Diana Yu

Diana Yu

Wantagh, NY, US



·       High Energy Project Manager with over 6 successful years providing exceptional support to help manage public and private general contracting projects ranging from $1-$22 million.

·       Superior Microsoft Office and organizational skills to handle fast track or long term contracts.

·       Strong background in office management, project coordination, presentation, meeting and ability to work from jobsites or remote locations.

·       Remained excellent rapport with Architects/Engineers/Subcontractors & Co-Workers with a rainbow of personalities.

·       Exceptional Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, knowledgeable in Access, PowerPoint, Sage & speak Chinese

·       Ability to understand  construction  plans, construction specifications and bid set documents

·       Ability to multi-task, prioritize & manage to maximize work efficiency by developing S.O.P.

·       A motivated self-starter; able to quickly grasp & attend to details while maintaining a view of the big picture

·       Creative, resourceful & flexible, able to adapt to changing environment & maintain a strong work ethic

·       A clear & logical communicator, able to establish rapport with clients & colleagues

·       A motivated individual to help others achieve exceptional work habits

·       Comfortable working both independently & as an integral member of a team

·       Proficient at analyzing & developing solutions to complicated problems


Access Staffing, New York City, Assistant Project Manager

• Temporarily placed to work for (3) General Contracting Projects including Garden City, Brooklyn & NYC

Jan 2012 - current

GII Construction Co. Inc., Wantagh, Assistant Project Manager

• Obtained & analyzed bid documents carefully to distribute correct plans to self-selected contractors
• Collected over 1500 subcontractor and key contacts over the years in an Outlook database
• Selected Subcontractors for bidding according to their trades, requirements and project ability
• Worked in remote locations or at the jobsite 20%-40% for job meetings and progress on projects
• Works with the Senior Project Manager to review RFI’s, Submittals, Meeting Minutes and other general requirements
• Reviewed and advised subs of submittals of Product Data, samples or MSDS documents as per specifications
• Created and managed company FTP site for distribution of plans, specifications and revised or amended documents
• Correctly code job cost for Subcontracts, Subcontract Change orders and Purchase Orders on Timberline Sage
• Produced and analyzed PFR (Profit Loss Reports) on a monthly basis on extensive Excel spreadsheets
• Collects closing documents, Owner’s Manuals and As-Built drawings to properly close out a project

Jul 2009 - May 2012

Longevity Health Foods Inc., Huntington , Operations Manager/Partner

• Directed day to day workflow by prioritizing & providing guidance to team members to maximize efficiency
• Designed & generated daily profit sheets to review company cash flow & profitability
• Configured budget requirements to ensure all revenue is captured to meet the company weekly budget
• Ensured discipline of sales and operational systems to increase sales and decrease expenditures
• Oversaw staff hiring, training, supervision & performance reviews designed for better efficiency for operations

Jul 2005 - Apr 2009

GPC Contracting Inc., Glen Cove, NY, US, Project Administration Manager

• Made important decisions for absentee Managers and provided direction to several Administrative Assistants
• Processed & maintained jobs by following Standard Operating Procedures from open to close of project
• Maintained 3 Project Managers schedules, correspondence, calendars’ and incoming calls thru Outlook
• Reviewed & revised Daily Reporting Project Sheets against Annual Schedule for Job Analysis & Payroll
• Obtained jobs with Insurance Certificates, Workman’s Compensation & Disability forms for General Liability
• Responsible for contractors & sub-contractors invoice/purchase order & payment approvals as per job
• Provided & produced contract changes, change orders, punch lists, RFI’s, submittals & all correspondence
• Reviewed & applied changes for Addendums, Bulletins & revisions for multiple projects
• Prepared close out documentation (O&M/Warranties/Guarantee & As-Built Drawings)
• Created letters, spreadsheets & documents on Microsoft Office for multiple logs, lists & reports

Mar 2002 - Mar 2005

Lorix Inspection Services, Oceanside, Property Auditor

• Routed & mapped daily inspections in the tri-state New York area according to priority
• Conducted survey audits for insured Business Owner Policy holders
• Generated extensive narrative reports about the management, occupancy & structural aspects of the premises
• Reported all necessary recommendations and guidelines to the client for non-compliant properties
• Returned to properties which required progress reports and assured the compliance was complete
• Developed, monitored & managed the region independently

Jan 1999 - Mar 2002

Labor Ready, Nassau and Suffolk County, Administration Manager

• Oversaw & managed several regional offices in Nassau & Suffolk County
• Inspected & audited properties on a routine basis to verify compliance with company standards
• Monitored property performance & effect operational changes to achieve District goals
• Ensured timely implementation & adherence to corporate initiatives for marketing & operational programs
• Managed the negotiations of new contracts and maintained existing contracts
• Monitored all aspects of office operations, provided advice, coached & assisted office management
• Coordinated staffing schedules to effectively manage properties within budgeted parameters
• Coordinated training efforts to maximize employee potential
• Developed the appropriate P&L, monthly/quarterly/annual variance reports to maintain operational budget

Aug 1993 - Jan 1999


Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, US, BArch, Studied

Studied for Business Management

Aug 1993 - Aug 1999

Areas of Specialization