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Project Manager Power Plant

7043, United States
May 27, 2010

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Larry Gottesman

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Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

(973) ***-****,


Extensive Project Management, Engineering, Construction, and Project

Development experience in Wind Energy, electric power plants, and

Transmission. Multi-disciplinary capabilities. National and international

project performance. Most recent project: Wind Farm Interconnections.

Diverse track record also includes building infrastructure, Data Centers,

and Central Utility Plants. Project values to $800+ million.

New York Power Authority (Contractor), White Plains NY January 2007 -

March 2010

Project Manager

. Wind Energy / Transmission. Substation interconnections and microwave

systems for 4 Wind Farms totaling 550+ MW. Two new 34.5/230KV

substations, transmission line interconnections, major additions to

existing 230KV substations. Three new and expansion of four microwave

sites. Extensive Project Management, Engineering, and Construction.

Coordinated in-house design, construction, and quality assurance

efforts. Project Manager / point of contact for Developer Engineering

and Construction.

LG Holdings LLC, Upper Montclair NJ 2005 - 2006

Real Estate Renovation. Purchase, renovation, and sale of residential


SYSKA HENNESSY GROUP, INC., New York NY 2003 - 2005

Energy Services Group Manager

. Combined Heat and Power. 8 MW combustion turbine cogeneration plant

and building. Design / Build project. University of New Hampshire,

Durham NH.

. Grass Roots Central Chiller Plant / Building. 3,200 ton. Design /

Build project. University of New Hampshire, Durham NH.

. Combined Heat, Power, and Chilling. 8 MW cogeneration plant with

additional 6 MW of backup generation, integrated 2,350-ton hybrid

chilling, and heating plant. Developed and delivered an innovative

Casino/Hotel complex plant. Design / Build project. Morongo Casino

Cogeneration Plant, Cabazon, CA.

. Data Center Plant. 1,000-ton chiller addition. Citigroup, New York, NY.

. Data Center Peer Review. Wachovia, Charlotte NC.

. Start-up troubleshooting, Data Center Peer Review. Goldman Sachs, 30

Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ; Site 26 New York, NY.

. Central Plants: hybrid chiller, ice storage system and boiler plants. 42-

story and 32-story office towers. Samsung Seocho, Seoul, Korea.

. 750-ton absorption chiller, replacing a 500-ton plant. Lawrence Hospital

Center, Bronxville, NY.

. New Academic Building Central / Cogeneration Plant. Cooper Union, New

York, NY.

JOSEPH R. LORING & ASSOCIATES, INC., New York NY 1998 - 2003

Vice President, Director of Project Management. Business development,

project management, and recruiting.

. 50 MW Simple Cycle Turbine. Energy Engineer of the Year Award

(Association of Energy Engineers, 2003). Bayswater Peaking Plant, Far

Rockaway, NY.

. Cogeneration Plant Upgrade. $5+ million deaerator, boiler feed water and

export steam system additions in a 300 MW cogeneration plant. Project

completed without disrupting plant operations. Brooklyn Navy Yard

Cogeneration Plant, Brooklyn, NY.

. 448 Bed Maximum Security Prison for the New York City Department of

Corrections and Department of Design and Construction. Rikers Island,

New York, NY.

. Brooklyn College Chiller Plant. 10,000 ton chiller hybrid chiller plant,

office building, and campus wide chilled water distribution system.

Design / Build project.

. Renovation of Whitman and Gershwin Theaters / Performing Arts Center.

Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY.

. 3 MW emergency generator and building for the Office of General Services

State of New York. Downstate Correctional Center, Fishkill, NY.

. Parking Garage Renovation. Bronx Family/Criminal Court Building, Bronx


Community energy alternatives (now PSEG Global), Ridgewood NJ 1988 - 1998

Project Manager / Project Developer at the unregulated electric power

development affiliate of Public Service Electric and Gas Company.

Cogeneration, merchant, and green field electric power plants and

distribution system acquisitions.

. 840 MW Combined Cycle Plant. EPC and interconnect contracts,

environmental permits, and financing, leading to closing, construction,

and operation. Parana Power Plant, San Nicholas, Argentina.

. 210 MW Simple Cycle Plant and 65-km transmission line built in the rain

forest. Project development, environmental permits and program,

construction, commissioning and start-up in a remote location.

Multifaceted, fast track performance - completed three months early.

Termo Santander, Cimitarra, Colombia.

. Development and due diligence activities included various bids,

negotiations, and project development in Thailand, Colombia, Brazil,

Argentina, Italy, and the United States as well as acquisition of plants

and distribution systems.

. Chief Engineer. 105 MW combined cycle cogeneration plant plus

heating/cooling water distribution, 27,000 tons chilling and 200 mm

Btu/hr heating capacity for passenger terminals. Major central plant

expansion and renovation. Cogeneration Plant of the Year Award

(Association of Energy Engineers, 1997). On time performance, without

disrupting airport operation in an extremely demanding construction

environment. Kennedy International Airport Cogeneration Project,

Jamaica, NY.

. 135 MW Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant. Development, permitting,

RFP, EPC contract negotiations, project management, and natural gas

and high voltage interconnections. Newark Bay Cogeneration Plant,

Newark, NJ.

. 230 MW Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant in an oil refinery.

Development, permitting, RFP, EPC contract negotiations, and natural gas

and high voltage utility interconnections. Project engineer through

engineering and construction. Eagle Point Cogeneration Plant, Westville,


. Coke and Coal fired fluidized bed power plants. Directly responsible for

multi-million dollar cost savings realized on each of five power plant

projects in California.

CONSULTANT, Upper Montclair NJ 1986 - 1988

. Site Construction Consultant / Start-up Consultant. 50 MW coal fired

fluidized bed power plant, Port of Stockton Cogeneration Plant,

Stockton, CA; 20 MW wood fired unit, Bridgewater Power Plant, Plymouth,

NH. Trouble shooting and problem solving in a fast paced environment.

. Marketing and Technology Management. Videotape rental / vending

machine. Marketing, mechanical, electrical and software integration

aspects. US and international patents.

. Environmental Reporting / Permitting. SARA Title III, Section 313

reporting for a major specialty chemical manufacturer in Ohio; Air

permits and RCRA Treatment, Storage and Disposal Part A and B permits

for a hazardous waste recycling plant in NJ.

CE LUMMUS (now Lummus Technology owned by CB&I), Bloomfield NJ - 1986

Senior Environmental / Process Design Engineer, Environmental and Plant

Service Systems Group at a major international engineering and construction


. Design and construction of two Coal Gasification plants built in the

United States.

. Ethylene plant, refinery, coker, specialty chemical and pharmaceutical


. International and plant start-up assignments.


Masters of Science, Chemical Engineering. Manhattan College. Member of

Tau Beta Pi.

Masters of Science, Environmental Science. Rutgers University. Teaching


Bachelor of Arts, Clark University. Science, Technology, and Society - an

interdisciplinary curriculum. High Honors.

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