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Construction Manager, Project Engineer & Project Controls Executive

Champlain, New York, 12919, United States
January 18, 2018

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Frederick D. Sayyeau

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Champlain, N.Y. 12919

Home Phone 518-***-****

Cell 518-***-****


I am an accomplished manager in the construction industry with forty years’ experience. I have completed projects in heavy industrial and commercial environments, Nuclear and Cogeneration power facilities, alternative power/wind projects, wastewater treatment facilities, universities and elementary schools, new hospitals and hospital renovations, health care facilities including MRI’s and clean areas, laboratory and research facilities and office facilities at the corporate presentation level. Excellent oral and written communication skills with a strong technical background in all disciplines including quality assurance, safety, permitting, mechanical, electrical, controls, civil, structural, site infrastructure, scheduling/planning, cost controls, bid package preparation, labor union negotiation, contract administration and project administration.


August 2013 to May 2017

Altona Management Enterprises

My wife and I have been purchasing, renovating and managing rental properties in eleven upstate New York locations.

I have been working with a list of local towns and villages to oversee permitting functions with various county health departments, NYSDEC and the Army Corp. of Engineers.

We have 16 total properties without mortgages

April 1, 2012 to May 2013

Sumitomo Corporation of America & Duke Renewables

Joint Venture Engineering and Construction Manager for the

Ironwood & Cimarron II Windfarms, Kansas

I was assigned to manage the completion and commissioning of two windfarms with a combined output of 315MW. Completed on October 25, 2012.

I was then assigned to work with selected developers and financial institutions to originate and prepare due diligence and feasibility studies to support major renewable energy investment portfolios in the Midwest, Northwest, the Northeast and Canada. This assignment required a direct interface effort with utilities such as the Southwest Power Pool, National Grid, Ontario Hydro, Quebec Hydro and NYPA. As well as regional utility groups such as NYISO, NYSERDA and the NYS Public Service Commission.

2008 to April 1, 2012

Independent Consultant

DBA Altona Management Enterprises

Altona, NY

Independent Consultant supporting various clients in the Pharmaceutical, Renewable and Industrial Manufacturing industries with due diligence feasibility studies, investor estimates and a permitting matrix for potential and active projects.

July 2005 – January 2008

Noble Environmental Power, LLC

Churubusco, New York

Position: Director of Engineering & Construction- Windfarm Projects

Assigned to oversee development; local ordinance origination/development and coordination; engineering coordination; procurement; subcontract negotiations; scheduling; environmental and building permit coordination; constructability reviews; infrastructure installations; access road coordination and construction; equipment delivery; rigging; electrical collection/distribution design and coordination; substation and switchyard final designs and installation and startup and commissioning for 9 windfarms.

August 1998 – July 2005

ENRON, Enron Energy Services and Limbach Company LLC, an ENRON Company

Assigned as the Regional Director and Project Executive for the Eastern United States from the regional office in Burlington, Mass., for projects that included:

An assignment to audit the status of and manage the completion of a 30MW backup generation facility for the Social Security Administration National Communications Center in Baltimore, Md.

Worked with St. Paul/Travelers Insurance, construction bonding division, to evaluate the status of and coordinate/manage project completions that included:

oThe Frederick P. Griffin water treatment facility in Lorton, Virginia

oThe new CALTRANS building in Los Angeles, California

oA laboratory/student teaching center at UCLA/Berkley campus, California

oA wastewater treatment facility in Tucson, Arizona

A 540MW Cogeneration facility at Londonderry, N.H.

Various Enron Energy Services projects from Burlington, Mass. to Atlanta, Ga. involving various energy savings/green energy projects for clients such as the Veteran’s Administration, Suiza Foods, Owens-Corning, Quebecor/World Color Press, Hoescht Marion Roussel pharmaceutical and TYCO Pharmaceuticals.

The completion and commissioning of an 860MW Cogeneration facility located in Penuelas, Puerto Rico. This project included the engineering coordination and construction of an LNG/Diesel fuel jetty 3500Ft into the Atlantic Ocean. Another critical path item for this installation was the coordination and installation of a 2 million gallon per day desalinization unit providing fresh potable water to the south side of Puerto Rico.

September 1997 – August 1998

A.J. Eckert Co., Inc., Albany, N.Y.

Position: Senior Project Manager

Project: Mechanical and controls installation for a new teaching laboratory at Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont.

March 1993 – September 1997

Sordoni Skanska Construction Co., Inc., Parsippany, N.J.

Position: MEP Manager & Senior Construction Manager


Renovation and expansion of existing mechanical, electrical and controls systems for the Wyeth-Ayerst facility in Richmond, Virginia.

New Research and Development Laboratory, renovations to four existing Laboratory/Office Buildings, and the Upgrade of Central Plant Utilities to support the New Lab Building and Renovations at Hoescht Marion Roussel, Bridgewater, N.J.

New Research and Development Combined Laboratory and Office Addition to the Ciba Geigy facility in Tarrytown, New York.

New 350K SF Pitney Bowes Shipping and Weighing Facility in Shelton, Ct.

1989 - February 1993

Kenetech Industries/U.S. Windpower/CNF Constructors, Inc., Meriden, Ct.

Assigned as a Senior Construction Manager to manage the completion of projects that included:

Fort Orange Cogen Facility, Castleton, N.Y.

Dartmouth Cogen Facility, Dartmouth, Mass.

Fitchburg Wood Energy Facility, Fitchburg, Mass.

Ryegate Wood Energy Facility, Ryegate, Vt.

Various wind projects at various sites across the United States, Spain and Costa Rica.

The Kamine Cogeneration Facility at James River Paper in South Glens Falls, N.Y.

The installation of a frame 6 Steam Turbine Generator at Great Northern Paper Company in Millinocket, Maine.

1987 - 1989

Marine Midland Bank, Bonded Project Division, Watertown, New York

T&J Mechanical, Inc., Boston, Mass.

Assigned as the Director of Engineering & Construction to audit, create estimates to complete and manage the following projects for a company attempting to file Chapter 11. The projects included:

HVAC and Controls portion of the 80,000SF renovation and 100,000SF expansion of the Zayre headquarters in Framingham, Mass.

New Bio-Research facility with class 10,000 clean room for Sigma Instruments near Boston, Mass.

The Salem and Worcester Hospital in Worcester, Mass.

The renovation and upgrade of municipal services and private steam, power and refrigeration services for Commercial Wharf and North Station in Boston, Mass.

1983 - 1987

Construction Management Services, Syracuse, N.Y.

49% Owner, Estimator, Project Engineer, and Project Manager for Construction Management Services, a subsidiary of Clean Room Technologies that was eventually purchased by Clestra Clean Rooms of France. Our projects included working directly with:

General Electric at Electronics Parkway in Syracuse, N.Y., in a secure environment to support an experimental project that included three class 10,000 clean rooms and one class 100 clean room.

With the U.S. Air Force at Rome Airforce Base in New York to engineer, develop and install a secure clean area for a NORAD radar system.

With Syracuse University Hospital to engineer and install four operating rooms and associated supporting clean laboratory environments.

1981 - 1983

Schneider Power Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Position: Mechanical Superintendent

Project: Beaver Valley II Nuclear Power Station, Shippingport, Pa.

1979 - 1981

Sauer Industrial Incorporated, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Position: Mechanical Superintendent

Project: The 47-acre Ford Motor Co. ATX Facility in Batavia, Ohio.

Trade Related Experience

Completed a five-year apprenticeship program with Local Union 117, Watertown, N.Y., as a Steamfitter/Building Trades Journeyman.

Military Experience

United States Army, Fifth Special Forces Group assigned as a Communicator, Combat Engineer/Demolitions NCO. Honorably discharged with numerous citations.

United States Army Reserve, 479th Engineer Battalion, Watertown, N.Y. Assigned as the First Sergeant of the Headquarters Company.

Educational Experience

5-year apprenticeship program with the United Association of Journeymen Plumbers and Pipefitters supported with night school/classes at Canton ATC, Canton, N.Y.

Mechanical Engineering at Penn State University

Electrical Engineering at Syracuse University

Various Carrier Corporation training courses and seminars on HVAC systems, piping and control design, and programming of Carrier originated design assistance programs.

Various Trane Corporation training courses and seminars on designs using the Trane Tracer programs and their supporting services through Lacrosse, Wisconsin.

Training at the Landis-Staeffa facility in New Jersey for engineering support and installation of VAV HVAC systems, fume hood controls and SCADA systems.

Training at the Honeywell facility near Purdue University for fume hood systems, associated controls, laboratory dedicated VAV systems and commissioning of systems.

Other Accomplishments and Experience

1984 - 1992

Estimating and Construction Management instructor for the Greater Syracuse Builders Exchange and Onondaga Community College for MBE and WBE Contractors seeking New York State Contractors Certification.

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