Ranse Jenkins received a Bulldog award for learning how to juggle multiple projects in different states each with their unique set of challenges. Ranse has learned to deal with various difficulties that arise while still making the time to support the Superintendents in the field. Ranse has gone as far as volunteering to be the the General Superintendent to cover projects when Superintendent manpower was stretched thin this past summer. On projects 2203 & 2204, Restroom renovations in Murfreesboro, Ranse had to work overtime to insure we had both the materials and sibcontractor manpower needed to complete the project. The nature of a multiple restroom project (that is phased in an existing building) presented opportunities to discuss and resolve with the COR on a regular basis. In addition to being the Project Manager for jobs he has been assigned to, Ranse is also helping out on other projects in Kentucky and Tennessee by doing the schedule updates and narrative in P6. Ranse is always up for a new challenge and learning something new. The art of plaster repair appears to be his latest learning experience!
Steven Dunlevy received a Bulldog Award for 2203/2204 Restroom renovations in Murfreesboro. The project consisted of renovating single use and multiple use restrooms in several locations in various buildings at the Murfreesboro VAMC. During the course of the project, Semper Tek found itself with more active jobs than Superintendents. Steven stepped up and volunteered to be the Superintendent on 2204. This was not an easy task. Steven had the unique opportunity to learn how to do Daily Logs in Procore, safety checklists, toolbox talks, emails etc. during an active project. Steven also had to overcome some opportunities that supply chains and subcontractors brought with them. The best example is using a translator app on his phone to communicate with a Tile subcontractor.
Ed Greer received a Bulldog Award for 2203 Restroom project and 2217 Replace AHU’s B118. When 2217 Replace AHU’s B118 came off stop work suspension due to procurement, the timeline of the AHU’s 2203/2204 Restroom Renovations were still in progress. 2217 Replaced AHUs consisted of changing out 3 separate AHU’s in a fully occupied and functioning building. To achieve this, Ed met with the Mechanical Subcontractor and scheduled three separate weekend outages. Each weekend they worked extended hours this past summer to ensure that the VAMC would have conditioned air in their building Monday morning. To make the weekends more interesting, Ed also provided Supervision to 2203/2204 Bathroom project to help complete that project. Ed continued to work long weekend hours with the Mechanical Subcontractor installing new steam/condensate lines prior to cooler weather setting in. Ed decided to take the opportunity while working the weekends on B118 installing steam lines to have the Elevator subcontract for 2230 Upgrade Building 5 Elevator stock the Penthouse/Attic space with the new Elevator Equipment. The time and effort expended on the weekends for 2217 not only enabled that project to finish early but helped close out 2203/2204.