DONALD W. YOUNG
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Highly accomplished and talented Professional Constructor with 25+ years experience in commercial construction. Proven ability to manage multi-million dollar construction projects, oversee the architectural and engineering design processes, and supervision of numerous subcontractors, including both union and nonunion laborers. Expert in complex construction contract negotiations, project planning, and scheduling, cost analysis, and budget planning. Talented in determining project scope to ensure all goals and objective align with customer requirements. Proven track record identifying and developing potential project contracts, capitalizing on those opportunities, and building strong customer partnerships. Top performer, highly skilled project manager, and valuable contributor to executive and cross-collaboration teams.
Project & Proposal Management Civil/Architectural Design & Engineering Procurement
Contract & Project Negotiations Construction Claims Avoidance OSHA Standards & Regulations
Materials Planning Budgeting & Cost Control Facility Maintenance Total Quality Management
Estimates & Bids Client & Vendor Relations Customer Liaison Leadership & Team Building
SEAGIS PROPERTY GROUP, Edison, NJ 2006 - 2010
Vice President of Construction & Development (Owners Representative)
Served as Vice President and Owners Representative for leading owner of Eastern United States industrial real estate. Oversaw construction projects from conception to final inspections, including demolitions, renovations, land development, site improvements, and new builds. Led and managed conceptual design stage through development and construction. Offered hands-on development of scopes of work, the sequencing and scheduling of trades, and oversight of construction, including quality assurance, and management of the governmental permit process. Maintained OSHA Standards and Regulations, monitored project risks, and ensured overall site safety. Also performed due diligence for proposed building purchases.
Oversight of Industrial Development Projects, Ground-Up Big Box Warehouses: $15M/535,000sq.ft. - PA, $9M/225,420sq.ft. - NJ, $8.5M/310,000sq.ft. - PA.
Multiple Complex Renovation Projects: including a $10 million repositioning of 300,000 square feet which included environmental remediation
Consistently meet all project deadlines, quality objectives, cost constraints, and client expectations.
DEL-SANO CONTRACTING CORP., Union, NJ 2003 - 2006
Managed ground-up major renovation and site addition of YMCA facility, which included natatorium with two pools and waterslides. Supervised job site, managed project buyouts, and collaborated with client to address project issues and determine design solutions.
Managed $14M renovation and 40,000sq.ft. Site addition.
ELBERON DEVELOPMENT - DAVID O. EVANS, INC., Cranford, NJ 1998 - 2003
Construction Manager (Served as Owners Representative)
Directed all construction projects from conception to final completion as an employee for a commercial development and real estate holding company. Developed cost budget proposals, analyzed contractor bids, oversaw
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The design process from conception to construction, and supervised the construction of improvements, overseeing multiple trades within the confines of aggressive schedules. Managed CAD and plan files, as-built drawings, and environmental compliance issues.
AMERICAN PANEL TEC, DIVISION OF MARINO BUILDING CORP., S. Plainfield, NJ 1998
THE TYREE ORGANIZATION, LTD., Burlington, NJ 1995 - 1998
CONCRETE SUBCONTRATING COMPANY, MD & VA 1994 - 1996
GIANT FOOD INC./CONTRUCTION COMPANY, Landover, MD 1981 - 1994
Promoted through ranks of Journeyman Carpenter, Construction Superintendent, Field Project Manager, and Safety & Special Projects, to Construction Yard Manager for Corporate Facilities.
EDUCATION & ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK
AA Degree in Construction Management
CATONSVILLE COMMUNICTY COLLEGE, Catonsville, MD
Pursuing BS in Construction Engineering
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Newark, NJ
Business Management, Business Law
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, Fairfax, VA
Civil Engineering, Economics, Computers
NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Annandale, VA
Construction Scheduling, Estimating, Construction Law, Construction Claims
ENGINEERING NEWS RECORD SEMINARS
Construction Project Administration, On-site Supervision, Claims Avoidance,
AMERICAN CONCRETE INSTITUTE
Karrass Effective Negotiating Seminars
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, & AFFILIATIONS
OSHA Certification for Project Managers
Certification for OSHA Regulations in Construction and HazMat Management
State of Virginia Class A Contractors License
Journeyman Carpenter, CSI, ACI
Heavy Equipment Operator
Completed Four-Year Apprenticeship in Commercial & Residential Carpentry
MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, Primavera Sure Trac, Tool Track, AS-400 Job Costing,
Auto Cad LT 2000, Timberline Estimating, Project Management Expedition