Vice President of Field Operations / Principal
Dennis is a veteran of the construction industry and is responsible for all aspects of field operations. He works closely with our superintendents and their teams, providing leadership and direction to all field personnel on each of Ridgemont's projects. This ensures compliance with the schedule, defined quality standards and most importantly, the safety of all people on the job site.
Dennis uses the lessons he has learned throughout his career to continually improve processes in the field. His ability to anticipate challenges, results in far fewer problems to be solved on the behalf of our clients. His knowledge of complex building systems is a major factor regarding the success of our client's projects.
North Texas State University
OSHA 30-Hour Certification
First Aid & CPR Certified
Qualified Storm Water Construction Inspector
Hazardous Communication Training - Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
CSS Section #6 - Material Handling / Cranes, Derricks, Hoist & Elevators
Fall Protection Training Certified
CSS #3 Hazard Communication & Subpart D
CSS #11 OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements, OSHA Required Training & Accident Investigation
Green Advantage Environmental Certification
Crane Safety Awareness Certified
Getting to know Dennis...
What is your role in creating complete client confidence?
Making sure the superintendents have what they need to be successful so that our clients can feel confident in the work put in place.
What is it about Ridgemont’s culture that is so unique?
We maintain a small company culture of open communication from our CEO to the carpenters in the field.
How do you contribute to Ridgemont’s culture?
Hopefully, with an upbeat positive attitude and always doing the right thing.
Why do you think Ridgemont is a great place to work?
Because we understand the most important asset we have is our employees.
Describe one of your proudest moments at work.
Being recognized by the construction community that we are a good company.
What put you on this career path?
Helping my father build as a child.
What is your favorite part about your job?
The sense of accomplishment when a difficult project is complete and the client wants to work with us again.
How do you want your Clients to feel when they work with you?
Confident in our abilities.
What is your favorite type of construction project?
Any project with a satisfied client.
What are the most common challenges you see in projects?
Safety, schedule, and quality.
What do you do in your spare time?
Fishing, hunting, cooking, and family.