CHRISTOPHER HUMPHRIES

334.991.0693   I   ruralarch@gmail.com   I    www.chrishumphries.com



EDUCATION: Bachelor of Architecture. 2001,  Auburn University

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1991, Auburn University


Graduate of TCIL (LEAN-Continuous Improvement, Flight #2)


Proficiencies:  

Materials Sourcing   I  AutoCAD    I    Drawing & Specifications Review   I    PowerCAD  PowerPoint 

Contract Administration   I   Drawing & Specifications Review   I  Microsoft Office Excel

Softplan 13   I  Visual Communication


GKN   In-House areas of Proficiency - 2012 - Current:  

  • GE Composite: trench fillers, Resin Starve & panel repair

  • Zimmerman Machining Center: set up & material handling

  • QA Inspection/Sikorsky: inlets, laminates, small assembly, & direct deliverables

  • Estimator for GKN ALABAMA: preparing bid proposals, answering RFQs, from the ground up proposals


PROJECT MANAGER/DESIGNER- Barganier+Davis+Sims Architects, Montgomery, AL 10/06-05/09

Highlight Projects: $4M Single Family Residence   I   Remodel & Upfit of $660k Residence

● Managed relationships with Client, Code Officials, and Engineering/Construction Subcontractors.

● Managed the negotiations of contracts for scope of work between Contractors and Client.

● Administration of the bidding and selection process.

● Prepared Construction specifications & Engineering details, RFI, value engineering, reviewed pay applications

● Prepared and conducted field observation reports, Administration of contract documents.

● Managed the purchase and delivery of specialties to subcontractors and clients.

● Maintained change orders, submittals, pay requests, and pay application with owner and architect.

● Administration of RFI's, Project schedule,  code checks and code compliance.


Asst. PROJECT MANAGER/DESIGNER - Schmitt+Walker Architects, Charleston SC 11/04-09/06

Highlight Projects:  $94M Multi-Family Residences    I    $1.4M Single Family Residence

● Assistant Project Manager and Designer for $94M Multi-Family Residences

● Managed specifications, engineering details, value engineering, finishes, compliance with the scope of work   contract.

● Assisted in logistics and schedules with the code official, client,  engineering, and multi-trade subcontractors.

● Assisted with Contract negotiations. and Bidding process .

● Administered scope of work contract evaluation and compliance, field evaluations, and communication

   documentation record.

● Prepared presentation boards, material selections, specialty product details, manufacturer cut-sheets and pricing.


PROJECT MANAGER/LEAD DESIGNER - Tynes and Associates Charleston SC 1/04-11/04

Highlight Project: $1.6M Harley-Davidson Retail/Service/Warehouse Facility

● Contracts & negotiations of scope of work specifications, schedules and RFI's

● Established and managed relationships between, engineer, client, subcontractors and code officials

● Prepared space planning layouts,  conducted field evaluations and administered contract compliance.

● Administered communication log,  documentation of RFI's,  and project construction.


PROJECT MANAGER/LEAD DESIGNER - Tynes and Associates Charleston SC 1/04-11/04

Highlight Project:  MedQuest Diagnostic Imaging Medical Centers

● Maintained communication with Client management team on scope of work and fit-up.

● Administered Contract negotiations and bid submittal.

● Established successful relationships between team members, agencies, code officials.

● Prepared Specifications, space layouts, schedules, document compliance reports and cost estimates

   for new centers and fit-ups.

● Managed compliance with scope of work through field evaluations,  quality control checks and submittals.

● Administered change orders and addendums to the scope of work, contract and budget.

● Consulted on value engineering and long term maintenance and operations forecast.


PROJECT MANAGER - Giattina+Fisher+Aycock - Birmingham AL 11/02-01/04

Highlight Project:  Children’s Hospital of Alabama - $1.4M Diagnostic Imaging Suites / Educational Facilities & Records Archive

● Prepared project’s scope of work, space layout, adjacencies, construction estimates, documents, specs, and code review.

● Managed relationships between, sub-contractor and code officials at state and local levels.

● Administered field reports and RFI's

● Managed project files, documentation, and communication logue


Asst. PROJECT MANAGER- Herlong & Associates- Kiawah SC 1/02-9/02

Highlight Project: $4.7M 5 Single family residences

● Prepared specifications, schedules, engineering details and space layouts

● Conducted code check and review for compliance with International Residential Building Code

● Prepared materials for Architectural Review Board  presentation and submittal

● Maintained relationships between Client and Subcontractors.