St. Louis, Mo., May 22, 2015 – S. M. Wilson & Co. has hired Jim Hoette as Director of Project Development, Andrew Ahlers, CM-BIM, A.C. and Jamal Dillahunt as Project Engineer and Scott Briggs as Superintendent.
Hoette will be responsible for targeting new clients in the industrial and commercial markets. He will lead and support the preconstruction and estimating process through the handoff to project management. He has 18 years of construction industry experience and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Ahlers and Dillahunt will be responsible for helping establish procedures with the design professionals, consultants and Owner for information flow, approvals, meetings and reporting. They will also track shop drawings, submittals, material deliveries and RFI‘s through the duration of projects and assist the Project Manager with MBE/WBE participation and workforce inclusion. Ahlers has three years of construction industry experience and holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. Dillahunt has three years of construction industry experience and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Architectural Engineering and Civil Engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology, and a Bachelor of Science in General Science from Morehouse College.
Briggs will be responsible for coordinating and managing all day-to-day on-site operations of construction projects. This includes communication with project architects, subcontractors and Owners. He has more than 45 years of construction industry experience and studied Industrial Management at Indiana State University.
S. M. Wilson is a full-service construction management, design/build and general contracting firm with headquarters in St. Louis. S. M. Wilson is one of the largest general construction and construction management firms in the St. Louis area. The company posted $300 million in 2014 revenues, and ranks 283rd in Engineering News-Record’s 2014 list of Top 400 commercial contractors nationwide. For more information, visit www.smwilson.com.