Shane Goodman, Construction Management


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                 Currently, Shane Goodman is a 5th year Architectural Engineering student at The Pennsylvania State University with a focus on Construction Management.  He plans to graduate with an ABET accredited Bachelor of Architectural Engineering Degree in May of 2009.  Shane is a past member, past Events Coordinator, and the current Vice President of The Student Chapter of the Partnership for Achieving Construction Excellence (PACE) at Penn State.  He is also an undergraduate team member of the BIM Execution Planning Guide research project, which is being run through the Computer Integrated Construction Research Program at Penn State.

                 This past summer Shane interned within the AE Services department and Building Information Modeling (BIM) group at Barton Malow Company.  He worked at Barton Malow’s headquarters in Southfield, MI, spending the summer as an architect while also experiencing Barton Malow’s involvement with BIM practices in Planning, Design, and Construction.  Shane also interned with Barton Malow Company during the summer of 2007.  He worked on-site at the Western Maryland Health System’s Hospital, a $220 million new hospital located in Cumberland, MD.  On-site Shane experienced many different Project Engineer and Superintendent responsibilities.  The two summers prior to his internships, Shane had spent working as a Punch-Out Carpenter/Laborer for Heartland Homes out of Pittsburgh, PA.

                 After graduation Shane will work for Barton Malow as an on-site Project Engineer, also using his experience with BIM to help on site and company wide.



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