JC&A Continues to Grow in the Life Science Arena with Addition of Wm. Dale Burr

By December 4, 2009News

12/4/2009, Quincy, MA — J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in world-class preconstruction services and challenging construction projects, announced today that Wm. Dale Burr has joined the Quincy-based company as Senior Project Manager. In this capacity, he will be responsible for advancing JC&A’s ability to deliver superior project management services to our clients and will focus on continuing to expand our life science portfolio.

In addition, Mr. Burr will be responsible for the overall management and coordination of projects from preliminary planning through the construction and final occupancy. His responsibilities include supervision of staff and subcontractors, trade coordination, logistics and safety planning, subcontractor buy-out, contract negotiation, requisition review and approval, financial status reports, budget reports, quality control and client satisfaction.

Mr. Burr has over 25 years of project management experience in the construction industry and an impressive list of satisfied clients. Prior to joining J. Calnan & Associates, Inc., Burr held senior project management positions at Bovis Lend Lease, LMB, Inc. and was an owner/proprietor at Northern Electric Associates where he managed complex cGMP life science projects ranging from 15,000 square feet to 300,000 square feet. Some of his impressive clients include Shire HGT, Lonza Biologics Inc., AstraZeneca, Genzyme, Boston Scientific, Merk and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.

Vice President Mike Crowther says, “Dale is a well respected professional who has had tremendous success in the Life Science market throughout his career. Adding a professional of this caliber to our team is a testament to the success that we have experienced over the past thirteen years and will enable us to further our relationships in the expanding life science market.”

Mr. Burr is a Certified cGMP Trainer, a Master Electrician and a member of the Project Management Institute.

About J. Calnan & Associates, Inc.
Founded in 1996, J. Calnan & Associates, Inc. (JC&A), is one of New England’s leading construction management firms specializing in pre-construction services and challenging construction projects. JC&A provides world-class services to select high-profile clients in the corporate, private school and life science markets. JC&A’s reputation has earned assignments from select clients including New England Sports Network (NESN), Reebok International, The TJX Companies, Inc., PUMA, iRobot, Liberty Mutual, The MathWorks, General Electric, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. Among recent awards, JCA has received a Boston Business Journal Citizenship award for its philanthropic efforts three years in a row, Boston SF recognized JC&A as “Construction Firm of the Year,” and the Ohio Casualty Group presented JC&A with the Platinum Safety Award for an outstanding safety record for the second time in two years. More information can be found at www.jcalnan.com.

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