Featured Employee: Joe McManus

Joe Featured Employee 

Joe McManus has been a Superintendent with Harmon since 1989. As a Superintendent, he prepares the overall schedule of a project, he makes sure all subcontractors have the manpower to meet that schedule and all suppliers have the materials to the site on time. He is also in charge of project safety for the workers, owners and public. (His latest OSHA inspections had no violations!)

He also schedules and runs informative meetings with the project owners, architects and staff. Out of all his various job requirements, Joe states what is most important to him is Quality Control. He is passionate about making sure the owner is getting the quality product they want and are paying for.

Joe was honorably discharged from the army in 1982 and started working in construction shortly after. He worked during the day as a Carpenter Apprentice and was going to school at night. After completing some additional technical and management courses at Oklahoma State, he started work as a Superintendent during the day while teaching a carpentry apprenticeship program and a blueprint reading class at night. He came to Harmon Construction, Inc. in 1989 and has been helping us successfully build projects ever since.

Joe and his wife Carla have been married for 30 years. They believe in giving back to the community and serving others. Joe has built 4 homes for Habitat for Humanity in Eastern Jackson County. He has also completed 2 handicap ramps for wheelchair bound residents allowing them easier access to their homes.

Joe taught Sunday school classes to second and third graders at First Baptist Church of Raytown for 8 years.