Jerry Howe has worked in the construction and building consulting industry for over 40 years, starting as a laborer, subcontractor, and general contractor on residential projects. After receiving a Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering and Management, Jerry worked for 10 years as a project engineer, superintendent, project manager, and senior estimator for a mid-sized general contracting firm on commercial, educational, and military projects in Alaska and Washington State.
Prior to joining J.S. Held, Jerry was a building consultant for a national construction consulting firm for 18 years specializing in property damage, builder’s risk, and construction defects insurance claims throughout the United States. Services provided included onsite damage assessment, cost estimating, analysis, and auditing, project management, bid, code, and schedule analysis, and claim settlement/resolution, expert witness, and construction litigation support.
Jerry has provided consulting expertise on hundreds of commercial, industrial, civil, and residential projects. Commercial projects include; historical, municipal, educational, medical, golf and ski resorts, hotel, retail, church, theater, tribal, correctional, and air-supported dome/sports arena facilities. Industrial projects include; manufacturing, marine, food processing, and cold storage facilities. Civil projects include; underground utility systems, large tanks, dam, and landslides. Residential projects include; high-end residences, condominiums, apartment complexes, military housing, and retirement facilities.