and monitor punch listing activities as well as unit owner walk through.
Serve as the owners project representative and make decisions and recommendations regarding subcontracts and site logistics coordination.
Create and manage project budgets and revisions thereto.
Track and provide in depth review of project change orders to ensure validity and fairness.
Closely monitor daily activities on the project site and report to owner on these activities. Advise project owners of potential problems or benefits to current onsite construction activities. Advise project owners of potential pitfalls and / or design elements detrimental to both the schedule and / or budget.
Monitor the project schedule established by the General Contractor and report to the owner the status of this schedule.
Interface with local planning, building, and public departments to ensure all requirements are met with respect to design as well as construction.
Review and provide comments regarding monthly general contractor billings and change order requests.
Verify stored materials in offsite locations and report to financial institutions regarding said materials.
Work in tandem with owner and General Contractor to ensure all aspects of project are accurately documented and completed to the satisfaction of the owners, financial institutions and insurance carriers.
Attend and chair all weekly coordination meetings as the owners representative.
Attend all General Contractor major subcontractor purchasing meetings to ensure the owner is represented as desired. Review subcontractor buyout and contracts against executed GMP schedule of values.
Generate daily reports identifying all pertinent activities of the day including but not limited to: Daily construction progress, public agency meetings, general contractor meetings, project safety, etc.
Assist project attorneys and surveyors on coordination of tentative and final condominium mapping.
Act as owners liaison to potential and contracted retail space tenants. Assist in Tenant Improvement build outs including timeframe guidance, interface with onsite General Contractor, and project logistics.
Emphasis and strict monitoring of Quality Assurance Agreement and General Contractors quality control program.
Monitor project safety allocations and safety record.

Senior Project Engineer Jan 1, 2003-Mar 31, 2005
The PENTA Building Group, Inc

Project(s):
Hilton Grand Vacation Clubs Phase II Tower $100 Million (Las Vegas, NV)
Agua Caliente Spa Resort Casino $80 Million (Palm Springs, CA)
Palm Springs Warehouse Remodeling $200,000
Aqua Caliente Casino cash cage retrofit $250,000
Aqua Caliente Tribal Museum Life safety testing and project commissioning $50,000

Assembled complete self performed work activity estimate including concrete quantities, concrete formwork quantities, and man-hour estimates for 38-floor cast in place tower.
Track weekly labor progress against self performed estimate. Review labor tracking results with field personnel, project superintendent, and project manager.
Provided weekly and monthly reporting relating to budgets and materials relating to the self-performed work activities.
Project administration including interface with local building and planning authorities, project scheduling, project submittals and requests for information, inspection tracking, project purchasing, material procurement, document tracking and distribution, subcontractor coordination, weekly project meetings and meeting minutes, filing, and subcontractor RFPs and scope meetings.
Project field supervision including labor unit tracking, self performed material installation quality control, subcontractor material installation quality control, architect and engineer job walks, material procurement and delivery, and information transmittal to field personnel.
Onsite safety responsible party working under the direction of PENTA safety manager.
Project administration including interface with local building authorities, project submittals and requests for information, daily and weekly subcontractor coordination meetings, material procurement tracking, and owner FF&E procurement and installation.
Project field supervision including extensive material procurement and delivery, subcontractor installation scheduling, owner FF&E scheduling and installation coordination, site safety, public relations regarding project construction, start up, testing, and systems commissioning.
Managed installation of one full size commercial kitchen and three lounge bars while maintaining compatible relationship with Riverside County Health Department.
Managed the overall construction of 200 occupant restaurant, and live music ultra lounge complete with interior / exterior reflecting pool and fire pots.
Assumed lead management role for installation of three thousand feet of 16 diameter water main and 48 diameter storm drain upgrades through downtown Palm Springs. Maintained extensive interface with Riverside County Flood Control District to ensure all requirements were met. Maintained extensive interface with the City of Palm Springs to ensure the safety of the public was maintained and impact to the community was held to a minimum.

Project Engineer June 1, 2000-Dec 31, 2002
Clark and Sullivan Constructors

Project(s):
Henderson Promenade and Multi-Generational Center $30 Million (Las Vegas NV)
MGM Parking Garage and Office Expansion $17 Million (Las Vegas NV)
UNLV Tonopah Hall Dormitory $14 Million (Las Vegas NV)
UNLV Student Union Pre-construction Coordination
Summerlin Medical Office Building - Scheduling
Juvenile Detention Facility Gymnasium Expansion - Scheduling
Caesars Hotel and Casino High Roller Suites Remodel - Scheduling
Caesars Hotel and Casino Accounting Remodel - Scheduling
Aladdin Elemis Spa Shell Project - Scheduling
MGM Phase IIIB Office Remodel Asst Superintendent

Project administration including interface with local building authorities, project submittals and requests for information, project scheduling, material procurement, subcontractor coordination.
Project field supervision including self performed labor coordination, subcontractor coordination, material procurement and delivery, material installation quality control, project start up and systems commissioning.
Assistant manager for Competition Pool installation, kids splash pool installation, indoor lap pool installation, waterslide installation, Hot tub / Spa installation, 75 rock climbing wall installation, gymnasium floor and equipment installation.
Managed subcontractor deliverables and procurement including structural steel, pan deck formwork systems, wall and column form systems, specialty installations including running track, gymnasium floor and equipment, owner FF&E, pool equipment and installation.
Maintained extensive and compatible relationship with Clark County Health District relating to aquatics installations.
Project administration including interface with local building authorities, project submittals and requests for information, project scheduling, material procurement, subcontractor coordination.
Maintained lead role for coordination of Pre-cast column and slab design, shop drawings, delivery schedule, and installation.
Project administration including site logistics and public safety, interface with local building authorities, project submittals and requests for information, material procurement, project scheduling, and subcontractor daily and weekly coordination meetings.
Project field supervision including extensive pre-cast design / delivery and installation schedule, material procurement and delivery, self performed material installation quality control, subcontractor material installation quality control, student and public safety, project startup and commissioning and student move in coordination.

Education
Bachelor of Science and Technology in Construction Management
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
Graduation Date: May 2000
References
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