Worked in the construction industry since 1967 in areas to include commercial, industrial, and primarily healthcare construction.Initial employment as carpenter, foreman, field engineer, assistant superintendent and Project Superintendent.Relocated to Florida in 1981, returning to Virginia in 1987
Administrative Addition with new Façade, new Patient wing addition to rear of existing building and a 10 Phase renovation to patient care, classrooms, gym and Kitchen-dining.
This was an occupied Mental Health facility with different patient groups as well as treating both acute and residential patients. Scheduling and Phasing was critical. The entire kitchen and dining services was renovated during this project. There was no onsite storage area and very limited parking. A completely new wet Fire sprinkler system was installed and was it had to be fully functional for each renovation phase prior to occupancy.
§April 2008- September 2008- Project Superintendent For Sitework Package for Brynn Marr Hospital Jacksonville, NC
Sitework package was a prerequisite for Addition and Renovation Project
§September 2007 – April 2008 – Special Projects Superintendent
Closed out three Tech refresh projects in South Florida, Traveled to Texas toapply for building permits for several Tech Refresh projects
§Nov 2006 – September 2007 – Project Superintendent for Lakeway Day Surgery Addition and Renovations, Lakeway Regional Hospital Morristown, TN. Project consists of 7,600 sq. ft. of addition and 1,000 sq. ft. of renovation with an extensive site package including demolition of two houses and parking lot. Relocation of all utilities including Transformers and switchgear, underground medical gas loop, water main, storm and Sanitary sewer mains including an underground concrete storm water detention structure
May 2005- November 2006 - Project Superintendent for Batten and Shaw, Inc. Nashville, TN
§Project:Started in the Special Projects Division, Project superintendent for first large HCA ADA Remediation project at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem, VA.
§Promoted to General Superintendent for ADA Division. Extensive weekly travel to various ADA projects in Idaho, Texas, and Florida to train and assist superintendents in ADA remediation requirements, scheduling shutdowns, schedule subcontractors and generate punch list.
§Transferred to Medical Division in July of 2006 to help eliminate weekly travel.
§Mid July - early September 2006 - Southwestern Medical Center, Lawton, OK Oncology renovations. Removed existing Linier Accelerator and CT equipment demoed and prepped area for new Accelerator in 4 weeks. Completed project in less than 90 days including new control room & equipment, new roof top air handlers and HVAC system, new casework, ceilings, painting and floor covering. Passed local and state inspections first round.
§Sept.-Nov. 2006 - Special Projects Tech Refresh Division. Traveled to locations in Texas, Florida and South Carolina to obtain Permits for Tech Refresh projects.
2004 – April 2005 Construction Manager for Arrington Manufacturing, Martinsville, VA
§Project:Virginia Motor Sports Tech Center, a teaching and training facility in partnership with Patrick Henry Community College, for fabrication of racecars, race trucks and engine building in accordance to NASCAR requirements and specifications.
1995 - 2002 General contractor/ Subcontractor for William A. Berry & Son Construction Managers, Memorial Hospital, Martinsville, VA
§Infrastructure additions, hyperbaric department, and demolition of several phases, finishes in other phases of ongoing renovation of hospital.
1988Relocated to Virginia in Fall 1988
Formed Carter Construction Company, LLC with father and brother.
Duties:General Manager, estimating, project management and scheduling.
Projects:Commercial, industrial, and hospital construction. Numerous in house projects with Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County includingcodeand compliance upgrades to existing facility.
§534 space, two-level parking garage.Eight (8) month schedule completed within six months.
§Phase 2] Two-story vertical expansion and renovation to the existing first and second floor of the Womens Pavilion. One story vertical expansion and renovations to the third floor.
§Phase 3] Relocation of main utilities in court in preparation of planned future addition. This included new underground transformer vault and switchgear relocation.
§Resigned from Centex-Rogers to be closer to home spend more time with my family. Job was in excellent condition and ahead of schedule.
1986- 1987Rodgers ConstructionNashville, TN
Project Superintendent, North Florida Regional Medical Center, Gainesville, FL
§20,000 sq. ft. addition including infrastructure, 12,000 sq. ft. renovation including extensive asbestos abatement.14 month schedule completed in 12 months.
1985– 1986 Rodgers ConstructionNashville, TN
Project Superintendent, Bayonet Point Medical Center
Bayonet Point, FL
§30,000 sq. ft one story ancillary addition, 12,000 sq. ft renovation, 6,000 sq. ft. detached ancillary building. 12 mo. schedule completer in 11 months
1983 – 1984Rodgers ConstructionNashville, TN
Project Superintendent, Oak Hill Hospital, Spring Hill, FL
§New 3-story facility, 80,000 sq. ft. main floor ancillary space.Fast track job, 34 weeks from mobilization to owner occupancy.(Achieved HCA record at that time)
1981 – 1982Rodgers ConstructionNashville, TN
Project Superintendent at Sailfish Point Project, Stuart, FL
§$6.0 million golf and country club.After completion, relocated to finishing superintendent for Phase II Condominium project at same project site consisting of two each 200’ x 600’ four-story condos.The Sailfish Point property owner requested this assignment.
1967 GraduateFieldale Collinsville High School/Martinsville, VA
Danville Community College – A/C & Refrigeration
Patrick Henry Community College – Basic Electricity
Advanced electricity and controls.
Class “A” General Contractor, State of Virginia
Tradesman Master certifications: Building, Electrician, Plumbing and HVAC
Restoration of vintage and classic cars, building street rods and street machines.Collecting early steam locomotive models and antiques.