Construction Project Manager

Name : Takmurayama
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : New York,NY
Job Title Construction Project Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : November 17, 2009

Dear Sir or Madame,

Attached please find my resume for the position of Construction Project Manager your company on Trade Jobs Online. As reflected in my resume, I am a seasoned manager with over twelve years of experience in both residential and commercial project management. In addition, I have managed new residential construction from start to finish, including assisting in the architectural design. Currently I am overseeing a high-end residential renovation of a landmark home in Long Island, New York with a budget exceeding $3 million dollars. In my capacity as Project Manager for that site, I have successfully supervised and coordinated the work of over twenty subcontractors as well as liaised and consulted with a team of architects and designers.

My construction management experience includes comprehensive knowledge in budget preparation of construction plans, hiring and supervising construction crew, cost estimation, ordering building materials, administering the budget and schedule of project as well as perform quality control inspections on all building components and systems, and obtaining necessary approvals from town or city officials for each stage of inspection process for certification of occupancy. In addition to my management skills, I have personal expertise in woodworking and HVAC systems. I hold a New York State contractors license and have completed the OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety Course as well as the Type II Refrigeration Technician certification.

I have a strong work ethic and I work very well with people, and quickly gain the respect of those I supervisor. Although I am not a licensed architect, I have expertise in reading blue prints and excellent interpersonal skills with architects. I am a relentless problem solver and trouble shooter. In addition, I am a self-starter and can work independently. I have excellent computer skills and, if necessary, I can learn new software quickly and with ease. I am willing and able to travel if the project so requires. I am a Lawful Permanent Resident of the United States and have a valid New York State drivers license.

I am able to provide stellar references upon request. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely yours,

Takashi Murayama

Resume :  
Takashi Murayama

Objective Seeking a position in the field of construction management and inspection for new or redevelopment projects involving buildings and site work.

Construction Experience

Over the past twelve years, the majority of my technical concentration has been focused in the field of construction management, with a diverse portfolio of commercial and residential development projects which have been outlined below:

Project Manager Residential Construction, Manhasset, New York, February 2009 to present
As project manager of multi-million dollar new addition and renovation of landmark home, coordinate project with owner, architects, building inspectors, interior designers and more than twenty sub-contractors; review and implement project plans and scheduling of project; administer the budget in excess of three million dollars; responsible for complex mechanical and electrical systems for interior and exterior of property including central security and sound system, HVAC, gym, tennis courts, sauna house, and outside kitchen; responsible for supervising landscaping of property and installation cobblestone driveway/courtyard.

Renovation of Commercial Space, Manhattan, New York, May 2008 to February 2009
As project manager and designer, supervised the construction crew for a complete renovation of a commercial space (tea house retail store) on the Upper East Side including the design and installation of electrical and lighting systems, and building custom shelving for storage of tea.

Renovation of Residential Building, Levittown, New York, January 2008 to April 2008
As project manager and designer, managed the complete interior and partial exterior renovation of a 1950s 2-story residential house. Scope of work included preparation of construction plans, hiring and supervising construction crew, cost estimation, ordering building materials, administering the budget and schedule of project, design and installation of kitchen, bathrooms, lighting, HVAC systems, and replacement of exterior siding, shutters, and driveway.

Construction of New Residential Building, North Folk, NY, February 2007 to December 2007
As project manager and resident inspector, managed the construction of a new luxury 2-story residential cottage. Responsible for supervising construction crew, cost estimation, ordering building material, administering the budget, schedule, and perform quality control inspections on all building components and systems. Responsible obtaining necessary approvals from town officials for each stage of inspection process for certification of occupancy.

Fifth Avenue Cosmetics Eye Associates, Manhattan, New York, June 2005 to December 2006
Designed and managed the construction, cost estimation, budgeting and inspection process. Supervised the renovation of a high-end medical and surgical office including the design of new electrical, lighting, telecommunication, network, and surveillance systems. Renovations included installation of new HVAC system and construction of new operating rooms. Obtained necessary certifications from the American Medical Association and NYC Department of Buildings.

Renovation of 4000 sf Summer House, West Hampton, New York, February 2004 to May 2005
As a superintendent and resident engineer managed the renovation of an existing luxury residence over a period of fifteen months. Scope of work included purchase and installation of equipment related to HVAC system, lighting system, kitchen and bath. Installed tennis courts and swimming pool on two acre lot. Supervised construction staff and managed the construction cost estimation and budget, procurement of subcontractors, scheduling, and performed quality control inspections for the overall work.

Construction Oversight, Various Locations, New York, November 1999 to January 2004
Chief designer and inspector for various residential development projects. Responsible for
coordinating field activities, assigning duties, preparing design sketches, field condition
assessment, scheduling, quality control, inspection, and cost estimation.

Renovation of Dental Office, Manhattan, New York, July 1997 to October 1999
As assistant project manager of a cutting-edge dental office project in Sutton Place, contacted and
negotiated with local vendors and sub-contractors, assisted and provided support in installations
and renovations. Troubleshooted and offered solutions to improve and streamline work processes,
designed lay out of dental equipment, electrical set up and HVAC system.

Engineering Experience

General Manager, Eastern Region, SUTRAK USA, Denver, CO August 1994 to July 1997
Responsible for overseeing the warranty program for manufacturer of self-contained all electrical HVAC system for transportation systems NJ Transit bus, MTA subway, JFK Air Port Terminal bus, Newark Air Port, Terminal Train (air train); Detroit Transit, bus; New Orleans Regional Transit Authority, Bus; Santa Monica Municipal Transit Line Bus

Field Engineer, SUTRAK USA, Denver, Colorado, January 1993 to August 1994
Responsible for overseeing the testing and development of the prototype HVAC system with
various bus and train manufacturers, such as Orion Bus, New Flyer Bus, AEG.


Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida (October 1984 to March 1989)
Majored in Mechanical Engineering.

Skills and Interests

Computer Skills Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Project; AutoCAD
Certification OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety Course; Type II Refrigeration Technician
Licenses Licensed Contractor - NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (License #1306674)
Languages Japanese and English (spoken, read and written)
Sports Black belt in Judo, cycling (road and mountain)
Other interests Classical music, baseball

References provided upon request.

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