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Paul Shivers

Chief Estimator/Director of Preconstruction

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Paul is a highly experienced commercial construction professional specializing in estimating and project management. With a strong focus on accuracy, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness, he has successfully managed a wide range of projects across various sectors. His leadership skills, attention to detail, and ability to drive results make him a valuable asset to any construction team.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Throughout his career, Paul has demonstrated a consistent ability to deliver successful projects while maximizing cost savings and profits. His leadership at Benning Construction Company and Shamrock Building Systems resulted in streamlined estimating processes, improved efficiency, and increased profitability. Paul's expertise in conceptual bidding, plan review, and client negotiation has helped secure numerous projects and establish long-term relationships with clients.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: On-site roles.

  • Remote Roles: Willing to consider opportunities based on specific position requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Open to discussing compensation details upon scheduling a meeting.

  • Position Seeking: Seeking roles in Chief Estimating, Preconstruction Management, or related positions.

Work Experience
  1. Chief Estimator/Director of Preconstruction - Benning Construction Company (2023 - Present)

    • Manages a team of estimators for a multi-million-dollar general contractor, focusing on supermarkets, storage buildings, retail, and medical office buildings.

    • Leads plan review, complete takeoffs, and budget analysis for bidding projects, ensuring accuracy and profitability.

  2. Chief Estimator - Shamrock Building Systems (2020 - 2022)

    • Managed a team of estimators for a specialty general contractor, specializing in storage buildings, truck stops, and healthcare facilities.

    • Implemented processes and procedures to increase efficiency and conducted detailed cost analysis for contract awards.

  3. Owner/Operator - Shivers Estimating and Consulting (2018 - 2020)

    • Provided commercial construction estimates for various clients, managed projects from development to completion, and ensured cost savings and profits were maximized.

  4. Chief Estimator - Salco Construction Company (2014 - 2018)

    • Responsible for conceptual bidding, plan review, and client negotiation, coordinated subcontractors, and advised owners on cost-saving strategies.

  5. Chief Estimator/Project Manager - Flat Line Concrete (2013 - 2014)

    • Oversaw all phases of the bidding process, including detailed takeoffs and contract negotiations, managed project correspondence, budgets, and scheduling.

  • Bachelor's degree in General Studies, Louisiana State University (1982 - 1986)

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