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Alice M

Architectural Project Manager

Occupation:

Architect

Location:

Alsen, ND

Education Level:

Master

Will Relocate:

No

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With over 25 years of experience in the design and construction world, I have been a Senior Project Manager for the Texas A&M University System since 1998. Highly focused and results oriented, I have managed over 50 design and construction projects on campuses across the state (partial listing follows). Now that both my children are off to college in other states, I am closing the gaps on my primary relationship and relocating to Clear Lake Shores (just south of Houston) and therefore will be leaving my position at TAMUS. With a stellar track record for producing quality design projects both in budget and within schedule, I believe that my skill set has much to offer a firm with high design standards and dynamic workflow requirements. Committed to excellence, quality and service, adapt at Construction Manager at Risk, Design-Build and Competitive Sealed Proposal Project Delivery methods, I have lead teams in a disciplined approach to successful project delivery on over $500 million dollars of construction. Regardless of the project delivery method, I encourage an integrated design process which strives to make critical design decisions at the beginning of the work, before key resource, budget and time commitments are made. Service oriented, very strong creative problem solving skills, adept at prioritizing critical tasks and juggling multiple projects simultaneously, decisive management & robust leadership skills are just a few of the assets I have to offer. Seasoned, intuitive leader who inspires high productivity from team members, I am very easy to work with and know how to handle difficult situations and personalities with finesse. Lets� face it, W O R K is a 4 letter word, and without pleasant interaction can be sheer drudgery. I employ humor in the mix, and if you check with my references you will find that not only do I have a thorough command of subject matter and management techniques, I�m just plain ole� fun to work with.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) (Confidential) 4/1998 - Present
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Texas A&M University-College Station Architecture 1980 Master Degree
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Highlights:

I have managed design and construction projects including: Turbomachinery Office Building, TAMU-College Station West Campus Parking Garage, TAMU-College Station Pedestrian Passageway, TAMU-College Station James B. Kelly Reviewing Stand, TAMU-College Station Student Leadership Retreat Center Master Plan, TAMU-College Station Langford Architecture Expansion, TAMU-College Station New Fightin Aggie Band Hall, TAMU-College Station Fine Arts Building, Texas A&M International University Temple Building Renovation, TAMU-Commerce Demolish Industrial Technology Building, TAMU-Commerce Instructional Recreation Center, TAMU-Commerce New Science Building, TAMU-Commerce Architecture and Arts Building, Prairie View A&M Juvenile Justice and Psychology Building, Prairie View A&M General Services Complex, Phases I, II and III, TAMU-College Station Office of the State Chemist Laboratory and Office Building, TAMU-College Recreational Sports Facility, Tarleton State University Chemistry Complex Renovations, TAMU-College Station Memorial Student Center & Rudder Complex Life Safety Upgrades, TAMU-College Station Wellness Center, TAMU-Corpus Christi Recreation Sports Center, TAMU-Kingsville Renovate the MSC and University Center, TAMU-College Station Music Building, TAMU-Commerce Arts and Humanities Building, TAMU-College Station

Companies I like:

Mid to large architectural firms with a focus on design excellence, located in the south Houston area, preferably Kemah, League City or Clear Lake.

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Responsibilities included: Provided Using Universities and Agencies with "Pre-Planning" advice and assistance. Analyzed and made recommendations concerning the use of various materials and techniques of construction for solving academic, administrative, functional and construction needs of The Texas A&M University System. Prepared Program of Requirements for assigned System projects and presented the completed POR to Board of Regents. Prepared Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and/or Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for Architect/Engineer, Construction Manager at Risk and Design-Build contractor selections and conduct interviews as required. Reviewed potential design team qualifications, conducted Technical Review Committee meetings, managed the short listing and interview process for Architect/Engineer Design Team selection on over 50 TAMUS projects. Prepared and negotiated Architect/Engineer, Construction Manager at Risk and Design-Build contractor contracts. Managed the evaluation, selection and negotiation process associated with alternate contract delivery methods. Directed all parts of design development including cost control and cost estimate analysis through concepts, preliminary design, detailed design and bidding stages. Reviewed and approved proposals for geotechnical investigation, site survey, environmental assessments, etc., as long as cost is within amount approved in Program of Requirements. Obtained administrative approval for costs greater than initial POR amount. Directed the selection of environmental consultants, investigation of the facilities and preparation of contract documents for the abatement of asbestos and lead paint on renovation and repair or demolition projects. Implemented and coordinated procedures to comply with requirements of federal or other grant agencies involved in project funding. Ensured design compliance with State Energy Code, accessibility laws, LEED requirements, building/material/testing codes and standards and life safety code requirements. Prepared construction project approval applications for submittal to The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Ensured project architect/engineer submittal of final design documents to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for compliance with the Texas Accessibility Standards (ADA). Served as consultant to campus User Groups in the management, presentation and approval of interior and exterior building material color boards and interior furnishings.
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