Petticoat-Schmitt Civil Contractors Inc. announced that Jeff Rumer has joined the company as Vice President. Rumer serves on the Petticoat-Schmitt executive team where he guides the direction and strategic initiatives of the company. His day-to-day responsibilities include the oversight of public transportation and utility projects consisting of federal, state, county and municipal contracts.
Rumer brings over 20 years of infrastructure construction experience, much of that at the senior management level. His managerial experience includes owning his own construction company for over 10 years. He is skilled in negotiation, operations management, constructability, project leadership and contract management.
As a past NUCA Chairman of the Board, Rumer brings extensive NUCA leadership experience to a team steeped in NUCA involvement. He is a past recipient of the Damage Prevention Unsung Hero Award and the NUCA Ditchdigger of the Year Award. Rumer attended the Colorado School of Mines and graduated from the University of Michigan.
“We are very excited to have Jeff on our team. He has deep expertise in heavy civil construction and we know his vast experience and contracting knowledge will be a huge asset to leading complex construction projects for our company,” Petticoat-Schmitt President Ryan Schmitt said. “Having worked with Jeff as a NUCA leader, I have seen firsthand his problem-solving and leadership acumen. This great match is only made better by the ideal cultural fit Jeff has with our team.”
Petticoat-Schmitt constructs transportation, utility, treatment plant and site development projects in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. Work self-performed includes grading, underground and above ground piping, roadway construction, concrete and mechanical piping.