Jerry Nickerson

Vice President Engineering & Program Controls New Parkland Hospital and Interium Vice President Facilities & Development for Parkland Hosptial System, Parkland Hospital and Health System

Mr. Nickerson directs all Engineering, Operations, Planning, design, construction, Clinical Engineering and Program Controls Documentation for the Parkland Hospital and Health System in Dallas Texas. He also lead the program management team that performed the design and construction management for the Owner of the $1.36 billion, 3.2 million square feet New Parkland Hospital Campus. He ensures that all design and construction services meet Parkland’s mission, vision, goals, objectives, the needs of the users, and complies with all applicable regulatory and accreditation requirements. He directs and manages the engineering requirements for the program in keeping with Parkland engineering and design standards. He also directs Program Managers and the Program Management consulting team in the day to day controls operation. He has been active on the project since 2009 and recently joined the Parkland team in October 2013. Prior to joining Parkland, Mr. Nickerson held senior management and engineering positions with Industry leaders in Facility Engineering Design and Construction and Program Management. Over the span of 40 years, Mr. Nickerson has been responsible for design, commissioning and construction of over $4 billion in new construction including projects for Governmental, Institutional and medical facilities both domestically and internationally. He earned his Undergraduate Degrees in Environmental Geography and Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University in 1975 and 1981. He has been a registered Professional Engineer for 30 years. He also is a Certified Commissioning Authority and Measurement and Verification Professional. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and actively speaks at Industry conferences on Program Management,Quality and Risk Management processes