2524 England Street, Chico, CA 95928
Home: (530) 343-4430
Cell: (530) 624-5809
Objective To provide practical, profitable and sustainable solutions for the built environment through the
efficient management of materials, resource and ideas.
Profile Over fifteen years experience in many facets of the construction industry.
Driven, motivated individual with proven leadership and conflict resolution skills.
6 years experience as a professional manager.
Licensed General Contractor and owner of Pierce Consulting.
Dedicated and passionate advocate for sustainable development and green building.
B.S., Construction Management, Chico State University
(Emphasis in Architectural Project Management)
Employment Drafting and Prototyping Manager, New Urban Builders , Chico, CA Dec. 2002-March
Responsible for producing construction documents from schematic design
through municipal approval. Supervised drafters in dynamic design studio.
Managed prototyping crew to build new plans and alternative elevations.
Researched, developed and implemented sustainable development agenda. March 2004-July 2007
Oversaw implementation of regional green building program.
Carpentry Operations Manager, New Urban Builders , Chico, CA
Created and managed internal carpentry crews to improve quality and
reduce direct costs. Accountable for budgets, hiring, managing and firing
Responsible for estimating and bidding projects, creating and maintaining
annual budgets and managing trade and supplier relationships.
Interact with architects, engineers, builders and other stakeholders to
improve plan documents, create and edit contract documents and analyze
Sole Proprietor, Pierce Consulting and Joshua Pierce Construction, Chico June 2002-present
(Contracting as available)
Perform energy consulting services for residential construction.
Provide HERS services including duct testing and infiltration tests.
Design and build residential new construction and remodeling projects.
Consult with architects, engineers and builders to integrate sustainable
practices and materials into projects.
Journeyman Carpenter, Robert Hill Construction., Chico, Ca 1997-1999
Built custom homes, pools and waterfalls. Responsibilities included
framing, concrete and gunite installation, remodeling and finish work.
Wild Land Firefighter, U.S. Forest Service and B.L.M., Northern CA 1991-1997
Member of 20 person fire crews responsible for initial attack and extended Seasonal
deployment on wild-land fires. Position required teamwork and stamina
while working long hours under hazardous conditions.
Experience and Management/Supervision
Owner of Pierce Consulting; an integrated design, construction and
Supervised production homebuilding construction site (45-50 homes
Proposed, developed and managed internal carpentry operations with $1+
million annual budget and multiple employees. Internal operations have
created over $200k in direct cost savings.
Trained new superintendents in project management skills and software.
Created and maintained construction schedules and quality control
checklists for integrated management software.
Created and edited scopes of work and specifications for all residential
construction trade contracts.
Managed in-house CAD drafting and design department.
Created drafting training manual and protocols. Created apprentice
program for new carpenters.
Managed interactions and conflict resolution between subcontractors,
supervisors, home buyers, engineers and architects.
Sustainable Design and Construction
Initiated, researched and implemented green building program integration
for home building company.
Certified CalCerts HERS rater with verification, troubleshooting and field
Certified Green Building Professional and GreenPoint Rater.
LEED for Homes Representative and Rater.
Perform energy calculations for Title 24 compliance.
Consulted with marketing staff on developing green marketing strategies.
Conduct ongoing research on sustainable materials and practices.
Designed and supervised a variety of green building projects, from straw-
bale homes to conventional construction projects.
Developed prototype house for ZENH pilot program application.
Software and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), MS Project, MS Visio
Computer Skills WMS (Workflow Management Suite), Builder MT.
Archicad 3D Modeling, EnergyPro
OST (On Screen Takeoff), Adobe Photoshop