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The Butz Family of Companies Hires Virtual Construction Coordinator / Project Engineer

Lehigh Valley, PA, March 1, 2013 . . . The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Alexander Building Construction Co. and Shoemaker Construction Co., has hired Daniel Weiger as a Virtual Construction Coordinator and Project Engineer. In his role as Virtual Construction Coordinator, Weiger will train and educate employees of The Butz Family of Companies on the emerging trends and management techniques associated with Project Level Building Information Modeling (BIM). As Project Engineer, Weiger is responsible for checking, tracking and monitoring shop drawings and submittals, tracking RFI's, updating construction schedules and facilitating trade contractor coordination meetings.

Weiger earned an Integrated Bachelor & Master Degree in Architectural Engineering with an emphasis in Construction Management from The Pennsylvania State University. He brings over three years of experience with computer programs such as AutoCad, Revit, Navisworks, Microsoft Project, Primavera 6, Suretrak, Constructware and several others. Weiger has worked on multiple projects in his career, most recently the $200 million Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture project in Washington, D.C. and Johns Hopkins Hospital's New Clinical Building in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition to his construction experience, he is an Engineer in Training and has obtained OSHA 10 and 30 hour certifications.

Weiger is currently a teaching assistant for Introduction to Construction Management at The Pennsylvania State University. He is also a Graduate Researcher for the BIM Planning Guide for Facility Owners for the Penn State Computer Integrated Construction Program.

Based in Alexander's State College office, Weiger will begin his immediate assignment on the Geisinger Health System Gray's Woods project.

"Dan's education and experience aligns with our initiative to lead advancements in technology within the construction industry" says Christopher Magent, General Manager – State College and Business Development and Strategic Initiatives Director for the Butz Family of Companies. "The Butz Family of Companies has added a valuable team member by hiring Dan."

Weiger resides in Stormstown, PA with his wife, Richelle, and 6 month old son, Nathan.


ABOUT THE BUTZ FAMILY OF COMPANIES: The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., provides exceptional, comprehensive construction management and design/build services, led by a strong commitment to complete customer satisfaction with special attention to safety, quality and value. The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, K-12 schools and retail buildings serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and northern Delaware.

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