JAMES W. ALBAN, P.E., CCM
25778 Pioneer Way N.W., Poulsbo, Washington
jalban[at]att.net Cell: (440) 488-3722
Senior Project Manager
Highly accomplished, results-oriented professional, with a strong record of successful high profile projects throughout the United States. Certified Construction Manager and a Registered Professional Engineer with hands on experience managing industrial, commercial, healthcare, educational, and utility projects. Strong manager with emphasis of preconstruction skills with the ability to plan and manage complex multiple projects concurrently. My strengths are with constructability analysis, planning and scheduling, project management and communication skills with a no-nonsense approach to problem solving and conflict resolution.
PROVEN SKILL SETS
Strong Leadership and Team Building
Timely Problem Solving and Conflict Resolution
Management of Multi-Discipline Project Team
Commitment to Long Term Client Relations
Detailed Constructability Reviews
Accounting and Management of Project Budgets
Developing Thorough Bid Packages
Comprehensive Planning and Scheduling
Performing In Depth Scope Analysis
Management Through Trust and Respect
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Certified Construction Manager CCM) Construction Management Association of America
Registered Professional Engineer (PE) Licensed in Ohio and Colorado
BS Mechanical Engineering Tri-State University
Construction Quality Management for Contractors U.S. Army CORPS of Engineers
SUMMARY OF EMPLOYMENT
Project Manager / General Manager Construction Management Division - October 2008 to January 2010
Leadership role in managing and trouble-shooting projects with construction and design issues through conflict resolution process.
Coordinated mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection with building design.
Established companywide goals and performance standards.
Developed and implemented procedures for scheduling and project Closeout.
Orchestrated training programs for scheduling, planning, and quality control.
Marous Brothers Construction General Contractor Construction Management Design/Build Willoughby, Ohio
Reason for Leaving: Economy- 10% reduction in Staffing - Eliminated CM Division
Project Manager Public Facilities Projects, Healthcare, and Educational Facilities
Assured multi-discipline design coordination through in depth constructability reviews.
Successfully coordinated multiple Prime Contracts scopes of work
Collaboratively managed Multiple Prime Contractors during construction.
Developed strong Client/Owner relationships through trust and respect.
Consistently balanced program, design, and constructability issues with project budget.
Created collaborative team approach between design and construction personnel.
Actively managed the design and project schedules maintaining structured milestones/timelines.
Scaparotti Construction Group Construction Management Cleveland, Ohio
June 2005 to October 2008
Reason for Leaving: Company went through bankruptcy
Project And Construction Services Construction Management Cleveland, Ohio
April 2001 to June 2005
Reason for Leaving: Deficient work load in the company
Burgess & Niple, Limited Engineering/Architectural/Construction Services Painesville, Oh
June 1990 to December 1998
Reason for Leaving: Advancement into a leadership role as Director of Construction Services
Director of Construction Services Architectural Design and Construction Management
Provided management on concurrent multiple projects and project teams.
Leadership role fostering collaborative team approach to design and construction.
Developed and implemented training procedures for the Project Management team.
Implemented strong problem solving and conflict resolution techniques
GSI Architects, Inc. Architectural Design Firm Cleveland, Ohio
December 1998 to December 2000
Reason for Leaving: Started my own CM Services Company with GSI Arch. as a client.
Quality Control Manager / Mechanical Design Engineer Power Generation / High Pressure Steam Heating Plant Design and Construction
Provided a leadership role in managing a quality control staff of Field Engineers.
Implemented quality assurance procedures for monitoring and controlling quality control
Developed timely mechanical design solutions to field originated conflicts.
Created mechanical engineering designs and specifications for coal fired power generation.
Brinderson Corporation National Mechanical Contractor Irvine, California
August 1983 to March 1990
Reason for Leaving: Wanted to settle down and move my family back to Cleveland, Ohio
Stanley Consultants, Inc. Engineering Design Firm Muscatine Iowa
June 1978 to August 1983
Reason for Leaving: Accepted a management position with more responsibility
Department of Defense / Federal Project Experience
ARTC / OMS Army Reserve Training Center, Gardner, Kansas - $24M
Bremerton Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington - Steam Heating Plant - $100M
US Naval Station, Everett, Washington Aircraft Carrier Base - $10M
Navy Trident II Submarine Training Facility, Kingsbay, Georgia - $110M
Griffiss AFB, Rome, New York - Steam Heating Plant - $45M
Public Sector Project Experience
Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority, Cleveland, Ohio Rapid Transit Station
Ohio Turnpike Commission, Ohio - , Interstate Travel Center Plaza No.s 4, 6, & 7 - $146M
Bedford Municipal Center, Bedford, Ohio Courthouse, Fire Station, Detention Facility - $24M
Morley Library, Painesville, Ohio Library Demolition and New Construction - $12M
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Cleveland, Ohio - Permanent Improvement Projects
Healthcare Project Experience
Lake Hospital System, Inc., Mentor, Ohio - Mentor Medical Campus - $9.3M
Surgical Facility and Physician Offices
Lake / University Ireland Cancer Center, Mentor, Ohio $9M
Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment Center
Educational Project Experience
Painesville City Local Schools, Painesville, Ohio - $93M
New High School, Middle School and Three (3) Elementary Schools
Grand Valley Local Schools, Orwell, Ohio - $38M New PK-12 School Facility
Painesville Township Schools, Painesville, Ohio - $11M High School, Middle School and Elementary School Additions and Renovations
Perry Local Schools, Perry, Ohio - $100M New K-4 Elementary School Facility, 6-8 Middle School Facility, 9-12 Educational Facility and Community Fitness Center
Solon City Schools, Solon, Ohio - $4M High School and Elementary School Additions and Renovations
Strongsville City Schools, Strongsville, Ohio - $14M High School Additions and Renovations
Cleveland Heights/University Heights School District, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Permanent Improvements and Renovations
Mentor City Schools, Mentor, Ohio, Permanent Improvements and Renovations
North Ridgeville Schools, North Ridgeville, Ohio, Permanent Improvements and Renovations
Power / Utilities Project Experience
Colorado UTE, Craig, Colorado 500 MW Coal-fired Power Plant - $500M
East Kentucky Power, Maysville, Kentucky 450 MW Coal-fired Power Plant - $450M
Lynn Waste Water Treatment Plant, Lynn, Massachusetts Treatment Plant Expansion - $50M
Yuma Desalinization Plant, Yuma, Arizona Desalting Plant - $45M