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Construction Manager

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
December 13, 2018

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Al Halabi

**** ********* ***** *. *********, PA *8020

Residence: 610-***-****, Mobile 610-***-****

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A 20+ years career Independent self-directed individual capable of directing, managing and organizing multi projects budgets workload, formation of technical professionals and construction teams, decisive construction project and personnel management with skills in preparing: Contracts, remedying claims changes administration and disputes, budgets control, buyouts/ negotiations together with construction estimating, scheduling proficiently and realistically comparable with multidisciplinary advanced strategies and practices until all operation tasks are successfully achieved within all boundaries assigned.

-Successful projects track records throughout the States of: NY, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, and WV.


Seeking mid /upper level management position, or Owner representative contract assignment at areas equivalent with the following job duties as: Construction President (CP), Vice President of Construction (VPC), Director of Construction (DOC), Purchasing Chief Estimator, Operations Manager (OM), Senior Project Manager (Sr. PM).


Owner developer/ Builder, General Contractor, Construction Project Management/ Consultant Services.

a.Residential Projects with average construction budgets ranging from: $300,000 to $800 Million

1.High volume community single family homes, townhomes, condominiums and, modular homes.

2.Custom build homes, Apartment’s buildings, 55+ adult communities, assisted living homes.

3.High Density mid and high-rise apartments buildings.

4.Urban Developments, Low Income and Military Housing.

5.Rehab, State housing residence with disabilities.

6.Change of use existing structures & modifications programs.

7.Privately funded, stressed housing reinvestment, renovations, and rental properties.

b.Commercial Projects with average construction budgets ranging from: $50,000 to $ 2 Billion

1.Design build, office buildings, warehouses, storages, parking, hospitality, health-care, hospitals, clean-rooms, restaurants.

2.Strip-malls, retail stores, chain food supermarkets, and religious structures.

c.Public Projects with average construction budgets ranging from: $50,000 to 800 Million

1.Schools and education, State facilities, historic, public parks, GSA public work.

d.Military Projects with average construction budgets ranging from: $50,000 to $ 800 Million

1.Department of Defense “DOD”, USACO, USAF, NAVFAC, GSA.


MS Office Word, Excel, Power-point, Publisher, Visio, Project, Procore, Oracle Primavera P6, Blue-beam, Trimble Prolog Construction Project Management, “E-Builder” Construction Project Management, Quote Builder, On-Screen & ISQFT Takeoff, MC2 Estimating, National Estimator, Earthworks, Timberline, R.S Means, Adobe Suite.


1.Develop and generate inter-office personnel procedures and manuals.

2.Establish administrative and field productivity team personnel based on: Experience, Past performance & Dedication.

3.Create safety manuals, course of action quality control instructions.

4.Chair Owner/ Developer Land acquisition, ordinances, laws, regulations, entitlement, cost review, and due diligence.

5.Relative Risk (RR) analysis, Calculation, management, Return on investment (ROI).

6.Project planning; Budgets forecasting, final budgets validation, Projected vs. actual budget interpretation.

7.A/E team formation, designs and value engineering. (Design Build General Practices).

8.BIM consulting, 3D Sketching.

9.Zoning support, and approvals process.

10.Preparing, reviewing, language modifying Contracts within the business law terms and terminology.

11.AIA, AGC, GC, GMP, LS) and other types of standard contracts administration and execution.

12.Computer on screen material takeoffs estimating.

13.Recruit and acquire Request for bids (RFB), Request for Quotes (RFQ) narrative scope of work itemization.

14.Observe Public/ private bids, advertising, solicitations (Union, Davis Bacon wages, and free shop) compliance.

15.Conduct, verify and control Jobs buyouts, estimates/ quotes evaluation, negotiations, and final awarding.

16.Generate master Construction “CPM” schedules, updates, narrative performance analysis reports.

17.Regulate Change orders management, justification, assessment, approval, denial, or directive orders ruling.

18.Investigate and Limit to a minimum: Construction delays, claims, disputes, defaults, show cause and termination notices.

19.Permits procuring, third party inspections “QA, QC, CQC”, (Military RMS) contractor quality control monitoring system.

20.Submittals, and R.F. I’s logs developing, updating, and web interfacing.

21.Jobs Progress meetings, pre-construction, preparatory meetings, conferences, and coordination.

22.Applications for payment “AIA” verification, authorization, partial and final lien waivers executions.

23.Crisis management, legal and unions issues, crafty customer relation control.

24.As-built drawings, commissioning, start-ups, O&M, warranties, contracts final closing.


Employer: Greenwood Construction Management, Inc. Bethlehem, PA 2006- Current Director of Construction (Multiple 1099 Contract)

Client: Joint Venture of Environmental Construction Services, Inc. & United American Builders, Inc. US Naval Yard, Philadelphia, PA 2012 to Current Director of Construction / Mechanical & Construction General Contracting: Commercial and Public work.

Client: New Brunswick Medical Properties. New Brunswick, NJ 2011- 2012 Owner Rep/ Construction Manager (Contract) Tenant fit-out 2 story, 11,000 sf medical offices building.

Client: Logan Realty. Neptune, NJ. 2010 -2011 Owner Rep/ Construction Management Consultant (Contract) / Shore Medical Building. Neptune, NJ. New 4 stories medical offices building. Office Building, Neptune, NJ. Renovations 2 stories offices building.

Client: Claremont Group, NY, NY 2009- 2010 (Construction Consultant Contract) Kurdistan/ Iraq (Contract) For US Army Corp of Engineers. Travel to Kurdistan/ Iraq as an Owner/ US Army Representative on contract for multiple tasks Residential land acquisition, designs, value engineering, and budgets costing for 2500 middle income residential development, electric power substation and other essential assignments.

Client: CREI, LLC. Philadelphia, PA 2006- 2008 Construction Crisis Project Management (2 Years Contract) Construction Operations Manager Owner/ Developer Representative on multiple new mid, and hi-rise buildings and hotel projects within suburban Philadelphia area, PA and Atlantic City, NJ.

K. Hovnanian, Edison, NJ. 2004- 2006 Developer North East Region High Density Director of Purchasing

1.Assisted upper management in creating a newly established “High Density Purchasing Dept.” responsible for all mid/ hi-rise construction projects within the north-east region division. Appointed as a sole communicator with legal department to integrate the new division’s procedures and policies.

2.Received several awards for project management performance, cost effective and efficient purchasing procedures.

M.L. Parker Construction, Inc. GC Chester, PA 2002- 2004 Director of Construction (2 Years 1099 Contract)

1.Enhanced employer’s public bidding abilities winning projects above $20 Million Dollars budgets.

2.Took full charge of all construction projects and management personnel including estimating department.

3.Increased profitability by 18% reduced overhead cost to 8% and expanded market area to State of NJ & DE.

4.Received bonus reward for dedication and business management enhancement.

Witherspoon Inc. Pennington, NJ. 2000- 2002 Developer, Design Build/ GC Director of Construction (2 Years 1099 Contract)

1.Directed all construction and operations personnel.

2.Expanded and enhanced estimating department.

3.Increased annual business volume and jobs profitability.

D.A.D Construction Co, Inc. Bethlehem, PA. 1991 - 2000 Developer/GC PM, Sr. PM, Operations Manager

1.Performed jobs buyout, executed contracts, change orders and attended legal claims and arbitrations.

2.Initiated and periodically updated various types of construction schedules.

3.Approved submitted applications for payments, maintained “RFI’s”, submittals and transmittals logs.


1.Lebanese University. Beirut, Lebanon- 1980. Bachelor of Science, (B.S) - Architectural Construction Means and Method.

2.Fundamentals of Management and Supervision, Getting Work Done, and Planning Effectively.

3.Winning Business Writing.


1.Subject to negotiations pending on job role.

2.Incentive & Medical benefits.

3. 2 Weeks Paid Vacation.


1.Confidentially available upon request.

2.LinkedIn Member.

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