I have hands-on experience in the construction industry. I have provided supervision and oversight of construction projects including subcontractor management, safety and quality inspections, development of labor plans and cost saving schemes, manpower forecasting and mobilization, design document coordination with construction, change order management, estimating, coordination and integration of subcontractors work, interfacing with Union officials. I am a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Specific duties include performing site management and quality assurance inspections for electrical, mechanical and elevator systems for numerous construction projects including, telecommunication installations, apartment and condominiums, shopping malls, hospital facilities, office buildings, Newark and Teterboro Airports, New Jersey School Construction Authority, CCNY College located in the Bronx, Jersey City State Courthouse building, senior housing projects, hotels, laboratories, Bergen County Utility Authority. Other duties include providing supervision and quality oversight of core drilling, wire pulling, wire terminations, high voltage transformers, Generators, ATS system and panels, telecommunication cell sites and tower insulation, UPS systems, Hospital Emergency rooms power and controls, mechanical piping systems, and general site construction works.
As a health & safety supervisor, implemented corporate health and safety plans and procedures complying with OSHA 1910 and 1026 regulations included PPE, fall protection, scaffold control, excavations and trenching, rigging and hoisting, lock out / tag out, confined space, HAZ-COM, and NJ transit 21st century rail safety training.
ARAMARK Technical Services / Electrical Commissioning
Manager Technical Services / Electrical Inspector / Site Safety 6/2008 2/2010
DASNY / OMH Constructing the new Children Psychiatric Center
I perform electrical commissioning of the new 500kva Generator & ATS switches along with site construction and Safety inspection for OMH / DASNY at the New Rockland Children Center in Orangeburg NY. Overall duties consist of verifying contractor work complies with contract documents and recognized industry standards. Duties include: reviewing plans, specifications, industry related trade practices, documentation of contractor activities, inspections performed and quality control testing completed, monitoring and stat using progress and resolution of technical issues.
Tetra Tech Inc.
Superintendent / Electrical Quality Assurance Inspector, 1/2007 6/2008
NYCHA Project New York City Housing Authority
Whitman / Ingersoll - Low Rise Elevator Rehabilitation (61 Elevators) and Apartment Modernization (610 Apartments)
Performing electrical site construction inspection(s) for apartment renovations and elevator project located in downtown Brooklyn, NY. Overall duties consist of verifying contractor work complies with contract documents and recognized industry standards. Duties include: reviewing plans, specifications, industry related trade practices, documentation of contractor activities, inspections performed and quality control testing completed, monitoring and stat using progress and resolution of technical issues.
OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE
NEAD Electric of New Jersey: January, 2006 to January, 2007
Safety Director of New York & New Jersey
Supervised and managed Safety & Health program for both the New York and the New Jersey IBEW Electrician, performed safety inspections, prepared accident reports and investigations. As Project Manager I was responsible for all aspects of construction of New Jersey Projects along with Change orders.
TSC Total Safety Consulting: September 2005 to January 2006
Full time site safety and quality inspector for CCNY College in New York City.
Provided supervision, oversight and quality inspection of asbestos abatement and demolition of a 7-story building, instillation of a new roof system, installation of rooftop HVAC Units and associated piping subsystems. Performed crane inspections and permit review for 300 ft. crane used for major equipment lifts. Abatement was conducted of existing school laboratories while school was in session utilizing clean room approach for laboratory location.
APPLEGATE Associate Inc, Safety Inspector: May 2005 to September 2005
Xanadu Complex at the Meadowlands
Provided quality oversight of site utilities activities, especially excavations and trenches for the installation of the water piping throughout the complex. Special consideration for deep excavations and proper stabilization of open trenching requirements for benching and soil stabilization. This project exceeded $200 M and more than 1,000,000 sf in size
JACOBS Facilities SCC, Safety Direct: August 2004 to May 2005
NJ School Construction Corporation in Paterson New Jersey:
Full time safety direct and quality inspector for the construction of the schools in Paterson, NJ. Responsible for oversight of work performed by subcontractors including compliance with design documents, NJSCC Safety Manual, permits, confined space entry, excavations and ranching, asbestos abatement, PPE personal protection equipment.
HUGH OKANE Electric of New Jersey: November 2003 to August 2004
Responsible for the installation of over 10,000 feet of new conduit and new fiber optical cable Cad # 5 cable and the installation of new manholes for the Maher Terminals at Port Newark , NJ. Supervised the installation of High Voltage cabling in existing manholes with the use of proper confine space entry techniques including air monitoring devices and tripod safety devices at the manhole locations for construction of the Royal Caribbean Tours located in Bayonne, NJ
KLEINKNECHT Electric, Safety Director: July 1999 to November 2003:
Full time safety and quality inspection director for the implementation of site safety program designed to make a safer work place for employees and to achieve a lower EMR rating. Implemented safety manual for the company, and supervised manpower training and indoctrination of the proper selection and use of PPE equipment for the job. Monitored compliance with program requirements and instituted corrective actions to address deficiencies.
KLEINKNECHT ELECTRIC: May 1991 to July 1999
With the responsibility to develop Labor saving schemes, Mobilize manpower, Dealing with sub contractors, Dealing with Union Officials, Coordinate with all other trades, Access project requirements, Reading Blue prints, Estimating & Change orders, Attend regular project meetings, Ensure all safety procedure are implemented, Maintained Construction schedule and to Ensure that labor harmony is maintained.
Other Prior Experience:
NORTHEAST Electric: General Foreman 1987 to 1991
MEHL Electric: General Foreman January 1982 to1987
WEISS & CALVACCA Electric Superintendent 1975 to 1982
WEISS Electric Superintendent 1972 to 1975
IBEW local 164 Apprentice training 1968 to 1972
JATC: Apprentice training program 1968 / 1972, Basic Estimation course 1997, ICS Electrical Inspectors course.
OSHA Compliance work shop July 19& 20, 2000
Workers Safety and OSHA Compliance November 2, 2000
OSHA: the complete Compliance Workshop
State of New Jersey board of examiners of electrical contractors
30 hour Construction Standard
10 hour General Industry Safety & Health
Confined space permits
OSHA Trenching & excavating
Numerous Supervisory Seminars
NJ Transit 21st Century Rail Safety Training
ICS Electrical Inspector Course
Construction Estimating Course
Notable Major Projects completed:
DASNY / OMH constructing the new Children Psychiatric Center
Whitman Housing Project: NYCHA in Brooklyn
CCNY College in the Bronx
Bank of America
St Barnabas and Valley Hospitals
Maher Terminals Port Newark
AT&T wireless system
Marcal Paper Products
Continentals Airlines Newark Airport
Senior Citizen Housing Project
Marriott Hotel & Convention center
Goldman Sachs Jersey City, New Jersey
Royal Cruise line Bayonne, NJ
Federated Stores: Macys
Lord & Taylor
Bergen County Utility Authority