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Lucas Saltsman

Lucas Saltsman

Estimator/Project Manager, Design-Build

Mr. Saltsman joined Gaetano Construction Corporation upon his graduation from SUNY Delhi in 2003 with a degree in Construction Management. Upon his hire, Mr. Saltsman began as an estimator, and has grown with the Corporation to the Design/Build Division as drafter, estimator and project manager.

Mr. Saltsman's responsibilities consist of in-house architectural design that is reviewed by licensed architects and engineers, through the use of computer-aided drafting software such as AutoCAD and Revit 3-D BIM. As estimator, his responsibilities consist of total pricing, as well as subcontractor and supplier pricing.

Mr. Saltsman has also been involved in project management with Butler Buildings in a range of building, renovation, and expansion projects. His wide-ranging abilities have made him an asset to the Corporation.

Key Projects

Accelerate Sports - New Butler Building - 104,000 SF Sports Complex - Whitesboro, NY

Structure is a 275' x 300' pre-engineered Butler building containing a 155' clear span x 300' multi-purpose sports turf, a 14' wide x 900' (4-lane) elevated running track overlooking the field, (3) full-size basketball courts, 10,000 SF multi-purpose mezzanine with room for (8-10) batting cages. Locker/bathroom area, pro-shop, and a 5,000 SF fitness center on the main floor. $3.4M project

American Alloy Steel - New Butler Building & Two Expansions - Rome, NY

  • 2008  New construction of a 58,000 SF pre-engineered Butler building for use as a steel plate manufacturing facility. Building includes (4) 20-Ton Bridge Cranes, 5,000 SF office space and rail spur. $4.6M project
  • 2012  First Expansion  18,000 SF of added warehouse with an additional (2) 20-Ton Bridge Cranes. $1.2M project
  • 2015  Second Expansion  20,000 SF of added warehouse with an additional (2) 20-Ton Bridge Cranes. $1.7M project

Alan Byer Volvo - Addition & Renovation - Rt. 12, Utica, NY

3,200 SF Shop addition using Butler's Shadowall Siding & BR-II Roof system. The former shop area (approximately 990 SF) was transformed into a new service write-up lane, car showroom, manager's office & break room. $450,000 project

Feldmeier Equipment - New Building - Little Falls, NY

44,000 SF manufacturing plant-Design/build Butler building, 70' W x 600'L and nearly 50' in height. Installed (6) 15-ton bridge cranes for manufacturing stainless steel tanks for the Dairy & Beverage industry, 2,000 SF office & employee support building, a 5-acre site development & heavy equipment foundations. $3.6M project

Northern Safety - Screen Print Renovations

8,000 SF interior renovations of the former Faster Form building to accommodate their new screen printing operation. $515,000 project

ELG - Utica Alloys - Relocation & Design/Build Renovation

160,000 SF renovation of former factory facility in Herkimer. A complete roof replacement, renovations to the 16,000 sf offices and plant restrooms, new truck access doors and truck scale, Equipment foundations and major mechanical and electrical work for the processing equipment. $3M project

Power Line Trenchers - 4 Buildings

New construction in 2006 - 13,000 square-foot maintenance garage and lunchroom, 16,000 square-foot expansion. Expansion in 2008 - 16,000 square foot shop added, 10,000 square-foot class "A" office and a 3,200 square foot executive garage. $3,135,000 project

Titanium Processors - Renovation

63,000 square-foot fit out of existing building shell with 12,600 square-foot office and 50,400 square-foot production area. $807,000 project

S. R. Sloan - New Construction

61,500 square-foot production facility and office. $2,300,000 project

Empire Recycling, Utica

New load out building and heavy concrete project, with wood & steel piles. $1,124,000 project

Education

A.A.S. in Construction Management
SUNY Delhi, Delhi, New York

Work Experience

  • Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation, Utica, New York - Design/Build Division Draftsman/Estimator/Project Manager 2005-Present
  • Charles A. Gaetano Construction Corporation, Utica, New York - Estimating 2003-2005

Technical Expertise

  • AutoCAD

Continuing Education/Training

  • OSHA 10 Hour Course
  • N.Y.S. (GBC) General Building Contractors, Future Construction Leaders Course
  • Butler Manufacturing - Various Product & Pricing Training
  • LEED Training Classes - Conventional and Design-Build Construction
  • Accredited LEED Green Associate