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James Kelly

James Kelly

Uniondale, NY, US

 

About 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:
• A dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience in the field of architecture, construction, project management, education and athletics.
• Experienced in the management of multiple projects in architectural design and construction management.
• Experienced educator in the field of architectural design concepts and construction technology.
OBJECTIVE:
• To uphold the professional ethics.  Perform exemplary and effectively in all areas of my profession.

WHAT I DO:

• Responsible for the overall management and operation of Kelly's Amalgamated Services in St. Kitts (Principal) in collaboration with my daughter Mrs Keleesha Kelly-Challenger B. Arch providing the following services:- Project Management, Planning & Development, Project Implementation, Architectural Designing & Drawing, Estimating, Property Appraisals, and Construction Management.

• I am an IAAF International Official - Area Technical Official (ATO) for North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC):  As a result I am appointed at least once a year to officiate at track and field meets in NACAC.  I am also an IAAF Technical Officials Education Certification System (TOECS) Level 1 Lecturer - Lecture, train and certify Level 1 Technical Officials.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

James E Kelly Amalgamated Services (JEKAS) (NY), Uniondale, NY, US, Principal - Sole Proprietor

Architectural and Project Management Consulting Services

Sep 2009 - current
 

Kelly’s Amalgamated Services (KAS) (St. Kitts), Greenlands, Basseterre, KN, Principal - Project Manager and Architect

Responsible for the overall management and operation of KAS including: - Project Management, Planning & Development, Project Implementation, Architectural Designing & Drawing, Estimating, Property Appraisals, and Construction Management: - Planning and organizing project progress meetings, prepare Earned Value Analysis, Financial Monitoring Reports, RFIs, Change Orders and Addenda, preparation and approval of Interim Certificates, Project Monitoring Reports, Measured Surveys, and Consultancy Services in the preparation of Contracts in association with Stakeholders' Lawyers.

Jan 1989 - current
 

Government of St. Kitts and Nevis - Clarence Fitzroy Bryant college, Burdon Street, Basseterre, KN, Head (Dean)

Responsible for the overall management and administration of the Technical and Vocational Education and Management Studies Division and lecturer in Architecture and Construction..

May 2006 - Sep 2011
 

Government of St. Kitts and Nevis - Ministry of Education - Project Management Unit, Basseterre, KN, Project Manager (Part-time)

Responsible for the Project Management Unit with focus on Management, Planning and Implementation, Architectural design, construction supervision - Civil Works, Site Meetings, Earned Value Analysis, Interim Certificate - preparation and approval, Financial Monitoring Reports, RFIs, Change Orders, Addenda, Project Monitoring Reports, Reviewing of Bidding and Tendering Documents for the selection of Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Consultants for the Project. Preparation of Small Contracts for Small Works within the Project.

Jan 2002 - Dec 2009
 

Government of St. Kitts and Nevis - Planning Unit, Basseterre, KN, Senior Development Control Officer

Responsible for Development Control in St. Kitts, Review of Building and Development Applications, In charge of Building Inspectors and the Secretary to the Building Review sub-committee of the Development Control and Planning Board.

May 2002 - May 2006
 

Government of St. Kitts and Nevis - St. Kitts Technical College/College of Further Education/Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, Basseterre, KN, Technical Instructor/Assistance Lecturer/Lecturer and Senior Lecturer

• Senior Lecturer: Architecture and Construction Department (CFE & CFBC) 1995-2002. Lecturing and Management (Head of Architecture Department)
• Assistance Lecturer: Architecture and Construction Department (CFE) 1988- 1994. Lecturing and Management (Head of Architecture Department)
• Technical Instructor: SKTC 1985-1988. Architectural and Technical Drawing and Mathematics

I was also the Sports Coordinator during these years.

Sep 1985 - May 2002
 

Government of St. Kitts and Nevis - Basseterre High School, Basseterre, KN, Teacher

Teaching Technical Drawing and Mathematics and the Sports Master.

Aug 1976 - Aug 1982
 

Education 

Leeds Metropolitan University, B Building, City Campus, Leeds, Masters, Project Management

• Project Management
• Project Development
• Project Implementation
• Decision and Decision Making
• Commercial Management
• Management Principles and Human Resources – including Work Psychology
• Research Methods and Dissertation/Major Project
• The Malham Experience, a practical project management training.

Aug 2000 - Nov 2001
 

Leeds Metropolitan University, B Building, City Campus, Leeds, Bachelors, Architecture

• Theory of Architecture
• History of Architecture 2 – Modern Architecture
• Management and Professional Studies
• Advanced Construction Technology
• Urban Design
• Interior Design
• Green Issues Architecture
• Comprehensive Design Project – to include a Comprehensive Design Study and Comprehensive Design Report

Aug 1994 - Jun 1995
 

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, Historic Preservation

• History, Theory & Principles of Historic Preservation
• Architectural Heritage and Preservation in the Caribbean
• Underwater Archaeology: The Caribbean Experience
• The Physical Environment
• Legal Aspects of Historic Preservation
• Historic Centers

Jul 1991 - Aug 1991
 

Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology, Thunder Bay, ON, CA, Architecture and Computer Applications

• Technical and Specification Writing
• Computer Applications
• Computer Aided Drawings
• Theory of Structures
• Structural Lab
• History of Architecture 1 – Western Architecture
• Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
• R 2000 Designs

Aug 1988 - Dec 1988
 

University of Technology, Jamaica, Old Hope Road, Kingston, JA, Architectural Technology

Year 1:
• English and Liberal Studies
• Mathematics 1 – Statistics, Progression and Calculus 1.
• Physics
• Chemistry
• Science and Materials
• Building Science 1
• Principles of Construction and Construction Technology 1
• Design & Drafting 1 – Road side Design and Residential Development
• Work Study

Year 2:
• Mathematics 2 – Calculus 2
• Construction Technology 2
• Site Surveying
• Introduction to Structures
• Building Science 2
• Building Services 1
• Design and Drafting 2 – Health Facilities

Year 3:
• Construction Technology 3
• Building Economics – Measurements and Estimating
• Structural Calculations
• Structural Design and Detailing
• Office Practice – Contract and Land Law
• Building Services 2
• Design & Drafting 3 – Mixed Development

Aug 1982 - Jul 1985
 

Awards 

IAAF Centennery Award, Award

IAAF 1912-2012, 100 Years of Athletics Excellence Gold Medal

2012
 

Area Technical Official (ATO), Award

IAAF Area Technical Official (ATO) recognition - Track and Field International Official for North America, Central America and the Caribbean (NACAC) area.

1999
 

Chamber of Industry & Commerce - Cable & Wireless St. Kitts & Nevis Ltd Education Excellence Award, Award

Outstanding Contribution to the Educational Development of the Youths of St. Kitts and Nevis through Teacher Professionalism

1998
 

Chamber of Industry & Commerce - St. Kitts & Nevis Telecommunication Ltd Education Excellence Award, Award

Outstanding Contribution to the Educational Development of the Youths of St. Kitts and Nevis through Teacher Professionalism

1994
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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