HS404Q, Hunter Point Campus Queens, NY
Client
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Owner Name
New York City School Construction Authority
Description

HS 404Q, also known as Hunters Point Campus is a new, five-story, 145,000 SF building located next to the East River. A 1,071 student shared facility was the first building to go up for the Hunters Point South Development Project. MP Engineers provided a Project Manager to represent the New York City School Construction Authority as a Project Officer/ Construction Manager, which required working with a variety of city and state agencies, including the Mayor’s office, QMTA, HPD, EDC, DEP and DOT while the infrastructure of three blocks, including a park and two 30 plus story high-rise buildings were constructed.


The building was built 11 ft. off the north tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel which required monitoring of the QMT during foundation/caisson phase, some project challenges included extensive dewatering, soil remediation, subsurface probing and an installation of new Con Ed transformer vaults and a diving bell bus vault under a negotiated developers’ agreement with Con Ed. The Project Manager’s responsibilities included but were not limited to, design review & comment, coordinating pre-bid site visits, scheduling and conducting preconstruction meetings, providing daily progress photos and reports, coordinating and facilitating bi-weekly progress meetings, and coordinating the installation of site utilities with various agencies. Duties also required monitoring of the project schedule, approving a schedule of values and monthly payment requisitions, providing/negotiating change orders, overseeing coordination, scheduling CID, controlled inspections, tracking regulatory requirements/facilitating TR’s, monitoring quality control & site safety, assembling closeout documents, as well as supervising and directing other Project Officers and the administrative support staff.

Services Provided
  • Construction Management
  • Facility Inspection
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