Doug Kurtz – General Contractor

Doug Kurtz has approximately 30 years of construction experience as a Tradesman, Construction Supervisor, Project Manager and General Contractor.

WORK EXPERIENCE

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Doug Kurtz

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1984 – 1990 – Mr. Kurtz worked in several construction disciplines, including drywall, paint, framing, apprentice electrician, and roofing. In 1987, he was hired as an assistant construction supervisor of a small remodeling company. By 1990, he was promoted to the office to be trained in estimating and budgeting.

1990 – 1994Supervisor, Kirby Wallcovering, Denton, Tx. Supervised a 6 man vinyl installation crew, on Hotel & Commercial Projects. Holiday Inn – Marshall Tx., and Holiday Inn – White Plains, NY.

1994 – 1999Project Manager, Forest Knoll Construction, Schaumburg, Il. Mr. Kurtz oversaw construction of 11 homes valuing from $600k – $1m. Acting as liaison between homeowner and General Contractor, as well as managed budgets and payouts to sub contractors. In addition, controlled all aspects of construction, including excavation, foundation, framing, roofing, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, brick and stonework, cornice and gutters, drywall, flooring and tile, windows, doors, and trim, cabinetry and countertops, paint and wallcovering, and appliance installation. Procured all materials necessary to complete construction of home. Facilitated all permitting and city inspections.

1999 – 2002Kurtz Construction, Chicago, Il. Specialized in home remodels and small commercial finish outs. The scope and range of projects completed during period encompassed the trades, disciplines and management detailed above.

2002 – 2007Kurtz Contracting, Dallas, Tx.. Focused on home and commercial remodeling and finish outs. It was during this period that Mr. Kurtz did his first project for Dr. Manual Griego and his wife Deborah, remodeling the Griego’s 3400 sq ft. home. During the course of the next 5 years, Kurtz Contracting completed several projects for Dr. Griego including complete build outs of his Oak Cliff and Plaza of the Americas Medical Centers.

2007 – 2010Senior Project Manager, Appex Wallcovering, Ypsilanti, Mi. Appex specialized in commercial finish out in Hotel remodeling. As a Senior Project Manager, Mr. Kurtz oversaw the remodeling of guest rooms as well as Public and Convention Space. He successfully completed the following projects: the Doubletree – Charlottesville, Va., the Hyatt – Lexington, Ky., the Holiday Inn – Houston, Tx., Grand Floridan Disney Resory – Kissimmee, Fl., the Sheraton Convention Center – Dallas, Tx. and the Candlewood Suites – Dallas, Tx.

2010 – 2012Owner – The Appex Group, Austin, Tx. Overseeing development and construction of residential and commercial construction projects totaling $4m. The Griego Spicewood project was completed in December 2011.

2012 – PresentChaparrel Group, Dallas and Austin, Tx. Consisting of a construction, a pools and a custom homes division. Mr Kurtz continues to serve the remodeling and building needs of the Dallas and Austin communities.

SKILLS

Construction Trades

  • Paint, Wallpaper, Texture and Finishes
  • Carpentry – Light Framing,  Interior, Exterior, Finishing
  • Electical and Light Plumbing

Software

  • 3d Home Design
  • Photoshop
  • Microsoft Office