Gerald Loquet – Project Manager


Gerald Loquet12 years experience in San Francisco in the management of personnel as supervisor and project manager, estimating and technical coordinator of trade skilled workers.  High end finish wood work experiences.

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2009-2012 Manager, Management Construction Project and Design, San Francisco, CA.
(High end construction projects in residential)
Work for the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
Jackson Street and Buchanan: restored the façade, rebuilt fences and columns with capitals following the original design. Owner Academy of science
Julian Waybur house, architect Ernest Coexhead, built in 1902 on Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA.
Managed subcontractors: plumbers, electricians, roofers, appliance installers, wood floor installers, finish carpenters, and painters.  Supervised safety meetings, monitored the schedule and the budget.  Restored the property according to the original design.

2007- 2009 Project Manager, Paniagua Construction, San Francisco, CA.
Managed daily activities of all phases of construction, supervised safety meetings and kept track of the change orders, schedules, and estimates.
Remodeled houses in Noe Valley from start to completion with garage addition.  Restored Victorian houses within budget and delivered on time.
Supervised 15 employees.

2003-2007 Project Manager, Classic Works, France
Restored antique classical sailing boats.  Managed high-end restoration of classical sailing boats, supervised the work of 50 employees, provided estimates, purchased equipment, tools and materials and monitored schedules and quality control.

1999-2003 Project Manager, Paniagua Construction Design, San Francisco, CA.
Supervised and managed all phase of construction projects

1996-1999 Project Manager , Centre Guadeloupeen d’Initiative Local – CGIL in Guadeloupe, French West Indies…/Centre-Guadeloupeen-d-Initiatives-Locales
Supervised and trained employees in the restoration of historic colonial stone buildings and monuments.  Responsible for creating an education center for local artisans to develop their crafts in stone, wood and metal.

1991-1996   Supervisor, Coubertin Foundation in Saint Remy Les Chevreuses, Yvelines, France.
Represented the Coubertin Foundry and the Coubertin Foundation. The Foundation is  a national group dedicated to supporting high-quality craftsmanship in activities such as metalwork, woodwork, stone-masonry and art foundry.  Promoted  prospective projects with the French government and contemporary sculptors.  This involved work on such sites as the Louvre Museum, the Orsay Museum, Opera Garnier, the Palais de Versailles, and the Rodin Museum.
Trainer and team leader of the French team in the International Skilled Trades Olympics in Amsterdam, Birmingham, and Taipei.

1982-1991 Toured France with the Association Ouvrière des Compagnons du Devoir du Tour de France  (     ) A skilled craftsmans guild.
Journeyman course of work and study in industrial metal work including blue print design in AOCDTF and the completion of my master project (The Masque of Tutankhamon in Copper).   Two years of competition for the French team in the International Skilled Trades Olympics in Sydney Australia.  Received third place.

2010 General Contractor License: #953829
2008 Management Construction Project Program at City College of San Francisco
2006 Hygiene and Security CRAM Aix-en-Provence France (Outlook, QuickBooks, Sage program)
2000 Computer Software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Auto CAD).
1999 Course in AutoCAD 14 at City College, San Francisco, CA
1996 Course in marketing and technical management of CEGOS, Paris, France,
1993 Course in Foundry of art at the Coubertin Foundation France
1989 Course of design for petrochemical and machinery
1988 Diploma of Excellence from the International Skilled Trades Olympics in Australia and Masters Degree from the Compagnon du tour de France
1987 License in Teaching and Management Skills, Psycho-pedagogy.
1986 Professional Welding License, TIG, MIG, ARC in steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze, aluminum, silicon bronze
1985 Tracer CAPE, Training in CAD
1984 CAPE, BEP Iron Worker
1982 Study Bachelor Degree Science Jean XXIII, Roubaix, 59000 France