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To whom it may concern, Are you looking for an experienced Project/Account Manager and team leader with demonstrated ability to successfully drive creative solutions from concept to implementation? Do you need an employee with new and innovative ideas that increase’s revenue, exceeds quota & drives success?  My creative problem-solving skills have helped numerous companies take ideas, implement them through the project stage to successful completion.  My proven track record is linked to the successful completion of numerous projects for such clients as the Armed Forces, CIA, ATF, FBI, Social Security Administration as well several highly recognized retail organizations including but not limited to Aeropostale, Lane Bryant, H&R Block, Batteries Plus, Ultra Diamonds, After Hours Formal Wear, Cache and Tumi Travel & Luggage outlet stores. I consider myself to be extremely detailed oriented coupled with excellent written and verbal communication skills. I am confident that upon review of my credentials, you will agree that my background and skills can be an asset to your company. P.S. Please call or email me to discuss how I can help your company significantly improve productivity, product quality, customer satisfaction and performance. Also, please feel free to visit my profile on Linked In. The link is posted on my resume. Sean Gates 262-893-9193 cell

Construction Assistant

Waukesha, WI

About Me


Construction & Extraction


Construction Assistant


First and foremost, graduating with my degree in fine art and having been able to transition into an exciting career as construction project manager specializing in retail construction.

Education level:


Will Relocate:



Waukesha, WI

Work Experiences

6/2006 - 2/2009

Ford Construction Co., Inc.

Individual Contributor

  • Managed design build aspects on projects ranging from 1,000-13,000 sq. ft. in size and $25K-$350K while maintaining client relations and overall customer satisfaction. • Increased profit margins by utilizing in-house carpentry staff to effectively reduce and eliminate subcontractor markup. • Eliminated additional costs by working closely with clients to maximize allotted time for construction. • Managed client relationships to assure ongoing satisfaction and to build the foundations for strong, lasting partnerships. • Client base consisted of private and public sectors including: Commercial, retail, industrial, State & local municipalities, as well as the military.

2/2004 - 5/2006

Horizon Retail Construction


  • Managed all aspects of construction projects including profit goals, negotiating costs, expediting schedules, quality control, and value engineering on projects ranging from $50k-$250k and 1500-6000 sq. ft. in size. • Increased profit margins 10% to 15% by selecting qualified contractors and vendors, selecting self-performing superintendents, negotiating profitable buy-outs of subcontractors, and managing maximized allotted time of projects. • Analyzed cost and scheduling opportunities in an effort to identify and apply solutions to current and future projects. • Enforced the corporate safety program to minimize job related accidents. • Achieve written approval for all owner/client change orders before billable work is performed.

4/2002 - 2/2004

Krueger International/OEI


  • Responsible for the installation of systems furniture for the Department of Justice/UNICOR Federal Prison Industries throughout the Unites States. • Developed timelines and partnerships for each phase of installation. • Managed quality of service, customer satisfaction, and subcontractor’s installation techniques. • Reported on inventory and shortages, daily logs, pre-go-back forms, punch list, and acceptance forms. • Received Bonsai Award for the supervisor of the quarter for delivering a first quarter cost of quality of $0.00 as well as maintaining an average turnaround time on paperwork to 2.20 days – May, 2003.

3/2001 - 12/2001

Weimer Bearing & Transmision

Entry Level

  • • Solicited new wholesale accounts and maintained existing customer base. • Provided technical support.

9/1994 - 2/2001

Goodyear Tire & Rubber


  • • Maintained existing client base. • Conducted sales meetings and performance evaluations. • Interviewed applicants and performed new hire and safety orientations. • Managed weekly employee payroll and store inventory. • Responsible for meeting monthly quotas in tire and auto service sales.