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Jamail & Smith Construction

Jamail & Smith Construction is typically a General Contractor who has worked on 36 jobs in the last 12 months according to available project information. Learn more about Jamail & Smith Construction's recent projects, reviews from other contractors, and general payment terms below.
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4.6
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Reviews and Ratings of Jamail & Smith Construction

Read the 2 reviews about Jamail & Smith Construction’s payment practices to learn more about how to work with them and get paid. There are 5 companies that have rated Jamail & Smith Construction’s payment practices with an average payment speed of 4.6 out of 5. This is in the top 40% of all U.S. contractors.

10 months ago

Jamail & Smith Construction has excellent pay history.

10 months ago

Jamail & Smith is very good about paying upon receipt of payment (& maybe sometimes even a little before).

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Jamail & Smith Construction Job History, Rankings, and Trends

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Based on the all-time 75 jobs publicly available, contractors working with Jamail & Smith Construction are paid on-time on 83% of jobs with 9 reported instances of slow payment. Jamail & Smith Construction ranks in the Bottom 20% of contractors in the United States. Relative to other contractors in the United States, Jamail & Smith Construction pays at a Slow payment speed.

Below you can find recent projects Jamail & Smith Construction worked on that had reports of slow payment. Subs and vendors reported slow payment on 14% of Jamail & Smith Construction’s jobs in the last 12 months. These subs sped up payment by exchanging 7 slow payment claims, sending no lien threats, and filing 2 mechanics liens.

Mechanics Lien filed on 06/12/2020 at 4400 Aldine Mail Rd, Houston, TX 77039

Active | Lien Value of $1,850.00

Job Details
Property Owner: Aldine Isd
General Contractor: Jamail & Smith Construction

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Houston, Texas

Work worth over $10,000 | 2 months ago

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Houston, Texas

Work worth over $1,000 | 2 months ago

Mechanics Lien filed on 04/14/2020 at 12111 Gloger St, Houston, TX 77039

Active | Lien Value of $1,500.00

Job Details
Property Owner: Aldine Isd
General Contractor: Jamail & Smith Construction

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Houston, Texas

Work worth over $60,000 | 5 months ago

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Houston, Texas

Work worth less than $1,000 | 5 months ago

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Pasadena, Texas

Work worth less than $1,000 | 5 months ago

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Pasadena, Texas

Work worth less than $1,000 | 6 months ago

Slow payment reported (90+ days) for State / County project in Pasadena, Texas

Work worth less than $1,000 | 8 months ago

About Jamail & Smith Construction

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On their website, Jamail & Smith Construction describe themselves as:

“ Jamail & Smith Construction, established in 1982, has been a major contributor to the Texas construction industry for 30 years. Our founder and president, Jim Jamail, has more than 30 years of experie… ” read more

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Office Locations:

8868 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78757
 

Works in:

Texas

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Jamail & Smith Construction Project and Payment Info

Payment Score
Low

Compared to other contractors' pay history, Jamail & Smith Construction's payment Score is Low.

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Bottom
25% Small Companies

Recent Payment Performance

86% of projects in the last 12 months had no reported payment issues by other contractors.

Last 12 months - 86%

Payment Performance Over the Years

According to available information, 91% of projects in 2019 had no reported payment incidents.

2020 - 82%
2019 - 91%
2018 - 100%

Key Payment Steps and Software

Preliminary Notice

Always send

Jamail & Smith Construction uses Levelset for preliminary notices. Send Preliminary Notice

Lien Waivers

Always Exchange

Jamail & Smith Construction uses Levelset for exchanging lien waivers. Exchange a waiver