Name : John Kipferl
Industry Type : Mechanical Contractors
City & State : New Castle, DE
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : NA
Objective : I am very interested to discuss possible opportunities within your organization. I think my background and experiences enable me to quickly adapt and help any corporation. My resume is enclosed for your review.

Of particular note for you and the members of your team as you consider my skills are my strong accomplishments in combining business acumen with technical savvy to achieve improved operating efficiency internally and improved profitability for the institution as a whole. Additionally, my accomplishments have been achieved by combining an in-depth, hands on, knowledge of the plumbing, HVAC, sheetmetal and process piping trades and a strong desire to continually improve my managerial skills. After forty years, I have a thorough understanding of every aspect of the mechanical contracting business.

If you are seeking a talented individual who stays abreast of his field, who understands technology, who earns 100% staff support, and who is as career-committed as it takes to achieve total success, then please consider what I have to offer. I would be happy to have a preliminary discussion with you or members of your team to see if we can establish a mutual interest.

Thank you for your attention to these materials. I certainly look forward to exploring this further.

Resume :  


Masters Certificate in Applied Project Management, Villanova University

Advanced Strategic Project Management, Villanova University

Mastering Project Management, Villanova University

Essentials of Project Management, Villanova University

Projects Management Process, Purdue University-PHCC

Foundations in Project Management, Delaware Technical & Community College

Contract Law, Associated Builders & Contractors

Construction Principles, Associated Builders & Contractors

Sure Trak Project Manager, Primavera Systems

Expedition, Primavera Systems

Timberline Accounting, Sage Software

Total Quality Management, Phoenix Leadership Institute

Mobil Crane Supervisor, North American Crane Bureau

OSHA 30 & 10 Hour Safety Certification

DuPont PINS/OSHA 16 Hour Safety Certification

Various Trade and Management Seminars

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Project

Professional Affiliations

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors (PHCC)

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

American Welding Society (AWS)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

Relevant Project Experience

I have over 40 years of experience in the Plumbing, HVAC, Sheet  Metal and Process Piping fields has taken him to many states in the Eastern US and covers a broad range of work that includes Waste Water Treatment Plants, Helicopter Air Fields, JP-4 Pumping Station & Distribution System, Airline Terminals, Fiberglass & Glass Bottling Plants, Milk Processing Facilities, Nuclear Waste Processing Plant, Chemical Processing Facilities, Refineries, Prisons, Hospitals, Schools, Dormitories, Clean Rooms and Manufacturing Facilities.  

Corporate Clients

University of Delaware, IBM, Eastman Kodak, DuPont, Westinghouse Electric-Nuclear Div., Army Corps of Engineers, VeriSign Corporation, Coastal Eagle Point Refinery, Kent General Hospital, South Jersey Hospital, Kent & Queen Annes Hospital, Beebe Medical Center, Wilmington Hospital, University Medical Center-SUNY Syracuse NY, University of Rochester, University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Washington College, Delaware Technical & Community College, State of Delaware Division of Facilities Management, School Districts in Dover DE, Delmar DE, Georgetown DE, Seaford DE, Millsboro DE, Ocean View DE, Milton DE, Lewis DE, Rehoboth DE, St. Andrews School DE, Sudlersville MD, Saint Michaels MD, Salisbury MD, Edgewood MD, Glen Bernie MD, Philadelphia International Airport & Southwest Airlines. Military Bases in Dover DE, Aberdeen Proving Ground MD, Ft. Dix / McGuire NJ, Ft. Drum NY


As a Project Manager, I had complete fiduciary responsibilities for multiple projects totaling 10-25 million dollars annually and is responsible for the complete management of his assigned projects. This includes quality control, cost control, risk management, contract review, scheduling, purchasing major equipment, change order estimating and negotiating, customer liaison, process control and labor review.

Work History

12/2009 - 10/2010 General Superintendent, Delcard Associates

10/2008 12/2009 Project Manager A.T. Chadwick Company

1999- 10/2008 Project Manager, Delcard Associates

1997-1999 Project Manager, J.F. Sobieski Mechanical Contractors

1994-1997 Mech. Supt., J.F. Sobieski Mechanical Contractors

1993-1994 Mechanical Superintendent, MCI Constructors

1989-1993 Mechanical Superintendent, The Bell Corporations

1988-1989 Mechanical Superintendent, E.G. Snyder Company

1986-1988 General Superintendent, Manning Squires & Hennig Co.

1984-1986 Mechanical Superintendent, E.G. Snyder Company

1983-1984 Estimator / Assist. PM, Kenron Industrial Air Conditioning

1982-1983 Mechanical Superintendent, E.J. Lobene Plumbing & Heating

1981-1982 Mechanical Superintendent, Marann Development

1974-1981 Mechanical Superintendent, Genesee Mechanical Contractors

1971-1974 Plumbing & Pipefitting Foreman, Rochester, NY

1970-1971 Plumbing & Pipefitting Apprenticeship, Rochester, NY

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