John Russell Burkhart
Metal Deck Superintendent
Russell Burkhart, Metal Deck Superintendent, schedules equipment to coincide with metal deck erection, ensures proper piece marked metal decking is installed per plans, analyzes and plans installation and construction of metal decking, assigns work to employees using material and worker requirements data, and assists workers engaged in construction including activities using hand tools and equipment. Russell estimates material, equipment, and worker requirements to complete job reviews as well as analyzes and discusses the project estimate with the Estimator, Field Superintendent, General Superintendent, and Project Executive. He verifies that all required shop drawings, plans, mix designs, special material approvals, traffic control plans, and other documents necessary for assigned phases of work have been approved prior to start of project work. Russell maintains the SME Steel quality program onsite. He supervises and performs quality inspections in accordance with code and project specifications.