KAI Design & Build has hired three new employees to its Build Department.

Barry Alt, senior project manager, comes to KAI's Build Department with 30 years of industry experience. He will focus his resources on organizing, scheduling, planning, motivating, controlling and completing projects.

Jeremy Lammers, LEED AP, senior project manager, is responsible for organizing a project from start to finish, with consideration given to the cost, scheduling and subcontractors. Prior to KAI, Lammers worked for Rhodey Construction Inc. as a project manager/estimator and as an assistant superintendent/project engineer for SM Wilson and Company.

Ron Covarrubias, CPE, director of preconstruction services, has 28 years of estimating, project management and teaching experience. Covarrubias will be responsible for recruitment, development and retainment of preconstruction staff; maximizing existing systems and databases; providing all levels of estimates;  approving preconstruction deliverables; consulting with project teams; and developing relationships with vendors and subcontractors, among other duties. Prior to KAI, he served as director of estimating and preconstruction for Alberici Constructors.