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Josh Shields

Learn more about J.S. Held's recent acquisitions of VWM Analytics and Twenty First Century Engineering.

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Josh has more than 23 years of experience in the construction industry and three years of experience in the oil and gas pipeline safety industry. He has project managed high end residential construction as well as provided consultation services for oil and gas gathering and transmission pipeline systems and support facilities. He holds extensive knowledge and hands on experience of all types of construction and pipeline safety operations.

Prior to joining J.S. Held, Josh was a Senior Construction Manager for a local Houston, TX custom home builder. As Senior Construction Manager, Josh was responsible for overseeing the construction and home buyer relations of high end single family homes which included some of the company’s largest projects. His duties included but were not limited to estimating, scheduling, cost analysis, and the review of third party documents. Because of his thorough proficiency of the industry, his responsibilities were extended to include the training of other construction managers in the area of quality control.

Prior to joining the local home builder, Josh worked as a pipeline safety and compliance consultant for three years. As a pipeline consultant, he was responsible for providing scheduled inspections, reports, and audits with government officials for all aspects of crude oil and natural gas gathering and transportation from the well head to the processing facilities. Additionally, he traveled throughout the United States providing consulting services on the installation of new pipelines and facilities.

Josh has also owned and managed his own private custom home construction business where he managed all aspects of operating a small business and provided high end custom homes to multiple clients per year. Josh’s broad experience within the construction and pipeline industries provides him with inclusive knowledge in the investigations of various types of property damage.