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Shoemaker Construction Co. Hires New Team Members

Philadelphia, PA, April 25, 2017 . . . Shoemaker Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Andrew Dougherty as a superintendent, and Cole Smith as a quantity surveyor.

Dougherty attended Drexel University with a Concentration in Architectural Design and a Minor in Construction Management. He has more than 40 years of progressive construction industry experience, with a strong track record of discovering potential obstacles early in a project as well as saving clients time and money. He is a certified Safety Officer, Green Advantage certified and has earned both OSHA 10 and 30 certifications.

As a superintendent, he is responsible for directing the foremen and field operations of the various specialty contractors on the site. His duties include safety, quality control, coordination of job site construction activities, interfacing with the site facilities personnel, coordination with the Owner’s vendors, daily inspections, and adherence to project schedules. Dougherty will join the project team working on various Philadelphia Housing Authority design-build projects.

Smith will graduate from Gwynedd Mercy University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance. He is actively involved in many leadership activities and organizations and is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

In his role as a quantity surveyor, Smith will provide support to Shoemaker's Manager of Preconstruction Services. He will be responsible for reviewing assigned project specifications and drawings, preparing detailed quantity surveys and negotiating and purchasing subcontracts.

"Shoemaker continues its growth in the region with the addition of Andrew and Cole. Expanding our existing team of knowledgeable professionals will further strengthen our position as an industry leader and allow us to better fulfill the needs of our clients," said Maura Hesdon, General Manager for Shoemaker Construction Co.


ABOUT SHOEMAKER CONSTRUCTION CO. AND 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.



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