Austin embarked on his professional journey after graduating from Saint Martin's University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. His career began as a Project Engineer at McKinstry shortly thereafter. Over the years, he has immersed himself in various facets of the construction industry, gaining valuable insights and experience in departments ranging from Estimating to Engineering, and even working for a General Contractor.
After about five years in the industry, Austin's dedication and expertise led him to the role of Project Manager, overseeing projects for a prominent mechanical contractor in the Pacific Northwest. What truly fuels Austin's passion in his role is the meticulous planning and strategic collaboration with clients to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget while meeting their unique requirements. He views this process as akin to a strategic chess match, where calculated moves are made to achieve a common goal.
Austin's secret to success lies in his commitment to direct and clear communication with clients, enabling him to gain a deep understanding of budgets, timelines, and project conditions. He thrives on the challenge of orchestrating these elements harmoniously.
One of Austin's greatest joys is delving into the intricacies of various systems within the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) trades. His curiosity and desire to continually expand his knowledge make him a valuable asset in the construction industry. With Austin at the helm, you can trust that your project will not only meet but exceed your expectations, delivering exceptional results every time.
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