Sundt Construction, Inc. welcomes Rick Belanger and Jeff Williamson to the team.
The general contractor hired Jeff Williamson as senior vice president and manager of civil construction projects. In his role, Williamson will lead the heavy civil division to meet its expansion goals, both in terms of work portfolio and presence in new geographic areas.
This is not the first time that Williamson has been part of the Sundt team. In the early 1990s, he served the company for five years as project engineer and construction project manager, respectively. For the past 15 years, Williamson worked at Ames Construction leading Southwest operations. During his tenure, he helped Ames grow its annual volume from $28 million to $242 million.
Williamson is well known and respected throughout the Southwest contracting community. He is currently the national director of the Arizona chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, and served as the chapter’s chairman in 2009.
Sundt also hired Rick Belanger as senior project manager. Belanger’s responsibilities include project procurement and construction management, with an emphasis on healthcare and mission critical facilities, commissioning work and mechanical/electrical/plumbing services. He will serve Sundt in both the Arizona and Texas markets.
Belanger brings more than two decades of business and construction experience to Sundt. In 1990 he co-founded Aaron Mechanical, Inc., a commercial- and industrial-focused contracting firm that served the healthcare, educational, office and processing facility markets. After selling Aaron Mechanical to a large publicly held contractor, Belanger joined Turner Construction as a project manager in 2000. During his 10 years at Turner, Belanger led building and sales efforts on projects for Pfizer Pharmaceutical and Ameritech, as well as variety of hospitals, medical centers and educational facilities.
Belanger is an active member in the following organizations: the Project Management Institute, the American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers, and the Building Commissioning Association. He has also served as secretary of the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering’s Indiana Chapter. His certifications include LEED Accredited Professional, Certified Commissioning Provider, Commissioning Process Management Professional and Project Management Professional.