Beacon Team Member Profile: Dan Newcombe, Construction Superintendent & Project Manager
Dan Newcombe is a seasoned construction expert with more than 30 years of experience working on domestic and international projects across a broad range of project categories. Dan helps Beacon's clients by closely managing and monitoring on-site aspects of projects including site coordination and logistics, site safety, scheduling / manpower requirements, inspection and testing, and quality control. Dan's extensive knowledge, hands-on experience overseeing virutally all aspects of a construction project, and strong communication skills make him uniquely qualified to work with and oversee GC personnel, specialized subcontractors, and the wide variety of vendors involved in complex construction projects.
Dan has worked with Beacon Consulting Group, Inc. for more than a decade. During this time, he has successfully consulted on and helped manage an extensive portfolio of projects, including construction consulting assignments at universities, healthcare facilities, public and private schools, high-rise buildings, commercial and residential spaces, excavation projects, government buildings / facilities, and a wide range of other project types.
Dan's great sense of humor and ability to stay cool under challenging conditions help to make him a valuable member of Beacon's team who is always fun and interesting to work with. Most important, Dan is quite serious when it comes to doing a job right and closely overseeing each phase of a project to help ensure that work is completed safely and efficiently. He is always looking out for the interests of Beacon's clients, as well as the safety and well being of on-site staff.
Dan is also a great mentor to new project engineers and site personnel who often benefit from his deep knowledge of all aspects of construction. Because of his many years of experience, Dan is especially good at idenitfying and resolving on-site issues early—before they develop into problems which can delay projects, cause safety risks, or result in unnecessary new costs that can be avoided.
Prior to joining Beacon's team, Dan was a Construction Superintendent and Project Manager at a regional construction company. Dan’s background also includes time spent in the U.S. Army & Army Reserve, where he served as a Heavy Combat Engineer. Although Dan was born in Liverpool, England (where he lived until the age of 8), he is a true New Yorker having lived in the New York City area for most of his life. Dan also spent time living in St. Thomas (Virgin Islands), Puerto Rico, and Washington D.C. where he was based for construction assignments.
After 45 years as a steadfast and renowned bachelor, Dan happily settled down in recent years, after meeting and marrying his wonderful wife Olga. Dan and Olga live in Queens, NY where they are raising their two beautiful young children. Dan clearly loves being a husband and a Dad. He credits his family for putting the twinkle in his eye every day and for inspiring him to always do his best in all aspects of his life.
Dan's License's and Certifications include:
- OSHA 30 Hour Certification
- NYC DOB Construction Superintendent
- NYC DOB Supported Scaffolding User Certification
- NYC DOB Site Safety Manager