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RDH News: Architectural Sheet Metal Superintendent

Eddie Leonard, Arch SM Superintendent

Eddie Leonard, Architectural Sheet Metal Superintendent

Eddie Leonard,

Architectural Sheet Metal Superintendent,

Eddie’s sheet metal knowledge extends over 18 years with RD Herbert.  He spent 4 years as a sheet metal apprentice through the Local Sheet Metal Union # 177.  As crew journeyman for 7 years, he gained experience with quality control, workmanship and managing personalities. These skills translated to his current position of Architectural Sheet Metal Superintendent which he’s held for 5 years.

His general duties include scheduling sheet metal crews, organization and management of labor force, employment and dismissals of workers, training new apprentices, monitoring job-site safety, quality of workmanship, and warranty requirements, and maintaining and replacing necessary equipment and tools.

Achievements & Associations:

  • OSHA 30 Certified
  • CPR Certified

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RDH News: Chief Estimator

Daniel Kelly, Chief Estimator

Daniel Kelly, Chief Estimator

Daniel Kelly,

Chief Estimator,

Daniel is the senior estimator at RD Herbert & Sons, overseeing and quoting projects of various sizes.  His experience in the industry spans twenty-one years with knowledge of roofing, waterproofing, sheet metal and other building envelope specialties. Past activities include volunteer work, various product fabrication and installation, and project management.  He worked as a laborer then managed a field crew before moving up into project management and estimating.  Perspective and understanding of the installation side of a job is invaluable when preparing budgets and scheduling.  Daniel’s skills are utilized on a wide variety of  building types including industrial, commercial, residential, government and environmental.

Daily job duties include sales and estimating, design and specification, supervision, approving submittals and work orders and developing and maintaining new and existing relationships with building owners, homeowners and General Contractors.

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RDH News: Roofing Estimator

Steve Righter

Steve Righter: Estimator

Steve Righter,

Roofing Estimator,

Over the last thirty years, Steve held many titles including roofing installer, foreman and estimator.  He also owned his own roofing business for twenty-three years in Chattanooga prior to joining our firm as an estimator in 2007.  He has a Bachelors of Religious Education from Tennessee Temple University.

His overall estimating duties include sales and estimating, design and specification, supervision, approving submittals and work orders and developing and maintaining new and existing relationships with building owners, homeowners and General Contractors.

Achievements & Associations:

  • Tennessee Residential Building License-2004
  • Continuing Education Credit for Building License.
  • CPR Certified

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RDH News: Roofing Superintendent

John Kubic: Roofing Superintendent

John Kubic: Roofing Superintendent

John Kubic,

Roofing Superintendent,

John has fifteen years in the roofing industry, the last ten years employed at RD Herbert.  He enlisted in the US Navy after high school and joined the NMCB-7 construction battalion. Okinawa, Alaska,  Bahrain and Puerto Rico are some of the areas where he spent four years building around the world.  Five years ago, John moved up to project management and for two years he led the company’s safety program.

He briefly moved his family to Colorado last year and spent his time Project Managing Government roofing projects on over nine million dollars of Garland Built-up products. Returning to Tennessee this spring, he rejoined our work force as Roofing Superintendent.

His overall project coordination duties include job cost management, liaison between estimating team and building owners and General Contractors, scheduling, delivery coordination and reviewing progress of jobs on-site. Other duties include scheduling   roofing crews, organization and management of workforce, employment and dismissals of workers, training new hires, monitoring job-site safety, quality of workmanship, and warranty requirements, maintaining and replacing necessary equipment and tools, and monitoring daily weather.

Achievements & Associations:

  • OSHA 500 Certified
  • Safety Coordinator & Trainer
  • Project Management Training through Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Soprema Roofing Knowledge and Design Training
  • Continuing Education Credit for Time Management and  Organization.
  • Colorado Licensed Supervisor
  • ICC Contractor Certification for the roofing industry

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John Kubic

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RDH News: New Personnel

 

Matt Bogosian

Matt Bogosian: Maintenance Division Manager

Matt Bogosian,

Maintenance Division Manager

At The University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Matt earned a degree in Economics and a Minor in Business Administration.  Matt manages the maintenance division for RD Herbert and Sons. He has extensive training in leak detection, preventative maintenance, roof analysis, and customer service. Matt’s experience in the construction and building products industry totals 10 years with an emphasis on roofing, coatings, and building envelope solutions.  Daily job duties include estimating repairs, scheduling the repair technicians, customer relations, and obtaining new clients for the company.

The Maintenance Division’s goal is to provide the best experience for RD Herbert customers as possible. When someone calls the maintenance department they usually have a problem. The maintenance department’s goal is to provide a solution that fits the customer’s needs. While fixing leaks is our main job, we believe in Preventative Maintenance. PM is the single best way to extend a roofs life cycle.

Feel free to contact him:

Matt Bogosian: 615-394-1369

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Laurence Marston: 36 years of Service

Laurence is Suprised

Laurence is surprised

RD Herbert & Sons Company honored Laurence Marston with a retirement luncheon on March 16, 2010.   Attendance included Laurence’s’ wife, Janice, and son, Jonathan, current and retired RD Herbert employees, and representatives from Loftis Steel & Aluminum, Schreiber Foods, and AP Specialties.  Classic southern fare was provided by McConnell’s Catering Services.

After high school, Laurence worked at Container Corporation of America as 1st helper on the printing presses.  He served in the US Marine Corps. for 3 years including tours in Vietnam.  After receiving an honorable discharge with the rank of NCO-E4 on April 15, 1971 he returned to his position as a press helper before joining the sheet metal union.  Laurence started with RD Herbert in January 1974 as a sheet metal Apprentice under the supervision of Morris “Red” Shockley.  He worked his way through the ranks to Journeyman and eventually to Superintendent/Estimator, a position he held for 16 1/2 years.

Honoring Laurence

Houston presenting Service Plaque to Laurence

Houston Herbert presented Laurence with a plaque recognizing his 36 years of dedication and hard work with the company. Following his official retirement on Friday, Mark Stribling will assume the duties of Sheet Metal Superintendent and Estimating.

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