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Matthew GaNun

Sr. Project Manager

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Mr. GaNun has over 25 years of field experience in the construction industry. He possesses strong conceptual design abilities and regularly displays “outside the box” thinking. Those skills, coupled with an attention to detail and strong project management abilities, have allowed him to consistently complete projects successfully, on-time and under-budget, while seamlessly addressing any changes in scope as they arise. He has been a well-respected member of our team since 2007.

While leading large multi-disciplinary project teams for Grace Industries, Mr. GaNun draws from a broad background that includes expertise in estimating, scheduling, engineering design and drafting, supervision, and claims and change order processing. He also brings strong competence in a variety of construction software packages including Primavera Project Planner and Expedition, and HCSS Heavy Bid and Heavy Job. 

Immediately prior to joining Grace Industries, he was an Operations Manager with Ruttura & Sons Construction Company, and before that he held project management roles with Columbus Construction Corporation and Yonkers Contracting Company. His jobs included work for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Con Edison, New York State Department of Transportation, New York City Department of Transportation, Triborough Bridge & Tunnel Authority, MTA, Nassau County Department of Public Works, Suffolk County Department of Public Works, City of Long Beach Public Works Department and as well private owners and GC/CM’s including Turner Construction, T. Moriarty, and JT Magen, among others.  Mr. GaNun has a BS in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College in New York.

Experience

Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant - Perimeter Flood Protection, East Rockaway, NY, $63M Start – End Dates: 5/2014 – Present Role: Project Manager Client: Nassau County Department of Public Works

Mr. GaNun is engaged in project management with extensive scheduling duties (nine separate contractors performing adjacent to project). Duties include: construct concrete & earthen flood wall around Bay Park STP to protect it from future storms including over 10,000cy of structural concrete, 100,000cy of earthwork, drainage installation, roadway construction, excavation and embankment, steel sheet piling, utility relocation as well as construction of multi-use athletic fields and decorative landscape.

City of Long Beach Boardwalk Reconstruction, Long Beach, NY, $43M Start – End Dates: 4/2013 – 10/2013 Role: Project Manager Client Reference: City of Long Beach Public Works Department

For this Super Storm Sandy recovery project involved the replacement of over 2 miles of a timber boardwalk with concrete substructure, including wave break walls, stairways and ramps, handrail, decorative lighting and plumbing. Mr. GaNun implemented the redesign of the boardwalk’s substructure to use concrete beams in lieu of timber plank in order to meet a demanding “fast track” schedule and exceed the needs of the Long Beach community.

Route 110 Interchange Reconstruction on the Northern State Parkway at Route 110, Melville, NY, $62M Start – End Dates:  1/2011 – 10/2012 Role: Project Manager Client Reference:  Brian McNamara, EIC, NYSDOT

Mr. GaNun developed and implemented a plan that utilized a temporary bypass road with temporary Mabey Bridge, to successfully reduce the construction schedule by one full year.

Reconstruction of the 2nd and 3rd Avenue Bridges over Shore Road Drive, Brooklyn, NY, $8M Start – End Dates: 8/1999 – 8/2001 Role:  Project Manager (Design-Build) Client Reference:  Christina Sklavounakis, Director of Design Build–NYCDOT

The project involved design, demolition and reconstruction of two existing arch bridges utilizing precast concrete arch segments and precast concrete wing wall panels supported by reinforcing grid membrane and backfill. Designed MPT scheme to include construction of a temporary bypass road in order to construct the project in one stage, saving approximately