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Manager Project

Goodview, Virginia, United States
May 15, 2019

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Career Highlights

Project managed and supervised upgrade code compliance of a 26,000 sf. HCA medical building. Valued engineered $300,000 in savings and completed the work two months ahead of schedule, while minimizing tenant disruption.

Assistant Facilities Manager of Dynax America, a 330,000 sf. industrial facility.

Project managed the $3.5 million student housing renovation at VA Medical Center in Salem VA.

Managed the new construction of Hidden Valley High School. The scope of work included leveling the top of a mountain, the construction of a new high school as well as construction of various sporting fields, an outdoor track and a walking trail. Project value: $30,000,000 [Torriero Group of Companies]

Managed the new construction of the Beaver County Courthouse project, which involved constructing two new buildings on either side of the existing courthouse. Upon completion, the existing structure was demolished and an entrance colonnade connecting the two buildings was built. Economically overcame faulty structural engineering design that affected every aspect of the project. Project value: $18 Million [Torriero Group of Companies]

Constructed three Home Depot stores, Grand Home Furnishings, Shoprite Supermarket, Salem Solid Waste Transfer Station, Friendship Manor Hydrotherapy Pool, Carnegie Museum exhibits and permanent collections, Carnegie Science Center exhibits, various medical projects at Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center and many tenant fit-outs and/or renovations.

Lead the renovation of the former Roanoke YMCA into The Locker Room Lofts, a 56 unit mixed use facility. Handled all aspects of the project from demolition to close out documents. Valued engineered $350,000 in savings.

As a project manager, directed various construction projects for the following facilities including renovation of Univ. of Pittsburgh’s Presbyterian Hospital’s emergency room (while in operation): Magee Women’s Hospital, Mercy Hospital, West Penn Hospital, Citizen’s General Hospital, Butler Hospital, and Forbes Health Systems. Constructed or renovated various medical office suites including X-Ray facilities and MRI unit. Constructed research laboratories and clean rooms for Beecham Products, Westinghouse, PPG, Fisher Scientific, Bayer, Medrad, and Luna Laboratories.

Relevant Skills

My experience includes writing contracts, subcontracts, procurement (purchase orders), creation and updates of project schedules and schedule of values, close out construction documents, pay applications, submittals, submittal logs, review of shop drawings and approval of same. Weekly project coordination meeting as well as publish meeting minutes and agendas. Oversight of punch lists and warranty work as well as review of subcontractors’ request for payment.

Offer outstanding talents in the business aspects of construction (including profit and loss analysis, job and change order costing, contract and safety training and compliance, 30 hour OSHA, ICRA certification, team building, developing project scope, client relationships, value engineering and pre-construction services including estimating.

Driven by the challenge to produce the best possible product/project while maintaining fairness and integrity. Immensely enjoy navigating all aspects of complex projects while completing the project the client contracted for.

Computer skills: Primavera SureTrak, Excel, Word, Microsoft Project scheduling, Outlook

Professional Summary

Dynax America Inc 2017 to 2018

Asst. Facilities Manager (recruited for this position)

Industrial Maintenance Services

Project Manager 2016 to 2017

Khan’s Builder and Contractor

Project manager (Wore many hats within this very small family owned general contractor, developer, owner) 2014 to 2015*

*Final project was completed; Khan Builder and Contractors ceased development/construction operations

Epic Images Construction 2009 to 2014

Owner/Project Manager (Residential/Small Business General Contractor)

Avis Construction Company 2004 to 2009

Senior Project manager (Commercial General Contractor)

Responsible for the management of commercial projects valued up to $30M. Coordinate with architects, engineers and subcontractors. Prepare and track submittals, RFP’s, RFI’s, change orders and job costing.

Negotiate contracts and resolve claim issues. Provide positive action to problem solving, permitting issues and public relations.

Increased per project average profit margin from 7.02% to 16.07%

Torriero Group of Companies (Nello Construction, Torriero Construction) Houston, PA 1997 - 2004

Senior Project manager (Commercial General Contractor)

Managed multiple projects ranging in size from $1M to $23M in Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Responsible for on-site superintendents, assistant superintendents, and administrative staff. Interfaced with various prime subcontractors. Negotiated vendor purchase orders, various trade subcontracts, joint payment agreements, RFI’s, RFP’s and change orders. Administered owner’s prime contract, including contract addendums, document revisions and all accepted value engineering budget line items. Developed and distributed Monthly Progress Reports, Applications for Payment and CO’s.

Croft Group of Companies (Sportswear Plus, Butler Floor Company) Butler, PA 1993 –1997

VP of Sales

Hands-on business manager focused on sales and marketing, product design, production management, team building, quality assurance, business management applications, training, presentation, sales closing, negotiations, strategic sales planning and business operations management.

Project Manager

Profitably negotiated largest project in company history

Increased gross revenues by 50%

Education Summary

University of Rhode Island BA

LaRoche College Masters Program


ICRA 2018



Roger Downey, Manager, Dynax America Inc 540-***-**** cell

Richard Shively, President and owner of Shively Electric. 540-***-**** cell 540-***-**** Office

William (Butch) Traylor, Principal (Architect) Hughes and Associates 540-***-**** cell 540-***-**** Office

Tim Gardner, Owner, Inspecx Inc. 540-***-****

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