Slaney joins Kaplan Construction as operations manager

February 02, 2018 - Owners Developers & Managers
Bill Slaney, 
Kaplan Construction,

Boston, MA According to Kaplan Construction, Bill Slaney has joined the firm as operations manager. In this role, he will oversee all field operations; project schedules, site logistics plans, safety program, and quality control. He will be tasked with reviewing drawings and contract documents; participating in project start-up meetings; reviewing estimates for manpower and equipment needs, safety procedures, and alternative methods of construction; managing staff with schedules, construction methods, policies, and standards; and assisting with monthly project analysis, cash flow, and schedule reports. Slaney will also serve as the company’s safety director.

“At Kaplan, we emphasize the importance of meeting project deadlines and fulfilling the needs of our clients. Bill brings demonstrated expertise in tracking a number of different variables, including scheduling, cost control, quality management and safety, and the ability to delegate tasks as needed to accomplish these objectives,” said Nate Peck, president of Kaplan. “With his diligent attention to detail and efficiency, Bill will help ensure our projects continue to finish on time and on budget. We are thrilled to add him to our team.”

Slaney brings extensive construction experience from his years as a self-employed general contractor on the South Shore of Boston as well as over fifteen years at Turner Construction. He served many roles at Turner, including project controls/scheduling manager, MEP engineer, field engineer, project superintendent, and, most recently, general superintendent. During his time he was involved in several high-profile projects, including the Chase Center at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD); the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Investment Management Company (MITIMCo); the New England Aquarium’s Giant Ocean Tank; Massachusetts General Hospital Paul S. Russell, M.D. Museum of Medical History and Innovation; and the Massachusetts General Hospital Lunder Building.

Slaney earned a bachelor ofscience in Construction Management from the Wentworth Institute of Technology, holds Massachusetts, Boston, Cambridge, and Quincy Construction Supervisors Licenses, and is OSHA certified.

Kaplan Construction is a WBE general contractor and construction management company that provides comprehensive building programs including preconstruction planning, construction management, design-build services, and general construction for commercial, healthcare, multi-family, worship, and institutional clients. Serving Greater Boston since 1976, Kaplan is dedicated to building trusted, long-lasting relationships with its staff and clients based on professional teamwork, personal service, and quality craftsmanship. The company’s proactive approach features lean building techniques and integrated project delivery (IPD) that often realize substantial cost savings and earlier completion dates for its clients, while its dedication to safety far surpasses industry standards. Kaplan has earned its reputation for excellent customer service and superb workmanship, and the company’s highly successful projects have garnered a long list of industry awards and repeat clients.

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