John Palmer, Regional Manager, brings 25 years of transportation design, construction management, inspection and project controls experience to the most challenging of projects. Having served as project manager on notable projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, John is experienced in all facets of construction management from preconstruction through project closeout which makes him such an asset to the team. John’s firsthand knowledge of inspection practices and standards have been beneficial in matching staff skills and experience to meet the specific needs of the client.
Much of John’s background is in the construction of interstate, primary and secondary roadways, in addition to large-scale bridge projects, public transportation systems, and utilities. He has held a variety of positions on multi-million dollar contracts in which his expertise contributed to the success of the project.
As an inspector coordinator, John has simultaneously managed a staff of up to 25 inspectors across more than three contracts. He has been assigned to numerous task-based contracts for the Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). In addition, he has served as an inspector coordinator in a sub-contractor role for construction engineering contracts with the Virginia Department of Transportation in the Richmond, Culpeper, Fredericksburg, Northern Virginia districts, the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) throughout four districts, and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA).