Timothy Harms

Phone 540-347-5001
Fax 540-347-5021

34 years of experience


  • Math, Engineering & Construction Management Courses, Bridgewater College

Awards & Affiliations:

  •   Albert A. Dorman Award for Excellence in Project Management, DMJM

  •   Previous Certified USBC Plan Examiner and General Code Inspector


Timothy Harms, Downey & Scott, LLC's Principal, brings a seasoned perspective from his 34 years of construction management experience.  As a Senior Level Construction Executive and Principal of the firm, he has extensive experience in both horizontal and vertical construction applications. Currently with Downey & Scott his responsibilities include -- but are not limited to: Providing construction leadership through all project phases; managing project team’s daily construction activities, managing contracts, maintaining quality assurance / quality control requirements and approach; providing regular progress updates for clients; monitoring contractor and subcontractor performance, overall site safety, and project suppliers to name a few.

Previous to joining the Downey & Scott team, Mr. Harms worked with Campbell & Paris Engineers where he performed duties as Vice President of Construction Management. There he continually managed various state and federal funded projects ranging from a $40 million new general aviation airport to roadway expansions and improvements. Additionally, Mr. Harms served as Construction Manager and Director for Vint Hill Economic Development Authority in Warrenton, Virginia, from 2004 through 2014, where he led efforts and directly managed the redevelopment of the former U.S. Army Base into a mix-use community. His duties there included the management and oversight for the planning, design, and construction of various infrastructure improvements including road, water, sewer & dry utility construction.

As a seasoned Construction Manager, his experience adds a valuable hands-on perspective. He has performed extensive construction management services on numerous types of public and private construction projects. He is a well-known expert in state and federally funded construction projects, as well as construction management, contract administration, field inspections, claims analysis and negotiation, constructability reviews, procurement and bidding management, and budgeting. His skills, derived from within the industry, add critical depth and perspective to the Downey & Scott, LLC team.

SWaM: Small, Women and Minority-Owned ASPE ASHRAE AACE International CSI: Building Knowledge. Improving Project Delivery SAVE: Adding Value. Enhancing Ideas.