1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)

Erin M Vitale

Position Title: Associate Professor and Department Chair
Department: Civil Engineering Technology
Office Location: Engineering Technology Bldg.
Office Phone: 607-587-4612

2003 Certified Professional Constructor


1995  Stanford University  M.S., Civil Engineering - Construction Engineering and Management


1991  University of California, Riverside B.S., Economics  Minor: Philosophy 

1992-1993California State University, Chico  Undergraduate Civil Engineering coursework.

Teaching Overview: 

Civil 6214, 7213, 7223 - Department Chair

Professional Experience: 

1998- 2010 Vitale Contractors, Inc.  Piffard, NY

Vice President

Major equipment purchase and staff decisions, project engineering during the summer, insurance audits, delinquent accounts and liens, writing subcontracts.

1996-2000 Ciminelli-Cowper Co., Inc. Buffalo, NY

Chief Scheduler/Estimator

Create and monitor bid schedules and construction schedules for a majority of the company's projects on-going in the field.

Assist in marketing our services with Master Activity Schedules and Preliminary Construction Schedules.

Project Engineer for Canterbury Woods, Senior Living Community in Amherst, New York.  Duties included project schedule, subcontractor coordination, change order negotiation, and material procurement.

  • 1994-1996 Kiewit Construction Group, Underground District


Schedule Engineer on the Green Line Subway Expansion in Washington, DC responsible for project CPM and monthly project pay estimates.  Produced detailed back up for claims preparation for Disputes Review Board.

Estimator at the home office in Omaha, Nebraska performing estimating and take-off for large tunneling projects throughout North America.