Jim Dyer

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Jim is a Building Consultant with over 35 years of experience in planning and managing building renovation, building maintenance, construction, engineering and related services for multi-family, single-family and commercial properties and homeowner associations. Jim’s experience encompasses developing, implementing and monitoring budgets and capital reserve plans, preventive and ongoing maintenance programs, water and fire damage restoration, asbestos and mold abatement, architectural control and enforcement and oversight of the daily operations of a large workforce. Much of Jim’s career was spent managing and directing maintenance and construction services at the Laguna Woods Village Community (formerly Leisure World), a 12,000-unit, 2,000 building retirement community in Southern California, one of the largest of its type in the Country. Jim has served on numerous HOA Maintenance and Construction and Architectural Control Committees and has worked directly with boards of directors, developers, contractors, engineers, industrial hygienists and building officials on a variety of building projects and programs. Jim is skilled at selecting, organizing and managing in-house-work forces and contracted vendors to provide complex services in environments demanding high levels of customer service.

Most recently Jim has expanded upon his building construction knowledge through managing and coordinating a team of structural engineers and drafters investigating and designing seismic retrofit for existing commercial and residential structures and through performing background research on the geologic conditions impacting structures susceptibility to seismic event related damage.