Vince Castaldo – Principal

Trenton State College

Prior to becoming a founding member of EDG, Vince held positions as the Plumbing, Fire Protection Department Head managing a staff of 15, and as a senior Project Manager for recognizable, fast-paced consulting engineering firms in New Jersey.  Through experiences starting in 1983 he has mastered the art of handling multiple projects and tasks in a high-pressure atmosphere.

One of Vince’s strengths is his knowledge of codes – from the international codes to multiple state and local codes.  With the forever updating of codes and standards and more stringent application of plumbing requirements in the last decade, Vince has expanded his knowledge through continual attendance of courses and seminars, not to mention that learned through code investigations for projects throughout the United States.

Highlights of Project Experience:

Bristol Meyers Squibb – Princeton, NJ

Lead plumbing engineer for new construction of a 250,000 sf laboratory research facility.

Rhone Poulenc – Cranbury, NJ

Renovation of a 200,000 sf laboratory and office facility.

Moorestown Friends School – Moorestown, NJ

Addition consisting of a new cafeteria, offices and a gymnasium.

Chase Manhattan Bank – Manhattan, NY

Renovation of 150,000 sf of office space.

Foodarama Bakery Commissary – Freehold, NJ

New construction of a 55,000 sf commercial bakery facility, providing the baked goods for the 27 ShopRite supermarkets for the independent grocer Foodarama.

Supermarket Chains include:

  • ShopRite – Renovations and new construction for more than 50 stores located throughout NY, NJ, PA & CT.
  • Pathmark – Renovations and new construction for more than 100 stores located throughout NY, NJ, PA, CT & DE. Amongst these projects were many located in urban areas, particularly New York City, that contained parking garages below or above or other features adding complexities to the engineering.
  • A&P / Superfresh / Waldbaums / Food Emporium – Renovations and new construction for more than 50 stores located throughout NY, NJ, PA & CT. Prototype documents were maintained, as well as involvement in several multi-story buildings in New York City.
  • Other supermarket chains with significant involvement include: Harris Teeter, Giant / Edwards,    Albertsons / Acme, Price Chopper, Stop & Shop, Whole Foods / Fresh Fields, King Kullen, Genuardi, D&W Foods, Payless, Clemens, Redners.

Retail Chains include:

  • Walgreens, Sears, Kmart, Home Depot, Bed Bath & Beyond, Marshalls, Petco, WaWa, Caldor, Sports Authority, Bradlees, TJ Maxx, Eckerd, Cingular, Pier 1