Name : Jim Loud
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Lynn, MA
Job Title Unemployed
Relocation Preferences : Negotiable
Objective : Management position in Design/Build; Construction Management; or Facilities Management. Ideally would take advantage of my LEED Accreditation and interest in Lean Construction. Amenable to domestic and/or foreign travel.
Resume :  
Construction Management

Summary of Qualifications

Seasoned professional with extensive experience in all phases of construction management from preconstruction and design development through executive oversight of active construction and close-out. Expert on scheduling, phasing, logistics, constructability, design to budget, and value management. Key strengths include:
Managing preconstruction process, design development, and permitting (Internal and External Team Leader)
Evaluating and managing green building methods and LEED Certification process
Reviewing and approving budgets and bids
Purchasing, negotiating, and supervising subcontracts and material purchases
Creating, reviewing, and maintaining critical path and MRP construction schedules
Interviewing, hiring, mentoring, and managing project and corporate staff positions
Performing cost report review and financial analysis


LEED Accredited Professional
Boston Builder's License - #B20297 - Class A, B, C
Cambridge Builder's License - #375 - Class I, II, III, IV, V

Professional Experience

Vice President, Design / Construction 20072009
Stanmar Inc., Wayland MA - Designer / Builder of multi-purpose facilities for colleges and secondary schools
Managed all company functions, including business development, sales and marketing efforts, programming, design management, estimating, pricing, contract negotiation, risk management, financial oversight,
and construction

Project Executive / Senior Project Manager / Preconstruction Manager / Project Manager 19852006
George B. H. Macomber Co., Boston MA - Construction Manager & General Contractor (ceased operation 2006)
Established and maintained co-op and intern hiring and training programs (company-wide)
Led process to evaluate, purchase, and implement estimating, accounting, and PM software systems
Developed and implemented bid day software and procedures
Negotiated and produced owner contracts (company-wide)

Interim VP of Construction and Property Management (Leased Employee arrangement with Macomber)2003
Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Watertown MA - multiple childcare and charter school facilities

Other Relevant Experience

Superintendent and Field Engineer: Managed on-site activities - planned, developed, scheduled, prioritized, directed, implemented, and monitored daily work activities of subcontractor and self-performed work crews. Ensured policies and procedures were followed according to all safety standards; maintained scheduling deadlines.


Guest Lecturer: Boston College, Carroll School of Management
Graduate Course in Advanced Topics in Operations Management: Managing Projects
Topic - Planning, Controlling, & Coordinating a Complex Project

Guest Lecturer: Boston University
Graduate Course in Real Estate Development
Topic - Construction Contracting Methods

Guest Lecturer: Wentworth Institute
Undergraduate Course in Construction Management
Topic - Preconstruction Management

Panelist: Build Boston Trade Convention


MBA - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
BS Civil Engineering - Tufts University

Selected Projects

Hamden Hall Country Day School - Athletic and Recreational Center - Hamden, CT
Design/construction of new Athletic and Recreation facility: Gymnasium; Pool; Fitness Area; Aerobics Area; Study Areas; Lounge; Lockers; Toilets; and related ancillary areas.

Endicott College - Visual and Performing Arts Facility - Beverly, MA
Design/construction of new Visual and Performing Arts facility: Recital Hall; Black Box Theatre; Art Galleries; Teaching Studios/Classrooms; Faculty Offices and related ancillary areas.

Miss Porters School - Swim and Squash Center - Farmington, CT
Design/construction of new Swim and Squash facility: Pool; Squash Courts; Lounge; Lockers; and related ancillary areas.

Samford University - Pete Hannah Center - Birmingham, AL
Design/construction of new Athletic and Recreation facility: 5,000 seat Arena; Fitness Areas; Aerobics Areas; Study Areas and Classroom; Athletic Offices; Lockers; and related ancillary areas.

WGBH Headquarters Relocation - Brighton, MA
Preconstruction and construction management for new headquarters facility: radio and television studios and broadcast related functions; 200+ seat theater; editing and screening facilities; general and administrative offices; and related ancillary areas. Project involves approximately 154,000 s.f. of new construction and 152,000 s.f. of fit-out of the existing building.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Division of Capital Planning and Operations
Open-ended contract to provide consulting services to the DCPO for various projects throughout Commonwealth. Work included budgeting, cost estimating, phasing, scheduling, and change order analysis. Projects included:
Carson Beach Bathhouse renovation
Blue Hills Observatory renovation
Houghtons Pond Visitors Center & Pavilion
Ponkapog Golf Course Farmhouse
Veterans Memorial (ice skating) Rink - Waltham
Sustainable Housing Demonstration Project - National Demonstration Site #1
Consulting services included constructability analysis, planning, scheduling, logistics, procurement strategies, and estimating services. Project involved the rehabilitation of existing urban multi-family housing building utilizing innovative design and construction techniques and materials to return structure to housing market while being energy, water, and resource efficient. Intent of Project was a national model of sustainable development and was built prior to establishment of the United States Green Building Council (LEED).

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Media Lab Expansion - Cambridge, MA
Project included extensive preconstruction services for major expansion of the Media Laboratory Building, working with noted architects Fumihiko Maki (Pritzker Prize winner) and Li Chung (Sandi) Pei.

Boston College Higgins Hall - Chestnut Hill, MA
Expansion/renovation Project involved over 280,000 s.f. of phased construction for Physics, Geology, and Biology Departments, including classrooms, study areas, lecture halls, research & teaching labs, and animal facilities.

Boston College Law School Academic Building - Newton, MA
New building (60,000 s.f.) included classrooms, study areas, and lecture halls.

Boston College Law School Library - Newton, MA
Law library (79,000 s.f.) contains 275-volume print collection, reading areas, carrel seating, and computer laboratory.

Mount Holyoke College - Art, Music, & Science Projects
Services included renovations and expansion of the Music Building as well preconstruction for major renovations and expansions of the Art and Science Buildings.

New England Aquarium - Large Format Theater and East Wing Expansion
Services included preconstruction for two separate Projects: The construction of new, stand-alone large format theater (IMAX) and major expansion of the main aquarium building.

Phillips Exeter Academy - Exeter, NH
Preconstruction services for new, $20 M high school science building

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Boston, MA
Project involved extensive mechanical work to add air conditioning and humidity control systems for the first time in this historic museum as well as constructing additional support space.

Residential Renovations - 808 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
Renovation of 301-unit apartment complex, phased to minimize disruption to tenants. The project included waterproofing building, replacing windows, installing new roofs, replacing heat and hot water risers, and upgrading fire alarm system in fully occupied buildings.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Graduate Student Housing Cambridge, MA
Preconstruction services for new, $60 M graduate center and dormitory.

Charlesbank Apartments Renovation - Boston, MA
Renovation of 277-unit, fully occupied, 26-floor apartment tower including installation of fire protection and replacement of existing fire alarm system and portions of lighting and heating systems.

Amesbury Gardens Residential Renovations - Lawrence, MA
Phased renovation of 16 apartment buildings and the construction of a new community center. Renovations required detailed planning and coordination to minimize disruption to occupants.

Charlestown Navy Yard, Buildings 33, 34, 38 & 39 - Charlestown, MA
Historic restoration of former warehouses and shops into office space for tenants including Boston Redevelopment Authority and Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.

John F. Kennedy Family Service Center Day Care - Charlestown, MA
Renovation of abandoned public school building in Charlestown for day care use: 2-story, 13,000 s.f. brick structure was built in the 1890s and had been damaged by fire. Special considerations during construction included strict regulatory guidelines for day care including removal of lead paint and asbestos.

State Street Bank Building Repositioning Project - 225 Franklin Street, Boston, MA
Project involved renovating and restacking 13 floors for State Street Bank, a tenant, as well as simultaneous core work for the Landlord LaSalle. This 3-year phase project included completely gutting each floor and building out offices, retail banking, trading rooms, food service spaces, and other specialty areas.

Mass Technology Center - East Boston MA
Office and high-tech manufacturing facility built adjacent to Logan Airport to take advantage of the free-trade zone.

Riverfront Office Park - Phases I & II, Cambridge MA
Office buildings built in phases with two towers connected by four-level cast-in-place concrete garage.

Crossings at Fox Run - Newington, NH
Preconstruction and construction phase work for conversion of former mall to strip shopping center use.

Eaglebrook School Learning Center - Auditorium Expansion - Greenfield, MA
Preconstruction planning on various schemes for expansion of the auditorium within existing structure.

WGBH Administration Building Addition - Allston, MA
Construction of three-story, 30,000 s.f. addition at WGBHs headquarters. This new addition contains offices, editing rooms on each floor, lobby and switchgear areas, as well as a kitchen and cafeteria. Constructing new addition involved removing entire face of precast walls and windows from existing building and erecting the addition without disrupting WGBH employees.

Multi-Functional Arts Facility - Ryder Hall, Northeastern University
Renovation of five-story, old mill-style warehouse into an academic office building with studio space for Fine Arts Program. Project received an award from Associated General Contractors for schedule and cost performance.

Northeastern University Boathouse - Boston, MA
The 18,000-sf facility, designed by Graham Gund Architects, is the first boathouse owned by the University. The two-story facility contains large, central exercise areas flanked by showers and lockers and a deck overlooking the Charles River.

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