Construction Manager

Name : LarryV69
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Raritan,NJ
Job Title Construction Manager
Relocation Preferences : None
Objective : Gainful Employment in the Construction Management Field within a 50 mile radius of Central NJ that can utilize my training and experience
Resume :  
Larry Valjat
807 Brooklyn Ave Raritan, NJ 08869

Cell: (908) 698-2255 Home:(908)393-6722 Email: LarryV69[at]

Summary: Motivated Project Manager (Mechanical/Civil /Construction Management). Construction experiences in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Facilities.

Brief Synopsis:
Project Management - Engineer with over 10 years of experience in architectural construction and contract solutions, with project implementation of client and building official based applications in both civil and mechanical design and installation.

Mechanical Project Manager - Engineer with over 15 years of experience in turbines/generators; installations, new, maintenance/repair. Site facility construction, coordination of capital and expense projects as related to generation stations, contract/installation solutions, and project implementation with clients & subcontract trade labor. Responsibilities included direction and adherence to specifications, procedures and industry design standards.

Managerial Accomplishments: Successfully managed projects and put into practice various operation project completions. Created availability solutions, and assisted clients with planning, implementation and project closures.

Hands-on experience in managing and implementing assignments, vendor relationships, strategic partnerships and alliances for startups for mid-range companies as well as their divisions.

Effective communication skills with;
o Clients, Professionals, Management, Building, Code Officials & Construction trades.
o Building /Zoning Officials, Utility Companies (Gas, Electric, Water/Waste, Postal) Officials, Construction/Management Sites, coordination with Architects, Engineers (MEPs, Structural and Civil), PMs
Developed business plans with;
o Accurate conceptual cost models while keeping track of current material & labor pricing, including; coordinating, scheduling project events with team members to create, modify, and follow construction plans
o Estimated job costs and negotiate with the trades for contract deliverables
Construction-document and drawing literate, with knowledge of all phases of construction

Project Management:
Risk Management Analysis for feasibility of Projects. Utilizing CPM techniques, material and manpower allocation, etc.
Managed and validated accuracy of construction documents for compliance to company product design standards, regulatory requirements and the methods for compliance used in production.
Managed Architectural drawing assignments from Architectural drafts to final working field preparation in accordance to final local Code compliance as referenced to the communities in planning timeline.
Managed and liaison differences between architectural consultants (Architects, MEP Engineers) and or in-house staff in the development of construction documents.
Led the resolution of construction code and other technical issues through written and/or verbal communication with community associates and/or regulatory officials.
Prepared scopes of work, accepted bids and awarded contracts to Sub-Contractors.
Guided/interfaced/and or assisted with design/development team (Purchasing, Site development, Marketing, Accounting, Legal, etc.) to ensure systems, structural elements and products are consistent with Architectural and Code guidelines.
Resolved answers to the numerous Architectural/Structural/MEPS and program issues.

Construction Coordination:
Worked within Management and Field Associates to provide an in-office support on the coordination of construction projects in a manner that ensured projects were complete, on time and within budget.
Assisted on assembles and compiles start packages for completeness of each project to be handed over to field PMs.
Maintained daily communication with Production Manager and Community Construction Managers regarding job schedule, project status and progress.
Assisted with addressing and solving field related issues in a timely manner necessary to maintain project schedules and meet customer expectations.
Maintained accurate construction documentation including purchase orders, change orders and variance purchase orders for all ongoing and projected future projects.
Maintained accurate construction plans, specifications, reference materials and required supporting documentation.
Contacted customers throughout the building cycle which ensured satisfaction with the building experience. Maintained and followed up on concerns and unfinished items as relates to craft work and products.

Perform conceptual estimates for construction tasks, utilizing computer software, scale drawings and calculators for Take-off materials to establish and maintain cost data base to ensure accurate estimating database used in construction projects.
Responsibilities included estimating, bidding and negotiating contracts, cost control and cash flow analysis.

Special Technical Skills/Abilities:
High level of follow-through and drive, supported by an in-depth knowledge of construction problem solving and resolution in Project, Construction Building Code Compliance and Technical Management
Disciplined to develop operational goals, objectives and plans for the implementation of systems and procedures.
Constant vigor to review all operational processes for effectiveness and performance so that production statistics can be compiled for continuous improvement in the construction process
Support resolution of internal conflicts and project issues for code and building compliance.
Estimating experienced in bids, take-offs and writing scopes of work along with Means Estimating
Engineering proficient in; Materials, Structural and Value Engineering and Product Development
Startups and Commissioning with Best Project Practices
Contractor/Vendor Qualification

Work Experience:
NJ Transit (Agency Temp) Newark, NJ CM; Construction Inspector Construction facilities 6-09 to Present
Liberty Mutual NYC, NY AVP Risk Mgmt. Construction & Power Generation 2-08 to 1-09
Durr Mechanical, Inc. NYC, NY Project Manager 9-07 to 11-07
NJSCC & NYSCA School Construction Project Manager 5-06 to 9-07
Construction Claims Cedar Knolls, NJ Sr. Consultant
Kaplan Companies Highland Park, NJ Architectural Project Engineer 7-04 to 3-06
Contract Services Philadelphia, Pa. Area Field Mechanical Engineer Contract Assignments 4-01 to 6-04
Contract Services St. Louis, Mo. Area Field Mechanical Engineer Contract Assignments 4-01 to 6-04
Contract Services Albany, NY Area Field Mechanical Engineer Contract Assignments 4-01 to 6-04
Pyrotek, Inc. Elmsford, NY Field Mechanical Engineer Contract Assignments 4-01 to 6-04
General Electric Schenectady, NY Field Mechanical Manager/Engineer (17 years) 6-84 to 3-01
AmeriBuild, Inc. Ohio, NY, Fla.Owner/General Contractor (3 years Commercial/Residential)
Various Mfg. facilities Cleveland, OhioMechanical/Industrial Engineer (10 years)

Education and Associations:
Purdue University Calumet, Indiana Baccalaureate of Science - Civil/Mechanical Engineering
HVCC Troy, NY Associate of Science - Construction Management
Engineering Societies and Groups; ASCE and ASME

Further Studies/Certifications:
Construction Management,
Six Sigma Black Belt,
OSHA Safety Construction
Software skills; Primavera, MS Project, Excel, Word, Outlook

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