Denise Tan


Sector: Construction

Member Since, May 10, 2024

Open To Work

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  • I am open to working remotely Yes
  • I am open to being contacted by employers and recruiters Yes


  • Master of Engineering - MEng (2020 - 2022) Clarkson University

  • Bachelor's degree, Civil Engineering (2014 - 2016) University at Buffalo

    Steel Design (CIE428) Foundation Engineering (CIE435) Transportation Systems (CIE439) Construction Estimating (CIE491) Project Management (CIE493) Civil Capstone (CIE416) Engineering Co-Op (CIE496)

Work & Experience

  • Turner Construction Company (2017 - Present ) Engineer

  • ODDO CONSTRUCTION SERVICES LLC (2016 - 2017 ) Assistant Project Manager

    • Coordinate and manage LEED material submittals between subcontractors and LEED consultant. • Manage and keeping track of RFIs, change orders, invoices, submittals and other miscellaneous documents. • Assist project manager on getting prices/quotes for various trades. • Review bids from subcontractor. • Prepare quantity take-off using PlanSwift • Created multiple spreadsheet templates to simplify and improve effectiveness of workflow.

  • S & W Contracting of WNY, Inc. dba SPICER GROUP (2016 - 2018 ) Assistant Project Manager / Junior Estimator

    - Shadow/assist project manager overseeing the flow of projects. - Organize and host site walk-thru for subcontractors. - Manage relationships and interface with owners, architects, subcontractors and colleagues on a variety of construction projects. - Assist project manager with RFIs, change orders, invoices, submittals and project closeout procedures. - Prepare quantity take off on various projects on PlanSwift. - Manage projects on various construction platform to collect bids form subcontractors and put into budget spreadsheet. - Prepare owner/architects request for bid proposal, align bids and review pricing from subcontractors.

  • S & W Contracting of WNY, Inc. dba SPICER GROUP (2015 - 2016 ) Construction Estimator / Construction Intern

    • Analyze blueprints, specifications and other construction documents to prepare a budget based on cost of materials and labor. • Interprets inquiry documents, specifications and design drawings, and application of the information to prepare the estimate. • Calculate take-off of material quantities by using PlanSwift estimating software. • Assisted senior estimator for miscellaneous task such as invitation to bid and follow up with subcontractors regarding project inquiry. • Assist project manager with change order request and approval forms, organizing and managing project management documents and forms. • Review and submit project submittals, manage RFIs between subcontractors and owner to ensure smooth and organized work flow.

  • Varsity International (2014 - 2014 ) Sales and Management

    • Managed own business by marketing educational books door-to-door. Self-motivated and able to work under minimal supervision. • Developed communication skills and time management. • Received professional sales training. • Sold over $ 21,000 worth of books over 3 months. • Business Management Award for excellent account record-keeping.