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Brian Buckentin

Operations Manager at BP Fabrication, Inc

Missoula, MT

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Work Experience

Operations Manager

BP Fabrication, Inc
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Missoula, MT
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2011 to Present

• Setting up a new steel fabrication company 
• Got the company AISC certified 
• Detailing projects in SDS/2

Owner

JPS Steel, Inc
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Lewistown, MT
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2004 to 2010

* Starting a new company, had annual sales up to $ 6 million 
* Got the company AISC certified 
* Responsible for all sales aspects finding new customers and retaining existing customers 
* Using plan rooms to view and download projects 
 
* Estimated and priced out all job costs, then project managed them so they would either meet or come under estimates 
* Estimated & managed projects up to $ 2.2 million 
* Purchased all materials & equipment needed for projects or capital expansions 
* Did all payroll and tax forms in QuickBooks 
* In charge of all Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable 
* In charge of Human Resource, the shop & office had 45 employees to manage 
* Used Fabtrol for quotes, shipping, invoicing, purchasing, and inventory control 
* Used Auto Cad, and Tourchmate for CNC programs for burn table

Project Manager/Estimator

Allied Steel
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Lewistown, MT
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2002 to 2004

* Finding new customers and retaining existing customers 
* Estimated and priced out job costs, then project managed them so they would either meet or come under estimates 
* Managed projects were up to $ 2.4 million

Estimator

Selway Corp
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Stevensville, MT
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2000 to 2002

* Estimated and priced out job costs 
* Estimated projects up to $ 6.4 million 
* Project managed smaller projects

Sales/Estimator/Project Manager

Amber Steel
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Chandler, AZ
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1986 to 2000

* Responsible for all sales aspects finding new customers and retaining existing customers 
* Estimated and priced out all job costs, then project managed them so they would either meet or come under estimates 
 
* Projects were up to $ 1 million 
* Find detailers to properly detail projects 
* Did all project invoices 
* Purchased all materials needed for projects 
* In charge of find detailers to detail projects 
* Used EJE for quotes, shipping, purchasing 
* Used Auto Cad for CNC programs for burn table 
* Worked in the shop & in the field 
 
Projects 
 
Hospitals Corps of Engineers 
Buildings up to 10 stories Cooling towers 
High schools Dam projects

Education

Associate in Business Management

Lamson Jr. College -
Mesa, AZ

1986 to 1988

Education

University of Montana -
Missoula, MT

1982 to 1984