Senior Construction Manager

Name : Vijay Michael Jaikeran
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : New York,NY
Job Title Senior Construction Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To obtain a challenging position utilizing my range of skills in Construction Management, General Contracting, and Subcontracting, to their fullest capacity, while also diversifying my knowledge.
Resume :  

July 2006-Present SCI Engineering P.C. New York N.Y.
Senior Construction Manager
Create Submittal Logs, expedite, track, release, and coordinate all submissions & equipment from Vendors & Sub Contractors
Coordinate all aspects of construction in phase and against contracts.
Draft, Budget, Negotiate, Expedite, Schedule, Modify, contracts for all trades on Primavera Expedition, Word and Excel.
Use of Primavera P3e/c & Suretrak 3.0 to create schedules with CPM & Milestones.
Use Expedition to create & update, RFI, ASI, Payment Requisitions, Contacts, Emails, COs, RFPs and Daily logs etc.
Delegate Pre-Construction, Progress and Conference meetings.
Manage the execution and delivery of Construction Schedule against Master Schedule
Liaison between Architect, Owner, City Agencies and all Prime Contractors.
Ascertain progress of work against ASIs, RFIs Submittal Logs as well as Master Schedule with Milestones.
Create Inspection Report (IR) forms, Check Lists pertaining to each project for daily On Site field inspections.
Estimate, Validate and approve Change Orders
Use engineering/construction information to strategically plan reviews, implement production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards, resolved problems.
Identify engineering/construction system improvements, meet engineering/construction financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitor expenditures, identify variances, implement corrective actions.
Prepare construction projects by verifying estimates, project drawings, and specifications, establishing and disseminating schedules, award contracts, obtain tools and equipment, specify materials and supplies.
Complete construction projects by directing construction requirements, comparing construction results to plans, coordinate with utility company, schedule inspections, resolve problems,
Provide construction progress reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing construction and budget data and trends.
Avoid legal challenges by understanding and enforcing regulations, recommending new procedures.
Ascertain Project Completion to create Punch Lists that consisted of line items that specified location, and specific problems on Primavera Expedition for communication to all parties involved.
Maintain all communication, specification, work and all related documentation in proper corresponding order.
Estimate Projects using Microsoft Excel
Expedite TR-1s, IEH, License Agreements and all associated documentation in order to create a well run project and full close- out.
Use of all Subcontractor, General Contractor and Construction Manager experience to anticipate and implement all courses of action to daily tasks.

September 2003July 2006 Allied Construction Management Services. New York NY
Construction Manager
Expedite Subcontractors qualifications through S.A.F.s, S.C.A approval verification, Reference Check, Interviews.
Estimate projects, Draft, Budget, Negotiate, Expedite, Schedule, Modify, contracts for all trades on Microsoft Word, Primavera Expedition, and Excel.
Analyze all areas of General Construction to ascertain the profitable and proficient completion of various projects.
Delegate and schedule all subcontractor work, approve completion amount while stipulating job reports to tabulate value of payment requisition.
Analyze, create, negotiate and settle all change orders for all company projects using Primevera Expedition and Excel.
Create Master Excel sheets on one file to keep track of change orders, progress reports, punch lists, requisitions as I acquire them from field observations.
Requisition for payment from DASNY, SCA and private entities using Primavera Expedition, Excel (AIA Requisition page developed, in Microsoft Excel, to expedite payments in a very specific and detailed order).
Market Corporation to Architects and Engineers through visual CD catalogs as well as mandate meetings for new ideas of diversifying Corporation.
Obtain all close out documentation and sign offs for release of final retainage payment.

February 2001 September 2003 JMOA Engineering P.C. Happauge NY
Construction Manager
Analyzed blueprints did take-offs, contracted projects, add-ons and multitasked various projects.
Interface with vendors for ETAs on extrusions; with Estimation Department to finalize contract price; with Vice President of Operations for problematic situations; with contractor for custom designs or problems that arose; and with Production Department for ETA to contractor.
Customized fabrication for non-standard projects; designed and tested new products before sending out; presented these and existing products to architects for referrals to customers.
Scheduled with CADD department for shop dwgs, with contractor for ETA to customer, and push production to meet ETA.
Met critical deadlines and followed through projects until completion.
Communicated with customers worldwide for a broad range of ideas and execution of these ideas to provide better service.

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Feb 1996 February 2001 A.L. Eastmond & Sons Bronx NY
Estimator/Project Manager
Estimated & Prepared bid documents various projects for N.Y.C.H.A. & N.Y.C.S.C.A.
Managed 5 teams for various projects while multitasking all duties of each Project.
Managed inventory of tools and equipment for various jobs.
Assistant to the director of the division.
Create effective communication channels between subcontractors and suppliers and our organization.
Scheduled, reported, filed and documented various projects on a daily basis.
Managed Project management team, field, shop and drafting employees consisting of 36.
Met the necessary criteria for employee satisfaction yet retaining the standing of my position.
Estimated various projects like staircases for Donna Karen, Victoria Secret and Structural estimate for On The Level.
Scheduled, reported, filed and documented various projects on a daily basis.
Arranged for various permits.
Overviewed Drafters shop drawings and checked with blueprints.
Solicit bids from federal state and private entities.


Master creator of Excel Spreadsheets to cover various tasks including but not limited to Daily Reporting, Requisitions for Payment, Complete and accurate analysis of values with duplication check, as well as automatic continuation, calculations if values depended on a previous value.
Extensive use in Primavera Expedition version 8.5 and 10.1
Extensive use in Primavera Suretrak 3.0
Solid background in blueprint Analysis.
Substantial experience in Construction Management.
Experienced problem solver reliable and hardworking professional.
Organized, knowledge of computers and a great team worker.
Background knowledge with Computer Aided Design.
Proficient in Primavera Expedition 8.5, Primavera Expedition 10.1, Primavera Suretrak 3.0, Microsoft Excel, UNIX applications, Microsoft Word, AutoCAD, Blueprint Analysis, G.C. Systems, Outlook, DOS, Access, Internet Navigation. Knowledge in Peachtree, Vista, Electricity and electronics, Computer Programming, Calyx point program, Computer Numerical Control.
1990-1993 St. Marys College Trinidad W.I.
H.S. Diploma, Major in Technology.
2000-2002 Queens Borough Community College Bayside NY
A..A.S Degree, Major Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Creating & Developing ideas, Real Estate Development, Analysis of methods used for efficient productivity.









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