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Project Manager Construction

New York, 11216, United States
March 23, 2011

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Jerry M. Spigner

Cell: 1-646-***-****



A professional with over 19 years within the construction and logistic industries: with exceptional abilities in managing multiple projects in fast paced environment with strong awareness for cost/budget, estimating, ensuring job safety and scheduling. As well as open to new concepts and possibilities, travel is acceptable.

Core Competencies:

• Exceptional abilities in managing multiple projects

• Can oversee multiple projects in fast paced environment

• Major strengths are in organization, creative/analytical thinking, as well as problem solving.

• Diversification in all aspects of construction+ management experience allowing either EE or project manager’s role.

• Intimate knowledge of, FIDIC, American/International standards, SCA, Federal, State, New York City construction union & regulatory processes necessary to drive projects thru to completion as well as FAR 15, UN and DCAA contracts. Have worked on Centcom, Africom, SAIC estimates

• As a Senior Project Manager my project ranges are from $2 million - $100 million and as a Tender Chief/Senior Estimator my projects range from $12 million - $1 billion and over

• Keen sense of estimating processes coupled with strong attributes within dissecting blue prints

Goals: My main objective is to find secure employment with a mid-large size company that has many project diversities. A place where I can share my knowledge as well as continue learning new industry processes


Rizzani De Eccher, Qatar, February 2009- present

Tender Chief

• Responsible for managing estimation department of various opportunities in excel, primavera and RAI format. These opportunities range from military bids to commercial bids.

• Coordinate with Finance Manager & GM for potential opportunities. Bids mainly pertaining to Infrastructure, concrete and hotel works

• Instruct estimators in company estimating policies, as well as to design estimating procedures.

• Instruct PM/CM, procurement & BD of the potential of Bid as well as give guidance as to the process of the project.

• Plan, organize, and manage contract relationships and contract documents to improve the commercial/contract management process

• Final signer of all tender documents

• Maintain relations with subs & clients

• Job sizes range from $300 mil - $1 bil.

• My impact consist of rewriting all estimating procedures and implementing training for estimators

Agility Logistics Inc., Kuwait, 01/08-02/09

Senior Estimator

• Job sizes range from $25 mil – $1 bil.

• Estimating various opportunities in excel format.

• Fuel delivery to hazardous countries to construction projects.

• Coordinate with Project Managers, Procurement, Cost Analyst, Finance, HR,

• New business procurement review with CEO to discuss these varies opportunities.

• Review all requests for contract actions and collaborate with all disciplines to continuously update the quantities and changes in scope.

• Participate in negotiations with subs as well as provide day to day check estimates received from subs

• During my employment at Agility I had the privilege working on many opportunities and succeeded in winning those bids

MMI Inc. Armonk NY 04/07 – 12/07

Senior Project Manager/Estimator

Owners Representative

• Job sizes are from $2 mil- $30 mil.

• Project manager high-end residential and commercial projects.

• RFI’s evaluations review and sign off requisitions.

• Manage all day-to-day operations within the office and manage all subs

• Maintain a safe and productive working environment.

• Arrange meetings with clients, accountants, architects and engineers.

• My main impact was the saving of monies for each ground up development and completing each project within 3 months.

WDF Inc., Mt.Vernon, NY 06/06 - 04/07

Project Manager

Job sizes are from 5 million plus.

• Overseen Buy-outs, scheduling, budgeting, writing RFI's.

• Facilitated all progress meetings.

• Manage all subs and maintain a working environment.

• My main responsibility is to get the job done in a profitable manor for the company.

• While following all contract and safety rules.

• I successfully completed four projects before the beginning of the school year and received a large bonus for my efforts.

TDX/McKissack, L.I.C, NY 3/05-2/06

Construction Manager

• Responsible for mentor projects and all activities on site for school projects (SCA) as well as being a liaison between contractor and SCA.

• Scheduling, monitor, and inspect all work from start to client orientation.

• Maintain budgets, process invoices, and submittals. Expedite change orders in addition to consulting with architects & engineers.

• Enforce safety rules, troubleshooter, held all progress meeting, also a liaison between school principle and contractor.

• Responsible for all required inspections, expedite all required permits and insurances, handle all disputes between contractor, sub-contractors and distributors.

• Since I was a part of the mentor program, my main impact was in the educating of the new contractors to successfully complete their projects in an economical and professional manner while following SCA procedures

KBR, Iraq 11/04-02/05


• Responsible for scheduling, managed & coordinate site construction, submittals, budgeting, bidding, estimating and liaison between contractor and military.

• Overseen the completion of 500 seat military dining facilities, warehouses and clinics.

• Supervised over 80 workers consisting of three cultures (Pegasus) and completed the project before deadline date.

• O&M, responsible for maintaining Caribou site, which consist of maintaining generator, trailers, supply of water, removal of waste, gravel, removal of weeds, roads and the needs of the dining facility, etc.

• My impact with KBR was the building of Pegasus DFAC in North Victory, which I assisted a Turkish company and acted as a go between for KBR & the core of engineers.

Medical Corporation Keiwa Society, Miyazaki, Japan 04/99-09/04

Project Manager

Owners Representative

• Serving as “Owners Representative”, responsibilities were: budgeting, bidding, scheduling and liaison between client and contractor.

• Supervised the construction of three nursing homes and ten retail stores.

• Headed a team of designers, architects, engineers and interrelated construction departments to complete multiple projects within Japan.

• Maintained a cohesive team by acting as a vocal point of project communication & delegated responsibilities. Performed final inspection of all completed stores and nursing homes to ascertain acceptable standard and construction quality for owner.

• Since I had full responsibility to the project, I managed to complete the project in a timely manner (Per Contract) and save money in building cost by making changes in drawings and limit the RFI’s


PMI Institute, Kuwait, 2008

PMP training course, completed training

New York Institute of Technology, NY 1982-1986

Major: Electrical Engineering

City College of New York, NY 1986-1987

Continuing Education Coursework Engineering (Construction Management)


PC: Proficient

Administrative: MS Project, MS Word and Excel.

Industry Specific: Expedition, RAI, DELTEK and Primavera.


Paolo Bertolini, Rizzani De Eccher, BD, 974 – 581-7429

Jean Zaky, PWC Agility Logistics, Director, 965 – 9722-0940

Silviu Herscher, Parson’s, COO, 212-***-****

Dayo Alamuto, TDX Construction, senior project manager, 917-***-****

Scott Meadows, KBR, Site Manager, 964***-***-****

Tetsuji Kawano, Medical Corporation Keiwa Society, CEO 098*-**-****

Anthony Scott, Ann Taylor, Senior Project Manager, 415-***-****

Robert Johnston, McKissack +Turner Joint Venture, General Superintendent, 347-***-****

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