Over thirty years of solid project management experience performing construction management, general construction and real estate development in the commercial building market on a wide variety of public work as well as in the private sector,Construction Executive Online is a career management center for construction executives."> Bruce H. Grier

Name : Bruce H. Grier
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Devon, PA
Job Title Senior Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : DE, DC, MD, VA, NJ
Objective : Senior Project Management position with CM / GC firm
Resume :  

Over thirty years of solid project management experience performing construction management, general construction and real estate development in the commercial building market on a wide variety of public work as well as in the private sector.  Key areas of expertise:


- Implementation of budget and cost controls                 - Schedule development

- Bid package planning & subcontractor purchasing       - Administration & coordination of jobsite activities

- Negotiating change orders                                          - Project closeout                                                                             




KEATING BUILDING COMPANY                                                                                    1991 - 2012

Senior Project Manager for construction manager / general contractor / commercial developer


Philadelphia Family Courthouse

        Initiated project setup and planning for general construction of a new $75 million, 15 floor, 3 below grade parking levels, 509,000 sq. ft. structure for the State of Pennsylvania.

        Developed detailed 5000 activity CPM schedule to encompass the 33 month project duration.

        Established safety protocols and site coordination of multiple prime contractor public project.

        Implemented just in time deliveries on a tight urban site to ensure optimum utilization of the single means of project access.

Philadelphia Main Post Office Renovation / IRS Tenant Improvement

        Headed efforts of a 26 person construction team implementing conversion of historically certified 927,000 sq. ft. post office building into the new Philadelphia IRS headquarters.

        Coordinated extensive bid package planning and purchasing program to achieve an aggressive 48% MBE / WBE subcontracting plan.

        Directed and controlled extensive change order negotiation and approvals with the developer, the IRS and subcontractors to bring project in well below budget.

        Utilized LEED AP training to implement detailed waste management and material selection plans to accomplish a LEED Gold certification.

Four Residential Communities for Philadelphia Housing Authority

        Initiated projects with design / build architects and engineers while executing necessary value engineering to achieve design within Owners budget.

        Applied for and obtained City approvals and utility company permits to implement projects.

        Managed demolition of over 70 existing buildings, coordinated engineering and installation of new community infrastructure, and controlled construction of over 600 residential units.

        Monitored construction tolerances to ensure finished homes were constructed in accordance with federal HUD requirements.

Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field

        Team leader for joint venture partner in construction of $388 million, 1.6 million sq. ft. NFL football stadium seating 69,000 spectators, including 172 luxury suites.

        Instrumental in ensuring labor stability of the 900+ daily on-site work force that resulted in no work stoppages, negating any project delays during the course of construction.

        Directed accelerated material submissions, approvals and deliveries to achieve an early completion in 27 months rather than the scheduled 28.




City of Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center

        Coordinated and implemented the diverse requirements of The City, The State Judiciary, and Federal Court to obtain required approvals for $92 million, 582,000 sq. ft., 14 story structure.

        Implemented document management systems to ensure accurate reporting and proper record keeping required for public bidding, City work rules and Federal oversight.

        Administered coordination with two adjacent City buildings for the design and construction of a three building HVAC system central plant.


AMERIMAR REALTY COMPANY                                                                                   1988 - 1991

Project Manager for real estate developer


The Rittenhouse Hotel and Condominiums and Parking Garage

        Organized daily operations of nine person development office; including lending institution budget controls, hiring the design team, monitoring construction, and schedule implementation.

        Managed completion of a vacant 33 story highrise concrete shell into $120 million, five-star luxury hotel and condominium.

        Streamlined design and construction of 7 story parking garage, while engaging with community residents to ensure final design maintained historic character of the surrounding neighborhood.


TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY                                                             1980 - 1988

Project Engineer for general contractor


Prudential Insurance Company

        Developed and coordinated efforts of a 6 person engineering staff on $50 million, 750,000 sq. ft. expansion to the corporate eastern headquarters building.

        Administered purchasing and negotiating of subcontracts, as well as estimating and approving subcontractor change orders.

        Performed extensive evaluation of design drawings and systems required to guarantee the building addition joined and functioned properly with the existing facility.

Philadelphia Four Seasons Hotel

        Reviewed and coordinated detail of shop drawings with design engineer in order to ensure constructability of buildings intricate granite facade.

        Coordinated material delivery process to ensure availability of granite through winter months, despite shutdown of Minnesota quarry.

Allentown Hilton Hotel and Parking Garage

        Sole responsibility for engineering approvals for 9 level hotel and adjacent conference center.

        Performed detailed review of shop drawings and submittals required to ensure timely approval turn around and negate the need for resubmittal, in order to maintain a tight project schedule.


         Villanova University, Master of Business Administration

         Bucknell University, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

         OSHA 30 hour Construction Safety & Health Certification

         Zurich Risk Engineering Accident Investigation Techniques

         Green Advantage Environmental Certification


         Pennsylvania Registered Professional Engineer

         LEED Accredited Professional

         American Society of Civil Engineers

         U. S. Green Building Council




KEATING BUILDING COMPANY                                                                                  1991 - 2012

        Philadelphia Family Courthouse

        Philadelphia Main Post Office Renovation / IRS Tenant Improvement

        Main Post Office Annex Demolition

        PHA Ludlow Residential Development

        PHA Mill Creek Street Revitalization Program

        PHA Lucien E. Blackwell Residential Development Phases II & III

        PHA Greater Grays Ferry Estates Residential Development Phases II & III

        PHA Wilson Park Community Center

        PHA Wilson Park Residential Development Phase III

        Middlesex County Civic Square Courthouse & Administration Building

        Philadelphia Eagles Lincoln Financial Field

        Philadelphia Eagles NovaCare Training Center

        Mercy Health System Parking Garage

        Mercy Health Office Building

        Keystone Mercy Health Systems Office building

        Elm Street Parking Garage

        Conshohocken Public Library

        Deptford Park Housing Project

        International Plaza Office Buildings I & II

        Wyeth Laboratory Parking Garage Rehabilitation

        Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center

        Consolidated Rail Corporation Headquarters


AMERIMAR REALTY COMPANY                                                                                 1988 - 1991

        Rittenhouse Square Parking Garage

        Rittenhouse Square Hotel and Condominiums


TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY                                                          1980 - 1988

        Prudential Insurance Company Eastern Home Office

        Marina Club Condominium

        Meschellmack Office Buildings II & III

        Absecon Howard Johnson Hotel

        Philadelphia Four Seasons Hotel

        Allentown Parking Garage

        Allentown Hilton Hotel and Conference Center


CSX RAIL CORPORATION                                                                                             1977 - 1980

        Maintenance of port facilities in Newport News, Virginia

         Bridge and structure inspection for all CSX Rail facilities in State of Virginia



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