Construction Experience


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Recent summary of experience as an Assistant Project Manager for a Site Work/Excavation Contractor

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Construction Experience

  1. 1. Michael Kaucher <ul><li>Cumming, GA </li></ul><ul><li>(770) 205-1910 – home </li></ul><ul><li>(404) 229-9584 – mobile </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  2. 2. G O A L <ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>10+ years </li></ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Transition my career across the “bridge” from to </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who am I? <ul><li>Passionate and dedicated Construction Project Management / Estimating apprentice who brings over 10 years of Accounting experience, excellent problem-solving skills, unmatched attention to detail, unending quest for learning and knowledge, excellent communication skills, and ability to meet deadlines </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transferable Skills Complete change of career path’s – worked full time in accounting while completing B.S. degree in Construction Management Eager to learn new things Always learning about new concepts, business models, industries Cost savings approaches: water at Cass High equipment at Emory Process Improvement, attention to detail Designed and implemented a credit policy that successfully reduced time for processing applications Never late on any bid whether in person, on phone, fax, or online Ability to meet deadlines Successfully met all deadlines for month end and year end closings Problems arise on every project with material, labor, or means of construction Problem Solving Problems gathering required data, formatting issues Construction Skills Accounting Skills
  5. 5. What do others say? <ul><li>Chris Lynn , Sr. Project Manager , A.L. Grading Contractors, Inc . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“… What I like about you is you never ask the same question twice” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Michael is a dedicated and motivated worker. I thoroughly enjoyed working with him. His strengths lie in his communication skills and ability to prioritize and solve issues before they become problems.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Josh Tighe, Project Manger , A.L. Grading Contractors, Inc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“… you represent the company well in the field. You are able to communicate effectively with the contractors, owners, and Inspectors.” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Porter Brownlee, Owner , Brownlee Construction Consultants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;Michael was a very &quot;hands on&quot; representative of the company for whom we were working. He is enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and anxious to learn more about his chosen profession. He is quick to ask questions and engages in seminars and certification education opportunities.&quot; </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. P R O J E C T S <ul><li>Following are some projects worked on as an Assistant PM/ Assistant Superintendent… </li></ul><ul><li>Emory Conference Center </li></ul><ul><li>Cass High School </li></ul><ul><li>Gwinnett Braves Baseball Stadium </li></ul>
  7. 7. Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA <ul><li>$1.1M contract amount </li></ul><ul><li>LEED Silver Certification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recycled all concrete and asphalt demolition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2 acres </li></ul><ul><ul><li>18,000 cu yds earth removal – coordinated 44 trucks daily </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple mobilizations </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA cont’d <ul><li>1,900 l.f. storm sewer pipe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 storm structures – 124 v.f. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 KriStar units to clean storm water </li></ul></ul><ul><li>700 l.f. domestic water </li></ul><ul><li>300 l.f. sanitary sewer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Depths excess of 20 ft. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6 structures – 45 v.f. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Cass High School Replacement, White, GA <ul><li>$2.3M contract amount </li></ul><ul><li>105 Acres </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised 1 Grading Crew and 3 pipe crews – 20 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Started 5/12/08 </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cass High School Replacement, White, GA cont’d Milestones and Accomplishments All Phase I and II Erosion Control Measures completed, Rough Grading, and Building Pad completed within 30 days
  11. 11. Cass High School Replacement, White, GA cont’d <ul><li>Grading – 347,000 c.y. </li></ul><ul><li>11,700 l.f. storm sewer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>45 structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>281 v.f. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4,800 l.f. sanitary sewer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11 structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>141 v.f. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>8,400 l.f. domestic water </li></ul>
  12. 12. Gwinnett Braves Stadium, Buford, GA <ul><li>$11M contract amount </li></ul><ul><li>500,000 c.y. earthwork </li></ul><ul><li>15,500 l.f. storm sewer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 underground detention ponds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>12 ft. dia. CMP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>106 structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>782 v.f. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2,200 l.f. sanitary sewer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>16 structures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>300 v.f. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4,700 l.f. domestic water </li></ul>Photo: Barton Malow
  13. 13. Other Projects / Experience <ul><li>Owners Rep – Arkansas Teachers Retirement System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$18.5M expansion and renovation of Retirement Center in Little Rock, AR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worked with General Contractor, A/E, and Construction Consultant to ensure project success </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative duties of owner including processing of all payments related to project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Machine Operator – Afco Steel </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Operated saws, drill press, punch press, shear, plasma cutter for structural steel fabricator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Received and identified inventory by job, phase, piece #, and size – distributed to different shops according to schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><li>General Labor – Kinco Constructors </li></ul>
  14. 14. CERTIFICATIONS <ul><li>OSHA 30 HOUR SAFETY </li></ul><ul><li>LEVEL 1A EROSION CONTROL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>GEORGIA SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CPR/FIRST AID </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AMERICAN RED CROSS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CDT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS INSTITUTE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ASSOCIATE CONSTRUCTOR </li></ul>
  15. 15. HOW CAN I HELP YOU? <ul><li>Bring a level of dedication, customer service, enthusiasm, and loyalty never seen before to your organization </li></ul><ul><li>A firm & stable “foundation” of civil/site work experience on which to continue building </li></ul><ul><li>An excellent learning capacity and eagerness to learn new things associated with construction </li></ul><ul><li>A “Do Whatever It Takes to Get the Job Done” attitude and desire </li></ul>
  16. 16. Want to know more? Contact me… <ul><li>Michael Kaucher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>770.205.1910 (home) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>404.229.9584 (mobile) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PO Box 2092, Cumming, GA 30028 </li></ul></ul></ul>