Alvin H. Butz, Inc. Hires Sixth Generation Builder of Butz Family
Allentown, PA, July 13, 2016 . . . Alvin H. Butz, Inc., a Butz Family Company, is pleased to announce the hiring of Steven Butz as a Project Engineer. He is the son of Greg L. Butz, President and CEO of Alvin H. Butz, Inc.
Steven joins Mike Butz, Greg's oldest son, as a member of the 6th generation of Butz builders. Mike has served as an Assistant Project Manager since 2011.
The Butz family has a long, successful tradition of building in the Lehigh Valley that dates back to the mid-1800s. In 1920, the family's passion for construction led to the creation of Alvin H. Butz, Inc. The company has since been continuously owned and operated in the Lehigh Valley by the Butz family, and the addition of Steven and Mike solidifies the 6th generation of the Butz family who are in line to preserve the tradition and reputation of the organization.
Steven has over four years of experience in the construction industry. He has a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Construction Option degree from The Pennsylvania State University. He was part of an eight person team from Penn State that recently competed in the 2016 Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) Student Design Competition finals held in Worcester, Massachusetts. The team won an award for Innovation in Integration. Steven and his construction teammate also won the Construction Management and Development award.
He is currently working on an expansion project at Mount Nittany Health - Mifflin County, located in Reedsville, PA, and a boiler room addition at Mount Nittany Medical Center, located in State College, PA.
Steven's responsibilities will include reviewing shop drawings, submittals and RFIs and updating the project schedules on various projects. He will also perform field quality control inspections.
"I am immensely proud to have both my sons working for the company," said Greg L. Butz. "Their involvement ensures the legacy of my grandfather, Alvin, and the generations of builders before him will remain intact. Steve’s strong architectural and engineering experience will be an asset to our clients on current and future projects."
ABOUT THE BUTZ FAMILY OF COMPANIES: The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., provides exceptional, comprehensive construction management and design/build services, led by a strong commitment to complete customer satisfaction with special attention to safety, quality and value. The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, parking garages, K-12 schools and retail buildings serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and northern Delaware.