Jim Ledford is a senior construction professional with over 40 years of leadership and experience in the development and construction market. His career has involved all aspects of construction and development including engineering, construction management, and on site supervision in the delivery of heavy civil, utility, land planning and development, and mass grading projects. Jim has managed projects in his career through the continued expansion of the Atlanta development market with delivery methods including engineering/construction management, design build, bid projects, and self-performing contracts.
Jim has enjoyed living and raising his family in his home town of Canton, GA. He graduated from Atlanta Technical College studying drafting and design. He holds a Utility Manager License issued by the State of Georgia. He has held numerous civic positions including Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Variance and appeals, and the North Georgia Planning Commission. Jim also completed the Certified Arbitrator and Mediator program.
Retired from full time employment, Jim has held many positions through the construction industry that range from engineering design to large construction management and construction business partnership. Given a long and respected career of development and construction, Jim has been involved in all aspects of construction operations including project design, overall project proforma, scheduling, cost analysis, cost projections, construction management, onsite supervision, land planning, and land selection/real estate acquisition. Projects included heavy civil packages, utility construction and design, municipal planning, landfill construction, mass grading, and numerous specialty projects.
Most recently, Mr. Ledford has joined Fischer Contractors, LLC to use his many years of diverse experience and education to advise and manage construction management and engineering projects. He enjoys being partially retired and spends his time off with his family including what he considers his most important position, service to his granddaughter.