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McCarthy Building Companies hires Yashpal Mehta as Director of Preconstruction
In this position, Mehta will play a key role, providing more than a decade of design and construction expertise. His versatile experience includes roles as owner’s rep, construction manager and architect on multimillion dollar projects in healthcare, higher education, K-12, hospitality, commercial and government buildings in the U.S., United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India. He has successfully delivered programs and projects in the range of $5 million to $250 million in diverse international geographies and markets.
Prior joining McCarthy, Mehta owned and operated a successful practice in architecture and construction management in India. Prior to that, he was the Operations Manager and Deputy Program Director for Parsons Corporation in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Houston.
Mehta has hands-on experience in all major forms of project delivery systems, business development, business operations, and implementation of BIM along with web-based project management systems on large complex projects. He is entrepreneurial with a passion for innovation and collaboration in design and construction.
“Yash has a wide array of experience in construction and design that will make him a stellar addition to our preconstruction team,” said McCarthy Vice President Justin Kelton. “His ability to understand all sides of the team – from owner to architect to general contractor – will aid in the planning process and lead to quality projects completed on time, on budget and to the satisfaction of all parties involved.”
Mehta is a LEED Accredited Professional with the US Green Building Council and holds a master’s degree in construction management from Texas A&M University. He earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from APIED, India. He is also a member of CASHE, AIA, DBIA, CMAA, ACE and AAED in Arizona.
About McCarthy Building Companies
McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is the second largest general contractor in the Southwest, and nation’s 8th largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2013). With 150 years of experience, McCarthy is the nation’s oldest, privately held construction firm and one of Arizona’s premier commercial builders. Committed to the construction of high-performance buildings, the company provides general contracting, construction management, program management and design/build services for healthcare, education, renewable energy and water/wastewater facilities, in addition to office buildings, mixed-use projects, entertainment/