INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY
Sierra CIS is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that was founded to serve the needs of government agencies and private owners seeking to improve the delivery of their capital projects utilizing Lean Integrated Project Delivery, Design-Build, and other innovative methods.
Integrated Project Delivery
CM at Risk
Plan-Spec Lump Sum
Plan & Refine
Target Value Design
Virtual Design & Construction
Building Information Modeling
3D Laser Scanning
Construction, Activation & Building Turnover
Computerized Management & Maintenance Systems (CMMS)
Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM)
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Our team is committed to operational excellence, on budget, and on time project completion, sustainable design and construction practices through continually refined best industry practices.
Our team leverages innovative practices such as 3D Laser Scanning, Drone Technology, Virtual Design & Construction, and Predictive Software that identify and define variables to align with the overall business strategy. Innovation is an open process that requires collaboration in all stages of project development from initial concept to completion of the project.
Our collective experience spans the spectrum of public and private construction types including high tech, office, health care, government, commercial, and retail projects. We leverage our diverse experience to maximize project value for our clients.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, & AFFILIATIONS
Certifications: Sierra CIS, Inc. is a certified Federal SDVOSB and California DGS DVBE
Licenses: Sierra CIS, Inc: California #1042590, A – General Engineering Contractor, B – General Building Contractor, C-51 – Structural Steel, Certified DVBE #2007786
Affiliations: Strategically partnered with Beck Steel, Inc. and Sierra CIS Builders (California #482379, B-General Building Contractor and C-51 Structural Steel)
Chris is a highly regarded leader in the design and construction industry. He has successfully delivered large and complex healthcare, institutional, and correctional projects that include Lean Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Design-Build, as well as traditional Construction Management at Risk (CM@R).
Recognized industry leader in Virtual Design and Construction, Facilities Information Management, and Design Management; invited to speak regularly at national and international industry conferences.
Innovations in the Architectural, Engineering, & Construction (AEC) industry recognized with three CII/Fiatech CETI Awards and have spurred numerous advances within the industry.
Service disabled, decorated combat veteran; separated from the US Army as a Captain.
Kaiser Oakland Hospital Replacement Program, Oakland, CA
Community Regional Medical Center Hospital Expansion, Fresno CA
Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento CA
Campbell Technology Park, Campbell CA
South Placer Adult Correctional Facility, Rocklin CA
Richard’s 35 years of construction industry experience across a vast spectrum of projects enables him to seamlessly manage projects from inception to completion.
Experienced General Contractor, Construction Manager, and Owner’s Representative
Extensive project management experience on a variety of private and public projects.
Accomplished construction process experience, budget management, document control, project scheduling, contract management, project buyout and closeout
Successful claims resolution expert
NASA AMES Research Center, Mountain View, CA
County of Sonoma, Santa Rosa, CA
Laguna Honda Hospital Replacement Project, San Francisco, CA
Rick White, P.E.
Rick White brings a wealth of construction experience and technical knowledge to every project. He has led many teams to deliver on-time and on-budget performance for projects of all kinds. His 40+ years of building experience is unsurpassed in providing pre-construction, design management, program management, and construction services for complex state-of-the-art facilities.
Rick’s expertise in new, ground-up construction, and extensive renovations of California hospitals under the jurisdiction of OSHPD, as well as medical office buildings, research and medical laboratories, clinics, cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing, and hospitality adds depth and commitment to the projects he leads. A true builder, Rick understands how things go together from high-end finishes to complicated MEP Systems.
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Campus Transformation Project, Loma Linda, CA ($1.2 Billion)
New Al Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E ($1 Billion)
New Ahmadi Hospital – KOC, Kuwait ($300Mil)
New Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. ($1.3 Billion)
Oskar Ramirez, M.S.
Oskar, as a decorated Combat Veteran brings over 20+ years of experience in the military and private sector that includes vast knowledge in art and science of planning and operations, resource management, leadership training, and professional development as part of his core skills. His extensive work in developing and forming leaders at different organizational levels is enhanced by his Master’s Degree in Leadership and Disaster Management; foundational in providing structured and formative training and creating effective cross functional teams.
Master’s Degree in Leadership and disaster management from Grand Canyon University
Accomplished in small and large group leadership forming, mentoring and coaching
Successful instructor and trained curriculum developer
Diverse skill set spanning civilian, government, and military project planning, management, and execution
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