Ric Lightfoot Ric Lightfoot ricl@tech5.ca

Hire an e-Professional Virtual Assistant (PVA):
I am a semi retried Canadian, living in Ottawa providing remote assistance to executives, engineers, scientists, and professionals. My rates are affordable, and results are guaranteed.

IT literate and technology proficient.
Good judgment/discretion and confidentiality.
Very effective customer liaison and presenter.

Fields of Experience:
Mechanical engineering and holder of 3 mechanical design patents.
Critique and evaluation of prototypes and manufactured products for accuracy, manufacturability, costing, and design intent followed by recommendations.
Top level to essential point project management software/timeline and critical path expertise (estimations, labour, materials, and scheduling).
Critique and evaluation of products, business systems, and services with recommendations.
My assets with decades of residential construction experience are: Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Mechanical Design, Renovator, and Flooring Experience.

A good communicator, commissioning and managing work on the principal's behalf.
Valuable liaising with staff, clients, etc.
Conducting general and/or specific internet research.

Material take-offs (Bill of Materials), formulating, and ordering materials for specific projects.
Excellent problem-solving abilities and on the job training of others.

Marketing and Sales:
Proven track record for many years in professional presentation skills, liaison with clients, suppliers, and staff.
Contract administration and negotiations.

Supply Chain Management:
Internet research.
Management of the flow of goods and services, storage of raw materials of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption.

Project Management:
Project management analyze charts and timelines.
Personable with co-workers and customers in a group or individual environment.

Product Design:
IT literate and proficiency with computers (CAD, Excel, MS Project, MS Office).
Mechanical engineering, cretic designs and verify manufacturability.

Residential construction and renovation knowhow and experience. Understanding specifications: residential Electrical code, Plumbing code, Structural and HVAC .
Material take-offs (Bill of Materials), ordering materials.
Construction cost estimations, cost control, and scheduling.

Last updated: February 2018
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