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Institutional | QUESTEC MECHANICAL
QUESTEC MECHANICAL WORKS TO REACT QUICKLY TO ITS CLIENTS' NEEDS.
Columbia, Mo.-based firm
was the first in its market to
uesTec Mechanical thrives by
being committed to innovation.
"We're constantly seeking ways
to improve and change how
we are employing technology," Director of
Project Management David Boyd says.
The Columbia, Mo.-based firm was the
first in its market to use building information modeling (BIM). Since 2009, "We've
grown the department to five full-time
people," he says.
QuesTec started mechanical contracting operations in 1996 and has a unique
position in the market. "We can do projects
from $5,000 to $15 million," he says, noting
that its small and large project divisions
can meet the needs of different owners and
"We can do any small plumbing project
or we can build a hospital, football stadium
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or food processing plant," Boyd continues,
noting its projects usually consist of institutional work. Its longtime clients, he notes,
include the University of Missouri and Fort
QuesTec strives to keep its general
contractors happy, Boyd asserts. "We pride
ourselves on being responsive so when they
* 2016 ales: $49 million
* Headquarters: Columbia, Mo.
* Employees: 180+
* Specia y: Mechanical contracting
"We're constan y eeking ways
to improve and change how we've
- David Boyd, director of project management
send an email or make a phone call, they're
not waiting for a turnaround," he says.
"They connect with someone and know it
will be taken care of."
The company's most recent projects, he
notes, include work on a courthouse in
Jefferson City, Mo., and at Muriel Battle
High School in Columbia. "We also were just
awarded a $3.8 million hospital project out
at the University of Missouri," Boyd adds.
QuesTec's recent projects have required the
company to work faster. "Projects start to
finish move a lot faster than they used to,"
Boyd admits. "Owners are pushing for projects to be completed in shorter and shorter
Clients today also expect QuesTec to
respond more quickly to an issue. If some-