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By March 6, 2015No Comments

Larry Pyle and Steve Koxlien have joined S. M. Wilson & Co. as Quality Control Managers, and Carolyn Van Kirk has joined as Job Accountant/Project Assistant in the company’s Federal and Military (MILCON) construction division.

Pyle will be responsible for managing daily quality control documentation and reporting, and will facilitate the three-phase inspections required by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Noncommissioned Officers Academy (NCOA) Dining Facility at Fort McCoy, WI. He will also coordinate activities with project subcontractors and testing laboratory facilities to ensure that all contractor quality control measures and specifications are strictly maintained and adhere to construction documents.  Pyle has 36 years of construction industry experience and is a United States Air Force Veteran.

Koxlien will be responsible for the overall management of construction quality control on the projects and will also coordinate and schedule preparatory meetings and inspections as needed with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.  He has 31 years of construction industry experience, and received an A. S. in Construction Management from Park University.

Van Kirk will work closely with a project team to support all construction administrative duties on the Noncommissioned Officers Academy (NCOA) Dining Facility at Fort McCoy, WI.  She has 12 years of federal work experience including two years of military construction.

S. M. Wilson established a Federal and Military (MILCON) division business group in 2010 to grow this segment of the company’s business.  The firm has worked on more than $200 million of federal projects.

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