Project Manager

Name : John Diegel
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Knoxville,Tn.
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : 20 mi. of Knoxville, Tn
Objective : Project Management and/or Production (Auto-CAD)
Resume :  
John P. Diegel

Present Date: May, 2010

Career Focus:

Architectural Project Management: Experience involves over 30 years of Project Design & Management Functioning in a Project Managerial role successfully completing Major Architectural Projects as follows:

Work Experience:

Architectural Project Manager- Karlsberger, Architects, Birmingham, Alabama, (July 25, 2007-September 9, 2008).
Yale New Haven Hospital Laboratories Relocation Project, Yale University New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut. Assisted Project Architect in completion of the Design Development Phase through Construction Document and Bidding Negotiation Phase on a 65,000 s.f. Relocation and upgrade to new 7-story shell building presently under construction bridged to the Medical center.
Other Projects include: Atlanta Tech College Health Alliance Facility, Fort Valley Georgia University Classroom and Laboratory Facility, Alabama State University Life Science Facility, All Childrens Hospital St. Petersburg Florida, Franklin Community Hospital Johnson City Tennessee, Davis Dental Clinic Tuscaloosa Alabama, Advocate Clinical Laboratories Chicago Illinois.

Architectural Project Manager- New South Architects, Inc.- Pelham, Alabama, (September 12, 2006- July 25, 2007).
Glen Iris Baptist Church, Bessemer, Alabama. Project Manager on a project which was initiated in 2001 & redesigned a number of times over the years with C.D. 95% complete [at] the end of 2005 but still out of Owners budget; was given the charge to reduce the cost & started redesigning in September 2006 reducing the project cost close to $1,000,000 off the previous estimate while still maintaining the integrity of the classic traditional church design. The project consist of a multi-purpose building containing approximately 42,000 s.f. The building will contain a basketball court to be used as a Sanctuary and multi-purpose facility. The facility also includes classrooms, school administrative, church administrative offices , fellowship hall & radio/TV broadcast studios for programmatic needs. The budget presently stands [at] 4.5 million.
Ivy Park Office Development, Valleydale Road, Shelby County, Alabama. Project Manager completing Design Development submittal through Construction Document Phase [at] 95%. The client proposes to construct (2) 3-story shell office buildings with Owner occupancy in one building & the other speculative and (1) 2-story speculative live/work condo/business building. The speculative structures will accommodate custom designed tenant layouts separately based upon the tenant. The design are class A office/luxury condominium buildings in the Mediterranean style Architecture. The budget stands at $3.8 million.
A New Facility for Select Granite, Pelham, Alabama. Project Manager on a 12,000 s.f. pre-engineered metal building ware house structure manufacturing plant building with a class A 2-story 8,000 s.f. showroom/office building front from Schematic through Bidding/Negotiation Phase. The budget stands [at] $1.5 million.

Architectural Project Manager- Designform, Inc.- Birmingham, Alabama, (June 1, 2005-September 9, 2006).

New Storage Facility for the Eternal Word Television Network, Grants Mill Road, Irondale, Alabama. Project Manager from Schematic/Construction Document through Bidding/Negotiation Phase on a 30,000 s.f. conditioned high-pile warehouse which included grounds storage, offices, break room, exhausted paint shop, & woodworking shop. Facility was scheduled to be completed January 2007 at a cost of $4,200,000.

Additions & Renovations to Exceptional Foundation, Homewood Park, Homewood, Alabama. Project Manager from Schematic/Design Development/C.D. Phases through C.A. Phase on an 8,200 g.s.f. addition to an existing 7,600 s.f. gymnasium, which included a 1,400 s.f. storage mezzanine, new facility rest rooms, full catering kitchen, 2,300 s.f. multi-purpose room & converting/renovation of 2,000 s.f. existing multi-purpose area to business offices. Facility was completed in 2006 [at] a construction cost of $1,400,000.

Lincoln Park Industrial Facility: A New Distribution Center for Buffalo Rock Beverage Company, Talladega, Alabama. Project Manager on a 32,000 g.s.f. high-pile storage/6,700 g.s.f. Business(Office) concrete tilt-up warehouse structure. Facility was completed in 2006 at a cost of $3,000,000.

New Shops at Valdosta Mall, outparcel development, Valdosta, Georgia. Project Manger from Schematic Design through C.A. Phase on a 7,500 s.f. shell building to accommodate & facilitate retail stores Jos. A. Bank and Talbots clothier Companies. Stores opened in 2006.

New Facility for Imaging Business Machines-Crestwood Blvd., Irondale, Alabama.
Phase I : Project Manager completed Construction Administration on an in progress construction of retrofit/renovation & addition to an car dealership( The old Bart Star Dealership) to a manufacturing facility with a training & engineering wing & administration expansion additions to close out. Phase I occupied in 2005.
Phase II: Project Manager from Design Development Phase through CA Phase on a 2-story 12,000 s.f. Corporate Headquarters Building Addition. Facility was completed in 2006.

Drafting & Computer Skills:

Senior Level Manual Draftsman, Proficient in CAD, AutoCAD 2008, WORD, & ACT Programs.


5-Year Bachelor of Architecture Degree Majoring in Design Development from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; August 1978.


Studied in Man-Environment Relationships.
Hobbies include Music, Drawing, Photography, and Sculpture & Sports.

Born April 1, 1955 Birmingham, Alabama; Married to wife Carol with 10 year old daughter Lydia.

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