Martin Decker

Sheet Metal Manager

Martin has more than 39 years of experience in the sheet metal industry, serving the last 8+ years with McElroy's, Inc. Martin supervises, coordinates and schedules all labor for the job sites and the sheet metal shop.

RESPONSIBILITIES

At McElroy's, Martin is responsible for supervising labor, purchasing and receiving all raw materials, tools and incidentals used in the sheet metal shop and job sites, and overseeing all paperwork and business functions of the sheet metal department.

KEY PROJECTS

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

  • Bank of America - Sheet Metal
  • CoreFirst Bank & Trust - Sheet Metal
  • Hill's Pet Nutrition - Sheet Metal
  • Goodyear Tire and Rubber - Sheet Metal
  • Sauer Sundstrand - Sheet Metal
  • Stormont Vail Regional Medical Center - Sheet Metal
  • St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center - Sheet Metal
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway - Sheet Metal
  • Capital Federal Savings
  • Kansas State projects
  • Kansas University projects
  • Washburn University projects
  • Topeka Zoo
  • Ottawa County Courthouse

EXPERIENCE:

35+ years in sheet metal industry

  • Installation
  • Job Foreman
  • Shop Foreman
  • Estimator
  • Project Manager
  • Department Manager

SPECIALTIES:

  • Design/Build Projects
  • Hospitals and Medical
  • Commercial
  • Schools
  • Retail
  • Light Industrial
  • Waste Water Treatment Plants
  • Biotechnology Buildings

EMPLOYMENT:

  • McElroy's, Inc. (2005 – present)
    Sheet Metal Department Manager
  • Young's, Inc. (1985 – 2005)
    Job Foreman, Shop Foreman, Department Manager
  • Decker Heating & Air (1976-1985)
    Installer & Fabricator

Jimmy Thomas

Estimator

Jimmy has over 10 years of experience in estimating and installing HVAC at McElroy's, Inc and 5 years managing commercial projects. 

EXPERIENCE

Jimmy began his career at McElroy's, Inc. as a sheet metal / HVAC installer where he worked in the field on commercial projects. Jimmy has been estimating commercial projects since 2008 which includes computerized take-off calculations for competitive bids and he has been managing commercial projects since 2012.

RESPONSIBILITIES

At McElroy's, Jimmy is responsible for estimating, planning, coordinating, and developing every project on time, within scope and budget. 

KEY PROJECTS

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

  • Capitol Federal Office Remodel - Estimator 
  • St. Francis ED - Estimator
  • KU DeBruce Center - Estimator
  • KJCC Decentralization of Heating Systems - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Harley-Davidson Showroom & Museum Addition - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Westar Jeffrey Energy Center Various Projects - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Midwest Aquatic Health Center New Construction - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Cotton O'Neil Kanza Park New Construction - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Cyrus Hotel New Construction - Estimator/Project Manager

EXPERIENCE:

  • 10+ years estimating for HVAC Commercial projects
  • 5 years of managing Commercial projects

SPECIALTIES:

  • Commercial
  • Schools
  • Retail
  • Hospitals

EMPLOYMENT:

  • McElroy’s, Inc. - Project Manager (2012 - present)
  • McElroy's, Inc. - Commercial Estimator (2008 - Present)
  • Sheet Metal Installer (2005-2008)

EDUCATION:

  • Washurn University - Associate of Applied Science
  • Washburn Tech

SPECIALTY TRAINING:

  • Quick Pen
  • AutoCad
  • Total Station
  • Trane HVAC Course
  • MCAA Project Management Training Series

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.

EXPERIENCE

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

KEY PROJECTS

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

EXPERIENCE:

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.

SPECIALTIES:

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

EMPLOYMENT:

McElroy's, Inc. (1979 - Present)

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

Justin Brock

Project Manager

Justin has over 20 years of experience in the HVAC field, serving 17 of those with McElroy's, Inc. With his experience he has gained a great understanding of customer satisfaction and getting the job done well and in a timely manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES

At McElroy's, Justin is responsible for Project Management, this includes estimating projects, HVAC and Plumbing installation, HVAC control design/installation, and commissioning/re-commissioning. Coordination of manpower to maintain project schedules. 

KEY PROJECTS

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

  • KSU Vanier Football Complex HVAC Controls - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Butler Community College Energy Project - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Washburn University Mechanical/Plumbing Projects - Estimator/Project Manager
  • USD 345 Seaman Middle School HVAC Controls - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Washburn University Lincoln Center HVAC Controls - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Topeka VA Mechanical/Plumbing Projects - Estimator/Project Manager
  • Topeka Housing Authority Energy Project - Estimator/Project Manager
  • US Foods HVAC Replacement - Estimator/Project Manager

EXPERIENCE:

  • 18+ years in the HVAC/r and controls industries
  • DDC Controls

SPECIALTIES:

  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Light Industrial
  • Medical Offices
  • Retail
  • Commercial

EMPLOYMENT:

  • McElroy's,Inc. (2010– present)
    Project Manager
  • Schneider Electric (2007-2010)
    Project Manager
  • McElroy's, Inc. (1997-2007)
    Commercial HVAC Installer

EDUCATION:

  • North Central Kansas Technical College
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City AC Clinic

Robin Golden

Senior Commercial Estimator

Robin has over 30 years of experience in estimating and coordinating bids for both HVAC and plumbing, serving the last 20 years at McElroy's, Inc. Robin prides himself in consistently meeting deadlines and submitting competitive bids.

EXPERIENCE

Robin's experience includes computerized takeoff and calculations for mechanical, HVAC, piping and plumbing systems. In addition, Robin has over 15 years experience in commercial project management and scheduling.

RESPONSIBILITIES

At McElroy's, Robin is responsible for organizing and creating competitive bids for new and current customers.

KEY PROJECTS

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

  • St. Francis Hospital ED Remodel
  • St. Francis Hospital Surgery Infrastructure
  • Stormont Vail Regional Health Center - ASC Building
  • Washburn University - Morgan Hall Welcome Center Addition
  • Washburn University - New Dining and Housing Facility
  • Tallgrass Brewery - Manhattan, Kansas
  • Bartlett & West Office Addition
  • Kansas State University - Various Campus Projects
  • University of Kansas - Debruce Center - Naismith Rules
  • Capitol Federal - Home Office Building Renovation

EXPERIENCE:

  • 30 years in estimating, coordinating bids for HVAC and plumbing

SPECIALTIES:

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Offices
  • Commercial Construction
  • Schools
  • Retail
  • Light Industrial

EMPLOYMENT:

  • McElroy's, Inc. (2005 - present)
    Senior Commercial Estimator

EDUCATION:

  • Kansas State University
    BS in Science/Social Science
  • University of Missouri
    Trane CE Course

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