Richard C. Lentz
ObjectiveManage the construction of buildings on schedule, within company budgets, and with the utmost integrity.
2008-2010 Southern New Jersey Steel Vineland, NJ
Project Manager. Responsibilities included all of aspects of the structural steel and miscellaneous steel operations. Interfaced with architects/engineers/MEP trades to ensure all project coordination issues. Processed all change orders including estimating. Tracked all financial costs, budgets, scheduling, and quality assurance on projects. Capable of running multiple projects at one time.
1999-2008 RCL Construction and Painting - Northern and Southern New Jersey
Owner/Supervisor. Owned and managed a residential construction company that did additions to private homes and exterior wood decks. Responsible for estimating the project, purchasing the materials, subcontracting all MEP trades; finish work, and final painting.
1994-1999Weir Welding Company, Inc. Carlstadt, New Jersey
Project Manager. Responsible for the entire structural and miscellaneous steel package from
project kick off to close out. In charge of all shop and field scheduling, and sequencing of the building. Procured all major job buyouts, including: structural steel, steel joist, and metal deck, miscellaneous steel and steel erection. Also the pricing and tracking of change orders which impacted the budget and/or the job schedule. Set up the job billings, AIA Documents, purchase orders, monthly billings, and review of the project contract prior to execution. All work was performed in the metro NYC and Philadelphia area.
1991-1994Tarrant USA Newark, New Jersey
Contracts Administrator/Project Manager. Chief estimator of structural and miscellaneous steel bids. Administered to the entire contract, handled all specialty buyouts, and awarded all subcontracts to various vendors and subcontractors. Processed billings and change orders. Scheduled shop and field operations on a day to day basis.
1984-1991Papp Ironworks Jersey City, New Jersey
Project Coordinator. Responsible for the day-to-day office operations including the processing and tracking of shop drawings. Set up all billings, subcontracting of detailing, procured specialty buyouts for the project, and the administration of the contract until close out.
1979-1993Spring Garden College, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science Degree, Major in Construction Engineering
Associates Degree in Civil Engineering
Papp Ironworks, Jersey City, New Jersey
Construction Claims: How to Win Them and How to Avoid Them, Roy Wilson & Assoc.
Project Supervisor Certificate, General Building Contractors Association
Supervisory Training Seminar, Training Center
OSHA Subpart R, Steel Erection Certification
ReferencesAvailable upon request