Partner and Senior Project Manager, BACAR Constructors, Inc.
Nashville, Tennessee

Bill Godwin is a Partner and Senior Project Manager with BACAR Constructors, Inc., located in Nashville, Tennessee. He was first exposed to the design-build method of project delivery as a student in Auburn University’s Cooperative Education program.

A 1983 graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Building Science, Mr. Godwin has been with BACAR since 1986. BACAR Constructors has actively used design-build in the construction of industrial, commercial, recreational and health care projects for their clients throughout the Southeast and Midwest.

Mr. Godwin serves as the primary company contact on prospective design-build projects. He is involved with all aspects of the project from initial site evaluations, infrastructure assessment, review of applicable codes, ordinances and regulations with local governments; preconstruction including value engineering, systems evaluation, constructability reviews, master planning, facility planning, critical path scheduling and project management. His current responsibilities include involvement with the daily management of the company including monthly review of financial reports, client development, contract negotiations and strategic planning.

A member of 2003 class of Designated Design-Build Professionals, Mr. Godwin serves as a Senior Instructor for DBIA teaching Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, Post Award Design-Build, Design Management and Performance Requirements to owners, architects, contractors and engineers. His teaching to public sector clients include NASA, GSA, the Army National Guard, Department of Energy, the National Park Service, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Los Angeles Unified School District, Bureau of Reclamation and the Defense Information Systems Agency.

He is a current member of DBIA’s Standards and Policy Committee and a past member of the Education Committee. He is also active with the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors.