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Waco Construction Managers

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Searcy Construction Services
4.7
from 34 reviews
  • 44 years in business
  • 63 hires on Thumbtack
Patricia B.
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While the job has not been started yet, I am confident that Searcy Construction will deliver a great product.

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Jarett Wright
4.9
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Robert J.
Verified review

I can only say… working with JW Construction is/was exceptionally AWESOME. Jarett made it very simple. He was friendly, courteous and discussed my home requirements as if it was his own. I researched several companies and chose JW Construction because of Jarrett’s friendliness, respectfulness and knowledge of the industry. The experience with JW Construction was an extraordinary success for my roof replacement; and I’m totally happy with the price, workmanship, and timing to complete the project. Mr. Wright is abundantly friendly, respectful, and prompt and delivered on time and the completed project is worth bragging about. Jarett is a super trustworthy guy and extremely genuine – he loves what he does and is passionate (beyond belief) about construction and that comes through in everything he did for me throughout the whole job process. You can’t go wrong with JW Construction.

Richard Dool Construction
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Larry and Dorothea S.
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Richard completed several "honey do" projects. I found his work outstanding. He was always on time and worked nonstop. We are so impressed with his finished work, creativity and problem solving that we have hired him to complete our attic, turning it into another living space. I definitely would recommend him to friends and family.

  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Dawn M.
Verified review

Michael and Bobby Bohannon were the most professional people we have worked with. I told them what we were looking for and they did over and above what we needed! If you need any contractor work call Michael! Thanks guys!

PJB Services
4.5
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Michael M.
Verified review

I had a shower remodel. It took 2 weeks. The job was to add a shower base minor wood work and installing the new tile. The work went quickly and looks great! Paul did a great job and was respectful and very helpful at explaining each process of what would be done.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
SHAILESH D.
Verified review

Don is an honest and hardwoking professional. Will call him again, when needed.

Searcy Construction
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Curtis W.
Verified review

Back yard fence. Done quick,right. Very good job. Would hire again in a heart beat

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Bridgitte B.
Verified review

I hired Steven to complete some minor roof repairs. He was prompt and efficient... extremely personable. The work performed met my expectations.

David G.
Verified review

we had a variety of jobs consisting of painting and general repairs all were done correctly and quickly. would highly recommend his work as they are very timely and efficient and sensitive to our schedule as well

About

We specialize in all fields of construction in both commercial and residential settings. Work fields are, but not limited to: all types of flooring, new and renovation construction, mill work, tile, and all forms of finish work. We have been doing business in the Killeen area for the last 20+ years. We also provide design work consisting of CADD work for new and renovation projects.

  • 22 years in business
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Beliefs and principals that guide our business and business relationships should be built on a solid foundation, structured for renewed growth according to honesty, integrity and family values. These values are more than just principles that guide our relationships with customers and team members but rather the cornerstone to a way of life. “We strive to not create another client based organization but to establish a base of clients and team members all working together with common goals focusing our efforts on making a difference, helping people help themselves through a Christian environment.”

  • 2 years in business
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Remodeling framing electrical Plumbing drywall tape and texture concrete Roofing

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Let Custom Homes by Fred build your dream home, metal building, remodel your present home, or build a metal house. Our excellent reputation and list of satisfied clients attest to our superior craftsmanship, attention to detail, clear communication, honesty and integrity.

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With decades of experience in all aspects of the construction field, Jk Construction provides extremely knowledgeable and satisfactory services.

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Cowboy Construction is registered through the state and has a 2 million dollar insurance coverage. Cowboy Construction is a business that has started out in a small town that is increasing in size. The company has done remodeling from complexes in Dallas to handy work for individuals.

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I am not going to be the one who tells you that I can do something if I don't know how or even if I am not sure I will straight up let you know. Now that doesn't mean I am unwilling to figure it out or learn it there is always room to learn, improve, and grow. I will do the jobs to the best of my abilities and if you want something done your way I will do it as you like if that is how you want it but, I will let you know if there is a safer or better way that I have learned over time.

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Quality work at reasonable prices. Hope to serve you in the future

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I will come to your home to report, paint, patch roofs, change light fixtures and more. I can do it all in a timely manner. Call or text for more info.

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Our work stands out because we aim to please. On all jobs you will have myself of one of our employees on site.

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finishing construction project and customer satisfaction

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I do general construction of homes, remodels tile, installs paint, Sheetrock, texture, roofing and general building

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What do construction project managers do?

Construction project managers help in all stages of your construction project, starting from the very first step. Typically paid a percentage of a total project cost, they are part of the design and planning process and help ensure seamless communication between the design parties and the construction team. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, their scope of work includes preparing cost estimates, budgets and work timetables; interpreting and explaining contracts and technical information to other professionals; reporting work progress and budget to clients; collaborating with architects, engineers and other construction pros; selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their tasks; responding to work delays, emergencies and other problems; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other regulations.

The work of construction project managers may seem very similar to that of general contractors, but there are some critical differences. One difference is that, unlike most general contractors, project managers are not engaged in the actual construction — they are onsite overseeing the work of subcontractors. Another key difference is that project managers are hired during the design phase, while general contractors are hired after plans have been made. The project manager is generally paid a percentage of the total project cost, while the general contractor is more typically paid according to the bid they gave to build your project.  

What is a general contractor?

When starting a home remodel or new construction project, you will probably hire a general contractor. A general contractor is a professional who is qualified to take a set of building plans and construct them as outlined. The general contractor may help perform the day-to-day building, or they may just hire workers and oversee all the work activities. In either case, the job of the general contractor is to see that your project gets built.

When you have a building project, ask for bids from various contractors. The bids tell you how much each will charge and what their scope of work will be. Once you have selected a bid, you sign a contract with that general contractor outlining the specifics of the project and the milestones during the project when they will receive payment installments. Once the contract is official, the general contractor will bring in their crew to begin construction. The contractor will manage the workers and subcontractors (anyone who doesn’t work directly for their company but that they need to outsource, like a marble installation pro), order all the materials, obtain work permits, and confirm that all the workers and subcontractors are completing their projects as planned. They typically handle all the payments to the workers and subcontractors, and send you invoice. For all these reasons, it’s also especially important to follow a few smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.  If you are organized and competent to oversee construction projects, and are able to make sure everything is being built properly and meeting code, it’s possible you can be your own general contractor.  

How do I find out if a contractor is licensed?

It’s important to know if your project requires work by a licensed professional, as licensing laws can vary by state, locality, and job details. You can find general licensing information online at the government websites that handle occupational licensing for a given profession in your state or location. Some states designate a project cost over which you have to hire a licensed contractor. To find qualified licensed contractors, search your state’s licensing board. For example, in California, the Department of Consumer Affairs operates a searchable database through the Contractors State License Board. In some states, contracting licenses are provided at a regional level. You can find links to specific databases on BRB Publications’ Occupational Licensing page. Red flags that a contractor may not be licensed or may be providing an expired or false license number are unreasonably low bids or a request for complete payment upfront. For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

How do you choose a commercial general contractor?

A commercial contractor provides similar services as a residential general contractor but specializes in working with large-scale projects for businesses, schools, nonprofits, governments and development firms. When researching commercial general contractors, review their portfolio of work and confirm they have ample experience working in the area you need. For example, if you are building a small strip mall, ask if the contractors have experience successfully incorporating all the needed elements such as a parking lot, meeting ADA requirements, accessing the proper permits, and completing work on time.

Once you’ve identified several qualified candidates, request bids for your project and then compare the scope of work with your needs and budget. Your commercial general contractor should oversee design, permitting, construction, materials purchase, and adherence to building code and zoning regulations, as well as sticking to an agreed-upon budget and schedule. It’s important to establish clear communication with your future commercial general contractor, as this will mean a smoother process for everyone. For all these reasons, it’s also especially important to follow a few smart hiring practices when it comes to finding a general contractor.

How much does a project manager charge per hour?

You may choose to hire a construction project manager for your residential or commercial project. For the hands-on homeowner who wants to be involved in home construction but isn’t comfortable hiring subcontractors, a construction project manager can oversee these relationships and supervise labor. Typically, construction project managers charge a fee that is a flat percentage of the total construction project cost. This may range from 10 percent to 15 percent, depending on the company and the services they provide. This means a $30,000 home remodel project would have a construction project management fee of $3,000-$4,500. Hiring a construction project manager generally precludes the markup on subcontractor labor charged by a general contractor. The drawback to this choice is that, unlike a general contractor, the construction project manager won’t be financially responsible for the work of the subcontractors. For larger projects, you may hire a construction project manager who will also hire a general contractor. This provides the benefits of the general contractor along with the management services of the project manager, who will be on board from the beginning. The construction project manager will be involved in the design phase and work with the architects and the building crew, facilitating a smoother overall process.

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