Professional Bio

  Brett Cochrum 15964 Bluefield Ave La Mirada, CA 90638 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL 714.235.6401 AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Strong Leadership and Team Building Skills • Permitting and Building Code • Budget Analysis Expert • Construction Planning and Scheduling • Estimating and Job Costing • Competent OSHA Excavation • Safety and Compliance Management • Civil Engineering and Design Results-oriented, hands-on construction professional with a focus on opportunity, profit, quality and value in all industries including: public works, commercial, residential, industrial and highway construction. Verifiable track record for successful completion of multi-million-dollar projects through coordinating trades, developing partnerships and building positive rapport with architects, engineers, local officials, vendors and clients while maintaining costs. Well versed in contract negotiations, project estimating, potential design problems, building code regulations and site management. Expert in all heavy equipment and training. Expert in GPS systems excavating. underground and site work utilities along with building materials processes, engineering and calculations. Many years of hands on field experience and have completed everything from framing, roofing, tile, cabinetry, concrete, plumbing, HVAC and flooring. Takes ownership on all projects, reliable and dependable. KEY PROJECTS AND SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS • Highway/roadway construction: 5 Fwy, 405 Fwy, 10 Fwy • Multiple Walmart and Target locations in San Jacinto, Corona and Rosemead • Mariners Library, Costa Mesa • Boeing • Union Station, Los Angeles • Desert Hills and Camarillo Outlet Centers • Fields and sports parks in the counties of Orange and Riverside • Nissan dealership, Riverside • Housing tracks with • 300+ homes (i.e. underground and offsite public works) • Golf courses: Pelican Hill, Coto de Caza, Redhawk and Moreno Valley • Terminal at John Wayne Airport • Carson Porsche driving facility • LAX Airport • Schools from La County to San Diego County PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Elite Earthworks & Engineering 2018-Curremt SUPERINTENDENT  Supervised and scheduling all site personnel  Critical path scheduling to meet all project deadline  Extensive overview of Civil engineering and architectural plans  Rough grade and fine grade layout implementation  Expert in Global positioning satellite systems used in the field  Expert in Heavy equipment operations and training   SoCal Earthwork, Costa Mesa, CA 2015-2018 PROJECT MANAGER / FIELD OPERATIONS  Supervised and scheduled all site personnel  Lead contact with General contractor  Set up all levels of testing and job requirements  Critical path scheduling to meet all project deadlines  Operated all equipment as needed  Estimated and bid projects  Manage multiple projects valued from $15,000-$100,000  Trained all levels of field personnel Ampco Contracting, Anaheim, CA 2012-2015 GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT / FIELD OPERATIONS  Managed site activities and all schedules  Supervised 8 projects from beginning to completion  Managed equipment scheduling  Met all project deadlines  Scheduling and dispatching all site personnel and equipment  Daily interaction with project managers regarding change orders and bid quantities  Critical path scheduling to meet all project deadlines  Manage multiple projects valued from $30,000-$3,000,000 Southwest Grading, Wildomar, CA 2009-2012 FOREMAN  Rough grade and fine grade layout and implementation  Generated daily progress reports  Facilitate weekly safety meetings  Scheduled site personnel  Met all project deadlines  Operate equipment as needed  Managed project budgets timely and accurately  Supervised up to 15 employees S.D. Deacon, Inc. Newport Beach, CA 2007-2009 SUPERINTENDENT  Manage multiple projects valued from $50,000 - $2,000,000  Versed in reading Civil Engineering/Architectural plans  Supervise all sub-contractors, which included up to 50 employees  Facilitate and attend extensive training Osha standards / Hazmat 40 hr  Met all project deadlines  Scheduled site personnel  Quality Control  Remodel Target stores  Commercial tenants’ improvement  Grocery store remodels  Concrete, framing, electrical and dry wall  Review budgets, proposals from sub-contractors for bidding  Earthwork- sitework  Department stores and hospitals remodels  Underground experience, fire, water and sewer dry utilities and inspections   G.K. Backlund, Inc., Anaheim, CA 1995-1998 and 2005-2007 FOREMAN  Manage multiple projects valued from $10,000 - $2,000,000  Extensive overview of Civil Engineering and Architectural plans  Direct liaison to general contractors  Met all project deadlines  Facilitate extensive training to all levels (i.e.. grade checkers, operators, etc.)  Scheduled site personnel  Quality control  Facilitate weekly safety meetings and daily reports Apex Engineering, Garden Grove, CA 2001-2005 FOREMAN  Field management  Estimate and bid projects  Calculate daily job costs  Met all project deadlines  Prepare and manage budgets  Operated all equipment as needed   EDUCATION Cal State Fullerton Major: Construction Management 1984-1985 Cypress Junior College Major: Business Management 1983-1984 COMPUTER SKILLS & CERTIFICATES Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook (MS Office applications) Primavera, SureTrak, OSHA -30 Certified, Survey Site Layout and GPS QSP Course Complete, CISEC- Certified inspector of Sediment and Erosion Control Project management experience Calm Confident Demeanor 35 Years of experience in heavy equipment operations Reading and drawing blue prints   CESSWI CERTIFIED WITH OVER 30 YEARS IN IMPLEMENTATION  OF STORMWATER POLUTION PLANS ON CONSTRUCTION  SITES

  • Brett Cochrum
  • 15964 Bluefield Ave
  • 4-Year College Degree