Name : Mark Josephs
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : Clermont, FL
Job Title Director of Capital Constrution
Relocation Preferences : Burlington, VT
Objective : Trades and facilities managment.
Resume :  


Senior Director of Capital Facilities
Capital Construction -- Program Management -- Field Operations
Highly experienced, hands-on leader excelling in process optimization, project planning, and troubleshooting multifaceted problems. Demonstrates intuitive proficiency expediting the construction, acquisition, rehabilitation and cost-effective maintenance of large-scale multi-unit facilities. Adept at controlling the cost and procurement of goods and services. Implements diverse methods of construction in a multiple operational environment while delivering results on time.

Selected Professional Accomplishments

Capital Construction

Implemented a Job Order Contracting program creating a cost savings of 25% under conventional bid construction, saving time and $1.7M the first program year.
Spearheaded Capital Facilities success by proficiently troubleshooting problematic construction issues and liaising with executive-level personnel to resolve wide-ranging operational problems associated with a 5 year, $6.3B facilities improvement budget.

Co developed a capital facilities construction, assessment program, identifying precedence projects, saving millions of dollars in allocations of traditional lump sum legislative dollars.
Actively recruited and supervised statewide architectural and engineering firms for the evaluation of Structural and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing infrastructure of New York State Correctional Facilities.

Program Management
Streamlined an existing paper payment process and utilized available computer-based tracking software to save processing time of multiple returned payments. Restored economical balance to contract economy with on-time payments to contractors and subcontractors.

Formulated a plan to stave off HOA litigation action by one-on-one mediation addressing non-par construction concerns, saving both builder and owner litigation losses.

Implemented fair cost reimbursement program for Steel escalation reimbursement legislation. Saving 45% on modifications of $23M of submitted claims.

Co-participated on a mediation claim board negotiating agreements of unapproachable dollar amounts for unsettled disbursements. Saving $5M annually.

Contributed policies and procedures used in creating a Campus Emergency Preparedness and Security Protocol. Ensured continuity of legislative SEMA-based crisis guidelines.

Field Operations

Directed Capital Facilities constructability review process and held consultants accountable for construction documentation accurateness resulting in saving 15% per contract per year in change order costs.
Implemented a disaster prevention plan by inspecting 1,836 academic and hospital buildings as precautionary safeguard from legal action due to the failed circa 1950 SJ truss system.

Developed the dynamic ground penetrating radar (GPR) directive to identify existing utilities thus saving an annual $3M in damage during underground utility construction.
Pioneered agency use of direct-bury High Temperature Hot Water line products saving over $400 per foot ($4M annually) in traditional concrete vault installation

Professional Experience
Recognized with public sector-based Management Confidential Merit Awards 2001- 2008.

New York State University Construction Fund - Albany NY 2005 - 2008
Director of Job Order Contracting (JOC)
Directed programs and staff to provide cost-effective services to reduce the time lag between needs determination to completion of projects including the construction, acquisition, reconstruction and rehabilitation or improvement academic buildings, dormitories and other facilities for the State-operated institutions. Unified all trade efforts and coordinated seven major contract firms for on-time completion of over 300 design-build projects within an annual budget of $1.25B

Special Assistant for Capital Facilities 2000-2005
Spearheaded the success of a five year, $5B budget program to resolve diverse operational issues related to large budget construction programs. Mediated problematic operational issues. Developed strategy to create a Campus Emergency Preparedness program for disaster protocols. Performed constructability reviews.
Promoted to start JOC program.

New York State Office of General Services / Department of Corrections 1998 2000
Director of Field OperationsCapital Construction Planning Service (CCPS)
Recruited and supervised statewide architectural and engineering consultants to evaluate structural and mechanical properties of New York State Correctional Facilities. Directed organizational efficiency and the development of comprehensive reports for the NY Department of Budget and Superintendent of Prisons for review. Initiated IPD (Interactive Prison Database) for state law enforcement.

New York State Office of General Services / Department of Corrections 1995 1998
Directed a team of state inspectors and 200+ civilian contractors to improve Electrical, Mechanical, Wastewater Treatment, and State Prison Infrastructure.

BH Group / Anchor Builders-Kemper Builders 1990 1995
Multi-Regional Project Manager
Managed 25 staff and 300+ contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers to construct 300+ single-family homes per year and to deliver a high quality product with maximum customer satisfaction.

Education and Professional Development
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. 1976 1995
Apprenticeship - 150 hours classroom, 2000hrs paid work

NYS Operational Training
Over 900 hours of classroom instruction in all major areas of contemporary construction methodologies and concerns: including OSHA, ADA, NFPA, NEC, NIOSH (asbestos), Dangerous gases, nondestructive testing, Multi CSI 2-16 Inspections, LEEDS, Building Codes(title 24), GPR, Wind and Solar Power.
NYS Business Programs:
Primavera, Microsoft Project, Senior Management Training, Steel index pricing, Dispute and claims management, Contract negotiation and Contractor Relations.

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