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I am an enthusiastic and professional project manager, who enjoys being

part of, as well as leading, a successful and productive team.


I am quick to grasp new ideas and concepts, and to develop innovative and
creative solutions to problems.
I am able to work well on my own initiative and can demonstrate the high
levels of motivation required to meet the tightest of deadlines.
Even under significant pressure, I possess a strong ability to perform
effectively.
I am an exceptional leader who is able to develop and motivate others to
achieve targets.
I can demonstrate a strong ability to manage projects from conception
through to successful completion.
A proactive individual with a logical approach to challenges,
I perform effectively even within a highly pressurized working environment.
I am a very loyal and honest man.
My business ethics would be a valuable asset to any company that hires
me.
Darren K. Bessey 26710 Isabella Pkwy #202, Canyon Country CA 91351
Cell 818-800-7047 db6b0488@westpost.net
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER / SUPERINTENDENT
Exceptional leader with a strong ability to manage projects from conception thro
ugh to successful completion.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Project management
Construction cost estimating
Field supervision
Plan Reading
On & off site management
Client Consultation
Negotiating & Customer Service
Staff Training & Supervision
Budget / schedule development and management
Writing Contracts
Coordination of multidisciplinary teams.
Value engineering
Experience in the sequencing and scheduling projects
Projects:
Custom homes and Hill side construction
Commercial TIs
Restaurants
Industrial construction
Structural foundations
Structural Framing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Project Manager / Estimator , T. Cabot Construction, Inc., Manhattan Beach CA. 9
1316 2004-6-12-10
Reason for leaving---company dissolved
Recent Project:
Hotel Bel Air-Spa
Successfully estimated and wrote six contracts in excess of 10 million dollars
Met and exceeded established sales goals
Wrote and presented and sold over 1 mill in change orders.
Successfully keep all projects on schedule and on budget
Met and exceeded all expectations established by the owner.
Managed three superintendents in the everyday operations of the company.
Managed construction of multi million dollar custom homes and commercial projec
ts located in
Beverly Hills, Bell Air, Malibu, Studio City and the greater LA areas.
Was responsible for all budgets, schedules, change orders, client presentations
and customer relations.
Quality control site visits & coordination of project admin docs (RFIs, Submitt
als, Change Orders, etc.)
Responsible for obtaining all entitlements for all projects.
Managed the estimating department.
Preparation of project scopes, budgets, and schedules.
Development of preliminary studies, cost estimates, and contract documents;
Monitoring project progress to ensure projects stay on time and in budget;
Review and validation of invoices;
Review of contract amendments and change orders; provide corrective measures;
Coordination and supervision of the work of outside consultants;
Review of contract drawings to ensure professional designs & economically sound
in concept;
Construction site visits and monitoring of Contractual work.
Evaluated, coordinated & resolved legal, political and regulatory issues relate
d to project development;
Procurement and mgt of professional services and construction contracts for pro
ject development. .
Wrote all prime contracts for client presentations
Wrote all subcontracts for all subcontractors and negotiated contracted price.
Lead negotiator of all prime contracts presented to client
Hired and trained all employees.
Established a weekly reporting system between the prime contractor and the clie
nt, which established an
Open communication that is so important to have.
Project Manager / Superintendent / Estimator for several Construction firms in
Los Angeles area1997-2004
Managed all aspects of Custom residential and commercial projects.
Owner operator of Money Mailer of Santa Clarita Valley Franchise
A marketing franchise1998-2004
Owner & operator of DKB Construction
02-1991- 01-1997 DKB Construction, Santa Clarita, CA
Primarily I specialized in small custom homes, remodels, room additions.
Project size varied from $10,000-$500,000.
EDUCATION and CERTIFICATION
Passed Contractors exam and have been a licensed General Contractor since 1991
Passed exam for I.C.B.O. Certified Combo Dwelling inspector 1991
BYU Idaho, Rexburg, Idaho
Served as a missionary in Sydney, Australia1986-1988
Graduated Canoga Park High, Canoga park CA 1984
Eagle Scout at 17
Currently studies include ICC certification. B1 and B2 certifications.
References available upon request