Jarrett Construction Services, founded in 1999 by John Jarrett and located in Charleston, West Virginia, provides construction management, historical restoration and renovation, design-build and general contracting.
Jarrett Construction Services is committed to bringing high-quality construction services to West Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region. From conception to completion, our firm has successfully demonstrated its ability to manage, design and build hundreds of projects since our beginning.
Jarrett Construction has significant construction experience in multiple areas, including:
- Historic Restoration
From our inception, our vision has been to allow clients to focus on their business while we focus on their project. This philosophy remains the same today. We offer planning, construction management, design-build, general construction and estimating services to the commercial and light industrial industries. Whether your project is $100,000 or $10,000,000 – we are your best, single-source solution, throughout West Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region.
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ABOUT THE FOUNDER
A seventh-generation West Virginian, John received his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University Institute of Technology. He has also completed graduate-level studies at the George Washington University in Engineering Administration and has been involved in numerous construction industry programs and seminars. John is a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia and Virginia. With over 30 years of experience, John brings substantial expertise to any construction project. His professional accomplishments include:
- Working for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, charged with constructing and maintaining all the shore-based facilities for the Navy.
- Managing duties for an extensive renovation to the Smithsonian Institution’s Freer Gallery of Art Museum.
- Managing the Science Addition to Charleston Catholic High School, two new Parking Garages for the City of Charleston and the Glenwood Senior Housing project.
- Being President of Jarrett Construction Services, Inc.
John embodies the true make-up of his down-home roots. A strong work ethic and desire to succeed are tempered by his faith and staunch position to provide each client with the highest level of honesty and integrity. Working since the age of sixteen, he is no stranger to hard work and the value of quality and dependability. Since starting his own voyage, John has been active in his local community and the Charleston area. He and his firm continue to support the YWCA Charleston, Charleston YMCA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes West Virginia, Tech Golden Bear Alumni Association and other charitable organizations.
ABOUT OUR OFFICE
Jarrett Construction Services at the Capito House in Charleston’s historic East End District.”
Our office, a 5,600 square foot building, is one of Charleston’s best examples of Neoclassical Revival architecture. It is also the greatest testament to our historical restoration abilities – and our greatest labor of construction love.
Originally constructed in 1907, the building sat empty for over a year in 2004. With a leaking basement and roof, cracking wood and falling plaster among its more obvious charms, this landmark was facing certain demolition if it fell into the hands of developers. As fate would have it, a “For Sale” sign appeared in the yard just as we had outgrown our current office and the rest, as they say, is history.
Renovation work began in January of 2005. Exterior problems that required remedy included, but were certainly not limited to: five chimneys needing repointing or in some cases rebuilt, existing brickwork needing cleaned and repointed, the scraping, sanding and painting of exterior trim, the refurbishment of four massive columns, installation of a new concrete drive and extensive landscaping, just to name a few.
While the exterior required work, the interior required complete reworking. Extensive wood refinishing was necessary for the 54” wainscoting, the 7’ 4” five-panel, solid wood doors, the hardwood floors and coffered ceilings. Additionally, all operable windows were removed, repaired and repainted and each sash cord replaced along with any inoperable pulleys or missing hardware. The “workings” of the house required replacement as well, including the plumbing, heating, air conditioning and wiring.
The scrupulous attention paid to detail and the commitment to quality evidenced in this renovation is of great service to our clients; it acts as a constant reminder to us of those characteristics with which we approach each and every project.
We are quite proud of the accomplishments of the entire Jarrett Construction Services, Inc. team including:
More than 104 years combined in project management/
ownership of commercial construction operations
Five years in project management for the United States Naval Facilities Engineering Command
BS – Civil Engineering (WV Institute of Technology)
Associates Degree in Building Design & Construction Management
BS – Business Administration (WV State University)
Applied Science Certificate – Sustainable Building & Technology
Project Manager Course Completion – AGC of America – Two team members
Registered Professional Engineer, State of West Virginia
Registered Professional Engineer, Commonwealth of Virginia
Associate Degree in Business Management
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
Past Chair, Associated Builders and Contractors
Member, Charleston Area Alliance
Member, Construction Specifications Institute
Member, Contractors Association of West Virginia
AS – Business Management, University of Charleston
The Jarrett Construction team has been winning awards since 2002.
Excellence in Construction – Performance Physical Therapy
Excellence in Construction – Logan Sr. Housing
Excellence in Construction – St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church
Excellence in Construction – Valley West Veterinarian Hospital
Excellence in Construction – River Park Hospital Gym
Excellence in Construction – Charleston Catholic High School
Excellence in Construction – Pioneer WV Federal Credit Union
Excellence in Construction – Valley Health Systems – Wayne, WV
Excellence in Construction – Camp Bosco
Excellence in Construction – Energy Corporation of America
Excellence in Construction – Eye & Ear Clinic – Charleston Surgical Hospital
Excellence in Construction – Lester Raines Honda
Excellence in Construction – Valley Health Systems – Barboursville, WV
Excellence in Construction – Goldy Auto
Excellence in Construction – Moses Ford Lincoln
Excellence in Construction – Sacred Heart Gym & Day Care
Excellence in Construction – Moses Downtown Buick GMC Cadillac
Excellence in Construction – Pioneer WV Federal Credit Union
Best Development – Sacred Heart Gym & Day Care – Charleston Area Alliance
Three Excellence in Construction awards from ABC WV Chapter
Excellence in Construction – Marshall University Rural Health Center
AIA Merit Award – Moses Residence
Excellence in Construction – Moses Residence
Excellence in Construction – Day Surgery Center
Excellence in Construction – Northgate Office Building
Excellence in Construction – St. Joseph Catholic School
Excellence in Construction – Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp)
Excellence in Construction – Moses Factory Outlet
Excellence in Construction – Hampton Inn – Hospitality Ventures
Excellence in Construction – Sue Morris Sports Complex
Excellence in Construction – The Capito House
Excellence in Construction – PETECH Professional Office Building
Excellence in Construction – Heritage Center – Genesis HealthCare
Excellence in Construction – Catholic Diocese
Excellence in Construction – Law Offices of Pullin, Fowler & Flanagan
Excellence in Construction – YWCA Senior Housing
Excellence in Construction – High Gate Carriage House
AIA Honor Award – Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral
Excellence in Construction – Joe Holland Parts & Service Center
Excellence in Construction – Sacred Heart Co–Cathedral
Excellence in Construction – Holy Spirit Orthodox Church
Excellence in Construction – Hutchinson House
Excellence in Construction – 816 Kanawha Blvd.
Best New Addition of the Year – Sacred Heart Hospitality Room
Charleston Area Alliance
Excellence in Construction – The Historic Pritchard House
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