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Name : Jose Jorge Fernandez
Industry Type : Senior Project Manager
City & State : Miami, Fl
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Architects
Objective : Jacksonville, Atlanta
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Mr. Jose Jorge Fernandez served as a Senior Project Manager within PBS&Js federal facilities design practice at the south Florida, Miami architecture division.

He has 32 years of extensive architectural and construction industry experience, including serving as a Vice President and Project Manager for an SBA 8A / HUBzone certified medium-sized design-build architecture and general contractor firm where he was responsible for day-to-day project management duties on design-build, new construction and renovation projects for local, state and federal agencies.

Mr. Fernandezs most current general responsibilities at PBS&J included leading Department of Defense (DOD) design-build (D-B) project pursuit teams as well as managing key projects within that program. In addition, he managed several as-needed architecture/engineering (A-E) services contracts for local municipal government and agencies involving direct day-to-day contact with client agency representatives, contract negotiations and coordination of in-house architectural and engineering services across PBS&J national network of offices.

Mr. Fernandezs PBS&J project management experience includes:

Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility (TEMF) Complex, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District, Fort Benning, Georgia.
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manager for a $35.7 million TEMF complex at Fort Benning. Teamed with a nationally known contractor, PBS&J is completing this work under a D-B MATOC with USACE, Savannah District. Mr. Fernandez managed and coordinated the effort of an A/E design team comprised of PBS&J Miami, Orlando, San Antonio and Atlanta offices. This project has been executed following USACE Bentley BIM standards and clash detection protocols.

The proposed TEMF complex includes a total of eight buildings: one large TEMF (78,700 gsf), one medium TEMF (35,300 gsf), and six additional support facilities (13,000-gsf compact item repair shop, 4,200-gsf engine and transmission testing facility, 24,500-gsf paint and prep shop, 1,700-gsf bead blast facility, JP8 fuel dispensing facilities, and several petroleum, oil, and lubricant [POL] and hazmat buildings).

Ft. Hood Barracks Complex, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Ft. Worth District, Texas.
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manager overseeing and coordinating the PBS&J A/E team pursuing the D-B MATOC and seed project (Barracks complex at Ft. Hood) for Unaccompanied Enlisted Personal Housing (UEPH) PN NA, SW Region - FY 2008. PBS&J teamed with a nationally known contractor won one of the four MATOCS. The UEPH prototype design documents; executed using Revit BIM and AutoCAD platforms, developed during the course of the MATOC pursuit, served as the prototype design for a $32M Task Order awarded under the SW Region MATOC award.

Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Selfridge Michigan
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manager for a $9.6 million, munitions support facility; a munitions support and command building, a missile munitions maintenance shop and a munitions repair and maintenance shop for the A-10 aircraft complex at Selfridge ANG Base, Michigan. Teamed with Hanson Professional Services; Mr. Fernandez managed and coordinated the efforts PBS&J Miami and Orlando office in collaboration with Hansons Springfield and West Palm Beach offices from the charrette effort through design development and preparation of Construction Documents. PBS&J is completing this work under a national IDIQ contract with US Air National Guard. This project has been executed using AutoCAD Revit platform and clash detection protocols.

Ft. Huachuca Air National Guard Base, Libby Army Airfield, Arizona
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manager for a $9.8 million dollar hangar, administrative office, air support facilities and bed-down area for the TFI - Predator border patrol program under the command of the Arizona Air National Guard. Teamed with Pond and Co. who is providing full A/E services for this project, Mr. Fernandez oversaw compliance with technical, financial and schedule requirements as well as day-to-day contact with the ANG Contracting Officer (CO) and the Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR). PBS&J is completing this work under a national IDIQ contract with US Air National Guard.

University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park, Miami, Florida
Mr. Fernandez led the PBS&J A/E team that negotiated the teaming agreement with Zimmer Gunsul & Frasca Architects (ZGF) where PBS&J Miami architecture is the Associate Architect, Civil Engineer and Surveyor for the $60 million University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park, Phase I consisting of 250,000-square-foot of research and development space. Mr. Fernandez as Sr. Project Manager worked day to day with the development team; comprised of the University of Miami, Wexford Science and Technology, the CM at Risk and other sub-consultants and law firms to carry due diligence and entitlement effort leading up to the platting of the property. Additionally, Mr. Fernandez coordinated between PBS&J and ZGF the acquisition of local and state environmental, ROW and building permits, coordination of life safety plans with local authorities and coordination of Dade County Product Approvals.

South Florida Proton Center at University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park, Miami, Florida
Mr. Fernandez led the PBS&J A/E team that negotiated the teaming agreement with Tsoi / Kobus & Associates (TKA) where PBS&J Miami architecture is the Associate Architect, Civil Engineer and Surveyor for the $85 million South Florida Proton Center to be located at the UM Life Science and Technology Park. Mr. Fernandez as Sr. Project Manager worked day to day with the development team; comprised of South Florida Proton Center Executive Director, Wexford Science and Technology, the CM at Risk and other sub-consultants to coordinate between PBS&J and TKA the acquisition of local and state environmental and building permits, coordination of life safety plans with local authorities and coordination of Dade County Product Approvals.

Guaynabo City Hospital, Municipio Autonomo de Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
Mr. Fernandez led the PBS&J A/E team that negotiated the teaming agreement with HKS, Inc. where PBS&J Miami architecture is the Associate Architect, and PBS&J Caribe is the Civil Engineer and Landscape Architect for the Guaynabo City Hospital project; a $64 million pioneering public-private partnership that will result Puerto Ricos first all-private room hospital consisting of 94 beds, cardio-vascular suite, birthing center, pharmacy and emergency room facilities among other services. Mr. Fernandez as Sr. Project Manager led a team architects, engineers and Revit BIM production staff from PBS&J Miami and Puerto Rico offices that collaborated with HKS and the sub-consultant team throughout preparation of Design Development and Construction Documents for this medical facility.

Mr. Fernandez coordinated and managed PBS&J Melbourne and Caribe office throughout the preparation of site / civil and landscape architecture Design Development and Construction Documents for the 1.7 acre site and oversaw and facilitated the acquisition as well as compliance with US Federal, Puerto Rico and Municipio Autonomo de Guaynabo requirements for reviews, approvals / permits related to environmental, land development, planning and zoning, right of way and public utilities, public health and safety as well as building permits as required for the construction of this health care facility. PBS&J Caribe office will provide support to HKS throughout the bidding and construction phases of this project.

City of Key West Solid Waste Management Facility, Key West, Florida.
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manager for this highly complex D-B solid waste management project. Teamed with a mid-sized Florida based contractor, PBS&J designed new facilities to house solid waste consolidation, cardboard management, a vehicle maintenance & repair bay and a two-story administration facility within a $4.5 million construction budget. The project involved extensive local and state environmental permitting to its location in the Florida keys. The structures are designed as critical infrastructure to ensure the facility comes on-line to service the community after a hurricane or other natural event. This project was executed using AutoCAD Revit platform and clash detection protocols.

James Archer Smith/Homestead Hospital Facility Assessment Report, Miami, Florida.
This project for the Miami-Dade County Public Schools involves the assessment of an existing 120-bed hospital facility being considered as a potential site for a magnet school nursing program.

Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma Design, Engineering, Architectural, and Project Management Remediation Projects, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manager overseeing this contract for the City of Fort Lauderdale. The Scope of Services included assessment of hurricane damages to public facilities, providing professional A/E design services and staff to assess, design and engineer, prepare cost estimates, and oversee and manage the construction work necessary to repair damages caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma to several City of Fort Lauderdale facilities.

City of Fort Lauderdale Architectural Services Continuing Contract, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mr. Fernandez was the Sr. Project Manger overseeing this contract for the City of Fort Lauderdale. The Scope of Services required providing as-needed A/E and project management services for various capital improvement projects.

Before joining PBS&J, Mr. Fernandezs work history with other companies included:

Vice President, shareholder, and Project Manager for a medium-sized Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8A / HUBzone design-build architecture and general contractor firm for five years. The firms primary area of specialization involved U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) minor design-build projects and interior renovations throughout the Miami-Dade County, Fort Lauderdale, and Tampa / Sunbelt Region. In addition to GSA projects, he was responsible for day-to-day Project Management duties on other design, new construction, and alteration type projects under contract with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Veterans Administration, Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), as well as various regional real estate residential and commercial developers.

Prior to his design-build Project Management experience, Mr. Fernandez was Project Manager responsible for administration of construction phase services for big-box retail and foodservice store remodels as well as the roll-out of a fuel center / convenience store program for Albertsons grocery store chain seeking to aggressively expand its market share throughout Floridas southeast and southwest coastal communities.

Mr. Fernandezs specific federal experience as project manager on A-E or design-bid-build projects is provided in detail below.

U.S. Air Force, Homestead Air Force Base, Miscellaneous A/E Services Contract

Life Safety and ADA Upgrades to Visiting Officers Quarters
Radar Tower Structural Survey and Assessment of Post-Storm Damage
Mission Briefing Auditorium Renovations
Hydrazine Fuel Containment Facilities

U.S. Coast Guard Service (USCG), Two-Year Construction Administration Services for Projects along Floridas Atlantic Coast Region

New Boat House and Administration Facility, USCG Station, Miami Beach, Florida
Fuel Farm, Building 112 Build out, and Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) System Renovation, USCG Air Station, Opa-Locka Airport, Florida
New Dental Clinic Facility, USCG Station, Clearwater, Florida

United States General Services Administration (GSA), Miscellaneous A/E Services, Northeast and Southeast Florida Sunbelt Region

Expansion to Air Traffic Control Tower Support Building for the Federal Aviation Administration, Miami International Airport
Department of Homeland Security (formerly under U.S. Department of Justice)/INS Krome Processing Center
U.S. Federal Building and Courthouse A/C and Life Safety Upgrades, Key West, Florida
Claude Pepper Federal Building - First Impressions Project (blast security), Miami, Florida.
INS, U.S. Marshall & Judges Chambers Renovations, Orlando and Tampa Regions, Florida
U.S. Federal Buildings Life Safety and Interior Renovations, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Florida

Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)
Regions III and IV (encompassing 26 states and Puerto Rico), Streamlined Construction Improvement Program (SCIP) for DeCA. Project manager for $30 million firm-fixed-price, three-year (with two-year extension) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for construction projects estimated less than $4 million for additions and alterations to existing and new commissaries and distribution centers.

U.S. National Park Service
Tamiami Trail Visitor Welcome Center. Architectural project manager for $1.8 million design-build contract for Tamiami Trail Welcome Center at the Big Cypress National Park Preserve, Florida. Project management responsibilities included the coordination of environmental assessment analysis; and liaison with Collier County, South Florida Water Management District, and USACE throughout the project permitting phase.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
ADA Renovations, and Renovations to Building 102 and New Computer Facilities, Bay Pines Medical Center, Florida - $1.2 million renovation budget.
Open-End A/E Services Contract, Palm Beach Medical Center, Florida.

Professional Development and Certificates:
University of Miami School of Architecture
Candidate, Bachelors of Architecture,

Miami-Dade Community College
Undergraduate Architecture Courses

FEMA Incident Command System Certification
ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700, ICS 800

Professional Affiliations:
U.S. Army Engineers Association
Society of American Military Engineers
Disaster Contractor Network - Florida

Professional References:
Mr. Alfonso Chao, AIA
Transportation Architect
PBS&J, Inc.
305-804-0154

Mr. Craig Holan, AICP
Partner, Hanson Professional Srvcs.
217-415-2174
cholan[at]hanson-inc.com

Emmett DuBose, PE
Federal Program Manager
PBS&J, Inc.
469-442-7347
EHDuBose[at]pbsj.com

Stephen Moller, AIA
Architect Project manger
PBS&J, Inc.
512-372-1245
sfmoller[at]pbsj.com
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