“If you would know the road ahead, ask someone who has traveled it”… a Chinese Proverb
Burkholder Construction’s project teams have “traveled the road.”
They consist of an experienced Job-Site Field Supervisor devoted to your project and located at the job-site, supported by a Project Manager located at the home office and by Marc Burkholder. In-house carpentry, including trim, and in-house painting/staining along with a carefully selected group of experienced subcontractors and suppliers completes the project team.
Company Management: Burkholder Construction is family owned & operated and has been in business since 1955. Everett Burkholder launched Burkholder Roofing & Building Service in 1955. In 1973, his son, Jim Burkholder, a Civil Engineer, left the Army Corps of Engineers to assume leadership of Burkholder Construction. Marc Burkholder, Jim’s son, rejoined the family business in 1995 after completing his BSME degree at the University of Michigan and gaining Engineering experience in the automotive industry for a short time. Marc assumed the position of President of Burkholder Construction on January 1, 2009.
Project Manager: Located at the Burkholder Construction home office site. Responsible for project budget and scheduling, initial set-up, permits, installation of site utilities, materials list and purchase, change order management, architect liaison and customer assistance. Supports Field Supervisors as needed with coordination and scheduling help.
Average time with Burkholder Construction is 25 years.
Job-Site Field Supervisor: Located at the customer’s job site every day, all day. Responsible for beginning to end on-site project management. Plans, directs, schedules and coordinates Burkholder Construction field staff and Subcontractors on the project. Responsible for project safety, quality, productivity, housekeeping, reports and field staff training.
Average time with Burkholder Construction is 31 years.
Painting Field Supervisor: Responsible for all painting/staining/finishing including scheduling and coordinating painting subcontractors with the Job-Site Field Supervisor. Responsible for final product productivity and quality. Has an environmentally controlled paint shop at the Burkholder Construction home office site for pre-finishing/staining/painting when required.
Average time with Burkholder Construction is 9 years.
Carpenter: Skilled in all phases and duties of construction carpentry; rough and finish carpentry, roofing, exterior siding and trim, wood floor installation and generally concrete and masonry. Has a wood working shop at the Burkholder Construction home office site for any special fabrication requirements; mantels, shelves, cabinets, unique trim, etc. Support for Field Supervisor.
Average time with Burkholder Construction is 8 years.
Sub-Contractors: A long standing relationship is built and maintained with subcontractors and suppliers that have demonstrated they meet Burkholder Construction standards for quality, value and service. Regardless of the project size, these same valued subcontractors and suppliers are contracted. All customers get the same high quality, value and service.