Raymond Swerdfeger

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Meet Raymond

Ray is President of K.R. Swerdfeger Construction, and is responsible for the daily operation of the company while maintaining leadership, technical, and management roles in major construction projects. Ray was born into the family-owned civil construction company founded by his parents. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Colorado State University in 1994, he joined the company full time. Ray has worked as a Pipe Layer, Heavy Equipment Operator, Foreman and Estimator/Project Manager prior to being named President of the company in 2006. Ray has an extensive background in open cut and trenchless methods of rehabilitation of aging infrastructure. He has been called upon to participate in panel discussions and constructability reviews on the selection of open cut and trenchless methods including horizontal boring, tunneling, coatings, pipe bursting, pipe lining utilizing cured-in-place and fold-and-form pipe.

Industry/Community Involvement:
Actively involved in the community and the construction industry, Ray has served on many boards including: Colorado Contractors Association, Distribution Contractors Association, El Pueblo Adolescent Treatment Community and Pueblo Step-Up. Ray was President of the Colorado Contractors Association in 2013.

Current Position & Assignment
K.R. Swerdfeger Construction, Inc.

Years KRSC Experience Summary
2006-Present President
2004-2006 Executive Vice President
2003-2004 Vice President
1996-2003 Estimator
1994-1996 Foreman
1990-1993 Welder
1986-1989 Laborer
Years Major Projects and Clients
1996-2003 Trenchless Division, Manager and Estimator
1995-1996 US West General Maintenance Project, New Mexico, Foreman
1994-1995 Las Campanas Infrastructure Development, New Mexico, Foreman
Years Education/Technical Qualifications Include
1997 Compentent Person Training, First Aid/CPR, Confined Space
1997 OSHA 40- Hour Hazardous Waste Training
1997 Traffic Control Supervisor Training
1995 OSHA 10-Hour Training Course
1994 B.S.Construction Management, Colorado State University
Years Employment Experience and History
1986-Present K.R. Swerdfeger Construction, Inc.
Years Awards/Honors/Publications/Community Service/Volunteer Activities
2004-2014 Board of Directors, Colorado Contractors Association
2013 President, Colorado Contractors Association
2010 President, 30 Club, Inc.
2008-Present Board of Directors, El Pueblo Adolecent Treatment Community
2008- 2010 Board Member, Pueblo Step Up
2002-Present Pueblo Association of Home Builders
2002-Present Pueblo General Contractors Association