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Project Manager Construction

Union City, California, United States
May 31, 2018

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Michael D. Lasota

San Leandro, California *****

650-***-**** •

Construction Project Management

Distinguished contracting and engineering career with a progressive track record of leading projects to safe, successful and profitable completion as well as end-user satisfaction.

Highly experienced project manager and building trades expert brings to the table a wealth of background knowledge regarding all aspects and phases of specialized and unique construction projects of ranging in values from $600K upwards of $100M. Expertise and demonstrated success in bringing multiple complex, multi-layered projects past various technical, natural, regulatory, and other challenges to a safe and profitable completion. Wise and recognized leader with direct experience managing and scheduling construction crews, skilled tradespeople, and overall projects at a high level of confidence. Skilled communicator, negotiator, and collaborator who ensures safety remains front and center during all phases of construction. Consistently leads projects to a successful completion on time and within budget to above industry-standard profit margins varying from 17% to 34%.

Core Competencies:

Jobsite Engineering Evaluation

Engineering & Design Review

Personnel/Client Management

Job Estimation & Material Purchasing

MEP and General Construction Coordination

Steam Fitting, Welding, Fire Prevention

Subcontractor Management/Negotiation

Recruitment & Human Resources

Safety Compliance and Documentation

Complex Project Management

Contract Review, Execution and Closeout

Multilayered Project Scheduling/Execution

Professional Experience

Webster and McKee, Inc., San Francisco, California

Project Manager, Business Development Officer 2014 – Present

Take the lead on communication and negotiation on all aspects of projects. Initiate and sustain the “Partnering Concept” on all contracts, bringing the client, subcontractors, local authorities, and the company employees and upper management to the table together, ensuring team alignment as we pass every critical project milestone. Develop a sense of positive high energy among both client, contractor, or company personnel, leading to an efficient, safe, and successful environment.

Key Projects:

Completed a multitude of diverse projects encompassing industrial, commercial and institutional facilities with contract values ranging from $250K to $23M on schedule and with well above average industry profit margins.

Managed HVAC upgrade for Elmwood Correctional in Milpitas CA.

Managed facility upgrade for C.M.F. in Vacaville CA (corrections dept. hospital).

Managed major electrical and HVAC upgrades for Tripler Veterans Hospital in Honolulu.

As Business Development Officer successfully arranged contracts with existing and potential/future clients.

Conducted a host of commissioning and consulting services to various federal, state and private industries.

Assisted in the commissioning of a new $500Mresearch and Development NOAA facility in Honolulu.

Major contributor for veteran’s hospital expansion program in American Samoa.

Linear Engineering, Bristol, Connecticut

CEO, 2002-2014

Provided executive and technical leadership for both the operations of the business and on individual construction projects, facility upgrades, and equipment modifications and overhauls. Highly specializing in M.E.P and fire sprinkler design and installations. General contracting both private and public works. Bid on projects and negotiated terms of contracts. Developed and executed construction and renovation plans from concept to inspection to tenancy. Continually built a collaborative atmosphere by keeping all parties engaged, from grounds crews, to trades workers, to government officials and other company representatives. Safety and our client’s needs were a primary point of focus. Specializing in Corrections Dept. works as well as international airports, educational facilities, industrial, hospitality, student housing, science centers, waste treatment, military, automotive production plants and bio-pharmaceutical.

Key Achievements:

Project managed and completed UCONN 2000 Program Student Union Phase 2 and 3, University of Connecticut.

Completed construction projects of however not limited to multiple Super Walmarts, Home Depots, Lowes, and various other high end retail establishments as well as several Federal and State facilities.

Promoted and demanded an ethical and safe workplace from top down as the CEO, receiving zero OSHA or General Contractor violations and maintaining a positive experience modification factor of .90-.97.

2008 Recipient of Outstand Mechanical Contractor Award, CT Chapter of ABC.

New England Mechanical Services/EMCOR, Vernon, Connecticut

Senior Installation Supervisor, 1989-2001

Scheduled, managed, and personally led mechanical and electrical trades people in execution of various development, construction, and improvement projects. Completed unique and specialized projects at various facilities including penal institutions, steel mills, automakers, and aircraft and engine manufacturers. Performed overhauls of various facilities and industrial systems such as air filtration systems, paint booths, and other industrial coating equipment.

Key Achievements:

Executed completion of the Pfizer Main Campus R&D Facility Expansion Program as Superintendent.

Performed Cigna Insurance Company Chiller Replacements as Superintendent.

Hands on management Bristol Meyers Squibb Central Utility Plant Upgrade as the Project Manager.

Managed new 2m sq. ft. for RFS Cablewaves.

Managed renovation of all mechanical systems at the Gaylord Hospital long term care facility.

Certified JAYCO (Hospital) Commissioning agent.

NAPCO/Thermo Electron Corp., Waltham, Massachusetts

Field Service Installation Manager, 1978-1989

Directly managed teams of skilled trades people in the completion of unique and specialized construction projects, such as those involving a company’s proprietary information or process. Always achieved utmost client satisfaction by striving to please them with superb project results while at the same time keeping all personnel on site safe. Performed elaborate upgrades and retrofits to everything from specialized hazard mitigation systems to one-of-a-kind manufacturing equipment. Consulted with clients and relevant parties to develop and implement the most correct solution for each individual problem or situation. Verified proper completion of work and supervised as well as directed contracts through to client satisfaction.

Key Achievements:

Assisted in Research & Development of the world’s first high-speed printed circuit board plating machine.

Led performance of the Water Vliet Arsenal Weaponry Upgrade Program as the Senior Superintendent.

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Performed an Israeli Military Industries Nuclear Weaponry Facility Installation as Superintendent.

Supervised Raytheon /RFS New Facility Installation as Project Manager.

General Motors Guide Lamp Division Facility Upgrade to completion as Superintendent.

Installed Hughes Aircraft Plating and Chemical Waste Treatment Systems as Project Manager.

Education and Credentials


E.C. Goodwin Technical Institution Building Trades & Drafting, Hartford Vocational Training Pipe Welding & Metallurgy Program, American Welding Society B31.1 Cert., SMAW, GTAW MS, SS Welding Certifications, E.C.Goodwin Technical Institute.

Department of Defense Contractor, Previously Licensed G.C., HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical contractor.

Education & Training

B.S. in Construction Management from Hartford State Tech., American Builders and Contractors Job Profits Program, Risk Management, Estimating, Contract Review, Subcontract Writing, Negotiation, Project Management, Change Orders,

and Project Execution.

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