Gene Casstevens, AIA
Cell: 213.610.7999      Cell.2: 310.849.4610      Fax: 888.311.9353        gene@casstevens.com
13351-D Riverside, #634 Sherman Oaks, CA 91423  
CA Contractor’s License# 820673 / B, C-10, C-7   CA Certified General Electrician 150483 

E X P E R I E N C E

7/2014 - Present         Westfield Construction LLC          Assistant Project Manager            Century City, CA
Projects included: New ground-up 156,000 sq ft Costco and Bomel design/build five-level parking structure at the new Village at Topanga, opened August 2015. Responsibilities include planning, estimating, contract preparation and awarding, coordination, commissioning and completion and closeout. SWEPP and CalGreen coordination and corporate developer communications. Client, architect and subcontractor communications including RFIs, Submittals and weekly subcontractor meetings, communications and correspondence, safety reporting and LABS inspections.
Recently Completed -- 9/1/2107  --  new building shell including installation of all new MEP utilities, transformers, fire protection for new Culver City Trader Joe’s, Starbucks, Chipotle and California Fish Grille.

7/2007 – 7/2014       Sierra Group Construction        Project Manager &  Superintendent          Glendale, CA 
Project Manager for general contractor for all phases of Construction and tenant Improvement, from estimating, negotiating with subs, review and award bids thru build, completion and closeout.

Infrastructure improvements for Southern California Edison and Westfield Malls in abatement, elevators, conveyance systems laboratories, liquid nitrogen delivery system, storage and; ground up and bare shell branch build outs and remodels for Logix (Lockheed Federal Credit Union), Pacific Western Bank, Luther Burbank Savings, Westfield Malls, United Rentals. General remodeling, ATM installs for numerous clients, tenant improvements to retail & vanilla shells.

3/2003 - 7/2007         ProSpaces (dba HomeBodies)       Project Manager/Superintendent        Covina, CA 

Superintendent and Foreman and crew lead man for general contractor for all phases of tenant improvement and residential projects, plus licensed C-7 low- voltage and C-10 electrician - journeyman level. Custom built-in appliance home theatre and electronics installation for Dacor, Bose and others. Steel stud erection and custom display and component installation - hands-on and supervision. Supervision of demo thru fixture installation for Bose Electronics stores, Swarovski Crystal, Famous Footwear and national brand retail outlets throughout California

1/2000 – Present         WIREZ   General Contractor                            Owner                                  Los Angeles, CA
Licensed B, C-10 & C-7 contractor specializing in retail construction, subcontracting, installation of communication cabling and systems and data, custom home theatre installations

Playa Project Management          www.playaprojectmgmt.net        Owner / Consultant         Los Angeles, CA
Contracted by owners and builders in site evaluations, scope development and review of contractors and

subcontractors, ADA surveys and compliance.

9/1996 - 1/2000             MOL  Telecommunications               Lead Installer and Foreman              Van Nuys, CA

1986 - 1996                       Strategic Communications                   Owner/Partner                                Los Angeles, CA

                                             Business communications and integrated POS systems

1980 - 1985                       ​Sales / Communications / International Logistics                                      Houston, TX

                                             Exxon, Shell, Marathon LeTourneau, Raymond International                                             
                                             Cameron Iron Works,   Draftsman -- HL Jordan SteelCrete Structures

                                             Welton Becket,  Draftsman                                                                          

Extensive International assignments in corporate field logistics in Europe and the Middle East, including the

United Kingdom, France, Liberia, Turkey, Greece, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and lran.

US Passport is current