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How to write a Construction Project List that gets attention

There are a few keys to making a successful project list.

  1. The more variety you show, the better. It shows that you are not a one trick pony. If they see a project on your list that is similar to the work that they perform, they will feel better about hiring you.
  2. The larger the project, the better. If you can run a $12 million project then the company can infer that you can run a $5 million project
  3. Make sure you tell us which systems you installed (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing etc)
  4. Remember to tell us what your role was on the project. Were you the project manager? Did you estimate the project as well? Did you design the project?

Sample Construction Resume:

John Q. Brown
123 Mail Street
Anytown, NC 12345

Sample Project List

Hospitals
St Mary Hospital Heart Tower HVAC/Plumbing Project Manager/Estimator $12.6 Million
Mission Memorial Children’s Hospital HVAC, Med Gas, Plumbing Project Manager $14.7 Million

Schools
Ashland High School- new construction HVAC only Project Manager $5 Million
Newton Elementary School Gym and Cafeteria HVAC, Plumbing Project Manager $3.2 Million

Office Buildings
Flat Iron Building- new construction HVAC, sheet metal Project Manager/Estimator $16.2 Million
Biltmore Tower- 18 floor complex Plumbing Project Manager $8.3 Million

Government Buildings
New Point Post Office HVAC Project Manager/Estimator $2.1 Million
Sydney Court House HVAC, Plumbing and Sheet Metal Project Manager $11.3 Million

Hospitality
Marriott Buena Vista HVAC Senior Project Manager $9.1 Million
Miami Hilton HVAC, Plumbing Senior Project Manager $8.7 Million
Orange County Convention Center HVAC and Plumbing Project Executive $26.3 Million

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