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"Where Design Matters."

Jack Kalisvaart Design 


 General Contractor

Is located in Carlsbad, CA and has been serving the San Diego, Orange and Riverside County’s areas since 1989 Jack Kalisvaart is a California State Licensed General Building Contractor B586838 and maintains current insurance policies. Mr. Kalisvaart is a allied member of The American Institute of Architects and American Institute of Building Design.


Who We Are

We are a Design-Build Company from the ground up projects to Exterior Renovations, Custom Home Site Planning and Design, Remodels and Additions, Retail and Commercial Tenant Improvements. For over 28 years Jack Kalisvaart has had the increasing responsibility in all phases of design, structural & civil engineering and construction management. Proficient in the preparation and design of full sets of approved construction document plans, concept & color renderings, presentations, construction cost projections and analysis, projects budgets, subcontractor bids and proposals, construction schedules and scope of work for our clients.



Mr. Kalisvaart’s qualifications include: California State General Building License B-586838, State Contractors License Board since 1989. Over 30 years of increasing responsibility in all phases of Design and Construction Management, Estimating and Supervision of construction on multi-million dollar projects, including telecommunications, supermarkets, commercial business parks, shopping centers, large church retreat centers, local governmental projects and large custom residential and remodels. Proficient in the preparation and design of full sets of construction documents and details, model renderings, budgets, estimates, bids, proposals, schedules, contracts, subcontracts, and work scopes including implementing ICC/ANSI and OSHPD Standards and Specifications., Title 24 energy codes and calculations and LEED projects. Effective project management to minimize claims, and excellent people management skills. Certified OSHA Construction safety programs. Computer efficient with AutoCAD 2015, Professional 3D model Design and renderings, AIA documents and programs. Windows programs, Microsoft Word/Excel and Powerpoint documents, Suretrak project manager, Primavera, MS publisher.

CAD School, Auto CAD Design, Point Loma, CA- Instructor Alan Whitley Ca Licensed Architect, 2001
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA – Architecture /Architectural Engineering, 1982-1984 AA Degree.
Certified Estimating and Building Law School, Garden Grove, CA – Estimating & Law Courses, 1981
Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA – Estimating and Business Management, 1977-1979
Masonry Trade School, City of Commerce, CA 1976

Jack Kalisvaart Design & General Contractor, Carlsbad, CA- Owner /Sr. Project Manager / Designer, 2000- Present. Responsibilities included the design of supermarkets, restaurants, commercial business parks, shopping centers, Medical centers, large custom homes, 60 unit condo renovations, specialized in Design/Build developments. Responsibilities also included using proficiency in concept designs of land developments, building designs and renovations. Work required design submittals for planning commission approvals and client presentations for pre approved projects. Projects also required close coordination with construction management, civil engineers, structural engineers, utility companies and
landscape architects in the preparation of working drawings that required the using of ICC and ANSI Standards for County, and City agencies approvals.

Before my years as a general contractor I was a construction project manager, superintendent and estimator for varies construction companies in San Diego and Orange County areas on projects as large as 15,000,000. I worked closely with Architects, Structural and Civil Engineers, City planning and building departments. Met specifications and deadline schedules for various clients.

Jack Kalisvaart has been an allied member of the American Institute of Architects and American Institute of Building Design as well as other membership affiliations and trade organizations thought out my career. As you can see, I am a seasoned construction manager and designer with over 2 decades of experience. I have an
excellent record of success in design and project management, most in excess of 15 million. I’m a resourceful and innovative problem-solver, I excel at resolving issues and bring in project on schedule and within budget with each client, I have been recognized for my accomplishments and raised to top management positions throughout my career, Possessing a Keen Business sense and solid organizational and design skills, I’m able to monitor diverse operational aspects simultaneously without overlooking details.