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Construction Design and Supervision



Results oriented, hands on construction design and supervision professional with over 30+ years of expertise in the construction industry. Verifiable track record for the completion of major projects through coordinating trades, developing partnerships, and building positive rapport with architects, engineers, local officials, vendors and clients while maintaining set budgets. Versed in contract negotiations, project estimating, impending design problems, document preparation, Building Code and regulations, site management through to certification of occupancy.

Areas of expertise lie in:

- Construction Design

- Quality Control Management

- Permitting and Building Code

- Safety & Compliance Management

- Construction Planning & scheduling

- Organization & Time Management

- Critical Path Project Management

- Vendor & Materials Management

- Budget Analysis

- Estimating & Job Costing



Conestoga College of Applied Arts and Technology                                        

                                                     1970 - 2002

Design Technologist

Design and supervise additions and alterations to existing physical facilities within an annual RAM (renovation, addition & maintenance) budget of about $1,000,000. Responsibilities included construction design (AME) to match or compliment existing facilities, contract preparation, building code compliance, bidding negotiations, subcontractor selection, project management, construction supervision, to certification of occupancy.

Key Projects and Accomplishments

- Design & supervision of a 10,000 sqft. Industrial Maintenance / Welding Shop addition - Guelph Campus

- Design & supervision of  6,000 sqft. Renovation of existing facility to a Student Lounge - Doon Campus

- Design & supervision of the Library and Cafeteria Expansion

- Design & supervision of Renovation of existing facility to a Food and Beverage Management Facility

- Annual Design & supervision of Renovation of existing facility to meet changing program needs

- Cost analysis and estimating possible future construction projects

- Prepare bidding and tender documentation and process

- Contract administration - change orders etc.

- Maintain College Construction Records

- Assist in Architectural Supervision of Major construction Projects

- Review and approve shop drawings

John Metz  OLS (Ontario Land Surveyor)                                                                                                                                                  1963 - 1970

Senior Land survey Technician

Duties included title searching, calculation, plotting and drafting of field data to produce legal land survey plans. Working with local Land developers in the preparation of site plans, draft and final plans of subdivisions.

Self Employment                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1965 - ongoing

Residential Construction Design

The design of residential facilities has always been a passion that I satisfied, in the beginning by providing architectural services to friends contemplating a new home. This included site development, architectural construction plans, code compliances, cost estimates, bidding and project management. This developed over the years to profitable part time business.

Education & Professional Development

  • - Senior Land Survey Technician
  • - Construction design and Supervision - 30+ years on site training
  • - Building Code compliance seminars - ongoing
  • - Construction estimating and material evaluation and selection.
  • - Safety Management seminars
  • - Professional development Seminars
  • - BCIN Registered with the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs & Housing (MMAH)

Computer Skills

  • - high degree of expertise in CAD drawings (AutoCad)
  • - versed in all current Windows applications
  • - proficient in MS Word, Excel, Publisher, the internet and email


  • Dave Putt p.eng - Director Physical Resources Conestoga College

             299 Doon Valley Drive Kitchener ON (519) 748-5220

  • Scott MacDonald - Scott MacDonald Construction / Griffith Building Supply

            Griffith ON  (613) 333-5596

  • other References upon request