Vice President Estimating
Kurt is the Vice President of Estimating, joining Hazard Construction in 2016 as a Senior Estimator. He quickly proved himself to be a knowledgeable team leader and was promoted to VP of Estimating in January 2017. Kurt started his heavy civil construction career back in 1994 working as a Project Engineer for Granite Construction. He worked his way up the ranks to Structures Manager of Southern California before deciding to pursue his passion in concrete structures with Flatiron Construction in 2002. Kurt worked as a Project Manager for Flatiron on several complicated/high profile Projects such as the N. Torrey Pines Road Bridge Replacement and the Sprinter Rail Project. In 2008, and after the birth of his third daughter, Kurt made the move out of the field and into the office as a Senior Estimator. In 2011, he was promoted to Estimating Manager for the San Marcos Office and held that position until 2016 when he decided to join Hazard Construction.
Kurt earned a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 1995. Kurt has also been awarded the Stan Washkevich Safety Award in 2004 for contributions to providing a safe work environment. Additionally, Kurt was awarded Project of the Year, AGC Heavy Highway Award and Project of the Year, APWA Heavy Highway Award both for 2004. Kurt is currently an active participant in the Quarterly AGC/Agency Liaison Meetings.
A native Californian Kurt, his wife and three young daughters enjoy an active lifestyle in the California sunshine. These activities include spending time at the beach, as well as in the snow teaching their children how to snowboard. Kurt is also an avid mountain biker. He actively participates in his daughters’ extracurricular activities including being ‘Chief’ of their Indian Princess Tribe and helping Coach their softball teams.