Gerald Vukovcan

Gerald L. Vukovcan, Sr.

General Construction & Vehicle Equipment Specialist/QA Officer

Overview:

Mr. Vukovcan has over 47 years of experience in a wide variety of education, transit, military, government, residential, commercial, industrial, and special purpose building projects. He has performed facilities assessments, planning and interior space development, vehicle maintenance equipment layouts, project administration, ADA and life safety compliance surveys, roof inspection surveys, design, production, and code compliance review of construction documents, equipment selection, specification writing, client consultation, consultant coordination, facility planning, and construction administration for a variety of projects throughout the United States ranging in size from 1,000 to 1,000,000 square feet.

In addition to his quality assurance role at Michael Baker Jr., Inc., and many years of experience in architectural and engineering design coordination and management activities, Mr. Vukovcan developed a technical specialty in the design and coordination of vehicle maintenance equipment installations for the many public bus and military vehicle maintenance facilities designed by Baker during his 19 year tenure there.

In 1996, as an Ambridge Borough Council member, Mr. Vukovcan was instrumental in reviewing the design plans and specifications and obtaining final approvals for the construction of the Joint PAT and BCATA Ambridge Park and Ride Facility in Ambridge PA.

Maglev System Preliminary Design, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Maglev, Inc. Team Member./QA Officer, Baker and Associates. Responsible for preliminary design studies and code review. Baker was selected to prepare preliminary engineering alignment designs to support the Environmental Impact Statement of the 56-mile project.

Intermodal Facility, Robinson Town Centre, Robinson Township, Pennsylvania, Port Authority of Allegheny County. Team Member/QA Officer, Baker and Associates. Responsible for review of architectural design, code compliance, and coordination of all disciplines review. The Robinson Town Centre Intermodal Facility is a part of the network of Park-n-Ride facilities providing convenient bus access for Port Authority’s patrons. Constructed on approximately 8 acres, the facility includes: 865 Park-n-Ride spaces with 400 spaces in an elevated parking garage; bus stops with sheltered passenger waiting areas; Kiss-n-Ride drop-off area; commercial development space provisions; and bus layover area.

U.S. Army Reserve Center OMS/AMSA/STRG, North Canton, Ohio, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. Team Member/QA Officer, Baker and Associates. Responsible for the Vehicle Maintenance facility equipment floor plan design and equipment selection at the Army Reserve Training Center and Organizational Maintenance Shop/Storage Building/Area Maintenance Support Activity. The U.S. Army Reserve required a Training Center and Organizational Maintenance Shop/Area Maintenance Support Activity (OMS/AMSA) facility for the 88th Reserve Support Command in North Canton, Ohio. Approximately 400 reservists will work and train in the new 61,344-gross-square-foot complex. This Training Center and OMS/AMSA comprise a one-story L-shaped building with a two-story element at the connection of two wings. The Training Center portion of the complex houses offices and administrative spaces, caged unit storage, classrooms, library, learning center, physical readiness, engagement skills trainer, COMSEC training room, arms vault and armorer’s room, assembly hall, kitchen, toilets, lockers, showers, and building support functions.