Chuck Smelter

Project Foreman

Chuck has over 35 years in PHVAC construction and HVAC service at McElroy's serving the last 10 years as a field project manager. Chuck's skills include the ability to coordinate with other trades and work effectively with architects, engineers, developers, contractors, inspectors and city officials.


At McElroy's, Chuck is responsible PHVAC systems installations, coordinating man power and materials, and maintaining the project schedule.


Since joining McElroy's, Inc., Chuck has been involved with numerous projects including:

  • Kansas Expocentre Chiller – Project Manager
  • Southwestern Bell – Jobsite Foreman
  • Nickell Armory Addition – Supervisor and Equipment Start-Up
  • LEC Lawrence Energy Center CCR Addition – Project Manager
  • Sabetha Hospital – Controls/Equipment Start-Up
  • Prairie Band Casino Redundant Casino HVAC – Supervisor
  • North Central Kansas Technical College – Project Manager
  • Jackson County Courthouse – Project Manager
  • E.D.S. – Supervisor
  • Holidome Chiller Replacement – Supervisor
  • KU Jayhawker Tower A Renovation – Supervisor
  • Statehouse Maintenance Finish Package - Supervisor
  • Washburn University Morgan Hall Welcome Center - Supervisor
  • Aldersgate Manchester Boiler Replacement - Supervisor
  • Aldersgate Westminster Boiler Replacement - Supervisor
  • Ramada Chiller - Supervisor
  • Target Distribution Center heat Mitigation - Supervisor


Chuck's experience in construction management includes scheduling labor and materials, systems layout and inspecting work from start to customer orientation. He has 15 years of experience with DDC controls and extensive experience with pneumatic controls.


  • Hospitals
  • Medical Offices
  • Commercial
  • Schools
  • Retail
  • Light Industrial
  • Controls – DDC, Pneumatic
  • Controls - Refrigeration


McElroy's, Inc. (1979 - Present)

  • Project Manager
  • Project Foreman
  • 35 years in PHVAC Construction and HVAC service
  • Construction Management

For immediate assistance, call (877) MCELROY.