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Project Manager Construction

Somerset, New Jersey, United States
$125K - $135K per yaer.
November 30, 2018

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Seeking a leadership position to apply my professional experience in project and construction management to a senior/executive role in managing challenging construction projects for a prominent and respected Construction Management Firm or Construction Company. Proven track record with managing all facets of construction projects and mentoring construction management teams. Effective communicator with clients, architects, engineers, contractors and team members. Excellent people skills. Good listener and problem solver.

Professional Experience

C LaTorre Construction Co., LLC (2018 – Current)

Project Manager/Senior Estimator

oResponsible for all project administrative duties (Shop drawings, submittals, RFI’s, project meetings, etc.)

oBusiness Development – Review all incoming RFP’s, consult with ownership, meet with clients (existing, as well as potential new clients).

oEstimate all projects and prepare formal proposals.

Major Projects:

Vermella Residential Complex – Union, NJ

Bayonne Bay Residential Unit (22 Buildings) – Bayonne, NJ

LiDL Food Stores – Union & Eatontown, NJ

Walmart – Linden, NJ

The McCloud Group (2017 – 2018)

Vice-President of Construction

o Oversee all construction operations of the firm. Responsible for all project teams and company personnel (35 people).

o Work with corporate recruiter with interviewing and hiring personnel.

o Business Development - Responsible for existing accounts, customer relations and proposals. Perform presentations with team, when shortlisted.

o Work with Marketing Coordinator with company promotions, drafting & approving proposal packages, monthly project reports and company website.

oManage and resolve all claims and disputes.

Major Projects:

Bridgeport Central HS – Completed ($82 million)

Garfield James Madison ES N0. 10 – in progress ($28 million)

Greenwich Public Schools Capitol Projects – in progress ($9 million)

Queensborough Community College – Completed ($5 million)

South Orange Police Department Renovations – in progress (2.5 million)

N.J. School Development Authority (2004 - 2017)

Program Officer

oOversee management of multiple school construction projects from planning/development through design/construction to occupancy.

oMajor responsibilities include procurement, selection/award and management of design-builders, architectural/engineering firms, construction management firms, general contractors and environmental consultants.

oDevelop, review and administer contract and project documents.

oAssist and work with the NJ Department of Education and local school districts with educational program planning.

oWork with local governments in conjunction with the project.

oReview, negotiate and approve all invoices and change orders.

oPreside over claims and disputes.

oEnforce adherence to the contract documents and its procedures.

oMonitor and ensure the project schedule and budget is maintained.

Major Completed Projects:

Elizabeth New E.S. – ($45 million)

Garfield James Madison ES No. 10 – in progress ($28 million)

Elizabeth Academic HS ($47 million)

Pemberton Early Childhood Center ($20 Million)

New Brunswick HS ($185 million)

Harrison H.S. and Athletic Field ($55 million)

Dickinson H.S. – Jersey City ($16 million)

Mt. Vernon E.S. – Irvington ($24 million)

University Six School – Irvington ($18 million)

Augusta Street E.S. – Irvington ($11 million)

Interstate Industries, Inc. (2003 - 2004)

Project Manager

oManage construction projects.

oManage and coordinate subcontractors.

oSupervise direct union construction crews.

oMaintain project records, documents and schedule.

oReview and approve all invoices for subcontractors and vendors.

oMonitor and enforce project safety protocols.

Major Project: Perth Amboy Municipal Center and Fire House -

Perth Amboy, NJ. ($10 million)

Cardoso, Inc. (2002 - 2003)

Project Manager/Senior Estimator/Supervisor

oManage construction projects at all phases from bid phase to closeout.

oEstimated projects using software and digitizer.

oProcured and negotiated contracts with sub-contractors.

oIn charge of packaging and submitting all submittals.

oSupervise direct union construction crews, including hiring/layoffs.

oMaintain project schedule and enforce safety.

oAttend all project meetings.

oPerformed project administrative duties, including RFI’s, billings and collections.

Major Projects: Lowes Super Store – Phillipsburg, NJ ($2.1 million)

: Shop Rite – Matawan, NJ ($1.4 million)

Scarano’s Industrial Masonry Co. (1998 to2002)

Project Manager/Estimator/Supervisor

oManage construction projects at all phases from bid phase to closeout.

oMajor responsibilities include all as described above with Cardoso, Inc.

oPerforming sales presentations to prospective clients.

oProject sizes vary from $50K to $1.3 million.

Major Project: Cooling Tower at BMS, Hopewell, NJ ($1.3 million).

DeConie Masonry & G.C., Inc. (1996 - 1998)

Project Manager/Estimator/Supervisor/Office Manager

oManage construction projects - all phases from bid phase to closeout.

oMajor responsibilities include all as described above with Cardoso, Inc. and Scarano’s.

oIn charge of company administration and office management.

oProject sizes vary from $25K to $750K.

Major Project: Malouf Ford Dealership – North Brunswick ($750K)

Atlas Concrete Company, Inc. (1981 - 1996)


oIn charge of entire company operations, including but not limited to public relations, financing, company policy, company planning and development, sales, investments, purchasing, etc.

oOversaw estimating, proposals, supervision of construction and QA/QC.

oAnnual sales varied between $3.8 million to $6.0 million. Most clients included pharmaceutical, medical and manufacturing corporations in Central New Jersey. Major client list:

Johnson & Johnson (Corporate, Personal Products, J&J Research, ESDP).

Robert Wood Medical Center.

Bristol Meyer – Squibb

Delco Battery

o Project sizes vary from $5K to $1 Million.

Major Projects: J&J ESDP – Re-tool Band-Aid production line ($1 million).

: RW Johnson Medical Center – Roof Heliport ($500K).


Villanova University (1975 to 1979)

- BA in Psychology/Business Administration

Skills & Abilities

Bi-lingual – Fluent in Spanish

Microsoft Office - Word and Excel

Primavera – CM



Timberline Estimating

Excellent people skills (Excellent motivator, communication skills & Team oriented)

Participated in proposal presentations to clients

Health, Safety and Environmental Training

American Safety & Health Institute – CPR and AED

Trenching and Excavating Safety

30 Hour OSHA Training

24 Hour Hazwoper Training

Leadership through Affiliations

Secretary of the Middlesex County Building Contractors Association Board of Directors (1990 - 1996)

Board of Trustees – Laborers Local #156 Fringe Benefits Fund (1993 - 1996)

Past President of the New Brunswick Rotary Club (1989 - 1996)

Board of Directors of the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce (1989 - 1997)

References: Available Upon Request

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