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    • KENNETH RIVIERE Resume – Page1 2206 Sterling Blvd., Englewood, NJ 076312 / cell: 212-518-4004 / tkdesignmanagement@gmail.com __________________________________________________________________________________________ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TK Design Management, Englewood, NJ Owner/Manager/Builder 2009-Current • Plan, design, renovate and furnish all facets of residential and commercial buildings. • Serve as project manager overseeing all aspects of design renovation projects. • Managed budgets well over 5 million. • Estimate material requirements and costs, negotiate agreements and present designs to clients for approval. • Select and supervise contractors, architects and other service providers. • Work with clients to determine factors affecting planning and interior environments such as budget and architectural preferences, etc. • Advise clients on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment and color selections. • Subcontract fabrication and installation work that keeps the project on time and on budget. • Handle fit-outs for high end retail clients with timing and presentation for their products a main focus K. Heller Development, NY, NY- Partner/Manager/Builder 2005-20009 • Developed and implemented the marketing plan and budget for the entire company. • Managed, estimated, bid and implemented all aspects of operations in the field. • Responsible for all High end fit-out work in all condos. • Responsible for staging of condos. • Fabrication of all built –in’s for customer requests. • Oversaw development to ensure services met market needs and were executed on time and on budget. • Developed the advertising for the enhancement of brand identity for high end retail customers. • Coordinated with web team to develop web site. • Managed over $15 million in construction budgets for first years business. • Served as owner’s representative and project manager, overseeing all aspects of renovation projects. • Prepared correspondence and implemented procedures with owners, architect, contractor and interior designer related to budget, schedule, requests, memos and change orders. • Maintained owner, interior designer, architect and contractor relations, conducted project meetings and ensured prompt payment from owners to those parties. New Paltz Development, Scotch Plains, NJ- Partner/Manager/Builder 2002-2005 • Developed and implemented strategies for acquiring and purchasing land. • Responsible for bringing projects to local planning boards. • Composed and implemented all contracts with purchasing and construction. • Delivered all final plans for subdivision work. • Mobilized all heavy equipment for cutting and filling of sub-divisions. • Coordinated all marketing for sales of homes and land. • Handled budgets in the millions and always delivered my end of the deal. KMAR Contracting, Scotch Plains, NJ – Owner/Manager/Builder 1994-2002 • Responsible for acquisition of all projects and logistics governing those projects. • Responsible for mobilizing and co-ordination of all trades. • Heavy equipment and site work proficient in all aspects. • Responsible for all install of utilities in the field; gas ,water, drainage and sewer • Work with all type’s of union’s in NJ and NY.
    • • Orchestrated and ran all infrastructure work from survey bench marks to build out. • Handled all estimating, bidding and Contract negotiations. • Lead operator of heavy equipment on all high profile projects. • Go to person for situations that need resolution. KENNETH RIVIERE Resume – Page2 Little River Investments and Owner of a Utility Company, Bayonne, NJ-Owner/Manager 1989-1994 • Handled 7,200 customer base with 900 new potential clients each month. • Started business with minimal investment and created a million dollar a year company. • Heavy equipment And site work proficient in all aspects. • Handled all marketing and budgeting of company. • Handled the day to day in the office as well as in the field. • Responsible for mobilizing and co-ordination of all trades. • Work with all type’s of union’s in NJ and NY. • Handled all estimating, bidding and Contract negotiations. • Purchasing of properties for renovation and sales. Pac Plumbing, Heating and Mechanical, Staten Island, NJ – Journeyman 1986-1989 • Responsible for all mobilization for lead mechanics on projects. • Responsible for setting and prepping all materials to ensure a timely completion. • Responsible for all materials ordered and delivered on job sites. • Union school attendance 3 nights a week. • Work with all type’s of union’s in NJ and NY. PROJECT EXPERIENCE: Sunrise Towers, Staten Island, NY (1986) • Installation of entire domestic potable Water supply • Installation of entire sanitary system • Installation of site drainage and catch basins Hunter College, NY, NY (1987) • Demolition of existing vacuum systems • Demolition of acid waste labs • Installation of newly engineered vacuum pump system with back up pumps • Installation of glass piping for acid waste labs • Installation of new sanitary Duriron Cast-iron system • Preparation and mobilization Staten Island Zoo, Staten Island, NY (1987) • Site prep • Install all under ground utilities • Install new mechanical systems; potable water, sanitary , drainage and fire suppression systems • Install of special above ground tanks for new pumping station Harlem Hospital, NY, NY (1988) • Demolition of existing potable water system • Installation of new potable water system. • Installation of oxygen lines, argon gas and all necessary mixtures for resuscitation. • Installation of new sanitary system for new addition and renovation to hospital. • Mobilization and preparation Hylan Blvd. and Father Cappadano Blvd. Town Houses, Staten Island, NY (1987-88) • All underground utility work for new housing complex including; Entire underground water distribution system , drainage system, sanitary system and gas mains • Installation of entire Potable distribution system to all new homes and the entire install in the home. • Installation of entire new sanitary to the new homes and the entire sanitary system in the home. • Installation of all gas piping in ground and in new homes.
    • 2206 Sterling Blvd., Englewood, NJ 076312 / cell: 212-518-4004 / tkdesignmanagement@gmail.com KENNETH RIVIERE Resume – Page 3 Staten Island Psychiatric Center, Staten Island, NY (1988) • Excavation of entire site by machine and hand. Work performed on existing and still in use building. Had to undermine below concrete slab • Demolition of existing sanitary sewage system • Installation of new sanitary system • Work performed on 3 facilities exactly the same Todt Hill Medical Center, Staten Island, NY (1988) • Excavation of entire site. • Installation of all underground utilities along with drainage and catch basins. • Mechanical piping of potable water systems. • Mechanical piping of entire sanitary system. • Mechanical installation of entire fire suppression system. • Installation of x-ray and MRI equipment. St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Staten Island, NY (1989) • Excavation of entire site. • Installation of entire underground ; Potable water, fire suppression, sanitary, drainage and gas • Tie into existing Hospital across the road • Installation of entire potable water system • Installation of entire sanitary system • Installation of entire fire suppression system • Installation of entire gas system • Installation of all medical equipment and MRI machine Bayonne, NJ Construction and Utility Company ( 1989-03) Owner of Commercial Plumbing, Mechanical and Drainage Company • Excavation of all jobs. • Installation of all water utilities • Installation of sanitary utilities • Roads, utilities, curbing and drainage • Responsible for all Building work and all Earth work • Mobilization and preparation • 7,200 customers with an average of 900 new calls a month • Direct management of daily operations and customer care Little River Investments, Bayonne, NJ (1995-98) Owner of real-estate Investment Company • Responsible for finding and purchasing of all investment properties • Responsible and managed total interior demolitions and renovations • Responsible for all Building work and all Earth work • Responsible for new tenant relations • Responsible for all mechanical systems and building systems • Excavation, road work and drainage
    • 2206 Sterling Blvd., Englewood, NJ 076312 / cell: 212-518-4004 / tkdesignmanagement@gmail.com KENNETH RIVIERE Resume – Page 4 Diocese of Metuchen, Holy Cross Burial Park, New Brunswick, NJ (1997) • As owner of company I was responsible for liaison with diocese and my company • Excavation of entire site which would encompass 200 acres with an actual build out of 20 acres for a burial park. • Responsible for all laser set pipe • Roads, curbing, parking facilities and drainage • Responsible for all Building work and all Earth work • Responsible for maintaining all OSHA requirements during deep excavation • Responsible for Sleeveing pipe under highways in order to sleeve utilities through to make tie ins on opposite side of highways • Responsible for all cutting and filling of 30,000 cubic yards of compactable fill • Responsible for all utilities on entire sight. Total utilities 9.5 miles of piping • Responsible for entrance into park • Responsible for new road ways and proper road way drainage • Mobilization and preparation • Installed all high pressure gas mains Basking Ridge High School, Basking Ridge, NJ (1998) • Responsible for bidding and estimating entire site work for project • Demolition of existing area • Roads, parking facilities and drainage • Cutting of sub grade and proper filling • Rock removal with tarmac hammers • Excavation for all utilities • Responsible for union affiliations and negotiations St. Ann’s Hospital, Jersey City, NJ (1996) • Demolition of half of hospital • Cutting of hospital in half with hydraulic plunge saw and removing demo debris • Excavation, parking facility and drainage Center Circle Soccer and Hockey Arena, Rahway, NJ (1999 1st phase) (2000 2nd phase) • Excavation of site • Responsible for mobilizing 40,000 cubic yards of fill for surcharging • Delicate EPA regulations due to swamp and federal protection • Roads, parking facilities and drainage • Built 2 -25,000 sq. ft. sports arenas • Built 1 – 5,000 sq. ft. offices facility • Installed all road and curbing along with proper road drainage • Installed all Utilities around 5 acre site in middle of down town. • Poured all concrete with laser screed machines. 40 trucks per day of concrete • Installed all mechanicals in buildings • Installed all gas mains. • Responsible for all on site management and facilitation. • Responsible for safety classes and plan interpretation • Built entire project with 9 men in 6 months. Fastest facility built in NJ. Entire project built by my company New Paltz Land Acquisition, New Paltz, NY (2003-04) • Responsible for land acquisition • Responsible for all planning board meetings • Responsible for perk testing • Responsible for all Building work and al Earth work • Roads , curbs and drainage • Installed all roads and drainage for sub division projects • Coordinated all survey work for lot sub division • Eventual sale of sub division
    • 2206 Sterling Blvd., Englewood, NJ 076312 / cell: 212-518-4004 / tkdesignmanagement@gmail.com KENNETH RIVIERE Resume – Page 5 13th Street and 8th Ave. Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY (2005) • Demolition of existing interior and roof of existing historical structure • Excavation under building to add basement • Responsible for all Building work and Earth work • Underpinning of neighbors on both side of existing structure • Raise the building 2 stories by adding a bond beam and new block outer shell • Installed all structural steel • Installed all metal decking and pump poured all concrete floors • New brick exterior to match historical look 54 State Street, Brooklyn, NY (2006) • Estimating and bidding and procurement of job • Demolition of entire interior of historical building • Responsible for all Building work and Earth work • Excavation of basement in order to drop 16 feet lower • Underpinning of 2 existing buildings on both sides • Installation of new footings, slabs and foundations • Framing of entire interior steel structure 344 Bowery, NY, NY (2007-08) • Estimating and bidding and procurement of job • Total interior demolition of 6 story structure in down town Manhattan • Responsible for all Building work and Earth work • Additional pent house added to existing historical structure • Responsible for all utility work and Mechanicals • Responsible for all carpentry and custom cabinetry • Built entire project with 1 company Park Place, Brooklyn, NY (2008) • Responsible for total site excavation • Responsible for underpinning work on existing structure attached to property • Excavated for new footings and foundations • Responsible for al Building work and Earth work • Responsible for all Building work and Earth work • Responsible for All steel re-enforcement rods • All steel columns and beam work for entire structure 76 North 4th Street, Williamsburg, NY (2008) • Responsible for interior demolition of factory and removal 500,000 lbs of steel in 2 weeks with 4 guys • Responsible for all welding and torch cutting • Responsible for all site coordination • Responsible for all permit gathering and submittals Newark Airport, Newark, NJ (2009) • Responsible for over seeing entire project and coordination between the unions and the owner • Responsible for finishing on time different trades if the contractors failed their responsibilities • Responsible for contractual enforcement of General Contractor • Installation of 3 new Duty Free retail High End shopping centers • Owner Rep on all Levels; architectural, engineering and all Contractors • Ordering special products and arranging shipping times for arrival • Coordinating and over lapping trades for expeditious execution of contracts • Contracted to do all custom stone work for entire job • Attending all job site meetings and dealing with all issues on site first hand • Chairing meetings that dealt with up coming issues on all levels
    • • Recommending proper means and methods when it came to materials or contractual implementation 2206 Sterling Blvd., Englewood, NJ 076312 / cell: 212-518-4004 / tkdesignmanagement@gmail.com KENNETH RIVIERE Resume – Page 5 Finance & Administration 23 years Expert Experience Overseeing and approving various business entities and project budgets. Monitoring and controlling budgets of Assessing risk on all projects Analyzing process flows. Financial aspects associated with the contracts on various projects Management 23 years Expert Experience Independent strategic thinking person Functional, quality and operational management skills Liaising with Senior Management Chairing, conducting and attending meetings. Troubleshooting and problem solving Strong delegating abilities Project Management 23years Expert Experience Quantity Survey Engineering Determine scope of work. Define scope of project. Do feasibility study and initial proposal. Drafting of detailed plans, costing and resources Participate in development, testing and implementation. Do risk analysis. Determine impact on company processes, procedures and policies. Determine impact on human resources requirements and management. Part of strategic decision making on Steering Committee level Public Relations & Communication 23 years Expert Experience Dealing with clients, and resolving problems, which may arise Ensuring efficient running of office area at all times. Very good verbal and written abilities Well-mannered, approachable person Technical 25 years Expert Experience Production management techniques Work study Quality Assurance Operations research Mechanical skills Work Scheduling Facilities layout & material handling Interpreting legal requirements and recommend compliance procedures to contractors, craft workers and owners Process planning Liaising with current and future clients with regards to specific system needs Mason, concrete and brick installation experience Excavation experience Utility experience of all natures Marketing 23 years
    • Expert Experience Various as listed above 2206 Sterling Blvd., Englewood, NJ 076312 / cell: 212-518-4004 / tkdesignmanagement@gmail.com