KAI Design & Build has hired Ashraf Hamad of Ballwin, Mo., as a senior project engineer. Hamad is a project management professional (PMP) certified through the Project Management Institute. He brings more than 10 years of project management experience to KAI Design & Build, and holds a master’’s in civil engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Hamad will serve as a liaison between clients and KAI’s multi-disciplined team to ensure the successful execution of construction-related projects and activities. He also will be responsible for overseeing the entire lifecycle of a project to ensure compliance with scope, budget and schedule at KAI’s headquarters in St. Louis, as well as its affiliate offices in Texas, Nebraska and Georgia.

“We are excited to welcome Ashraf to the KAI family,”” said Brian Arnold, VP of Construction for KAI Design & Build. “”We know he will be a valuable asset to our team.””

About KAI Design & Build
KAI Design & Build is a national 100+ person design and build firm headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. Since its inception in 1980, KAI has been instrumental in reshaping the urban environment through its expertise in housing, K-12 schools, transit facilities, collegiate structures, commercial buildings, sports and recreational facilities, government/justice centers and healthcare buildings. Beginning as an architectural design firm, KAI added mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering to give clients a full package of in-house disciplines for their projects. Today, KAI continues with its original core service of design and has grown its construction management group since 1997. KAI’’s affiliate locations include Atlanta, Omaha, Dallas and San Antonio.