McCarthy Southwest, a division of McCarthy Building Companies Inc., hired Tracy Kimnach as project director within the Infrastructure Services team.
Kimnach has more than three decades of experience in the construction industry. Most recently, he served as senior construction manager for the $359M Lime Softened Water Treatment Plant (WTP-4) in Austin, Texas, where he worked closely with the Carollo Engineers design team during pre-construction and throughout the various construction phases.
“Tracy’s experience with complex, large-scale water treatment plants and his 30-plus years of experience working on CM at Risk, Design Build, Design-Bid-Build and negotiated construction projects will be a positive addition to our team,” said Frank Scopetti, McCarthy senior vice president and leader of the Infrastructure Services team.
In his new position with McCarthy, Kimnach’s focus will be on leading various internal and external project teams to ensure a successful, fully integrated approach throughout all phases of the project. He will work closely with preconstruction directors and design teams to bring added value during the design phase.
Throughout the duration of the project, Kimnach’s role will focus on project management continuity with emphasis on cost, schedule and quality control.
Kimnach previously served as a senior construction manager and lead estimator for Montgomery Watson Harza Constructors based in Austin, Texas. He is an honorably discharged U.S. Navy veteran, and attended the University of Nebraska and Frontier Bible Institute. He holds his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and has completed numerous OSHA and other agency training courses.