Jason Abadie joined Tradeoff in 2012 as Vice President of Operations, bringing to Tradeoff over 12 years of experience in the construction management industry. Beginning his career as an Assistant Superintendent coordinating field operations directly with subcontractors. Jason has experience in all aspects of managing construction in Major buildings from high-end luxury condos to new and existing hospital renovations, and has taken the valuable leadership and management knowledge gained in the field and brought it to the operations of Tradeoff.
David Floyd joined Tradeoff in 2017 as Vice President of Business Operations bringing 38 years of major project construction experience. His career began in Texas and California prior to coming to work in New York City in 1988. He has been project manager for structural steel both renovation and new construction in high rises, hospitals, prisons, transit, and bridge projects. In addition to managing field construction, Mr. Floyd was president of and managed a structural steel fabrication facilities of over 250 employees. He brings his knowledge of the New York construction market as well as the expertise and leadership experience managing a large and growing company to Tradeoff.
As General Superintendent, Justin Hagedorn is responsible for supervising work operations to ensure that work is performed both safely and efficiently. Justin joined Tradeoff in 2013, bringing to Tradeoff over 5 years of experience in the construction industry. Beginning his career as a Laborer in Australia, he primarily did demolition and assisted trades throughout construction projects. He was also an Inspector in NYC and has worked on adjacent property surveys, vibration and crack-tell monitoring. Justin has also gained valuable knowledge by working with site safety managers and has brought these skills to the operations of Tradeoff.
The key to Tradeoff's success is training and supervision. Staff must be trained not only in safety but also in efficient and effective execution of job tasks. Expectations must be conveyed regarding productivity and production and work rules and job "ethics" (establish audits) promulgated and imparted.
Communication skills are fostered as well as the enhancement of technical skills, such as plan reading, scheduling, and the understanding of basic "engineering" concepts. Taken together this information allows our staff to better understand their jobs.