LAWRENCE M. TROTTA
Bunker Hill, WV 25413
Senior Operations Executive with general management responsibilities for division-wide construction programs. Areas of expertise encompass directing high profile special construction projects, business planning, financial management and new business development. Excellent problem solving, organizational, team building, communications and customer relation skills.
Chesapeake Contracting Group 2016-2018
Dedicated Construction Project Manager for a prominent Mid- Atlantic Developer. All projects ground up construction from 25,000 to 40,000 square feet. Developed construction budgets for client’s approval. Participated in design and permit process. During construction directed a team of sub-contractors, superintendents and project engineers to achieve schedule and budget results. Managed several projects concurrently. Chaired weekly OAC meeting for each project. Managed landlord construction responsibilities to tenants. Also manage projects for Penske Automotive group and other automotive dealership projects. Participated in project estimating as needed.
Core States Construction Services 2014- 2016
Boca Raton, Fl.
On site responsibility for construction of Super-Sized Fueling and Convenience facilities. Direct supervision of all trades. Interact with municipalities to obtain permits and inspections. Co-ordinate the processes and installation of all utilities. Managed the Owners supplied vendors and equipment. Clients included Race Trac and Wal Mart. Maintained very aggressive scheduling goals.
Advanced Fueling Systems 2009-2014
Senior Project Manager.
Executive Manager for regional petroleum installation contractor. Developed fast track permit acquisition strategies for Hyper Market/ Super Market Gas Station installation. Project management of General Contracting aspects of Gas Station installations. Maintained a 100% project delivery date success rate. Opened new non fuel related business opportunities.
The Makar Company, LLC 2004-2009
Senior Project Manager
Overall quality, relationship, financial and operational responsibilities for the industry’s highest profile clients. Clients include Exxon Mobil, 7 Eleven, McDonald, BP Amoco and others. Projects emphasized speed to market, safety and quality while maintaining competitive budgets. Relationship development and repeat business has resulted in a 200% increase in revenue while exceeding gross profit expectations. Develop companywide IT programs to integrate field and office communications. Implemented accounting and project management conversion to Timberline software. TG Electrical of The US Inc./TG General Contracting Co. 2000-2004 Secane, Pa.
Founder, Owner, President.
Complete financial, operational and management responsibilities for entrepreneurial start up business. Company vision entails providing exceptional customer service and project quality, while maintaining high gross profit margins. Leveraged established expertise and contacts in the General Contracting field to explore opportunities in the LAN and Internet Cabling markets. Personally, performed marketing, estimating, project management, supervision, job costing and for all projects. Sales exceed 11 million dollars at 20 % gross margin. Expert contract negotiator.
The Tyree Organization, LTD. 1990-2000
The Tyree Organization is a $200 million conglomerate specializing in service station installation, maintenance, repair, environmental assessment and remediation, project design and engineering. I held several positions of increasing responsibility.
Division Manager – Burlington, NJ 1997-1999
Complete management responsibilities for NJ, PA and upstate NY operations including profit and loss accountability for the Pad-Site Construction Management, Underground Petroleum Storage, Pump and Tank, and Maintenance and Environmental Divisions. Organizational structure consists of ten direct reports, numerous consultants, and 100 industry specialists.
Provided overall management direction to the development of the division’s annual business plan with financial accountability for profit and loss targets, job costing, and ensuring 10% gross margins on $15 million general contracts and 20% gross margins on pump and tank construction and field service.
Developed marketing strategies in support of projected annual growth and new business development, increasing sales by 20%, over a two-year time period, among a highly diversified customer base.
Directed 10 department head managers on all operational and financial matters with accountability for staffing, training, performance evaluations and succession planning.
Developed and maintained customer relations on a $7 million Maintenance Business, ensuring customer satisfaction, which entailed focusing on direct customer feedback, resulting in 25% gross margins.
Directed $10 million of capital assests consisting of main and remote facilities, warehouses, fleet and support equipment.
General Contracting Department Manager – Burlington, NJ 1993-1997
Responsible for the management and direction, as well as the operational and financial accountability for a
$10 million General Contracting Department, whereby gross profit margins were exceeded by 9%.
Directed and was responsible for the performance of the General Contracting Team, which consisted of Project Managers, Job Superintendents and Estimators.
Coordinated the proposal process by attending pre-bid meetings, analyzing prices for subcontractors, and approving final bid proposals.
Additionally managed overall region-wide General Contracting Business in the Northeast which included New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia, while concurrently developing the Upstate New York segment into a $5 million profit center in one year.
Contributed to the development of Mobil’s “On The Run” Program by supervising and providing direction to the Project Engineers and Project Managers.
General Contracting Project Manager - Burlington, NJ 1992-1993
Managed $5 million of annual construction of company/client service stations and convenience stores (c- stores).
Maintained up-to-date progress information, cost of labor, and material data for project control and analysis, including all project files, submittals, shop drawings, maintenance manuals, as-built drawings, punch lists and permits.
Scheduled all projects, including the required timetables for work performed by subcontractor EDUCATION
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Geneseo, NY
Bachelor of Science – Biology
MS Office Advanced, MS Project Advanced, Adobe Acrobat Advanced, Windows, Linux, Unix, Android, AS 400, Timberline estimating and project management. Pro-Core Project Manager Certified Significant Projects
Giant Foods Flagship Supermarket NW Washing DC. 8.1 Million Dollars.
80,000 Square Feet of sales area, 30,000 square feet of support area. Premiere location for Giant/ Ahold in the US.
Race Trac Lake Park Fl. 4.2 Million Dollars.
6000 Square Foot High End Convenience Stores 12 gas dispensers.
Race Trac Hollywood Fl. 3.9 Million Dollars
Repeat Business do to successful completion of Lake Park As Project Manager,
Sherwin Williams Industry Coating Center Mineola NY. 3.2 Million Dollars
Rehabilitation Construction of Sherwin Williams Industrial Coatings Center for Metropolitan New York. Reduced initial budgeted construction cost by 30%.
Sherwin Williams Retail Store Construction. NJ, PA, VA, MD and NY Approximately 40 locations
$250,000 to 350,000 each.
Initiated design changes that provided client with significant cost savings. These were very low risk high margin tenant fit outs.
Sherwin Williams Demolition and Remediation of Port Richmond Factory New York, New York. 2.6 Million Dollars.
Removal of Hazardous Material, Demolition of early 20 th century paint factory and remediation of the property within New York City.
BP Amoco Split Second Philadelphia PA. Three Locations at 2 Million each
Simultaneous construction three new concept Fuel and Convenience stores. These where the first built in the country.
Mobil Oil “On the Run Program” 40 stores though out Pa. NJ. And NY. 1.1 To 3 Million Dollars each.
New Branded Franchise Format C-store concept from Mobil Oil. Stores range from 2000 to 6000 Square often with other franchise partners.
Mobil Oil “Clean and Safe” Program NJ. 114 Locations 2 Million Dollars total.
Double existing exterior lighting to attract a higher income demographic. Obtain zoning approvals and permits. First installation took one week, last took 4 hours.
Mobil Oil Sag Harbor Terminal Contaminated Soil Remediation. 1.1 Million Dollars.
Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated soils at a former Oil Terminal and whaling port. Upon completion the property sold for over Ten Million Dollars
Glen Rock School District, Glen Rock NJ. 3.8 Million Dollars
Installed new LAN and Broadband Internet Service for the Glen Rock, New Jersey school district. Project encompassed every classroom and office in 5 separate buildings.
Intellispace Network Operations Centers, Arlington Va. and Philadelphia Pa. Combined 2.6 Million Dollars
Business broadband distribution center from T1 fiber optics to LAN.
McDonalds ADA Upgrade Program. 86 locations Va., Md. and WV $100,000 to $500,000 each.
Upgrade 86 corporate owned to location to ADA standards.
Exxon Tiger Mart Dulles Airport, Sterling VA 3.7 Million.
Worked closely with Airport authorities to insure compliance to strict regulation
National Communication Service, Warrenton Training Center, Life Support Fueling System. 4.2 Million Dollars
Installed 150,000 gallons of tanks and equipment to fuel life support and continuity for Government Agency. High Security Clearance required.
Martins Gas Stations, 17 Locations VA and MD. 1.2 To 2 Million Dollars Each.
Added a gas station to existing super market locations. Complete responsibility from permits to CO.
Wal-Mart Branded C-Store with Fuel WV. 2 Locations 1.6 Million Each.
Compliance with all Wal Mart Safety, E Verify and SWPP regulation on a 90 day schedule.
Port Authority of New York, Kennedy Airport Petroleum Remediation 3.8 Million Dollars.
Permitted New York States first Mobile Thermal Soil Remediation Unit. Hired by Port Authority to threat for beneficial re use 40,000 cubic yards of Petroleum Contaminated Soil.