Kempf Contracting Inc, is a Comercial and Industrial based Concrete forming and shoring company, that specializes in vertical and suspended slab form work, along with reinforcement installation. KCI is also involved with Construction of NCDOT structures, They are qualified by the State To work on NCDOT structures. Bridges, boxculverts, gravity walls, Headwalls, etc.
History- 1987- current, Louis J Kempf Jr, and Louis J Kempf Sr. Came from Patent Construction Systems. Louis Sr, retired from Patent in 1983 as vice president, 1953-1983
Louis Jr- worked at Patent from 1972- 1987 started in the yard loading trucks and worked in all areas from personnel hoists, drafting, design of formwork, to sales management.
Louis III- worked for KCI in 1995-1997 then joined the marine corp came back to work in 2002 as a carpenter/rodbuster worked his way through the ranks and became partner in 2009.
Christian Gordon- worked in the warehouse and truck driver position for several years in the early 90's then returned in 2008 and now handles all of the in house pre construction preperations for the bid process.
Supervisors as Follows:
Superintendent- Mike Whorton- 20 years exp
Superintendent-Chad Hickman- 10 years exp
Foreman- Dave Benthal - 15 years exp
Foreman-Carlos Hernandez -10 years exp
Foreman- Miguel Perez -10 years exp
Shop Foreman- Billy Moore- 5 years
KCI is a fairly small out fit compared to there competitors in this region, but they are capable of handling the high profile jobs with the same quality of work as the larger outfits. KCI is very intrested in being considered a asset to the bigger outfits not a competitor they do sub contract alot from them. Mid Atlantic, Form CO, Charter Concrete, Christopher Bryan CO, Serreta, Kelmore, are just some of the other concrete contractors that KCI works for.
KCI does work for the main General Contractors in the area on Charlotte North Carolina- Shelco, Rogers, Cox shepp, BEanK(the old FN Thompson), RT- Dooley, Choate, Blythe Developement, Blythe Construction, Boggs.
1.President -Louis J Kempf Jr- Sales, engineering and design, bid packages, estimating and takeoff. Senior Advisor
2.Vice President- Louis J Kempf III- Field Operations, Safety Director, Sceduleing, Human Resources.
3.In house Project Management- Christian Gordon- Takeoff, coordnates all pre bid documents, drawings specs. udates current bid list and coordnates with General Contractors on future bid dates. Drafting of all KCI shop drawings.