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Construction Assistant

The Bronx, New York, United States
$75K - $90K annually
September 10, 2018

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Nick A. Tummings

Construction Superintendent at JCS Construction Group, Inc


I've been in the enviromental field for over 15yrs. with a vast array of construction/home improvement expertise. I've overseen over 100 laborers on one particular job at Yale University when they encountered the 2004 exsplosion at there law library. air sampling,recorded paperwork,complied with local, state and federal regulations only to complete the demolition and enviromental cleanup (3) weeks ahead of schedule. I've also taken on the role of heavy equipment operator on certain projects such as bobcat,back hoe, blastrac and mobilized tile remover operater.I am currently searching for a suitable University that fits my schedule to obtain a degree in engineering.


I have graduated CCSU/ITBD studying construction management in a more detailed manner of QA/QC, blue print reading/addendums,contract compliance,bid/re-bid,activity sheet,procurement,scheduling & planning to deal with owners,engineers and architects in order to better prepare myself for the Construction Managers exam that is scheduled for this fall semester.Sustainability is another attribute that comes along with me re;educating myself, making me more marketable in the construction industry. Experience

Construction Superintendent at JCS Construction Group, Inc June 2015 - Present (8 months)

I oversee the daily functions of a project located in West Hartford via Blue Back Square. Brand new construction of a Hotel. Making sure that all subcontractors are in compliance with there specs, scope, drawings and contractual agreements. I also will be contributing to the engineering of this project as well. Secondly ! I will travel to other projects to ensure that the same implementations fore mentioned are carried out. Safety First will be at the fore front of all work because safety never takes a day off. Co-owner : Estimating & Field Operations at Cutting Edge Painting & Enviromental Services July 2011 - Present (4 years 7 months)

I oversee the day to day operations of this start up buisness venture. Planning and scheduling activities along with travel throughout the state bidding on projects. Project Manager / Estimator at Home Care Services LLC December 2014 - January 2015 (2 months)


I estimate residential home improvement projects for our firm, insurance companies, investors, and property management companies as well. Then we self perform the work in house and I monitor the project from the beginning to the end to ensure that we complete the task on time and under budget. Construction Consultant / Superintendant at Diversity Construction Group February 2014 - August 2014 (7 months)

I contribute in the bid process fully along with contacting potential sub contractors retrieving there credentials to be presented to Owners,Engineers,Architects and Project Managers in efforts to manage projects in a proficient as well as cost efficient way. I oversee field operations onsite and implement QA/QC Safety & Construction Inspections daily. Collaberate with our in house estimators,engineers,PM's & technical support team as needed. Scheduling,planning,bugeting,meeting minutes,activities as well as Diversity's policy is enacted on the daily basis.

Quality Control at PDS Engineering & Construction, Inc. August 2012 - December 2012 (5 months)

Insure that all trades/contractors are in compliance with the specs, scope and contractual agreements, as well as procurement. I single handedly overseen the field activities of all trades / divisions such as the excavating in which the soil was contaminated and had to be refined with a compose before it could be used to lay out the baseball, football, soccer and basketball field / court. I also opened the project on the daily bases which made me responsible for turning on and off the transformers located in another area of the 40K sq. ft. school renovation and build out. After phase 2 of this particular $47M project I was the go to employee that watch the subcontractor install the new transformers and underground fiber optics and electrical wiring and made sure that they were covered with a concrete barrier to ensure that they were protected in compliance with call before you dig. (CBYD) standards. I watch the surveying of the excavation and read there meters to make sure that they were within the 1000 ft. of sea level required. My tenure the as the project manager / project engineer assistant, shadowing the President of the construction managers of New England has given me the experience that I could not of received at any university or college. I am also very much computer savvy and digitally aware of most software in relations to construction management. QA/QC & Safety Inspector - Superintendants Assistant at PDS Engineering & Construction, Inc. November 2011 - April 2012 (6 months)

I was responsible for making sure that everyone and everything is done in accordance to specifications of the scope of work that has been implimented in local,state & federal regulation and standards in retrospect to asbestos,lead,mold & pcb contaimenants.

Union Foreman/Asbestos Supervisor at Enviromental Workers of America (LOCAL 201) April 1996 - December 2010 (14 years 9 months)

I have overseen numerous high profile projects while working for the union, such as Antheim Blue Cross Blue Shield entire basement & (4) boiler rooms. Celentano school in New Haven which is one of the oldest schools in the state.Directly report to the (BA) Buisness Administrator as well as President on the daily Page3

basis via telephone or leaving a message. Also addressing & remedying all field related issues,due to our headquarters being based in up state New York

Volunteer Experience

Server / Dishwasher at House of Bread soup kitchen May 2001 - Present (14 years 9 months)

I was living in (1) of there transitional living facilities going to CCSU/ITBD to become a Certified Associate Constructor Level-1 and I wanted to be a Blessing to other due to me being Blessed to attend (1) of our State University for FREE by way of the WIA - Workforce Investment Act headed up by the Dept. of Labor. Thanking Jacob Kovel; Associate Professor & Chair, Ron Myers; Professor of engineering Dept and exspecialy Ms. Mrs Jane Deveau the sweetest woman on campus. Courses

Associate Constructor (AIC) Certified Level-1,

Construction Management Assistant/Superintendent


Certified Associate Constructor (AIC) Level-1

Independent Coursework

Prepatory Engineering @ NEDP

LEED AP Online certification program


English & Jamacian

Spanish (Professional working proficiency)

Skills & Expertise








Microsoft Office

Quality Control




Construction Safety


Process Scheduler




Occupational Health


Quality Assurance

Building Materials

Environmental Awareness



Project Planning

Site Inspections

Environmental Management Systems

Contract Negotiation



Risk Assessment


Quality Management

Safety Management Systems


Maintenance & Repair







Blueprint Reading


Microsoft Excel

Project Bidding

Construction Management


Contract Management


Strategic Planning





Associate Constructor (AIC) Certified Level-1, Construction Management Assistant/ Superintendent, 2011 - 2011

Activities and Societies: Over all review of the begining of an construction project until it's completion with knowledge of soil sampling, surveying, excavation, concrete pours, steel beams, procurments, scheduling, planning, activity sheets, float times, problem resolutions, crane lifts/weights, electrical, plumming, carpentry etc. etc.

Capitol Community College

Certificate of completion, Small Buisness Management & Entrepreneurial Professional Writings, 2011 - 2011 Grade: 2011

Capitol Community College

Certified asbestos abatement superviser since 1997 until current., Enviromental Science/Studies, 2011 - 2011 Interests

Buisness management,property management,project managemnt,construction management,real estate investment,training and educating in the construction field.Estimating & Engineering Organizations

American Institute of Constructors


July 2011 to Present


ZOTA Safety : I train in the enviromental fields.

May 24, 2015

Authors: Nick A. Tummings

I am an instructor for this MN. safety training company that do there CT. instruct and refresh in the RRP / Renovate, Repair and Paint industry do to the alarming amount of lead paint issues in older homes. Most contractor are not aware of the potential hazards that goes along with a renovation and how many lives are affected.


Nick A. Tummings

Construction Superintendent at JCS Construction Group, Inc

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