Senior Project Superintendent

Name : Thomas Porter
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Fredericksburg,VA
Job Title Senior Project Superintendent
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Secure a position leading construction projects.
Resume :  
Thomas M. Porter


Senior Construction Professional with over 15 years experience managing and supervising construction of healthcare facilities. Projects were completed on time, safely, with a high level of quality, while managing project costs and developing excellent client relations.


Erdman Company (formerly Marshall Erdman & Associates), Madison, WI 1993 - 2009
Senior Project Superintendent (2006-2009)

Supervised, coordinated, and scheduled construction of a $4.3M, 18,000 sq. ft. behavioral health inpatient facility. Assisted in the construction of a $35M, 167,000 sq. ft., five story medical pavilion.

Managed General Conditions costs within budget despite being assigned to project 10 weeks prior to starting construction.
Implemented a safety plan to protect students from construction activity and traffic for a new building constructed within 100 feet of the boys dormitory and classroom buildings, resulting in zero incidents.
Negotiated with carpentry subcontractor to install metal panel system and arranged for manufacturer training when project manager experienced difficulty hiring a qualified subcontractor. Project was completed on time, saving a loss from the late completion penalty clause.
Investigated roofing subcontractors qualifications by observing workers methodology and materials installed, determined that a certified, roofing subcontractor was required, saving schedule delays and the added cost of installing a second roof.
Trained project field coordinator, developing his supervisory and project management skills.

Project Construction Manager (2003-2006)

Managed construction of two $4M, 16-18,000 sq. ft. ambulatory surgery centers, three interior remodel projects, and a $2M, 7,300 sq. ft., two story hospital operating room department addition.

Hired and negotiated with subcontractors producing a savings on final subcontractor costs of .5% of total project contract value.
Generated additional revenue by developing client relationships and meeting additional client needs beyond contract requirements.
Promoted project communication and team-building through facilitation and documentation of client, subcontractor and internal team meetings.
Recognized by client for being responsive, thorough, and valuable to the projects success.
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Senior Project Superintendent (2002-2003)

Supervised, coordinated and scheduled construction of a $2M, 7,500 sq. ft. ambulatory surgery center addition, and a $0.5M, multi-phased radiology interior remodel.

Project Superintendent (1993-2002)

Supervised, coordinated and scheduled construction of a $3M, 16,000 sq. ft. ambulatory surgery center, a 15,000 sq. ft. radiology center, an 8000 sq. ft. group practice facility, demolition of a hospital campus boiler plant, and a radiology interior remodel. Assisted in the construction of additional facilities including a $22M, 130,000 sq. ft., three story health and wellness center and a hospital campus replacement boiler plant.


Received company quality award on three projects, one which completed six weeks early.
Completed all projects on time while ensuring compliance with project drawings, specifications and contract documents.
Recorded one lost time injury during career leading projects as superintendent and project construction manager.


Project Manager Seminar, AGC, Virginia Beach, VA
OSHA 10-hour Occupational Safety & Health Training


Erosion and Sediment Control Responsible Land Disturber, Virginia Dept. of Conservation & Recreation, Certificate Number 26794


Mechanical Engineering, Construction Engineering and Structural Design
Pennsylvania State University


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