One of Cyma Builders & Construction Managers’ up and coming Superintendents, Erik Settelen, successfully passed the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction (STSC) Exam on March 1st, 2017. The STSC is a nationally recognized third party safety certification for those with supervisor responsibilities in construction. In the past twenty years, the responsibilities of safety professionals have expanded. Safety issues have become more complex and today’s safety professionals must be continually better qualified. BCSP credential holders are among the most highly trained, educated, and experienced individuals in the safety field. Currently, the BCSP has only 6,000 individuals who actively hold STSC certification.
Erik has been a Carpenter and Superintendent with the Cyma Builders & Construction Managers for 3 years and a member of the Local 167 and local 1462 Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters for 6 years. Mike Royce, Sr. comments, “Erik is very interested in safety and shows this on a daily basis, he is proactive with the pre-task safety planning effort and is very helpful in completing our client’s Safe Permits to Work, he has reached out to contractors in a positive way that has produced better JSAs earlier in the process.” Mike Royce, Sr. is a Construction Safety Specialist supporting the projects and sites that Erik supervises.
Cyma Builders has recently broken ground on a Flavors Facility Expansion for Symrise in Branchburg, NJ. The 5 story building addition will accommodate a new spray dryer and provide approx. 20,000 SF of space to accommodate operational requirements. Follow our progress live on our webcam!
The team at Cyma Builders is proud to announce that their team members have been presented with Procurement Awards for their support of Becton Dickinson’s master plan initiatives in Franklin Lakes, NJ and Sparks, MD. Project Pride consists of a master planning effort and renovations at both campuses to support business goals and optimize the workplace environment. The team at Cyma appreciates the recognition, and is looking forward to a successful implementation of future work with Becton Dickinson.
One of Cyma Builders & Construction Managers’ finest Superintendents, Henry Burhenne, successfully passed the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction (STSC) Exam on September 9th, 2016. The STSC is a national recognized third party safety certification for those with supervisor responsibilities in construction. In the past twenty years, the responsibilities of safety professionals have expanded. Safety issues have become more complex and today’s safety professionals must be continually better qualified. BCSP credential holders are among the most highly trained, educated, and experienced individuals in the safety field. Currently, the BCSP has only 6,000 individuals who actively hold STSC certification.
Henry has been a Superintendent with the Cyma Builders & Construction Managers for over 10 years and a member of the Local 158 Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters for 31 years. Mike Quinn, A safety professional that works with Henry, said, “Henry Burhenne is the true definition of a professional superintendent. The way he deals with the client (JNJ), the subcontractors and his fellow employees demonstrates his professionalism and knowledge of the business. Henry can effectively communicate construction needs to the pharmaceutical client. He is the perfect bridge between subcontractors and end-users. His understanding of construction in the pharmaceutical industry is integral in conducting day to day operations. It is a pleasure to work with Henry on a daily basis.” Henry has set the example for others to follow and his STSC certification has only increased his already esteemed leadership.
Cyma Builders & Construction Managers announced a safety certification achievement for one of their Superintendent’s, Paul Hahr. On April 21, 2016 Paul passed the Board of Certified Professionals (BCSP) Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction certification. The STSC is a nationally recognized third party safety certification for those with supervisor responsibility in construction.
Paul Hahr has been with Cyma Builders & Construction Managers since 2011 and has displayed an incredible reputation among his clientele as well as his fellow employees. Tom Santoli, Director of Safety and Health for Cyma stated, “Paul Hahr is a diligent and experienced Superintendent that understands and embraces the critical role that site supervision plays in the construction safety effort. Paul has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to proactively identify safety and health challenges on complicated pharmaceutical construction projects and his skill implementing safety solutions in the field.”
Cyma Builders has recently turned over the office and warehouse portions of a new facility expansion for a Pharmaceutical company in Wilmington, DE, with the manufacturing portion schedule for completion in Q1 2016. Click here to read more!
Cyma Builders has successfully completed construction on a 23,000 SF DEA Vault facility for a client in Huntsville, AL to expand their existing Distribution Center. The project was originally chartered to support additional storage capacity needs in order to meet DEA requirements. Cyma executed the project utilizing an EPCM model, to manage all aspects of project design, procurement, construction and commissioning. The project was kicked off at a concept level on February 2, 2015 and receive final Certificate of Occupancy at the end of September. The team at Cyma utilized lean methodologies in conjunction with our subcontractors to expedite the project and manage parallel critical paths simultaneously. In recognition of such effort by M&D Mechanical on the project, the North Alabama Association of Builders and Contractor has recognized the project for Excellence in Construction. The completion of this project on time and under budget is a testament to the hard work of the individuals and partner firms, who remained focused on successful delivery throughout.
The DPT Laboratories Washroom Prep Suite was a multi-faceted project with the overall goal of constructing a new wash room to support current and future filling operations as well as the construction of new utilities to support the future expansion needs of the facility. For more details and project photographs, check out the project page at the link below: