Nickerson & O'Day, Inc.

Recognizing Adam Lawrence

We regretfully announce the loss of one of our most talented, up-and-coming young employees. Adam Lawrence, 28, was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on the evening of July 26th.

Adam's work with NOD includes the new Bangor Police Department, the Bangor Federal Credit Union in Brewer, the Northeast Cardiology office building, Husson Commons and most recently served as Site Superintendent for the Bangor Museum and Center for History.

Adam leaves behind a wife, Tari, and a 7 year old stepson, Jayden.

He will be greatly missed.

Zero Indemnity Claims Safety Award

Nickerson & O'Day has been awarded the "Zero Indemnity Claims Safety Award" by the Constructions Services Group Trust for the fund year of 2007.

Certificate of Commendation

Nickerson & O'Day has been awarded a Certificate of Commendation for their excellent safety record in the 2007 calendar year by the Associated General Contractors of America with a zero incidence rate in the 50,000 hours and over Building Division.


On October 27th, 2008, Nickerson & O'Day President Karl Ward, Nickerson & O'Day Safety Director Walter Shannon, Brewer Police Sgt. Rich Smith and Brewer Fire Cpt. Brent Melvin, traveled to Hangar 17 at New York's JFK airport to hand-pick a piece of steel from the 9/11/2001 collapse of the World Trade Center. This steel was brought home to the new Brewer Public Safety Building on October 29th and now proudly hangs in the fire truck bay of the facility.

Nickerson & O'Day President Karl Ward Inducted into Francis Crowe Honor Society

Karl Ward

Nickerson & O'Day President Karl Ward will be inducted into the Francis Crowe Honor Society on December 12, 2008 as a Distinguished Engineer. This honor is given to University of Maine Engineering Alumni who have are prominent in their field of study and who serve as role models for new engineering graduates.

Brewer Elementary School

Brewer school leaders have issued a letter of intent supporting Nickerson & O'Day as the contractor for the new Brewer Elementary School anticipated for completion in June of 2011. The Brewer K-8 school will be the largest elementary school ever to be built in the state of Maine and, if awarded, the largest job in Nickerson & O'Day history.

Read more about this project:

3/2012 Big, Bright & Beautiful - Bangor Metro Brewer Community School Article

8/12/2011 Brewer Community School public tour slated

9/29/09 Visitors to Brewer School project impressed

03/04/09 Trustees support bid for new Brewer school

02/27/09 Officials open bids for school in Brewer

Employees Obtain College Degrees

Nickerson & O'Day congratulates two of its employees for obtaining their college degrees:

Martha Ward, Controller for the company, has just earned her Bachelor degree in Accounting from Husson University with Honors.

Nikki Rubenstein, former Intern for NOD and now full time Project Manager and Safety Coordinator, has earned her Bachelor in Construction Management from the University of Maine, Magna Cum Laude.

Leed Accreditation

Congratulations to Nickerson & O'Day President Karl Ward on his LEED Accreditation. Karl is the fourth member of the Nickerson & O'Day team to acquire this certification.

Maine National Guard Regional Training Institute

Nickerson & O'Day has been awarded the contract for the Maine National Guard Regional Training Institute to be located on North Hildreth Street in Bangor. This $13 million dollar, 46,000 SF facility will provide classrooms, an auditorium and industrial space and will be submitting for LEED Silver certification.

Read more about this project:

10/12/12 Army National Guard Opens Regional Training Institute in Bangor

10/12/12 new-maine-army-national-guard-training-facility-officially-open

05/21/09 Nickerson & O’Day, Inc. wins $12,937,885 contract for the construction of a regional training institute, for the Maine Army National Guard

LEED Accreditation

Congratulations to Nickerson & O'Day Operations Manager, Walter Shannon and hief Estimator, Bill Boulier on their LEED Accreditation. This brings Nickerson & O'Day two team members closer to an all LEED Accredited project management division.

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