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Mr. Joseph Scarpa

Project Manager,
Conspectus Inc

Contact Details

Conspectus Inc
2231 Route 50
PO Box 248
Tuckahoe, NJ 08250-0248
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WORK: 609-628-2390

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Deep experience in architectural services and construction product specifications, and procurement of capital equipment, building components, and construction services--integrating product sustainability, quality assurance, and contract management principles. Currently a Specifications Project Manager with Conspectus, Inc.

Completed 18-month project building diverse team of 20 analysts in streamlining planning, specification, and procurement processes of higher level quality industrial hardware for use in extreme environments--on schedule; under budget. Leveraged purchasing power. Decreased backorders, change orders, life cycle cost, and time-to-award.

Earlier a Construction Contract Administrator with DuPont, driving contractor safety incidents to zero at DuPont's largest--and safest--chemical manufacturing facility.

Previously a sustainability specifications consultant, commercial real estate broker, e-procurement consultant, and a U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer (Commander O-5) specializing in acquisition and contracting.

Certified Professional in Supply Management and Supplier Diversity, Construction Contract Administration, and green building rating systems (Green Globes, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED AP), and WELL Building Standard (WELL AP)).

Related experience and knowledge:

• acquisition/contracting
• auditing
• budgeting
• business/financial management
• capital procurement
• CSI MasterFormat specification standards
• diversity - Certified Professional in Supplier Diversity
• environmentally preferred purchasing
• green building rating systems
• Green Globes
• information technology
• manufacturing
• material receipt and inspection
• Microsoft Office
• operations & maintenance
• procurement & logistics
• life cycle management
• project management
• quality assurance
• specifications
• SpecsIntact
• spend analysis
• supplier diversity
• supplier-enabled innovation
• supplier qualification
• supply management
• warehousing & distribution

A change management practitioner in shaping organization culture towards increased collaboration, productivity, and teamwork.


Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California, United States
M.S., 1988
1987 To 1988
Dissertation: Budget Assertiveness vs Budget Success

Heald Institute of Technology
Hayward, California, United States
A.A.S., 1995
Electronics/Computer Technology
1994 To 1995

University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware, United States
B.S., 1980
1976 To 1979

Job History

Conspectus, Inc.
Specifications Project Manager
Tuckahoe, NJ, United States
May 2016 - present

Accounting Legal & Logistics Solutions, Inc.
Project Manager
Philadelphia, PA, United States
September 2014 - March 2016

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont)
Construction Contract Administrator
Pennsville, NJ, United States
November 2011 - September 2014