6 Rosney Terrace West Orange, New Jersey 07052
973-324-2349 hismail21[at]verizon.net www.jobfox.com/people/Hussein-Ismail
Project Manager: Construction
Extensive experience optimizing operations and profits for construction contractors through outstanding management, estimating, and supervision expertise. Accomplished and versatile professional with proven ability to direct large, complex construction projects on-time and on-budget within diverse environments including power plant, government, and education. Recognized contributor with knowledge and skill needed to guide project pre-construction and troubleshoot challenging field issues and design conflicts. Articulate and collaborative communicator, negotiator, and leader with talent for establishing productive, trustful relationships with owners, architects / engineers, and government officials and building strong, motivated multi-trade teams through mentoring and leading by example.
Construction Project Estimating / Management Field Operations / Inspections Stakeholder Relations
Design Troubleshooting Power Plant / Government / Education Sectors Quality Control / Assurance
Scheduling Pre-construction Multi-trade Team Building / Leadership Budget Control
JOSEPH JINGOLI & SONS, INC., Lawrenceville, New Jersey 2009-2010 & 2004-2007
National construction company that services clients within power, industrial, healthcare, gaming, and educational sectors.
Senior Project Engineer / Superintendent 2009-2010
Charged with completing $100M underground infrastructure and site work for Astoria power plant from pre-construction through close-out. Analyzed blueprints / specifications and facilitated procurement of materials. Identified and monitored subcontractors / vendors to ensure compliance with work scopes. Prepared and oversaw budgets and schedules and performed spot inspections.
Avoided revenue loss and scheduling issues for company by accelerating completion of foundation by several months, offsetting delay created by problematic issuance of building permit.
Championed difficult coordination of fast-track self-performed excavation/ backfill,underground electric conduit, mechanical piping, augercast piling, and massive concrete foundation. Took charge of several crews to complete tasks on accelerated schedule having 2 shifts daily including weekends.
Optimized companys operations and projects success by troubleshooting numerous field issues and design conflicts.
PROJECT MANAGER 2004-2007
Guided completion of construction projects through their entire life cycles including scheduling, budget control, material acquisition, and subcontractor oversight. Troubleshot project designs and conducted / monitored inspections. Generated project status reports and other documentation.
Spearheaded successful completion of $65M 13-story student hosing high-rise project at UMDNJ in Newark, New Jersey by coordinating pre-construction work with various trades to ensure commitment to schedule, scope, and duration.
Directed complex site operations for UMDNJ housing project including coordinating 5-story parking garage filigree system and reinforced concrete with mechanical and electrical trades. Also coordinated 9 stories of girder and slab structural steel / hollow core precast concrete slabs with reinforced concrete and exterior prefab masonry, granite, and cast stone panels for high-rise housing above parking garage.
Maximized companys completion of $140M new demonstration school in East Orange, New Jersey including pre-construction work and field coordination of underground piping, site work, foundations, structural steel, and interior / exterior masonry. Collaborated with project scheduler to prepare schedule baseline logic, sequence, and duration.
PETRACCA & SONS, INC., Whitestone, New York 2007-2009
General contracting company serving clientele within diverse sectors such as education and government.
Accountable for directing $75M project that included new construction of 3 buildings and renovation of 3 existing buildings. Played critical role in pre-construction coordination of general construction and mechanical / electrical trades. Supervised staff of 6 professional direct reports.
Led successful effort to resolve issues with very complex prison security system between vendor and design architect, construction manager, and owner; interfacing effective with all parties to clarify specifications and minimize misunderstandings.
Took initiative to collaborate and coordinate closely with project principals including owner, architect, engineer, field superintendent / crews, and subcontractors to maintain steady progress and control costs.
RACANELLI CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Hicksville, New York 2001-2004
Company that specializes in pre-engineering buildings, architecture and design, and construction management.
Controlled preparation of project development conceptual estimates for all company clients, interfacing effectively with architects, engineering, and other project principals.
Strengthened companys operations and profits through impressive project design and cost estimating, generating $60M+ in additional revenue within 1 year.
Achieved companys 1st federal government project, obtaining $15M design-build pre-engineered defense department building with site work at Gabreski Airport in Long Island, New York.
Championed successful close-out of assisted living for seniors project, facilitating release of $1M in retainage to company.
ROY KAY, INC., A Keyspan Company, Freehold, New Jersey 1999-2001
General contracting company purchased by Keyspan, large utility company, in 2000.
Oversaw large crews for completion of self-performed site work, concrete, masonry, structural steel, carpentry, electric, plumbing, and HVAC; communicating with architects and engineers to resolve design and field issues.
Directed 2 projects for State University Construction Fund valued at $20M, supervising 4 professional direct reports and interfacing effectively with state university representatives to facilitate meetings, payments, field issue resolution, quality controls, and schedule updates.
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION
Associate of Science in Civil Engineering Technology
New York City Technical College, Brooklyn, New York
Certified Soil Inspector
Fluent in English and Functional in Arabic