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Student Success!

September 4, 2018
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Student Success!

As the construction industry booms, design-build companies across the country are challenged with finding trained professionals to do the work. “The war for talent is real,” said Matt Hirsch, President of Primus Builders, Inc. “It’s imperative that we find young, talented construction professionals that can grow with our business. There are a lot of opportunities for the right people.” The hard part is finding these people. One innovative approach Primus is taking is forming partnerships with local colleges, trade schools and high schools to recruit young professionals with…


Primus Brings New Safety Expert On Board

October 13, 2017
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Primus Brings New Safety Expert On Board

Theresa is a safety expert with a proven track record for creating and implementing safety programs that drive results. Before joining Primus, she worked at Risk Management Partners (RMP) where she developed and implemented OSHA compliance programs for commercial general contractors (including Primus) and Fortune 500 manufacturing firms. She also conducted OSHA compliance audits, Behavior Based Observations and accident investigations. Theresa is an exceptional safety trainer. She has conducted OSHA 30-HR and 10-HR construction and general industry safety courses as well as First Aid/CPR/AED courses. Theresa is also…


ENR Southeast, the region’s preeminent authority on the design and construction industry, released its list of the Southeast’s Top Design Firms. Primus Design Services, LLC, the architecture and engineering division within Primus Builders, Inc., was ranked #93, seven spots higher than last year’s ranking. “These are exciting times at Primus,” said Michael Jones, AIA, President of Primus Design Services, LLC. “The team is growing and producing some of our most exciting work. We are invigorating our process and providing training. We continue to expand on how we incorporate…


Congratulations Primus Grads!

June 21, 2017
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Enjoy this short video highlighting some of the Primus family’s recent graduates. We are very proud of them and wish them well in their future endeavors. Hard work pays off!


Primus Design Services, LLC Promotes Tammi Bailey, AIA, to Director of Architecture

Primus Design Services, LLC (PDS) is pleased to announce the promotion of Tammi Bailey, AIA, to Director of Architecture. Bailey is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati and a member of the American Institute of Architects. She has been a member of the Primus design team for nine years. “She was hire #2 when I first started PDS,” said PDS President Michael Jones, AIA. “She has been a loyal and hard working team member ever since.” Bailey has been instrumental in developing department policies that have established…


Primus Salutes Our Veterans!

November 11, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Primus Salutes Our Veterans!

To all of our vets, thank you for your service!


Here Come the Interns!

June 27, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Here Come the Interns!

It’s summer! And that means the return of talented, hard-working interns. This year’s group is made up of students from Kennesaw State University (KSU) who offer a wide-range of experience, interests and abilities. We are excited to have them! Anne Murigi You might say that Anne has building in her blood. Her family owns and operates a building business in Kenya. “I knew I wanted to be an architect when I was in the third grade,” she said. “I saw a picture of an Indian temple and was…


Woodstock, GA – Engineering News Record, the nation’s preeminent authority on the design and construction industry, released its list of the nation’s Top 400 Contractors. Primus Builders, Inc.  was ranked #349. “Primus is honored to have made this national list,” said Rich O’Connell, Primus Builders, Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer. “Our focus this year has been ‘Better Planning, Better Execution, Better People.’ Earning this rank reflects our commitment to deliver that pledge to our clients and to each other.” “It has been an exciting year for the Primus team,”…


Congratulations to Robert Lane!

February 9, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Congratulations to Robert Lane!

Primus Design Services (PDS) is proud to announce the latest full-time addition to its team! Robert Lane has signed on to serve as a full-time mechanical designer. He will work closely with Tim Taylor, the head of PDS’s mechanical division, to provide in-house mechanical engineering services. Robert first joined Primus over the summer as an intern. His contribution proved to be vital. He has worked on several large projects since joining PDS including Mountaire Lumber Bridge, United States Cold Storage Warsaw, Kroger Forest Park, Tyson Vienna, the Sterigenics…


Congratulations to Kenny Banks!

February 3, 2016
Author: Rebecca Elliott

Congratulations to Kenny Banks!

Congratulations to Kenny Banks! Kenny has made the successful transition from panel superintendent to assistant building superintendent. Kenny brings a wealth of field experience from his panel superintendent role including installing insulated metal panels,floor insulation, cold storage doors and Nichiha panels. His previous experience includes welding, concrete and millwright. This combination of talents makes him an excellent candidate for the assistant building superintendent role. “Kenny proved to be a determined, hardworking leader while he was with panels.  He has demonstrated that he can handle the complexities associated with…