At Capital Homes, our goal of “Building Trust” begins with the people on our team that uphold our Capital Standards. We are thrilled for the opportunity to allow you to better know our team.
With our inaugural “Team Member Spotlight,” we are pleased to introduce you to Billy Miller, our Construction Superintendent and Field Manager for Jefferson Heights, Forest Creek, the Highlands at Forest Ridge, and Southern Reserve.
Superintendent, Field Manager
Jefferson Heights, Forest Creek, the Highlands at Forest Ridge, and Southern Reserve
Q: How long have you been in the construction business? On the Capital Team?
A: I’ve worked in construction for 11 years, and I’ve been with Capital for about 14 months.
Q: What is something that others may be surprised to learn about you?
A: I’m currently in the process of learning to play golf. I went for the first time with some friends on the 4th of July and had a really good time!
Q: What about our company makes you most proud to be part of this team?
A: When you work with Capital, you really get the feeling you’re a part of a smaller, close-knit team. The owner, David, cares a lot about his employees, and that’s something that’s felt throughout the whole company.
Q: What sets Capital apart from other homebuilders in the area?
A: We know building a home is a big decision, so we put a lot of focus on communicating with our home buyers. We always want to make sure they know what’s going on and how things are progressing. I think it shows we care about their investment.
Q: What should people who are beginning the home building process look for?
A: Since I’m in the construction field, I would be looking for structural features that show you’re putting your money into a solid, quality home. For example, at Capital, we build our homes using a post-tension slab, which is really the way to go. In all my years of construction, I’ve never seen a foundation failure when the home was built that way.
Q: What is the most challenging part of the home construction process and how does your team manage it?
A: Maintaining an understanding of each community, requirements from municipalities, etc. There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes to make sure your home is up to code and ready to pass inspections. But the more obvious answer is weather. You’ve gotta love Oklahoma! We could have sunshine one day, and rain the next. Our team always keeps an eye on the forecast so we can get as much done as possible when the weather allows it.
Q: What advice would you give first-time home buyers when building a home?
A: Take care of your home, and pay attention to your homeowner maintenance manual. Your home and everything in it will last longer if you take care of it.
Q: What is one of your favorite memories as a construction superintendent?
A: It’s hard to pick one. As I mentioned earlier, communication with our home buyers is a big part of the home building process. So there’s nothing more rewarding than hearing from a home buyer at the end of construction about how happy they are to be in their new home.