JIM SHOWALTER


Mechanical Contracting veteran with over 28 years in the Construction industry. Master Plumber/Pipefitter with nearly 20 years of BIM/CAD Management experience. Extensive knowledge in the International Plumbing and Mechanical Codes.

Starting in vocational plumbing program in High School then shortly after graduating joining the Plumbers Union Local #5 in Washington DC with the first project being located at the CIA headquarters in Langley, VA. Having discovered the Steamfitting side of the industry during this time I transitioned into the Mechanical side early on. After having spent 10 years in the field as a Steamfitter foreman I took an opportunity to start in the up and coming CAD Dept. Still doing 2-D velum overlays with light tables the BIM world was just getting ready to take off.

Proven track record on developing lean processes and team building and the ability to provide a solid comprehensive approach to the overall BIM process from a constructability perspective.