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The Butz Family of Companies Hires Virtual Construction Coordinator / Project Engineer
The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Alexander Building Construction Co. and Shoemaker Construction Co., has hired Daniel Weiger as a Virtual Construction Coordinator and Project Engineer. In his role as Virtual Construction Coordinator, Weiger will train and educate employees of The Butz Family of Companies on the emerging trends and management techniques associated with Project Level Building Information Modeling (BIM). As Project Engineer, Weiger is responsible for checking, tracking and monitoring shop drawings and submittals, tracking RFI's, updating construction schedules and facilitating trade contractor coordination meetings. Read the full press release.
Butz Family of Companies' Employee Recognized by ENR Mid-Atlantic as Top 20 Under 40 for 2013
The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Alexander Building Construction Co. and Shoemaker Construction Co., announces the recent recognition of Christopher Magent, PhD, LEED AP, as one of the region's "Top 20 Under 40" for 2013 by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Mid-Atlantic.
Shoemaker/Perryman Completes LEAP Academy STEM School
Shoemaker Construction Co., in a joint venture with Perryman Building and Construction Services, Inc., recently completed the LEAP (Leadership, Education, and Partnership) Academy STEM Campus Addition in Camden, NJ. The specialized STEM High School program focuses on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Shoemaker Construction Co. Announces New Hire
Shoemaker Construction Co. recently hired Matt Madeira as a Project Manager for the company. Madeira will oversee and manage all phases of a construction project from preconstruction to completion including the development of a project schedule, construction plan, and project phasing. During construction, Matt is responsible for managing and directing the work of the specialty contractors and personnel. He utilizes cost control, scheduling, and material and equipment delivery control systems to plan and manage construction projects and ensure their delivery on time and under budget. Read the full press release.
Shoemaker/Perryman to Build 683-Space Parking Garage at Philadelphia Zoo
The Centennial District Intermodal Transportation Center Project is underway with a joint venture between area companies to construct the much-anticipated parking garage.
The Philadelphia Zoo announced that Shoemaker/ Perryman, a Joint Venture will build the much-anticipated parking garage to be completed inspring 2013. The garage is part of the Centennial District Intermodal Transportation Center which will increase parking capacity and improve traffic, safety, stormwater management and aesthetics in the area. Read the full Philadelphia Zoo press release.
Shoemaker Construction Co. Awarded Renovation at Amtrak's 30th Street Station
Shoemaker Construction Co., a member of the Butz Family of Companies, has been selected to renovate the West Plaza and Parking Deck at Amtrak's 30th Street Station. Features of this project include demolition, waterproofing, structural repairs and replacement and painting of exposed steel structure.
"It truly is an honor to be awarded this project," says Roger Ball, President of Shoemaker Construction Co. "We have a dedicated project team in place that is ready to go to work and put its extensive knowledge and expertise toward completing these renovations." Read the full press release.
Shoemaker/Synterra Completes Norris Apartments Construction
Shoemaker Synterra J.V. recently completed the new Norris Apartments located in North Philadelphia. In a Joint Venture, Shoemaker Construction Co. and Synterra Ltd. worked with the Philadelphia Housing Authority in redeveloping the Norris Apartments building site into an environmentally-friendly, rental community.
"I am extremely proud of the dedication and attention to detail our skilled project team put into making this redevelopment a success," says Roger Ball, President of Shoemaker Construction Co.
The newly constructed building includes 51 walk-ups and townhomes consisting of 14 one-bedroom units, 23 two-bedroom units and 14 three-bedroom units. For the convenience of its occupants, the building also includes a management office and laundry. Read the full press release.
Shoemaker Announces John Miner Completes Supervisory Training Program
Shoemaker Construction Co. announces John Miner has completed the Supervisory Training Program (STP) offered jointly by the Carpenters and the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA)/Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). GBCA is the Philadelphia chapter of the AGC headquartered in Arlington, VA.
Miner is a Superintendent for Shoemaker with 16 years of progressive construction experience. He is responsible for directing the foremen and field operations of the various specialty contractors on the site. His duties include 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.
"Only a small handful of folks had the perseverance to work their way through the program over the past few years," says Roger Ball, President, Shoemaker Construction Co. "We are fortunate to have John on our team implementing the company's Quality Assurance and Safety Programs." Read the full press release.
National Association of Women in Construction Region 1 Forum to be Hosted in Philadelphia
Maura Hesdon, Regional Director of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), Region 1, and a Senior Project Manager with Shoemaker Construction Co. will host the 52nd Annual Regional Forum April 27-28, 2012 in the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.
The Region 1 Forum is held twice a year in various locations across the Region 1 coverage area including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Connecticut and Washington DC. The April Forum, titled "Declare your Independence!" will feature educational sessions on topics ranging from Managing the Generation Gap and Dealing with Contract language across state borders to Strategic and Succession Planning. An update on the MAGIC camp program will also be given. MAGIC (Mentoring a Girl In Construction) Camp is a free, week-long day camp for junior and senior high school girls to introduce them to a potential career in the construction industry. Many young girls are unaware of the possibility of a rewarding and financially beneficial career in the construction trades or related fields. MAGIC is designed to give them real hands-on experience provided by the Philadelphia construction trades. Read the full press release.
ABOUT SHOEMAKER — Shoemaker Construction Co. provides construction management and general contracting services to commercial, corporate, institutional, and governmental clients in the mid-Atlantic region from its headquarters in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. Part of the Butz Family of Companies, the firm has a solid reputation for the delivery of reliable, cost-effective construction management services and for the ability to build the region’s largest, most complex structures.
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