Name : jwleary
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Norfolk, VA
Job Title Sr Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Negotiable
Objective : I am seeking employment with a company that is well established in the construction world with a clear business plan for the future that I can contribute to and be part of its continuous growth and improvement.

I am a Sr. Project Manager with extensive experience in project planning, scheduling, and budget monitoring from conception to closure for AECOM Environmental. I have over 20 years of experience in construction management, most obtained on government contracts. I am a hands on manager that has always felt comfortable in the field of project operations as well as the corporate office environments.
My resume reflects the strong drive for self improvement I have displayed throughout my career. I have succeeded to move ahead with hard work, positive work ethics and the desire to learn and grow professionally. I have demonstrated throughout my management career the ability to produce through close tracking means real time project financial status and making changes to operations when needed.

The construction management world has demanded the capabilities of expanding IT usage and I have been able to keep in step with those demands. I have used my skills for the preparation of technical writing, project scheduling and financials.
Resume :  
Johnny Leary


Construction manager with a 20-year record of success overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction, infrastructure, and environmental projects for government and private-sector clients. Experience includes hiring and managing crews in system improvements, HAZWOPER initiatives and a variety of other construction/demolition projects. Backed by a strong history of on-time, on-budget and high-quality project completions. Ensure compliance with all safety, building and OSHA regulations. Recognized for superior safety record with no time lost from accidents. Frequently selected to assist other project managers and superintendents with troubled projects. Received the MacDill AFB, 2007 contractor of the year after salvaging a troubled project.


Bidding / Estimating/ Proposals
Budgeting & Cost Controls
Site Safety / OSHA Compliance
QA / QC / Field Engineering
Construction / Demolition
Environmental Remediation
Infrastructure Improvement


AECOM ENVIRONMENTAL (Atlanta, GA)Sr. Project Manager, 2000 to Present
Formerly known as EARTH TECH, INC.
Develop estimates; interpret specifications; manage and direct projects start-up to phase out. Enforce civil and government regulations involving the project. Organize manpower for the project; direct and delegate to the project team and provide leadership and mentoring of staff. Maintain quality assurance in compliance with company policy. Maintain fiscal control and manage the cash flow of the project. Responsible for project safety and performance. Participate in meetings to present information to advisory groups and committee.

UNITED CONTRACTING GROUP, LLC (Norfolk, VA) Owner/Manager, 1996 to 2000
Successfully established the company in 1996. Contracts focused on Federal Aviation Administration EPA compliance upgrades of Fuel Storage Tanks and Emergency Power Generator Systems. Awarded a subcontract in June 1997 to remove Underground Fuel Tanks and contaminated soils, demolish diesel generators and associated equipment. The sites were then retrofit with new propane tanks and Kohler Generators, electrical equipment and monitor systems.

RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS (Norfolk, VA) Superintendent, 1990 to 1996
Responsible for all daily operations and personnel of the Norfolk, VA office and East Coast field operations. My duties were to develop technical proposals for US Naval and Federal Aviation Administration projects. Project planning, coordination, field supervision and project tracking.

THE JONATHAN CORPORATION, (Norfolk, VA) Lead Pipe Welder, 1987 to 1990
Production welded various pipe systems US naval vessels within NAVSEA Standards

WEYHER-LIVSEY CONSTRUCTION (Portsmouth, VA) 1st class Pipe Welder 1986 to 1987
Production welded various pipe systems during the construction of the SPSA trash fueled power generating plant. Upon completion of construction, I was retained for six months to assist with the plant start up and maintenance.

POWER PLANT MAINTENANCE, INC (Society Hill, SC) 1st class Tube/Pipe Welder, 1982 to 1986
Welded boiler tubes and steam pipe during plant maintenance shut downs for nuclear, chemical, power and paper plants.


Managed compliance surveys and construction projects at multiple FAA fuel storage facilities in the southern region. (2000 to 2005) $100K to $1M
Managed the construction of a communication facility in Boca Raton, FL. Fiber optic equipment was installed throughout the city and then surfaced one mile off shore to continue service to South America. (2001 to 2002) $50M
Prepared written damage assessments and construction cost estimates for FEMA in nine states following various disasters including Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. (2003 to 2006)
Prepared the winning cost estimate to demolish, remediate and rebuild a 400,000 gallon jet fuel facility and served as site manager on the US Army Corps project. (2003 to 2004) $7.5M
Managed the award winning dredge and realignment of a five mile canal and the demolition and construction of a thirty foot bridge crossing at MacDill AFB. (2007 to 2008) $850K
Other Construction & Demolition Projects managed include chemical plant decommission, emergency generator upgrades, above and below ground fuel tank replacements. (1995 to 2009) $150K to $1M
Managed numerous HAZWOPER projects involving soil remediation, groundwater extraction and injection.


Emergency Management Institute (Emmitsburg, MD) 24 semester hours

OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Certification
Certified weld and structure inspector
Certified in Construction Safety, Confined Space Entry and First Aid/CPR
Certified Veeder-Root Authorized Service Contractor
Previously held security clearances (contractor and secret)

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