Paul Baldwin’s Resume

Construction Management Summary

Experienced construction management professional with front office administrative and organizational skills as well as field-tested project management skills

Computer skills:

Access. Excel. Project. OneNote. Word. PowerPoint. Publisher. Outlook. 3-D Modeling. CAD software. WordPress. Go To Meeting.

Duties performed:

  • Subcontractor/Vendor relations – Oversaw contractor outreach, competitive bidding. Product comparison/evaluation. Wrote/executed work scopes. Assisted Project Managers with contract negotiations and contracts. Managed quality performance. Managed code/environmental compliance. Provided conflict resolution.
  • Staff Wrote job descriptions. Executed evaluations/performance reviews.  Assigned specific duties to team members. Established and communicated policies, goals and objectives. Mentored newer staff.
  • Set agenda and conducted weekly Construction department meetings
  • Reviewed and approved all contract documents, including: Subcontracts, Contract Amendments, Purchase Orders and Change Orders.
  • Supervised, managed and directed Project Managers and Superintendents by providing guidance on project deliverables and planning
  • Oversaw Construction Estimator and reviewed budgets for new projects were defined
  • Worked with Architects, Civil & Structural engineers, and trades (HVAV, Plumbing, Electrical) professionals at both project conception, and during projects to prevent/resolve issues
  • Supervised implementation of LEED, Energy Star and other energy program requirements
  • Developed, promoted and coordinated cost containment measures
  • Ensured timely and accurate invoice coding/billing
  • Provided weekly status reports to Exec. VP/ COO, wrote and presented monthly reports to Board of Directors
  • Evaluated final costs, materials, subcontractor usage and timelines on completed projects for future planning.
  • Provided technical assistance as needed
  • Managed warranty program
  • Planned, monitored, advised and assisted with meeting the company’s project objectives and deadlines including profitability and schedule
  • Ensured and audited quality and safety measures in field, managed risk and liability
  • Coordinated all construction projects’ human resource needs including hiring and terminations


  • Provided solid leadership and direction to a team where over 90% of members had less than 1 year experience in their position
  • Developed and implemented Construction/Accounting measures across teams to increase subcontractor/vendor accountability and eliminate early billing
    Set up MS Project™ scheduling to manage multiple concurrent projects. Designed, implemented and disseminated multiple reports effectively communicating job status based on stakeholder need
    Eliminated, at management level, frictions between Property Management and Construction Departments
  • Reduced customer warranty/service costs by over 50% and improved customer satisfaction rates by 30% (Heritage Homes)
  • Developed and implemented contractor/vendor work scopes program – reducing costs and increasing customer satisfaction and contractor accountability (Heritage Homes)

Work Experience:

Director of Construction – Housing Visions Construction Co., Inc. (Non-profit, inner-city affordable housing developer) East Syracuse, NY

  • Simultaneous oversight of four major construction projects (three in new cities), which included over 200 rental units valued over 40M
  • Worked with Development team to evaluate multiple new projects

Operations Manager Heritage Homes (Residential/light commercial builder) Liverpool, NY

  • Oversight of all customer, staff and construction activities
  • Managed construction of up to 35 simultaneous projects (300K to 1.2M) in twelve locations
  • Consistently delivered high quality product on time and within budget

Operations Manager Linbrook Homes (Residential/light commercial builder) Manlius, NY

  • Oversight of construction staff, contractors, and vendors
  • Scheduled all work
  • Managed historic hotel preservation project
  • Managed land development projects
  • Managed several HUD multifamily projects

Construction Superintendent – Ryan Homes (Tract homes) Liverpool, NY

  • Started as a laborer and quickly worked up to superintendent
  • Managed construction activities on projects assigned
  • Worked as warranty supervisor
  • Worked as in-house sales representative
  • Developed unit pricing cost book for all home plans and options

Portfolio of Jobs:

  • 2750+ Homes-Residential Construction: attached, detached, single family, multi family. From tract homes to custom homes. Involved in all construction operations from labor to managing construction
  • 300+ Units –Sustainable/Affordable Housing: Albany, Auburn, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Syracuse, Utica. Multifamily and mixed-use buildings
  • Office Buildings and Parks: complete site development with wood & steel frame buildings – tenant build-outs including; dentists, real estate, AAA, chiropractic, hearing, law offices, federal judge; Manlius, NY, Camillus, NY, Dewitt, NY
  • Historic Crown Hotel Renovation/Preservation: 3 story gut/demo/historic perseveration – tenant build-outs include; retail space, law offices, restaurant /bar: W. Fayette St. Syracuse
  • Warsaw, Poland – Townhomes; material take-offs & shipping to Poland. Trained construction crew onsite in Poland


  • Design & Drafting, (completed one year of two year program) Alfred State, Alfred, NY

License and Certificates

Driver’s License, Class: 4  New York
OSHA 30  Occupational Safety & Health Admin.
NYSE-Star, Ltd. Builder Workshop NYSE-Star, Ltd.
BPI Tech I Certification NYSERDA
Builder Wood Products Certificate Western Wood Products Association
Code for Builders Certificate NYSBA
Green Building for Professionals Certificate NAHB University of Housing
NYS Energy Code and MEC check Certificate EEBA Institute
Project Management Certificate Graduate Builders Institute
Residential Code Perspective Certificate Int’l Conference of Building Officials
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