Our Company

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Jamail & Smith Construction, established in 1982, has been a major contributor to the Texas construction industry for 30 years. Our founder and president, Jim Jamail, has more than 30 years of experience in the industry. Gregory Smith, PE, joined the company in 2001 bringing with him 20 years of professional engineering and construction experience. Our firm started out constructing shopping centers and retail facilities. Throughout the 1980s, we performed work for public sector clients in disaster recovery efforts and renovation projects. During the 1990s, we perfected our skills in performing facility renovation and repair as leaders in JOC. Over the last decade, we have focused on JOC and developed a team specialized in large commercial construction projects.

Today, our specialties are categorized into three areas:

Job Order Contracting (JOC)
Senior Living
Commercial/Retail Construction

Safety First
Jamail & Smith Construction has a long history of commitment to safety, proven with numerous awards from clients and leading industry organizations for outstanding safety performance and best practices. Recognition includes: Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Gold Medal of Safety Excellence in 2006 and STEP Platinum Achievement Award for Safety Excellence for 2007 – 2013.

Green Building Philosophy
Jamail & Smith Construction recognizes the vital importance of adopting a green business philosophy to improve our way of life, as well as our industry practices. We have implemented a green business philosophy with the “triple bottom line” model, which means our actions have a positive impact on our employees, environment and profits. Actions our company takes to achieve our goal of becoming more environmentally conscious are:

• Improving the work environment of our employees and clients
• Reducing our carbon footprint through sustainable practices
• Minimizing energy consumption
• Maximizing energy efficiency
• Improving indoor air quality

It is our goal to invest continuous efforts into achieving each initiative, as well as make a positive impact that will help educate and encourage others to follow our lead.

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