Hickory Construction Takes Advantage of Thriving Market, Adds New Talent

  • Date:
    02/16/2017

As East Tennessee’s construction market continues to grow, local construction leader Hickory continues to seek top talent.

            Hickory Construction, an East Tennessee-based contractor performing both residential and commercial projects, uses the growth as an opportunity to add quality personnel to meet the demand.

            “We are thankful to have hired so many gifted workers who can meet the demands of our growing client base,” said Jim McMillan, Hickory’s executive vice president and director of human resources.  

            Hickory recently welcomed several project managers to its growing team. Bryon Haun, a licensed contractor, has been awarded several Parade of Homes honors from Home Builders Association of Greater Knoxville throughout his 20-year building career. Ron Dorsey brings over 30 years of experience to Hickory Construction. John Knight also joins Hickory’s team as a project manager. 

            The company has also recently hired five new field managers. Chris Jinks, a former United States Marine Corps infantry squad leader, has significant experience in leadership and in the construction industry. Anthoney (Tony) Cagley joins the company with over 20 years of experience in the industry, serving as a superintendent for 10 of those years. Kelly Littrell joins Hickory Construction as a field manager after operating a construction business for over 20 years. Timothy Fox brings applicable experience as a business owner and contractor to the company. Gabriel Ratcliffe, who has worked as a contractor and construction manager, also joins Hickory Construction as a field manager.

            Hickory continues to seek project managers, foremen, estimators and specialists to satisfy its growing project pipeline. 

            Any individuals interested Hickory’s job openings should visit http://hickoryconstruction.com/hickory_career/ or contact Mary Rice at mary@hickoryconstruction.com for more information.

Pictured from left: Bryon Haun, John Knight, Ron Dorsy