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Bill Mincks

Construction Management
Phone: 208-426-7306 | Fax: 208 426-4800 | Office: RUCH 305
Bill Mincks
William R. (Bill) Mincks is a life-long constructor. He worked for the family construction company during high school, college, and joined Mincks Construction Company as a partner after graduation from Washington State University. Mincks Construction did a variety of commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential construction in the Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho geographical areas. Mincks Construction Company was an active member of the Inland Empire Chapter of the Associated General Contractors. While at Mincks Construction, he was very active in the Construction Specifications Institute, including five years as National/Regional Director.

In the early 1980’s, Bill Mincks served as an on-site construction manager at a large capital project at the Washington State Penitentiary, Walla Walla, Washington. He then served as construction administrator for WMFL Architects, Spokane, Washington, on a variety of correctional and commercial building projects.

In 1987, Bill Mincks started as a visiting professor in the Construction Management program at Washington State University, where he advanced to tenured associate professor. During the thirteen years at WSU, he helped develop a strong construction management program and pursued scholarly work in construction.

In 2000, Bill Mincks accepted a position at the NAHB Research Center, and was involved in housing project education in the Caribbean. He then worked for two years as a senior estimator for Fluor Federal Services in Richland, Washington, on a variety of nuclear and international construction projects. After two years, he had the opportunity to return to the NAHB Research Center in the National Housing Quality program, presenting certification seminars for builders and subcontractors in many regions of the U.S.

In 2006, Bill Mincks returned to undergraduate construction management education at South Dakota State University and then in 2008 to Boise State University, where he continues as a lecturer in the Construction Management Program. In the BSU Construction Management program, Bill Mincks teaches Construction Estimating, Construction Project Management, Construction Operations and Improvements, Land Development, and Pre-Construction Services. He has been the coach of ASC competitions in the Marine, Mixed-Use, and Commercial divisions.