Construction Superintendent

Name : David M. Ferro
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Southampton,PA
Job Title Construction Superintendent
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Position Seeking Superintendent

I have over 20 years experience as a Superintendent in various types of construction. As you will see in my resume, I also have experience in Project Management while working at Clemens Construction and LF Driscoll

I have attached an updated resume for your file. Please keep me in mind should a position become available.

Resume :  

Project Superintendent / Project Manager
I am an Individual with vast construction experience in commercial new construction, high-end residential, historical renovation & tenant fit-out. Project costs ranging from $25,000 to $66,000,000. Proven talent in contractor/subcontractor selection, contract negotiations, project management, owner representation, and design review. Strengths entail Coordination of subcontractors, keeping subcontractors on schedule, looking ahead for potential delays & problems, having a Can-do attitude, running a safe job and contractor/customer relations.

MGM Industries, Inc. Philadelphia, PA 5/08- Present
My duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Develop a strong Marketing Plan, and implement it into use.
Design and develop a company profile and brochure.
Establish new business contacts and cultivate them into long-term relationships.
Project Management of specific jobs.

Domus Construction Philadelphia, PA 2/07-5/08
Methodist Home for Children ($3,800,000)
I oversaw the renovation of Methodist Home. This was a historic 4 story orphanage. This including a total demolition of all the interior floors. Renovation of residential floors. Replacement of 300 gothic windows. Installation of new elevator.

Campenella Construction Philadelphia, PA 3/05-1/07
Essex Condominiums ($8,000,000)
I oversaw 18 high end condominiums consisting of 3 historic commercial buildings totally gutted and renovated. With the addition of one new structural steel stud 4 story building. (Average sale price per unit $1,200,000)

Brinks ($8,400,000)
I oversaw the complete construction of this new state-of- the-art money warehouse (63,000 Sf.). The building consisted of steel and tilt-up precast plank. The many layers of security made this job a real challenge.

L F Driscoll, Bala Cynwyd, PA 10/03-3/05
Academy of Music ($7,300,000) - Project Manager & Superintendent
I oversaw the renovations of the historic Academy of Music (150 years old) as Project Manager and Superintendent. Renovations of the Academy of Music including the modifications to the stage area, original green room, dressing rooms, all historic stone floors, exterior elevations, addition of new fire alarm system and replacement of building chillers.

Kimmel Center ($7,000,000) - Project Manager & Superintendent
I oversaw the renovations of Verizon Hall main stage and back stage areas to accept the Worlds Largest Pipe Organ (7,200 pipes)

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Superintendent
I oversaw the construction of underground utilities at future site of new hospital wing.

Clemens Construction Company, Inc., Philadelphia, PA 1/02-10/03
Contacted by Clemens Construction in December 2001 and offered the position of Project Manager where I worked in the Small Projects Division. Where I managed multiple projects ranging from $10,000 to $3,000,000.

I returned to the field to oversee Commerce Bank Call Center ($18,000,000) as the project superintendent. This 150,000 sq ft. Call Center involved complete interior demolition of existing building, demolition of main entrance to allow new three story Glass and Steel Atrium to be erected. New construction included high end office finishes, data center and new electrical & mechanical services.

L F Driscoll, BALA Cynwyd, PA 6/00-1/02
Marmaxx Corporation Distribution Center ($66,000,000)
Served as a Superintendent on this 125-acre project, which consisted of a 1.3 million square foot east coast distribution center for T. J. Maxx and Marshals. This project also included 20-acre adjacent landfill. I oversaw the completion of the steel structure, installation of pre-cast panels, and exterior insulated panels. Coordinated contractors completion of the roof. Scheduled all trades, deliveries, cranes and other heavy equipment. Coordinated, planned, and supervised the daily activities of 100-200 personnel. Inspected completed work to ensure accuracy. Worked within allocated budget and met all deadlines on time.

Parkway Corporation Parking Garage, 9 stories ($25,000,000)
This project was nine stories, 1,000 space parking garage with a first floor retail space. It was a post tension poured in place structure. Performed field supervision of 100 workers. Oversaw all trades, deliveries, and scheduling of heavy machinery and cranes. Enforced safety programs. Involved in project from conception to completion. Managed various business aspects of this post tension poured in place concrete structure, interpreted blueprints and schematics. Ensured this project met safety codes/regulations.

JMB Associates, Philadelphia, PA 3/98-6/00
Pennsylvania House ($25,000,000 - 161 condos) in Philadelphia, PA.
I oversaw the complete abatement, interior demolition, and renovation of this existing 20 story building. Interiors including 6 new twenty story elevators and complete new mechanical and electrical systems and fit-out of 161 high end condos.

Jennings Street Apartments ($11,000,000 - 84 Apartments) in the Bronx, NY.
Served as Lead Superintendent on this new 10 story block & plank apartment building, which included coordination of all subs. Stayed with project until residents moved in.

Clemens Construction Company, Inc., Philadelphia, PA 7/88-3/98
Hilton Hotel ($15,000,000) - 440 rooms - Project Superintendent - 27 months
I managed the complete renovation of the Hilton. This included new finishes in 440 guest rooms, main lobby, restaurants, ballrooms, meeting rooms and guest room corridors.

During my 10 years with Clemens Construction I worked on many projects as a Superintendent. (See condensed job list below)

CMAC - $1,500,000 - Superintendent - 3 months
Worked on this national headquarters for a large investment firm (40,000 square feet) which included performing high finish for executive offices and a large data processing center for this Philadelphia firm.
Hangley Aronchik & Segal - $1,000,000 - Superintendent - 2 months
This project took place at One Logan Square in Philadelphia, PA. It included a space of 20,000 square feet on the 12th floor, which consisted of a large quantity of ribbon mahogany, wood trims and doors.
Piper & Marbury - Two Logan Square - $1,000,000 - Superintendent - 2 months
Provided complete demolition and renovation to this 20,000 square foot penthouse suite in Two Logan Square in Philadelphia, PA, which included a high-end cherry finish.
Commonwealth Land Title Building - $500,000 - Superintendent
Performed build out with extensive new steel beam construction for this 20,000 square foot building in Philadelphia.
White & Williams - $300,000 - Superintendent - 2 months
This project included a round-the-clock build out of an interconnecting staircase with paint and stain grade finishes (10,000 feet) for this One Liberty Place firm in Philadelphia, PA
Klett, Lieber, Rooney & Schorling - $450,000 - Superintendent - 6 weeks
Worked for this prestigious law firm based out of Pittsburgh, PA (10,000 square feet). Completed this project in 6 weeks instead of allotted 8, saving time and money for the firm and contractors.
Public Financial Management, Inc. - $200,000 - Superintendent - 10 weeks
Provided complete face-lift for this 20,000 square foot fully occupied floor of this financial advisory firm. The entire project was completed under schedule in just 10 weeks saving client time and money.
Linda Meyer Jewelry Store - Superintendent
Provided high end case finishing for this One Liberty Place store in Philadelphia, PA
Designs By Levis - Superintendent
Performed 8-week renovation for this Atlantic City, NJ firm while keeping business fully operational.
United Banks of Philadelphia - Superintendent
Performed work for this bank located at Two Penn Center in Philadelphia, PA

Achievement: Consistently commended by owners, developers & architects for superior understanding of construction-related needs and a positive can do attitude.

Special Training

OSHA 2005 (30 hour) 2/05
Fall Protection 10/04
OSHA 2001 (10 hour)
CAZ - 2000
AGC Supervisory Training Program - 5/93
Journeyman Upgrading Courses - 1985-1993
Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee - 5/93 - Construction Supervisor
Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee 5/92 - Hardware Installations
Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee - 12/91 - Blueprint Reading &
Material Take-Off


Father Judge High school 1981
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America - 4 year apprentice program
Pennsylvania State University - 1983-1985 - construction related courses

Scuba Diving
Dove with the Discovery Channel Divers in 1998. Shark week, Discovery Channel

Stephen Pouppirt - President of Clemens Construction
Guy Pigliacelli - Carpenters Metropolitan Regional Council
Walt Lynch - Vice President of L F Driscoll

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