Over 45 consecutive years of involvement in residential construction and construction project management including a 12 year career as a respected independent contractor; specializing in both residential and commercial construction.
As an independent contractor, projects included global project responsibilities for the construction of individual new homes and numerous whole house modification/renovation projects in the private sector. The skill sets required to complete such projects included advanced level experience in Structural Wood Framing, Concrete and Masonry, all aspects of Rough and Finish Carpentry, Fine Woodworking, Cabinetry, Interior and Exterior Finishes, Wall Cladding Systems, and Roofing. Experience includes fundamental expertise and physical competence in all related construction trades, including advanced knowledge pertaining to construction materials and technical facets of the industry.
Recent experience includes 22 years in the management of engineering projects for residential and commercial clients. This experience includes inspections for design compliance and code compliance, in both existing buildings, and also proactively in new construction, as well as investigative work in post construction inspections for defect issues. Experience also includes involvement as a team leader in construction defect diagnostics and corrective design, cost estimating for architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems redesign and replacement, and owner’s representative project management.