From Humble Beginnings.

Schaerer Contracting is the result of Successful projects and long lasting relationships beginning with Warner “Pap” Schaerer in 1927. Warner Schaerer was the first generation contractor of that era working in Plastering. “Emil Tucker Schaerer I” joined the company in 1935, at 21 years of age, and continued to grow the business while delivering the family tradition of Skilled Quality workmanship and successful relationships throughout the Southeast.

In 1968 Schaerer Contracting incorporated lead by third Generation “E. T. Bud Schaerer II”, an Army Lieutenant in 1st Armored Division Strategic Combat Command A. Using his Military leadership skills, he continued to grow the business into the General Contracting and enjoyed many successful large scale projects in his tenure.

In 1985 Burton Tucker Schaerer, a fourth Generation Schaerer, graduated from University Of Tennessee Chattanooga joining the Schaerer team and continuing in the family tradition of Relationship Building and Excellence in Construction.

Schaerer Contracting is now the Contractor of choice for many large scale clients such as Shaw, Rite Aid, CVS, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and many more. 

COMPANY PROFILES

BURT T. SCHAERER

PRESIDENT

Burt Schaerer currently provides overall company management and construction oversight for the firm’s projects. He has more than 30 years’ experience in all aspects of the construction industry.

EDUCATION

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Bachelor of Science in Business

ART THOMPSON

CHIEF ESTIMATOR

Over 35 years of experience in multiple large scale projects in excess of 50 million in project costs. Expertise in pre construction services, pre site evaluation, due diligence, plan review, takeoff and analysis, bid process and contract negotiation.

EDUCATION

Auburn University
Bachelor of Science in Building Science (1983)

OSHA 10
Hour Safety (2000 – 2004)

Timberline Estimating and Database Fundamentals (2008)

1-1/2 Professional Development Hours of Training
Independent Government Cost Estimates (2009)

1 Professional Development Hour of Training
Polyurethane Grout (2010)

Dale Carnegie Training
12 week course

KARL DANIEL

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

 

Over 30 years experience in large scale multi-million dollar projects. Experience in Industrial, Infrastructure, Central Plant, Geothermal, Medical, Theater, Retail, Roadway, Educational Facilities and Consultant Services abroad. Responsibilities include the over all Management of Planning , Leading and Controlling the construction Process. Assisting and leading the Project Team in the most effective and efficient direction.

 

EDUCATION

Ferris State University

(Building Construction Technology)

North Technical College

(Commercial HVAC and Refrigeration)

Riviera Beach, FL

South Technical College (Industrial Electric)

Boynton Beach, FL

CERTIFICATION/TRAINING

Walmart Cert. PM

Journeyman Electrician

OSHA 30 hour Certified

NFPA 70E Certified

NUCA Confined Space Entry

TDEC Level 1 Certified

GSWCC Level 1a Certified

FLNPDES (Florida)

Infectious Disease Control

Certified (ASHE)

Clean Air Certified 2009

ANDREW GRAY

PROJECT MANAGER

Over 25 Years of experience. Provides overall coordination and Supervision of field installations. Participates in developing and finalizing the Master Construction Schedule and provides Scheduled Updates. Manages on site safety and develops weekly short term schedule activity updates while providing field construction coordination, supervision and inspection of work in place. Coordinates manpower requirements while ensuring Quality Control of all Construction activities on a continuous daily basis. Ensures that plans and specifications are being followed and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.

EDUCATION

 

OSHA 10

AGC Continued Ed

AGC Supervision Training/3D drafting design

Tri-State Carpenters Apprentice Program

Sequoyah Vocational High School

TUCKER SCHAERER

QUALITY CONTROL

 

EDUCATION

University of Mississippi 
School of Business Administration, Managerial Finance