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School of Technology

Grinstead Building, Room 009
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4439
Fax: 660.543.4578
Email: Dr. Doug Koch


Dr. David McCandless

Construction Management
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

Davis McCandeless, assistant professor

Ed.D. University of Missouri- Columbia, February 2009
Educational Leadership

M.S. University of Central Missouri
Industrial Vocational Technical Education

B.S. University of Central Missouri.
Education, Industrial Arts and Technology

A.S. University of Central Missouri.
Industrial Design Drafting Technology

Courses Taught

  • CMGT 1300 Introduction to Construction Management
  • CMGT 1301 Seminar in Construction Management
  • CMGT 2325 Project Cost Estimating
  • CMGT 2340 Surveying and Construction Layout
  • CMGT 3010 Applied Construction Practices
  • CMGT 3350 Building Structures: Methods & Materials

Experience & Expertise

  • University teaching, Associate Professor at University of Central Missouri, 2010-Present
  • University teaching, Assistant Professor at University of Central Missouri, 2004-2009
  • Sole proprietor of McCandless Construction Co., 1985 - present
  • Instructor at State Fair Community College, Career and Technology Center, 1998 - 2003
  • Architectural Draftsman/Inspector, Sammons and Buller Architects, 1973 – 1978
  • All aspects of residential and light commercial construction
  • Surveying practices and building layout
  • Estimating

Licensure and Certifications

  • Leadership in Energy and Environmetnal Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP) 2009
  • Certified Associate Constructor (AC) by the American Institute of Constructors (2005)
  • Licensed General Contractor in Sedalia, MO 65301 from 1985-Present.

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE)
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Associated General Contractors of America
  • Associated School of Construction

School of Technology
COT 203, UCM
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660 543-4789
Fax 660 543-8942