December 26, 2013

Dec. 26, 2013

Contact: Amanda Shell
Moxley Carmichael


BrianMitchell350Messer Construction Co. recently announced the promotion of Brian Mitchell to project manager in the company’s Knoxville office.

Mitchell, who previously served as project engineer, began with Messer in 2004 as part of the University of Cincinnati’s cooperative education program. He earned two degrees from the University of Cincinnati – an associate degree in civil engineering technology in 2006 and a bachelor’s degree in construction management in 2008.

His experience includes multiple projects for the Public Building Authority of Knox County; the Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic operating room construction and equipment; and the OrthoTennessee MRI addition and renovation.

Mitchell is involved in Knox Heritage and is a member of the Knoxville chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI).

About Messer Construction Co.

Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor providing leadership for complex commercial building projects. Founded in 1932, Messer has built a premier reputation through outstanding construction experiences and value with a focus on health care, life sciences, higher education, and industrial markets. An employee-owned company, Messer is ranked nationally as a premier health care and higher education builder, and is consistently featured among Engineering News-Record’s annual Top 100 list of largest contractors. Messer was honored with the 2009 International Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence by the Council of Better Business Bureaus for superior commitment to exceptional standards that benefit customers, employees, suppliers and surrounding communities. In fiscal 2012, Messer put in place more than $792 million in commercial construction.