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Construction Superintendent
ROBERT
VanCott
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Robert VanCott is a seasoned Construction Superintendent skilled at navigating the day-to-day challenges of building in New York City. Mr. VanCott takes pride in running a safe, organized, and efficient jobsite through pre-planning and encouraging constant communication among project team members ensuring workflows are maintained and project schedule expectations are realized. Prior to joining VOREA Mr. VanCott was a Project Superintendent for one of the East Coast’s largest general contractors, working on hospitality, residential and commercial ground up projects throughout New York City ranging in size, shape, and complexity. In addition to Mr. VanCott's experience in vertical construction, Mr. VanCott also worked on one of New York City's most significant infrastructure projects: the 2nd Avenue Subway project. In this role, Mr. VanCott worked for the Construction Manager overseeing the major utility relocation, mass excavation and construction of the 96th Street Subway Station. Prior to his work experience in New York City Mr. VanCott worked as a Field Engineer for one of Connecticut's largest structural engineering firms. Mr. VanCott has also served as Adjunct Professor at New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate teaching construction cost estimating, where he also earned a master’s degree in construction management. Early periods in Mr. VanCott's construction career include time spent as an Electrician's Helper at the University of Hartford while earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, and working as a carpenter for a residential general contractor in northern Connecticut.