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Edis T. Oliver

Principal

 
Experience

Edis Oliver joined WJE in 2006 and has over forty years of experience in the construction and engineering field. Mr. Oliver is also experienced in the management of large-scale roofing contracts, which has given him unique, real world experience in providing the best roofing values to clients. He was formerly an engineer with Otis Elevator Company and Honeywell, Inc., where he was selected for the Honeywell President’s Club for outstanding achievement.

In 1973, he founded Oliver Roofing Systems, Inc. Over a ten-year period, he developed it into a successful $4.5 million roofing contractor firm, which he later sold to employees. In 1991, Mr. Oliver founded Edis Oliver & Associates, a licensed engineering and roof consulting firm. That firm developed into a premier roof consulting firm in Texas with key accounts at universities, school districts, and governmental agencies.

Mr. Oliver was selected by the Roofing Contractors Association of Texas to write the roofing contractor certification manual in 1991, entitled “Managing a RoofingCompany in Texas.”

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Condition Assessment

  • United Launch Alliance - Decatur, AL: Assessment of roof hail damage at rocket assembly plant
  • Texas Tech University Health Science Center - Amarillo, TX: Investigation of roof wind blow-off at health care facility
  • Edcouch-Elsa Independent School District - Edcouch, TX: Assessment of roof conditions on five schools during litigation

 

Facility Management

  • IBM Corporation, Austin Facility - TX: Development of roof management program for two-million-square foot plant
  • North East Independent School District - San Antonio, TX: Development of roof management program for district consisting of eight-million-square feet and seventy-five campuses
  • San Jacinto College District - Houston, TX: Development of roof management program for three college campuses
  • North East Independent School District - San Antonio, TX: Development of roof designs for $462 million school bond program
  • San Jacinto College District - Houston, TX: Development of roof designs for $75 million bond program

 

Roofing and Moisture Protection

  • Fort Hood Maintenance Facility - Fort Hood, TX: Survey, design, and performance of construction administration work for 225,000-square foot maintenance facility
  • University of Texas at Austin, Jester Center - TX: Survey, design, and performance of construction administration work for $1 million roof replacement
Education

Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, 1964
Bachelor of Business Administration, 1964

University of Chicago
Master of Business Administration, 1969