Masters - Business Administration
University of Florida
Masters - Construction Management
University of Florida
SENIOR / EXECUTIVE PROJECT MANAGER / OWNER’S SITE REPRESENTATIVE
Offering 20 years of management, design, and construction
Experience with multi-million-dollar, high-quality industrial and commercial projects.
Strategic and growth-oriented senior-level project manager/ Owner’s Site Representative dedicated to completing high-quality projects on time, safely, and within budget.Energetic professional with exceptional analytical, organizational, and people skills.Strong work ethic and integrity.Conveys a personal image of honesty and concern for customer’s needs.Works well under pressure and deadlines.Highly organized team builder with strong leadership experience.Excellent communicator seeking a challenging position utilizing current skills and abilities.Specialized in EPC contracts, Renewable Energy Purchase Power Agreements, Utility-Scale Solar Projects, heavy Industrial, medical, institutional, government, hospitality, condominium, retail, restaurant, and school (K-12) construction.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville
Bachelors of Science Degree in SUSTAINABILITY, 2005
Masters of Science Degree in CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 1994
Masters of Science Degree in BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - MANAGEMENT , 1989
Bachelors of Science Degree in CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 1986
OWNER’S SITE REPRESENTATIVE
PSE&G Solar Source / Newark, NJ / October 2009 -present
Jacksonville Solar Project
Current project consists of a 15 MW DC (12.6 MW AC) capacity fixed tilt, ground mounted solar facility in Jacksonville, FL. The project will export power to the Jacksonville Electric Authority under a long term Renewable Energy Purchase Power Agreement (REPPA).
Manager of EPC contract and Renewable Energy Purchase Power Agreement on behalf of the Owner. Liaison for Owner’s communications with EPC Contractor. And the Local Utility (Jacksonville Electric Authority. Present at the project site during all construction activities, including interconnect work with Utilities Substation, and Power Station Commissioning. Participated in all Plan of the Day (POD) meetings, and Bi-weekly constructing meeting.
Produced daily, weekly, and monthly progress reports for PSE&G corporate office located in Newark, NJ.
Negotiated and approved all Owner Change orders.
Assured that the EPC contractor performed all of the assembly, installation, erection, construction, quality control, start-up, testing and commissioning outlined in the EPC contract scope, and the Renewable Energy Purchase Power Agreement.
SENIOR / EXECUTIVE PROJECT MANAGER
JAL Construction Inc. / Miami, FL / 1987-2008
Negotiated EPC contracts, subcontractor agreements, purchase orders, general client contracts.Prepared budgets, estimates, bids, proposals, schedules, contracts, and work scopes.Scheduled, conducted, and participated in monthly owner and project meetings.Worked closely with architects and engineers in reviewing drawings and specifications.Provided on-site management quality control to ensure projects met time and budget requirements and were built in accordance with contract documents. Specialized in Solar Photovoltaic, Industrial, and Green Building (LEED) projects2005-2008.
1Simultaneously handled three to four projects up to $164.5M per project, and a 350,000 sq. ft. Industrial project on a 100 acre site.
2Had shared savings on many projects .
3Received “Employee of the Year Award” 1994, 2000, 2003, and 2005.
Certified General Contractor (Florida, CGC# 1510333)
Confidential Security Clearance
Certified OSHA Instructor
ASHE (Healthcare Construction Certificate)
Member of HFMA (Healthcare Financial Management Association)
Computer skills include: Microsoft (Word, Outlook, Excel, Access, Power Point, Project), Primavera, Prolog, Computer Ease, Attolist.com, Build Topia, Trac Time, e-sub, e-builders, Accubid, Bid2Win, and Tool Box
The following is a list of my most recent featured projects only:
2009 - Present – Jacksonville Solar Project – Jacksonville, FL
Owner’s Site Representative – PSE&G Solar Source - project consists of a 15 MW DC (12.6 MW AC) capacity fixed tilt, ground mounted solar facility in Jacksonville, FL. The project will export power to the Jacksonville Electric Authority under a long term Renewable Energy Purchase Power Agreement (REPPA).
2008 – 2009 - M&M Mars Solar Project – Hackettstown, NJ. - project consists of a 2MW DC capacity fixed tilt, ground mounted solar facility in Hackettstown, NJ. The solar garden produces approximately 20% of M&M Mar’s food manufacturing plants peak power consumption.
2006 – 2008 - Alpha Tube Manufacturing Facility – Walbridge, OH
Design Team Manager & Senior Project Managerof this 350,000 sq. ft Manufacturingfacility, warehouse, and office building on a 32 acre site.Solar Photovoltaic Roof Top Project.
EPC Fast Track Project completed 45 days ahead of schedule, with $1.2M of shared savings.
2005 – 2006 – Riverside Hospital – Columbus, OH.
Design Team Manager & Project Manager of this $64.5M EPC, building integrated Solar Photovoltaic project.
Completed 45 days ahead of schedule, with $873,000 of savings. Won OSHA safety standards award 2005.
2004 – 2005 Marriott Tower – Orlando FL -$51M
Project Manager – This was aFast Track EPC project.
Completed 3 months ahead of schedule, with shared savings of $923,000.
2002 – 2004 JEA Kennedy Generating Station CT8 Project – Jacksonville, FL
Project manager - Fast Track EPC project of a simple cycle dual fuel 188MW combustion turbine generator power plant. Scope of work included start-up, testing, and commissioning of the facility.
2001 -2002 – Miami International Airport – Miami, FL
Lead Project Manager on Terminals F & G.
Project finished 30 days ahead of schedule, and had cost savings of $422,000.
1999 – 2001 – Spartan Chemical Plant – Maumee, OH
Design Team Manager & Project Manager of this manufacturing and distribution facility, including all associated site work. The EPC project consisted of over 220,000 sq. ft. of process/manufacturing area, 164,000 sq. ft of distribution space, and 16,000 sq. ft. of office space.
The project included installation of computerized batching systems, raw material and finished goods tanks, compressed air systems, batch hot water systems, an inventory control system, and all associated mechanical and electrical work.
Project Manager/Senior Project Manager on these Projects:
1M & M Mars Solar Garden – Hackettstown, NJ
2JEA Kennedy Generating Station CT8 Project - Jacksonville, FL
3Marriot Tower Orlando$51M
4Riverside Hospital, OH:$64.5M
5Alpha Tube Manufacturing Facility, Walbridge, OH $116M
6Hilton Bentley, FL:$34.5M
7Hamilton County High School, TN:$42.5M
8Louisiana Public Safety Training Center, LA.:$49.7M
9Hampton Inn, GA.:$7M
10Retirement Facility, FL:$67M
11Doctors Hospital, KY:$164.5M
12Holiday Inn, FL:$12M
13Valley Medical Center, CO:$94.5M
14Cintas Distributions Center, IL:$22M
15Holiday Inn, SC:
16Hilton Garden Inn, TN:$7M
17Miami International Airport Terminals F & G $33M
18Martin County Jail, FL:$30.5M
19Hyatt Regency, FL:$28.8M
20Residence Inn, FL:$8.5M
21Sawgrass Mills Mall FL.:$134.4M
22Spartan Chemical Plant, Maumee, OH $137M
23Fairfield Inn, FL:$6M
24Fairfield Inn, TN:$6.5M
25Loews Miami Beach Hotel:$40M
26Comfort Suites, AL.: $6.5M
27Comfort Suites, FL.: $7.5M
28Jaguar Automobile Dealership, TN.:$4M
29Publix Shopping Plaza FL.:$14.4M
30Publix Shopping Plaza, SC:$10.5M
31Broward County Public Safety Building, FL.:$50.9M
32Publix Shopping Plaza, TN:$18M
33Albertson’s Shopping Plaza, FL:$6.5M
34Federal Mogul Distribution Center, OH:$12M
35All Pro Freight Distribution Center, OH:$10M
36Stripmatic Products Distribution Center, GA:$18M
37Paine Webber office building, FL:$6.5M