Project Manager

Name : Wayne Farquharson
Industry Type : Related Professions
City & State : Jersey City,NJ
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : any
Objective : To use my design and construction management experience in innovative projects, to obtain a managerial level position. Begin studying for Masters in Business Administration.
Resume :  
Wayne A. Farquharson
21 Silverpine Drive
Amityville, New York 11701

OBJECTIVE: To use my design and construction management experience in innovative projects, to obtain a managerial level position. Begin studying for Masters in Business Administration.

Planned, directed, and managed designated projects.
Ensured that objectives were accomplished in accordance with outlined priorities.
Analyzed results of operations to discover more efficient ways to utilize resources.
Coordinated the successful simultaneous development of several projects.
Delegated responsibilities and designed time schedules.
Negotiated contracts.
Reviewed project status reports during each operational phase.
Prepared daily reports and weekly project status updates for management.
Finished projects on time and within budget 95% of the time.

SIMS Metal Management, Jersey City, NJ
Project ManagerNovember 2006- present

Handled all New York based projects for SIMS Metal Management and dealt with city regulatory agencies. The DOB (Dept of Buildings) and DEP (Dept. of Environmental Protection) for permitting for building and Stormwater permitting, FDNY (Fire Dept of New York) for fire hydrant location selection and installation,
Supervised concept, design and installation of a natural wetland designed to manage stormwater runoff without connection to the city sewer system.
Supervised permitting and implementation of small building demolition in NYC.
Installed stadium lighting at a recycling facility.
Supervised expeditor, engineer and contractor in permitting and installation of a 220V backup generator.
Created a zero discharge stormwater management system using organics to treat contaminated stormwater.
Simultaneously supervised multiple design and construction projects totaling over $10 million dollars.
Managed design and construction team consisting of engineers, consultants, and contractors and coordinated their work during design and construction phases, as well as all construction trades.
Created and tracked budget as well as construction and design time schedules using Microsoft Project, Excel and Gantt Charts.
Developed innovative methods of stormwater Management at Industrial sites in an environmentally friendly way.
Coordinated planning meetings, design review, and jobsite construction meetings including preparation and distribution of meeting minutes.
Manage the construction scheduling, long lead items and create the critical path schedule.
Establish scopes of work for all trades from plans and specifications, review with other team members and selected subcontractors in preparation for award of contract.
Ensured contractor followed contract terms and conditions to ensure full compliance throughout construction phase.
Provide project updates to senior management.
Visit the jobsite on a regular basis to ensure project progress, conformance to drawings, quality and jobsite safety
Negotiate change orders.
Facilitate with pre-construction in reference to due diligence and obtaining approvals for the project.
Review of subcontractor requisitions in the development of requisition for payment.
Monitor and compile job paperwork.

Field Support Services Inc.
Plum Island Animal and Disease Control Center, Plum Island, N.Y.
Project EngineerFebruary 2005 - June 2006

Managed-engineering projects for a self-contained Bio-safety level 3 laboratory facility equipped with an independent power plant, wastewater treatment facility, water supply system, and was a bio-safety level 3 facility.
Supervised selection and replacement installation of air handling units inside a sealed bio- safety level 3 laboratory.
Designed and supervised installed #2 fuel oil pump transfer system on three 210k gal Tank Farm.
Estimated cooling load for various office spaces including a computer room with a high heat load using Trane Trace.
Supervised government mandated inspections including cleaning and inspection of three 210k gal #2 fuel oil tanks.
Researched feasibility of using alternative fuels such as bio-diesel in facility vehicles and determined the effect that a conversion would have on them.
Installed waste oil heater.
Implemented various efficiency programs saving $10, 000 per year in utility costs.
Supervised creation of a Dept of Homeland Security compliant High Security Data Network room.
Supervised land erosion repair.
Developed SOPs instructing the proper operation and utilization of new equipment.
Analyzed bids and project estimates.
Prepared scopes and specifications for various projects.

NYC Capital Construction Requirements Division, Flushing, N.Y.
Project Manager/Engineer April 2000 - February 2005

Supervised varied complex engineering reconstruction projects.
Simultaneously managed five design and construction contracts totaling four million dollars and finished all contracts ahead of schedule.
Supervised design team and contractors, coordinated meetings, resolved conflicts with design drawings and unexpected field conditions.
Ensure contractors adhere to design specifications by reviewing design drawings and having project meetings with contractors.
Prepare daily and weekly reports of work progress and report progress to my superiors.
Prepared weekly cost projections to control cost and saved over $300,000 by eliminating unnecessary expenses.
Increased efficiency and reduced costs by incorporating computers into everyday tasks such as email of design drawings and correspondence.
Utilize critical path method to manage projects.
Prepared change orders.

Sikorski Engineering, Division of Sear-Brown Assoc., Melville, N.Y.
Mechanical Engineer December 1998 April 2000

Specialized in HVAC system design for pharmaceutical companies focusing on drug manufacturing areas.
Designed HVAC system layout, including the selection of VAV system boxes, duct sizing, and fire sprinkler layout for Purdue Pharma office building in Stamford, Ct.
Planned sequence of operations for HVAC control systems and fire suppression including exhaust fan operation for smoke suppression system.
Calculated heating and cooling loads to determine equipment selection needed for building.
Calculated the effect of sunlight and shading on heating and cooling loads on commercial office buildings.
Create field sketches of existing building system layout and transferred them to AutoCAD.
Liaison between head engineer and engineering team.
Assisted in preparing design proposals and presentations to potential clients.
Created filing system for shop drawings.

First Card Services, Uniondale, N.Y.
Customer Support EngineerNovember 1995 June 1999
Installed Y2k compliant computer system.
Troubleshoot computer system and network problems.
Reported problems to supervisors and propose possible solutions.
Investigated customer complaints, and resolved problems to mutual satisfaction.

AutoCAD 2008
Windows XP 2000: ME 98, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage, Outlook, Internet
Microsoft Project
TWIC biometric credential
Hydraulic Equipment Operator

Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, New York Institute of Technology
Trane AC Clinic HVAC System Design and Operation

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