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Poettker announces promotions in project management, estimating

Poettker Construction Company, one of the nation’s top-performing contracting firms, recently promoted five team members in the Project Management and Estimating departments.

In Project Management, Brett Timmermann was promoted to Senior Project Manager, and Jacob Kampwerth was promoted to Project Manager in Poettker’s Utility, Infrastructure, and Energy Division.

Timmermann has over 13 years of experience in Utility & Infrastructure, Retail and Healthcare markets. He joined Poettker in 2017 as a Project Engineer and has served in roles as a Senior Project Engineer and most recently a Project Manager.

Kampwerth has eight years of experience in Utility & Infrastructure, Retail, Municipal and Hospitality markets. He joined Poettker in 2021 as a Senior Project Engineer.

Both Timmermann and Kampwerth received their bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Garrett Schrage was promoted to Estimator. He joined the organization in 2022 as a Project Engineer. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Maryland. Schrage leads Poettker’s estimating efforts on utility, infrastructure, and energy projects.

Courtney Huels and Blake Langenhorst were promoted to Senior Project Engineer.

Huels joined Poettker in 2022 and has six years of experience in construction management. She received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Langenhorst has a bachelor’s degree in Technical Resource management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He joined Poettker in 2021 and has over seven years of construction experience.

Both most recently served in the role as Project Engineer.

“As Poettker continues to grow, it’s imperative that we allow for growth within the company,” stated Ryan Poettker, president of Poettker Construction. “Investing in our current team will always be a priority and a key to our overall success.”

About Poettker Construction Company

Established in 1980, Poettker Construction is a second-generation, family-owned business specializing in construction management, design/build, general contracting, and self-perform services with an emphasis to exceed the client’s expectations. Poettker Construction is dedicated to providing safe, quality, sustainable, and cost-effective solutions to clients in the Education, Distribution, Federal Government, Healthcare, Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Municipal, Recreation, Retail, and Utility industries. The company prides itself on building long-lasting relationships with their clients, business partners and the communities in which they work. For more information, visit 

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