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IST is a builder that provides general contracting, construction management, and consulting services. Our staff engineers average over 30 years of experience working with clients and their consultants to successfully integrate the planning, budgeting, design, and construction stages of a project.read more
A comprehensive Quality Control/Quality Assurance Plan will ensure that a project is designed, procured, built and commissioned in a manner where each definable of the work meets or exceeds the minimal specified performance criteria and generally accepted standards of construction.read more
IST views the period of substantial completion, commissioning and turnover as the real indicator of how well we have performed our duties as your Builder. At IST, we have long maintained a formalized program, beginning early in design and continuing throughout procurement and construction process for defining the deliverables.read more
It’s the primary objective of IST’s pre-construction effort to thoroughly engage the owner and design team to ensure that the best building investment value is realized. Pre-construction planning services are specifically tailored to facilitate development of a well aligned scope of work, quality documentation, competitive cost and expedient timeframe for a project.read more
IST utilizes a highly integrative approach in the development, application and maintenance of the project schedule. The project schedule is the universal tool for team collaboration in executing a successful sequence of work and coordinating the myriad of moves that will take place among the subcontractors in delivering a project on time.read more
Effective control of a project’s cost is the result of a number of important factors including: a thoroughly executed pre-construction planning effort, constructible and well coordinated design, comprehensively procured scopes of work, a detailed and well organized control estimate/GMP, well defined sequences of work and safety plan and a skilled field supervisory staff.read more
At IST safety begins with comprehensive Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), pre-planning and training with our subcontractors which continues throughout the course of the work. In addition all safety results are tracked and reported on site through the use of a DBO2 Safety Net field data collection system.read more
Building on Experience
IST is headquartered in Huntsville, AL and is a leader in Design/Build, Construction Management, General Contracting and Information Technology services. IST has performed work for the federal government local government and businesses throughout the country. Our professional teams of project engineers, project managers, superintendents and project executives have an on-going commitment to build value by constantly evaluating ways to reduce project costs without sacrificing quality or client expectations. IST has a reputation for problem solving, quality control, aggressive scheduling an innovative, yet pragmatic construction delivery. The people the processes and the pride we have in our work and the communities we serve have been the differentiating factors our clients have experienced on every project.
IST has recently expanded its operation to the west coast with the opening of its Southern California regional office. The Company has position itself to service the general construction and roofing needs of the Southern California region with offices in Anaheim, Rialto, Barstow, Lawndale and Palm Springs.
IST and its affiliates have performed multiple projects on western region military bases which includes among others, Fort Irwin, Edwards Air Force Base, 29 Palms Marine Base, and China Lake Navel Weapons Station. Additionally, IST has completed projects for the Department of Interior, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Homeland Security.
IST not only has earned a reputation of providing high quality services on a timely basis, but possesses an excellent safety record and has invested in administrative staffing and technology required to make sure projects run smoothly.
Our construction process begins with the assignment of one of our senior project managers to provide continuity and direction throughout the life of your project. Our staff has extensive experience working collaboratively with design build projects to identify and solve potential problems during the planning stage, which results in accurate budgets, schedules, and expectations. The depth of our experience is matched by our meticulous accounting standards and financial strength which enables us to bond single projects up to thirteen million dollars. We provide the capability, experience, and resources of a large company while maintaining the personal responsiveness and commitment to excellent service that is paramount to the success of your project.
Our detailed focus on the initial planning and design stage, help us avoid performance problems that persist in the construction industry ultimately impacting the construction process and timely completion. We draw on our experience and expertise to act proactively to establish proven controls throughout the process that manage performance and expectations from inception through completion of the final punch list.
By providing superior management direction in a collaborative effort, we assure that we will add value to your project, increasing productivity, efficiency, and quality. Timely performance within budgetary constraints will result in a successful project.
Our employees are the highest priority at IST
Our employees are the highest priority here at IST. We train and develop our employees because our future depends on it. We encourage an environment that removes bureaucracy, provides open communication, and respects professional judgment based on life experiences and training.
Safety on and around all of our jobsites is our number one priority
Our commitment to safety is complete and unwavering. We do not let time or money override our obligation to keeping our employees safe. We continually educate and train our team on new ways to protect our employees.