At New Line Construction, it is our daily goal to have a superior organization that is skillfully managed by our Team comprised of Educated, Experienced, Outgoing Construction and Engineering Professionals, which makes it easy to take advantage of improved efficiencies beginning at the corporate level. We have a well-balanced group of Superintendents, Project Managers and Executives who are well versed in Commercial and Residential projects of all shapes and sizes. This allows for efficient communication within New Line Construction, as well as seamless communication between Owners, Architects, Engineers and Subcontractors. This clarity is accomplished by straight forward explanations and communicating at the level of our audience. Our staff has the knowledge, integrity and ability to work with clients and associates from Preconstruction Planning all the way through Project Commencement and Final Completion.
Brian Conant – General Contractor Austin TX
Brian Conant, Owner of New Line Construction, LLC has his General Contractor’s license in the State of Texas and has over 15 years of experience in the Construction Industry. Beginning in Ft. Collins Colorado, Brian has completed Multi-Family, Ground up Commercial, Tenant Improvement, Municipal Building, Restaurant, Custom Home, Residential Remodel and Addition Projects. Several years ago, Brian moved to Austin and has specialized in the Central Texas area ever since
Brian attended Colorado State University for Business while running a Business Management Training program for repairing Single Family Homes, where he completed over 1,000 projects. His success within the program allowed him the opportunity to expand to Southern California where he started, managed and grew one of the most successful Branches to date.
Brian brings a creative vision coupled with extensive knowledge to any Building Project, which allows New Line Construction to turn clients’ ideas into reality. Whether it is a Custom Home, Remodeling Project, or Commercial Space, Brian presents a fine tuned Project Management and Cost Control style that is unparalleled. New Line Construction’s “do whatever it takes” mentality has allowed for Award Winning results.
John Conant – Project Manager & Estimating Austin TX
John Conant, has many talents to bring to the table to enable increased efficiency and is an asset to New Line Construction. John has a unique and strong understanding of all projects, both simple and complex and enables him to complete the bid process thoroughly as well as Project Manage with a superior understanding.
He has worked on large and small projects ranging from $150,000 to $4M all around the Texas area. John has the ability to team build and facilitate a conflict free job site throughout the construction process by building respectful relationships with Architects, Owners, Subcontractors and the Consulting Engineers.
Starting from the initial Quantity Surveying of a project, bidding and continuing through project management of the construction phase to Punch List, John exhibits professionalism while managing Subcontractors, Suppliers and Local Authorities on the highest level.
Bob Robidas – Superintendent Austin TX
Bob was originally born and raised in a small town in Massachusetts. He has been in the construction business since he was a teenager laboring for the family business through to being a first class union carpenter building submarines for the U.S. Navy. Bob moved to Austin in 1994 as a custom home builder and has developed his skills as a project superintendent for small remodels to large multi-family projects for the last 16 yrs.
Jobsite safety has always been a priority for Bob over the years and he has participated in many different OSHA safety courses and he is OSHA 510 certified.
Bob is a hands on leader who is not afraid to get dirty when called upon to do what it takes to satisfy the client and keep the project moving forward. Restaurant’s, Apartments, Medical offices, club houses, custom homes and remodels are just some of his accomplishments over the years.
He likes to spend time with his family kayaking, camping, motorcycling and just relaxing whenever he can find the time.
Jason Drasher – Estimating & Construction Manager Austin TX
Jason Drasher, is originally born and raised in Buffalo, NY. Jason began his construction career in 1997 with extensive focus in Commercial and Industrial construction. Jason moved to Seattle, WA in 2005 and continued his construction career, this time with the focus on site development, underground utilities, residential, and heavy highway construction. He also gained experience in military projects. Jason moved to Austin in 2010 to continue doing what he loves best.
Jason’s personal philosophy towards construction is always balanced with the client in mind. He enjoys working with clients to see their personal dream come to life and he loves sharing that personal experience with them. For Josh, the construction industry is rewarding, provides a sense of accomplishment, and is one of his greatest passions.
In his free time, Josh enjoys spending time with his family and playing sports. On any given weekend you may find him outdoors throughout the Austin area.
Melissa Conant – Controller Austin TX
Melissa Conant, plays an important role in New Line Construction as our Controller and Office Manager. Melissa is a Fourth Generation Real Estate Professional with experience in both Residential and Commercial Construction. Originally from Northern California, Melissa grew up on her Grandfathers’ and Fathers’ Development projects. In her younger years, she enjoyed assisting her Mother with decorating Model Homes and with Office Management. As she continued to grow, she knew Construction would forever be an integral part of her life. This has provided an extra benefit to the clients of New Line Construction as Melissa is more than happy to be a part of the Design process for any project.
Melissa enjoys staying busy and in 2011 became certified as a Hatha Yoga Instructor. When she’s not working with clients or chasing her children, you’ll often find her attending or teaching Yoga classes.