In his role, Wood reports to CAN DO’s Director of Operations and is responsible for the management and maintenance of all CAN DO-owned buildings as well as industrial/corporate parks and will serve as a liaison with all the industries and businesses located within those parks. His duties include managing projects, building expansions, land development, utility upgrades and controls upgrades; and coordinating with contracted engineers, surveyors, hydrogeologists, contractors, municipalities and zoning departments to complete projects.
Wood said, “I’m very excited to join CAN DO. Obviously, CAN DO plays an instrumental role in bringing development and employment opportunities to Greater Hazleton. I look forward to advancing these initiatives in my work within the organization.”
Wood graduated from Pennsylvania College of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in Building Science and Sustainable Design and received his Master of Science degree in Construction Management from Drexel University. Additionally, Wood holds LEED Green Associate and OSHA 30 Certified certifications.
Prior to his position with CAN DO, he was a project manager for Jones Lang Lasalle in Philadelphia, where he oversaw construction management, budgeting, scheduling, scope development and contract administration for construction projects. He also worked as an associate project manager for Watchdog Real Estate Project Management in Philadelphia and was responsible for jobs ranging from small commercial tenant fit-outs to ground-up construction projects.