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Construction Manager

Virginia, United States
February 25, 2010

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Palmyra, Va. 22963 434.***.**** ©

Summary of Qualifications

Construction manager experienced in all phases of construction estimating/project management seeks senior PM or Director of Construction position. Green Advantage Certified in Commercial Construction. Coastal development, job costing, client and subcontractor relations, and logistics are my strengths.


2010-Present Piedmont Virginia Community College

Assistant Professor. Instruct students in variety of construction fields.

Ø Blueprint Reading and Building Codes

Ø Introduction to Sustainable Design

2007-2010 R.E. Lee & Son, Inc. Charlottesville, Va.

Senior Project Manager. Project Manager for mid-size commercial contractor specializing in negotiated, repeat customer contracts. Successful project scheduling and project delivery ensured profitability of all projects.

Responsibilities included:

Ø Direct supervision of 2-4 Superintendents, 3-25 field personal, and multiple sub-contractors.

Ø Favorable sub-contract and supplier negotiations prior to issuing contracts and purchase orders.

Ø Clear and concise correspondence between owner, architect, and subcontractors in the form of RFI’s, RFP’s, change order document preparation, weekly meeting agendas, minutes, and monthly progress reports.

Ø Project documentation utilizing Prolog project management software, Microsoft Project, and contract documents (either AIA or Consensus Documents).

Ø Projects ranged in scope and cost from renovation to UVA surgical unit ($1.2m) to 24 unit high end apartments ($5.5m) 10 unit upper end retirement cottages ($7.8m).

1999-2007 Quality Built Construction, Inc. Greenville, NC

Project Manager/Superintendent. Successful on site owners representative/manager for a 204 unit multi-family development in Wilmington, NC that lies within a Corps of Engineer designated 404 wetland area. Proficient in electronic management tools include Timberline Gold v.8 estimating/accounting integration software and Microsoft Project.

Responsible for:

Ø Direct supervisory responsibility for 7-10 field personnel and 2-5 office personnel.

Ø Over all management of all other operations within the state which included three other cities and five projects.

Ø Designated Safety Officer for the firm.

Ø Supervised the purchasing and contracts department for this statewide developer. This department is responsible for all estimates, construction schedules and job costing for new construction, apartment maintenance (240 units) and Home Owners Association maintenance and repair (835 units).

Ø Responsible for investigation into code change impacts of current and future projects.

Ø Responsible for 404 wetland, COE regulations, dredging permits, and marine construction regulations.

1996-1999 Craven Construction, Inc. Kinston. NC

Project Manager. Managed all aspects of commercial and public projects including project selection, fiscal management, and assessment of target goals and profit/loss statements.

Responsible only to the company president for:

Ø Project/company financial projections, contract negotiations, and project scheduling.

Ø Oversight of field superintendents.

1993-1996 Tidewater Atlantic Research, Inc. Washington, NC.

Archaeologist. Underwater archaeologist/cultural resource manager for public sector projects. Specializations in remote sensing, small boat operations, and logistics.

Ø Supervised up to 6 field archaeologists.

Ø Senior archaeologist for US Army Corps of Engineers projects in Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, and South Carolina.

Ø Archaeologist for National Park Service projects in North Carolina.

1989-1993 Maritrans Inc. Philadelhpia, Pa.

Barge Captain. Worked as Captain of ocean-going petroleum tankers to 190,000 barrels. Trained, and USCG certified, at Piney Point Marine Academy in marine fire fighting, fuel transfer, waste management/disposal.

Responsible for:

Ø All aspects of loading/unloading crude oil, gasoline, and aviation fuel.

Ø All safety, environmental, and mechanical repairs for tanker.

Relief Mate. Acted as relief Mate for ocean-going tugs up to 115’ and 100+ tons. Licensed by USCG for 200t Master/1600t Mate operations.

Responsible for:

Ø Safe navigation, crew welfare, tug operations during my watch.

1979-1989 Cummin-Hart Construction, Baltimore, Md.

Senior Estimator and Project Manager for public and private commercial and industrial projects in the Baltimore/D.C. metro area. I continued to work for Cummin-Hart on a contractual basis from 1989-1993 during my three week off rotation from Maritrans, Inc Featured projects are: National Aquarium expansion and renovation, Shot Tower renovation, Camden Yards Stadium (structural concrete).

Responsible for:

Ø Project selection, estimates, and contract negotiations.

Ø Oversight of two estimators.

Ø Project management of selected time-critical projects.


1999- East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

Ph.D. Coastal Resource Management, A.B.D.

1993-1996 East Carolina University

Greenville, NC

M.A. Nautical Archaeology & Maritime History

1975-1977 York College of Pa.

York, Pa.

B.A. English & History

1970-1972 Pennsylvania State University

Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

A.A. Surveying Technology

Professional Associations

American Society of Professional Estimators

Professional Captains Association

Society of Historical Archaeology

North Carolina Shore and Beach Association

Homes Builders Association

N.C. Coastal Federation

Licenses and Certifications

GreenAdvantage Certified, Commercial Construction

LEED for NC, Technical Review Workshop

OSHA Certified Health & Safety Course (30 hr.)

USCOE Certified Construction Quality Management

Certified Professional Estimator

US Academy of Underwater Sciences Certified Scientific Diver

US Coast Guard License 200t Master/1600 Mate

US Coast Guard AB/Tankerman Documents

Community Involvement/ Volunteer Organizations

Boy Scouts, Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 138, Palmyra, Va.

City of Greenville Historic Commission, Chair

Pitt County Tar-Pam Storm Water Advisory Commission

Cub Scouts, Pack 9, Den Leader

Board of Directors, Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation

Environmental Stewardship Committee, St. Paul’s Church

C.M. Eppes PTA Executive Board, 1998-99 Treasurer, 1999-00 Vice President.

Greenville Little League Coach, Trade Mart Team

Emergency Response & Rescue Diver Team Leader, Shrewsbury Volunteer Fire Company 1977-89 (Retired)

Former Vice-Commander, Flotilla 13-7, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary


Stan Binsted, President, R.E. Lee & Son, Inc. 434.***.****

Phil Crocker, Electrical Department Manager, W.E. Brown 434.***.****

Peter Sheeran, Sheeran Architects 434.***.****

Keith Borne, Project Manager, Southern Air, Inc. 434.***.****

Roy Whitlock, Facilities Manager, Westminster Canterbury

Project List, (Major projects)


Norcross Commons, Charlottesville, Va.

Ø High end 24 unit apartment complex, wood construction, sprinklers, infrastructure. Value $5.5m

Region Ten Counseling Center, Lovingston, Va.

Ø New three story 30,00 S.F. office building including sitework, elevator, data/communications. Project completed ahead of schedule. Value $2.5m

Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge Cottages, Charlottesville, Va.

Ø Five duplex, high end retirement cottages. Included sitework, stick built framing, wood floors, ceramic tile baths, custom interiors to buyers specifications. Value $7.8m

Outpatient Surgical Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Ø Complete HVAC and partial electrical renovation to surgical center. Project completed 8 weeks ahead of schedule. $1.2m

John Hopkins Research Center, Baltimore, Md.

Ø Structural concrete including caissons, pre-stressed beams, formed columns, beams, floors, walls. Approximate value - $20m with change orders

National Aquarium in Baltimore

Ø Phase I Renovations – Project Manager for major renovations to main exhibit tank. Remove and replace concrete structure for Beluga Whales and Seal exhibit while aquarium remained open. Approximate value - $2m.

Ø Phase II – Structural concrete for new aquarium addition. Approximate value $10m.

Structural Concrete for Camden Yards, Baltimore, Md. Approximate value - $12m.


CSS Neuse, Kinston, NC.

Project Manager for moving the CSS Neuse, a Confederate iron-clad gunboat, from riverside in Caswell State Park to present location. Moving the vessel required first extensive archaeological survey to be conducted by trained nautical archaeologist. The vessel was then dismantled into three pieces, moved, and reassembled within its new building, also built under this contract. The vessel was then re-surveyed to ensure precise re-alignment that was completed to within .001” of original positioning. Value - $1m.

Federal Courthouse, Baltimore, Md.

Ø Replacement of historic HVAC heating system with duplicate of original system. Value - $1m.

Textile Mill, East Petersburg, Pa.

Ø Convert historic textile mill into luxury condominiums. Value $35m.

Harrisburg City Hall, Harrisburg, Pa.

Ø Convert historic City Hall to upscale condominiums. Value $20-30m.

St. Mary’s Convent, Lancaster County, Pa.

Ø Major renovations to historic Catholic Convent including slate roofs, stone work, plaster, HVAC and electrical upgrades. Value - $25m.


Waterfront, Carolina Beach, NC

Ø Sitework included pool, clubhouse, full service 125 slip marina. Value - $9m.

Ø Buildings – Three story, stick built on mono-slab, stucco veneer, Acorn windows, garage, custom interior finishes. Estimate cost not including custom finishes - $5m

Marshes at River’s Edge, Wilmington, NC

Sitework, including pool. $10m.

Buildings – Two story, stick-built on mono-slab, brick/vinyl veener, lightweight LevelRock second floor, thermal windows, screened porches, whirlpool tubs with separate shower in MB. Buyer chose custom colors, flooring, countertops, etc. Value $11.4m

Breezewood of Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Ø Sitework - $4.5m

Ø Condo Buildings - Two story, stick-built on mono-slab, brick/vinyl veener, lightweight LevelRock second floor, thermal windows, two bedroom/two bath units. 1425s.f. per unit. Value - $12m

Ø Townhomes - Two story, stick-built on mono-slab, brick/vinyl veener, lightweight LevelRock second floor, alarm systems, wood floors. Value - $8m

Turtle Creek, Greenville, NC

Ø Sitework – Value $2m.

Ø Buildings - Two story, stick-built on mono-slab, brick/vinyl veener, lightweight LevelRock second floor, thermal windows, two bedroom/two bath units. 1425s.f. per unit. Value – $9.5m


NCO Housing Renovations Phase II, Seymore-Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, NC

Ø Complete interior and exterior renovations to existing housing including asbestos abatement, new vinyl exterior, shingles, windows, sheetrock, kitchen, flooring. 125 units –Value 3.125m

NCO Housing Renovations Phase III, Seymore-Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, NC

Ø Same as Phase II – Value $2.75m

Gymnasium, Camp Lejeune Marine Base, Jacksonville, NC

Ø Complete renovation to gym including floors, acoustical ceilings, bleachers, electrical and HVAC. Value - $2.5m

Barracks Conversion, Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, NC

Ø Convert existing WWII barracks to modern office complex. Value $3m

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