Project Manager / Healthcare

Name : David W. Gaffin
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : San Diego,CA
Job Title Project Manager / Healthcare
Relocation Preferences : CA - AZ
Objective : To find a Project Manager or Superintendent position in the Healthcare or Commercial Construction areas
Resume :  
David W. Gaffin
2938 West Canyon Avenue San Diego, CA 92123 (928) 300-4750 patdaveg[at]

Job Objective

To work for a well-established construction firm as a PROJECT MANAGER


Over 15 years experience in Healthcare Construction with a working knowledge of all MEP systems including Medical Gas, Patient Tracking and Electrical Systems

Extensive experience in the Electrical field as an Estimator, Superintendent and Project Manager

Outstanding ability to direct a team of field personnel for project controls, quality assurance, craft supervision, material expediting, and all other project administration including planning, scheduling, health and safety programs, and purchase agreement administration

Estimating costs in relation to manpower, equipment and materials; preparing bid packages and proposals for both General and Electrical projects

Directing quality control to assure projects are completed on time and under budget ; monitoring work progress and OSHA rules to ensure safety and quality work

Professional Experience

Project Manager 2007-2009 - Jokake Construction Services, Phoenix, AZ
Estimated and managed multiple private and VA healthcare projects ranging from $1 to $10M. Projects included surgical, radiological, and MOB suites, ambulatory surgery center and patient room remodel. Projects consistently completed on time and under budget.

Owner and Operator 1991-2008 - Spectrum Construction, Cottonwood, AZ
Developed, owned, and operated a General and Electrical contracting company. Estimated all Electrical and General Construction projects. Oversaw all on-site project activity to ensure projects were completed on schedule, within budget, and in accordance with engineering design. Trained, supervised and worked with numerous crews for commercial, industrial and institutional projects; including remodeling healthcare facilities, coordination and installation of surgical suite Cytology, MRI facilities, CT Scanners, Nuclear Cameras and other technical medical equipment.

Construction Manager 2002 2003 - Heery International, Tucson, AZ
Managed projects at nine campuses for five school districts from design phase to closeout including, Arizona State School Facilities Board Deficiencies Projects. Coordinated projects under construction, established, and maintained working relationships with School Districts and SFB.

Superintendent and On-site Project Manager 2001-2002 - Telstar Construction, Tempe, AZ
I assumed management of a severely distressed project. Developed and implemented work schedule to complete the Performing Arts Center at Chandler-Gilbert Community College project. Solicited
bids and subcontracted phases of projects.

Electrical Superintendent 1986 1991

Supervised and Managed the electrical installation for a major addition to Palomar Hospital; new office complex for UCSD Medical Center; renovation of 6 Target Stores; and took over a distressed project at a
5-story hotel to completion.

David W. Gaffin
3928 West Canyon Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 (928) 300-4750 patdaveg[at]

Computer Skills

Timberline Software
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Project


Uniform Building Code Courses, Mesa College, San Diego, CA
IBEW Apprenticeship Course, Minneapolis, MN
Electrical Courses, Minneapolis VOC-Tech, Minneapolis, MN
Electrical Engineering, 2 years, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Licenses & Affiliations

Board Member Yavapai County Building and Safety Appeals Board
Board Member Verde Valley Contractors Association
General Contractor for local chapter of Habitat for Humanity

References available upon request

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