Jay Larson | Project Manager, Lead Estimator

 

Licenses, Certifications, Education

  • B.S. from University of North Dakota
  • National Institute for the Certification of Engineering Technologies, Level IV

 

Experience

Head Estimator/Project Manager, L. Pugh & Associates, Inc., Pensacola FL (1993 – Present)

  • Management of projects including wet systems, dry systems, pre-action and foam systems.
  • Design/Layout of sprinkler systems.
  • Coordination of sprinkler system with other trades.
  • Project procurement coordinator.

 

Division Manager, Dakota Fire Protection, Grand Forks, ND (1992 – 1993)

  • Management of projects of all types including wet pipe systems and dry pipe system.
  • Design/Layout of sprinkler systems.
  • Coordination of sprinkler system with other trades.
  • Materials procurement.
  • Managed DOD projects, as well as many commercial projects.

 

Vice President, Valley Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Grand Forks, ND (1989-1992)

  • Designed wet pipe, dry pipe and AFFF foam systems.
  • Managed DOD projects, as well as many commercial projects.
  • Maintained inventory and distribution for projects.
  • Estimator/Designer, L. Pugh & Associates, Inc., Pensacola FL (1986-1989)
  • Designed sprinkler systems, including wet pipe and dry pipe systems.
  • Estimated and procured projects for the company.

 

Designer, Grinnell Fire Protection, Inc., Renton WA (1985-1986)

  • Designed fire sprinkler systems.
  • Worked on group design projects.

 

Designer, Valley Plumbing & Heating, Inc., Grand Forks, ND (1979-1985)

  • Designed wet pipe and dry pipe fire sprinkler systems.
  • Installed wet pipe and dry pipe sprinkler systems.
  • Inspection/Maintenance of sprinkler systems.

 

Affiliations

Florida Fire Sprinkler Association (FFSA)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA)

 

Email Address: jlarson@lpugh.com