K. Cole Flickinger
ConstructionSenior Vice President
Cole Flickinger is the Senior Vice President of BPGS’s Construction Services Division, which offers a full array of pre-construction, cost estimating, design-build, and construction management services. Cole has led projects for the Construction Services Division since its inception over 25 years ago. He has worked to grow the company from a small start-up department to a corporate division that exceeds one-hundred million dollars per year in gross volume.
Cole is heavily involved on the front end of each project. He works with his team and clients to provide preconstruction and estimating services, design strategy, and ultimately negotiate an open-book cost plus fee with GMP or lump sum contract agreement. He takes a detailed approach to fully understand the design, budget, and schedule requirements for each project. He then offers a customized strategy to meet the client’s expectations, and aligns the talents of the project team with the project’s goals.
Cole joined BPGS Construction as its first employee upon graduating from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Cole passed the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers & Surveyors Engineering Fundamentals Examination (“FE/EIT Exam”) and completed FMI’s Leadership Institute, a 36 hour leadership training retreat. He has also successfully completed OSHA’s 30-hour training course in Construction Safety and Health.
Cole currently serves on the Board for The Pilot School – a PK-8 school teaching kids with learning differences; A member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Delaware’s Board of Trustees, and serves on their Property Committee; He also is a longtime member of the Brandywine Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.