D. JAMES FREDERICK, LEED AP WITH BD+C SPECIALTY
296 Pine Ranch Trail Osprey, FL 34229
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGERCOMMERCIAL ~ INDUSTRIAL ~ RETAIL
Amassed a lengthy list of successfully completed projects by consistently finishing quality projects that deliver the highest ROI with minimum punch out and call backs. Relentless in maintaining control of project costs, scope, time, and quality.
Licensed Certified General Contractor and Construction Project Management professional with extensive experience taking complex projects from conceptual estimating and pre-construction phases through scheduling, purchasing, contracting and project closure, ensuring timely project completion without cost overruns for projects valued at up to $65,000,000.00.
Strengths include problem solving, negotiating, and communicating with trades, clients, design professionals, building department officials, and fire department personnel. Built and maintain a large and comprehensive rolodex of quality associates and top-notch subcontractors and vendors.
Skilled in balancing multiple projects, rescuing projects that have proven insurmountable to peers, and gaining the confidence of clients and design professionals. Client relations skills and results delivery have led to significant repeat business.
Project types successfully completed to date includes:Multi-Family, High-Rise Structures • Shopping Centers • Strip Malls • Hotels (New Construction & Renovations)White Box & Interior Build Outs • New Office Buildings & Renovations • Tenant Build Outs & ImprovementsRetail Renovations • Tilt Wall • Post Tension • Concrete • Masonry • Structural SteelAir Craft Hangers • Storage Facilities • Government Facilities • Schools • Fire Stations • Post Offices
Experience and strengths include: Project Management & Scheduling • Field Supervision • Budget Development & ControlEstimating • Job Cost Analysis • Subcontractor Selection & Negotiation • Design BuildPreconstruction • Purchasing • Work Order Management • Project Administration & Documentation Change Order Pricing & Proposals • Regulatory Compliance
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GCM CONTRACTING SOLUTIONS, INC. – Fort Myers, FL 2007 to 2009 PROJECT MANAGER / ESTIMATOR: Managed projects and developed design build scenarios and conceptual estimates for potential clients throughout the East Coast and the Bahamas.
Project types: Marine storage, self-performed concrete work, site development, masonryBudgets: $14,000,000.00Hiring / supervision: 15-35 employees, 120 construction workers, 9 subcontractorsNotable Projects:Took over Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club and Marina project ($14 million, 110,000 sq. ft.) during conceptual stage of development. Finalized the design process, prepared budget, wrote scope of work, and brought project to a successful close exceeding client expectations. Marina was featured in Marina Dock Age magazine and the Naples Daily News.Developed design drawings and conceptual cost estimate for first-of-a-kind tilt wall dry stack boat storage building that met a 150-mph wind load. Met stringent FEMA and fire department regulations while giving client an extra 275,000 cubic feet of rentable space worth an additional $11 million.Put together 15 tilt wall dry stack marine storage projects ranging from $8 million to $250 million. Played a leading role in upgrading estimating software (Quest Estimation). BBL FLORIDA, LLC – Estero, FL 2004 to 2007 PROJECT MANAGER / PRECONSTRUCTION: Managed complete construction projects and assisted in estimating and preconstruction.Project types: High-end mid-rise and high-rise multifamily, condos, hotels, office buildings, high-end commercial projectsBudgets: $6 million to $200 million Hiring / supervision: Project field assistant (PFA), superintendent, 2 assistant superintendents, 150 construction workers, 18 subcontractor firmsNotable Projects:Successfully completed a $25 million retail facility (International Design Center, 250,000 sq. ft, 3-story). Worked closely with designer to develop a smoke evac system that eliminated the need for emergency fire stair construction throughout the building allowing more efficient use of available space for leasing. Completed on time and on budget with a short punch list.Provided preconstruction, estimating, and subcontractor selection and buyout for a $200 million high-rise multi-family project for WCI Developers. Met client’s expectations in both quality and budget.Took over, restarted, and successfully completed a stalled $25,000,000.00 project. Developed action plan, renegotiated with subcontractors, and updated project schedule. D.L. PORTER CONSTRUCTION – Sarasota and Key West, FL 2000 to 2004 PROJECT MANAGER: Successfully managed projects throughout Key West.Project types: Multi-level municipal parking garages, hotels and hotel renovations, residential subdivisions, historical renovations, retail and restaurant remodelsBudgets: $900,000.00 to $7,000,000.00 Hiring / supervision: 15 employees, 20-40 subcontractors on multiple projects concurrentlyNotable Projects:Completed $35+ million in projects within clients' timeframes essential to seasonal business. Firm received repeat business from all clients.Projects included a new Marriott Hotel ($12 million), new Silver Eagle Budweiser Beer Distribution Center (12,000 sq. ft.), South Beach Hotel addition and renovation, new Key West municipal building and police station, and Morton's Market ($5 million).
FREDERICK'S CONSTRUCTION COMPANY – Sarasota, FL 1995 to 2000 PRESIDENT: Managed P&L, overall company operations and construction projects.Project types: Schools, office buildings, some residentialBudgets: $100,000 to several million dollarsHiring / supervision: 5 employees, up to 75 subcontractorsNotable Projects:Grew company into a Certified Class A general contractor with $6 million in annual sales. Procured $1 million of bonding capacity based on performance and reputation.Consistently brought high quality projects to completion ahead of schedule and under budget with profit margins of 12% to 20%.Projects included Incarnation School addition and renovation ($850,000) and a 90,000 sq. ft. complete office building renovation. BOB MATTHEWS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY – Jacksonville, FL 1994 to 1995 CONSTRUCTION MANAGER: Completed Sanibel Factory Store project early and under budget at a temporary assignment. Budget $4,000,000.00. Prior: Learned all aspects of commercial construction and project management in increasingly responsible positions with Dooley and Mack Constructors, Inc. in Sarasota, FL. TRAINING / CERTIFICATION
Villanova University – Certificate in Mastering Project ManagementCurrently pursuing PMP Certification
LEED AP; BD+CCompleted hundreds of hours of training on construction law, communication, and other topics required for certification for General Contractors License in the State of Florida.Licensed Certified General Contractor – State of FloridaCertified in Quest Estimating softwareProficient in MS Office, MS Project, Quest Estimating
MEMBERSHIPSUnited States Green Building Council (USGBC)USGBC Chapter member at Tampa, Myakka and Southwest Florida BranchesGreen Building Council Institute (GBCI)Project Management Institute (PMI)Complete project list provided on requestAvailable to relocate and to travel
Projects recently completed:
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D. JAMES FREDERICK, LEED AP, BD+C