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Norman Rinehart

BIM Manager | Associate, Buildings

Norm serves the Fort Worth JQ office as BIM Manager, overseeing the Production department and quality assurance of documentation standards. A leader in our BIM implementation, Norm provides technical consulting support to all of JQ’s offices across Texas. His experience includes educational, medical, municipal and industrial projects.

Education: The now-defunct ITT Technical Institute

Year started at JQ: 1998

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Talk to me about: Music. I taught myself how to play guitar long before there was YouTube so I’m no (insert your favorite guitarists’ name). I played in a couple of rock bands when I was younger, playing live shows at some bars in Albuquerque. Nowadays, I mostly just enjoy writing and recording my own stuff whenever I get a chance.

People would be surprised if they knew: I had a pet snake when I was younger — a Columbian Red-Tailed Boa. I got rid of it right before my daughter was born.

The best part of waking up is: Coffee. Why else would I get up?

What are you most passionate about in your profession: Standards. Our drawings are our deliverables, and it’s important to send out our best work every time.