Steven Farrah is currently a 5th year Architectural Engineering student at The Pennsylvania State University. He will graduate in May 2010 with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree with a concentration in Construction Management. Steven is a member of the Penn State Professional Co-Op & Internship Program in which he received a nomination for Intern of the Year after completing his internship in the summer of 2007. Steven has obtained his OSHA 10 hour and will gain his EIT status upon graduation.
During the past three summers, Steven has worked for the nationally recognized construction management firm Gilbane Building Company. His first two summers were spent in Middletown, Connecticut where he was on site working on a new high school and vocational agricultural center. While there he performed tasks such as reviewing and processing submittals, organizing and handling engineering closeout items, tracking allowances, and creating, reviewing and updating punch-list items.
In his third summer, Steven worked in Boston, Massachusetts for Gilbane’s Special Projects Group which specializes in projects with volumes of ten million dollars or less. While in Boston he performed tasks such as creating, reviewing and distributing bid lists and bid invitations, generating scopes of work for new projects, performing detailed scope reviews with low bidders to ensure full scope coverage, and developing project budgets for owners.
Outside of Penn State academics Steven has participated in the Penn State Dance Marathon as a morale committee member. As a member he raised money for the Four Diamonds Fund, a fund dedicated to helping kids with cancer.