Quarter 1

Welcome to the first blog post of the year! As we wrap up the first quarter of 2024, we start a journey through the exciting happenings at Jr. Davis Construction Company.

Quarter 1 Recap

  • We’re committed to supporting the future of our industry. Throughout Q1, we participated in career fairs and guest lectures at several universities across Central Florida. These events allowed us to connect with talented students and share our passion for construction.
  • On Thursday, March 28th, we hosted a special Easter sunrise service at our main office. It was a heartwarming way to celebrate the spirit of community and togetherness with our employees, partners, and neighbors.
  • We were thrilled to welcome students from the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) to one of our projects in Palm Bay. The job site visit provided them with a firsthand look at the construction process and the various career paths available in the field. We’re always happy to inspire the next generation of builders!
  • As we move into Q2, we’re excited to continue delivering high-quality construction services while strengthening our relationships within the Central Florida community. Stay tuned for updates on our latest projects and community initiatives!
  • You can find pictures for all these events at our Instagram @jrdavisconstruction

What’s New

In our ongoing commitment to growth and innovation, we are thrilled to announce our participation in university events focused on recruitment. These events provide a platform for us to connect with talented individuals eager to embark on a rewarding career in the construction industry. Stay tuned for details on where you can find us and learn more about the exciting opportunities, we have to offer on our Instagram page @jrdavisconstruction.

Additionally, our blog is expanding. Alongside our regular updates, we’re introducing a new feature – Project Highlights. We’re eager to showcase the incredible work of our teams, sharing insights and developments of our projects.


Job Openings

Looking for new opportunities or to grow your career? Check out these exciting job openings at JDC:


Employee Milestones

Congratulations to those celebrating work anniversaries this month. Your dedication and hard work contribute to the success of JDC, and we appreciate your ongoing commitment.



Teammate Spotlight: Jessica Alvelo

We are proud to shine the spotlight on our newly appointed HR Director, Jessica Alvelo.

Jessica brings a wealth of experience, dedication, and a fresh perspective to our HR department. Her leadership is integral to fostering a positive work environment, promoting professional growth, and ensuring the well-being of our team. We look forward to the positive impact she will continue to make in her role.

Jessica has over 20 years of experience in the construction industry; beginning as an administrative assistant and progressing into an HR Director role. She is passionate about building relationships, creating opportunities, and supporting a positive work culture.

Jessica Alvelo has a BS in Business Administration and an MBA in Human Resources Management.


Project Highlight: Building Success, One Project at a Time

Our commitment to excellence continues as we push the boundaries in our ongoing projects. From groundbreaking innovations to meticulous planning and execution, our teams are dedicated to delivering exceptional results. Updates on our current projects, showcasing the craftmanship, precision, and innovation that define Jr. Davis Construction Company.

PUBLIC SECTOR HIGHLIGHT: Galaxy Way

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Location: Space Commerce Way, Merrit Island, FL (Brevard County)

Widening of Space Commerce Way from 2 to 4 lanes, from Nasa Parkway to Kennedy Parkway, including new drainage system, new signals at Galaxy Way and Kennedy Parkway intersections, and new ITS infrastructure for future use. This roadway provides access to the Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor Complex, Blue Origin, Space Florida, and more aeronautic companies to come.

Progress: Phase 2 construction has just started with 66% of work done at 40% of contract time. JDC completed Phase 1, 2 months earlier and we are projecting to finish 4 months earlier! On Phase 2 we will complete the widening along with drainage system, so the traffic will be on final configuration by summer. Our paving crew has shown their capabilities, placing more than 1,000 tons of asphalt per day, catching the attention of the Engineer, the Owner and on-site neighbors. JDC team has also shown good partnership with NASA tenants, as Blue Origin and North Delaware, coordinating transports and work schedules with our fast pace of work.

PRIVATE SECTOR HIGHLIGHT: Kindred

Owner: D.R. Horton

Location: Osceola County

The Kindred project in Kissimmee is a large-scale development by D.R. Horton, a major homebuilder in the US, to create a new subdivision. The project involves several phases including mass grading, installation of underground utilities, and roadway development.

Progress: Kindred Phases 3A, 3C, and 3D are complete, with construction of roads, utilities, and new housing lots. Only Phase 3B remains under development. The improvements for this project include the construction of a 214-lot subdivision, which included mass grading, installation of the underground utilities and roadway.  The roadwork consisted of installation of stabilized subgrade, base, and asphalt. Underground utilities install include installation of sanitary sewer pipe, watermain, and reuse watermain. The project also included 5,882LF of storm pipe installation.


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