McCarthy Houston Division Names New Director of Planning and Scheduling

Business and Professional

May 21, 2015

HOUSTON May 21, 2015 The Houston Division of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., a Texas builder for 36 years, recently hired Swamy Yeleswarapu as the new director of planning and scheduling. He will be responsible for the overall management of the Texas scheduling and planning department, providing support and guidance to proposal and management teams in planning, developing, updating and analyzing project schedules.

"We are excited to welcome Swamy to the McCarthy Houston team," said McCarthy Houston Division President Jim Stevenson. "His extensive and varied range of experience in the commercial construction industry will be a great asset to the development of our future project planning and will strengthen our team's position as a competitive contractor in the Houston metropolitan area."  

With more than 25 years of experience working in the United States, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Yeleswarapu has worked on projects ranging from $10 million to more than $500 million. Prior to joining McCarthy, Yeleswarapu served as lead planner/senior project controls manager at Worley Parsons where he set up engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) schedules, generated planned curves, performed resource leveling and forecasted project performance, and calculated the Estimate to Complete (ETC) and Estimate at Completion (EAC).

Yeleswarapu received a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) in Pilani, India and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).  He has also been an active member of the Authority for Total Cost Management (AACE) since 2011.

About McCarthy

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been a community builder across America for more than 150 years and in Texas for 36 years, creating and developing positive working relationships with clients in a diverse range of markets. Throughout all phases of a project, from early integrated design phase services, through construction and after completion, McCarthy builders utilize industry-leading construction techniques and the most sophisticated technology to deliver the highest quality, job-site safety and ultimately, the best value. Repeatedly honored as a Best Place to Work and Healthiest Employer, McCarthy is ranked the ninth largest domestic general contractor (Engineering News-Record, May 2014) and is the leading healthcare and federal builder in Texas. McCarthy performs general contracting, construction management and design/build services for the following project types: healthcare, education, industrial, marine, transportation, water infrastructure, entertainment/hospitality, federal, parking, science and technology, and office. The firm has approximately 1,600 salaried employees with offices in Houston; Dallas; St. Louis; Atlanta; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Denver; Collinsville, Ill.; Kansas City, Kan.; Albuquerque, N.M.; and San Diego, Newport Beach, San Francisco, San Jose and Sacramento, Calif. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. More information about the company is available online at the website or by following the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.