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Project Manager/Field Operations


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Steve has a nearly 20-year career as a project management and construction professional, including eight years as the owner of a general contracting company. His understanding of construction and love for building has guided his career development from tradesman to foreman and construction project manager to owner’s project manager.

In addition to his core project management capabilities, Steve is experienced in:

  • General knowledge of all phases of construction, including site safety and logistics
  • Managing scope and contract requirements
  • Estimating and bidding for commercial as well as public projects; budget control and cost accounting
  • Historic renovation

Steve’s role in field operations sets him apart – his focus is on managing the myriad of technical details that can occur during construction. His commitment to safety and proper construction methodology provides our clients with an additional measure of security knowing risks are minimized.

Steve’s career began as an apprentice in residential construction.  From 2008 – 2015 he owned two small construction companies, specializing in residential and commercial construction. He managed up to twenty employees and generated over $1M in annual revenue. His work included home improvement and historic renovation work, as well as the new construction of multi-family residential units.

Owner’s Project Manager
After 14 years as a construction project manager, Steve has turned his industry knowledge and experience in managing construction to acting as owner’s project manager, representing the best interests of his clients throughout every stage of a project.   His years of managing work crews has given him the ability to effectively work with a variety of people, understand how to get the most out of a team, and keep projects moving forward through any obstacle that may appear.

Project Manager / Field Operations
At Hereva, Steve manages projects from inception through delivery. He is involved in preliminary planning, budget and design development, and team selection. He also performs project controls, including requisition auditing and site verification. Steve ensures adherence to design intent and specifications, as well as contributes to managing site logistics and site safety concerns. In addition, Steve provides property management services to a variety of clients in both the private and public sectors. He has managed several historic renovation projects in both New York and Massachusetts.

Education and Professional Activities
SUNY Plattsburgh, 2000
Schenectady Community College, 2002
Builder’s License NY
OSHA 30-hour Certification
Massachusetts Construction Supervisor License
Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official

Hereva Projects

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

  • Project Management for 101 Main Street Phases 1 and 2

2 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

  • Project and property management for multiple projects and historic restoration work

Ironwood, 14 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA

  • Project Engineer for repositioning project including tenant improvements and ADA upgrades
  • Subcontractor selection, scheduling, construction document interpretation

Topsfield Housing Authority, Topsfield, MA

  • Project Manager and architects representative for foundation and site work project (public sector)
  • Change orders, submittals, materials usage and compliance, project communications

859 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

  • Project Manager for multi-department relocation and historic renovation project (public sector)
  • Commissioning, scheduling, construction documents interpretation, quality control
  • The project won a Cambridge Historical Commission Historic Preservation Award

Waverley Hall, Cambridge, MA

  • Project Manager for historic renovation project (public sector)
  • Budget management – cost reporting and pay requsitions; quality control, site supervision and documentation, close-out
  • The project won a Cambridge Historical Commission Historic Preservation Award

Moderna Therapeutics, Norwood, MA

  • Project Manager for facility renovation project
  • LEED documentation, scheduling, site quality control, close-out

iRobot, Bedford, MA

  • Project Manager for multi-phased master planning and campus renovation project
  • CM selection, site quality control, budget and cost reporting, subcontractor managment
  • Coordination and monitoring of daily activities – renovations during business hours in occupied space