Reclaim Company, LLC, believes that “development follows demolition.” Razing unsound structures and preparing the land for site development enable new growth of communities. We continuously seek to improve our demolition, site preparation, and environmental remediation techniques so the best possible results are delivered to our clients, staff, and the environment.
After 10 years in the industry, R.J. started Reclaim Company, LLC, in 2007. His creative, out-of-the-box thinking and a business philosophy of “persistence and follow-through” has led to success with Reclaim Company and recognition from the community. In 2012, he was the SBA State of WV and SBA Region III winner of the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. R.J. is continually defining the future of the company, directing the flow of business, identifying and leading new business opportunities, and managing all business concerns. He has put together a support team of specialized employees to assist him in making Reclaim Company, LLC, an industry leader in the nation.
Joshua joined Reclaim Company, LLC, in 2009 with four years of experience in the industry. He first served as the Controller and then became the Chief Financial Officer in 2012. In January of 2013, he became a member of Reclaim Company, LLC. Joshua’s main duties include: managing cash, identifying risks, overseeing the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization, ensuring adequate controls are installed so that substantiating documentation is approved and available in preparation for financial auditing, and developing and maintaining systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization. Joshua is responsible for Reclaim Company’s relationship with bonding companies, lending institutions, and external auditors. He holds a B.S. in Finance from West Virginia University.
Steve has been with Reclaim Company, LLC, since 2011. He has experience in all aspects of demolition—residential, commercial, industrial, and heavy highway. Steve has over 15 years of experience with equipment operation and 11 years of experience in dismantlement and asset recovery, recycling, air sampling, and on-site safety management. In January 2013, Steve became a member of Reclaim Company, LLC. Steve is responsible for: overseeing the daily operations, implementing the on-site project directives, managing the project equipment, scheduling the staffing and employees for the project, handling daily damage control, managing company equipment maintenance program, assisting with project bids, working with the Project Managers to stay on budget, and working with the company President to build new and maintain existing client relationships. He is also the Chair of the company Safety Committee and trains all on-site supervisors to execute the company safety program and protocols.
Mr. Harris joined Reclaim Company in 2020 and brings over 11 years of experience in numerous aspects of the demolition and abatement industry. Derrick provides his extensive experience in environmental investigation, remediation protocols involving various forms of hazardous material (asbestos, lead, mold, universal waste), interior, and raze demolition to our clients in the mid-Atlantic region. Derrick is responsible for: working with Operations to ensure project scope of work and directives are being achieved on time and under budget. In addition to assisting our clients with bulk sampling, operational coordination, estimating, and subcontractors’ needs.
Specialized Education, Training, Licenses & Certifications:
EPA, AHERA Accredited Asbestos Management Planner, MD
EPA, AHERA Accredited Asbestos Inspector, MD, D.C., PA
EPA, AHERA Accredited Asbestos Supervisor, MD, D.C., VA, PA
EPA, AHERA Accredited Asbestos Project Designer, MD, D.C VA, DE
EPA, Lead Supervisor, MD, D.C., VA, PA
NIOSH 582, Sampling and Analysis of Airborne Asbestos
OSHA Hazard Communication Training
OSHA Confined Space Entry Training for Construction
OSHA Fall Protection, Scaffolding, and Aerial Lifts Training
OSHA Confined Space Entry Training
OSHA Lockout/Tag-out for Construction
OSHA 20 CFR 1910.178 Forklift Training
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks and Evaluation
OSHA – 30
OSHA – 10
First Aid Certified
Mr. Emery joined Reclaim Company in 2018 and brings over 6 years of experience in the construction industry. Andrew plans, budgets, oversees, and documents all aspects of his contracted projects. He works closely with upper management to ensure each project’s scope of work and direction is on schedule and on budget. Mr. Emery also performs asbestos inspections and bulk sampling, assists in project estimation, operational coordination and subcontracting needs. Andrew works diligently between owner and operations to guarantee quality of work and project satisfaction.
Mr. Emery holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from West Virginia University with achieving the Dean’s List in 2005 and 2006 as well as the Academic Athletic Honor Roll from 2004 to 2007. Andrew was also an Intercollegiate Athlete for the West Virginia University Division I Football Team and achieved multiple awards during his career in college football.
Andrew also holds the following licenses and certifications:
Mr. Paul Benedum is graduate of Fairmont State College with a B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology. Worked after college in land surveying, asbestos removal & monitoring, and heavy construction oversite. He worked 10 years with the State of West Virginia DEP in the government permitting section, and 19 years as a project manager overseeing multiple million-dollar environmental remediation projects from concept to completion. He is a certified Landfill Manager, Recycling Coordinator and Certified FEMA Disaster Coordinator.
Mr. Fitzwater joined the Reclaim Company in June 2020. He was a student-athlete that graduated from Fairmont State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management.
Chase has over 5 years in construction, from remodeling homes, industrial electrical
work, and health care planning, design, and construction. He also co-managed a water
treatment plant for Pratt and Whitney when he was employed with Veolia
Technologies. Chase’s background is strong in daily coordinating skills,
communication, and has the ability to fully manage projects while considering site specific
procedures, requirements and demands.
Chase has completed the following courses and certificates:
• 10-Hour OSHA
• RCRA/EPA Hazardous Waste Management
• AOI – HAZWOPER
• Confined Space Entry
• DOT Hazardous material general awareness and Offerors of Bulk and
non-bulk hazmat packages
• Fundamentals of AutoCAD
Mr. Sandeep joined Reclaim Company, LLC recently, bringing with him a background of over 5 years’ experience in construction of residential and commercial property. Have vast professional experience in Civil engineering he has operated with diversified domain projects ranging from medium to large scale industries which gave him an in depth understanding for handling various domain areas in Civil Engineering. He has also handled various critical and challenging projects from design to implementation stage and ensured that the projects get implemented as per specification in stipulated time with quality. After graduating in Masters of landscape Architecture from WVU University Dec 2016 joined Reclaim Company and looking after the storm water management(SWM) of the projects and also working on the plan and permits required for the SWM.
Chris joined Reclaim Company in August 2017 while also taking classes at the West Virginia University School of Law as a Legal Intern. During law school, Chris also worked with the WVU Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic, assisting communities from all over West Virginia in their ecological conservation, planning, zoning, negotiating, and drafting. Chris’ experience includes years of working in the busy legal environment of New York City in the real estate and bankruptcy fields. Upon graduating from the WVU College of Law in May 2019, Chris passed the bar exam in July 2019 and has since worked as Reclaim’s general counsel, handling all contract, real estate, employment/labor, and corporate legal issues.
Winter joined Reclaim Company, LLC in 2015. She is currently attending Fairmont State University and working on a double major of Accounting and Business Management. Winter brings substantial experience of 10 years of customer service/retail, 10 years money handling, 7 years of management, 4 years of A/P, 4 years of debt collections, 2 years of A/R, 2 years of being a loan officer, 6 months of payroll/HR. Winter’s responsibilities at Reclaim Company include: Managing and processing payroll; Payroll reports; Health insurance; Retirement plans; Accounts Receivable; Accounts Payable; Assist with financial review and audit procedures; Provide customer service to potential and existing clients; Reconcile all bank statements, loan statements, and credit card statements; Reconcile all vendor accounts; Manage all rental agreements; Manage all loans for company; and Verify bank deposits.
Nick Joined Reclaim Company, LLC in March 2020. He graduated from West
Virginia University in May of 2020 with a finance degree. Nick has excellent problem
solving and computer skills that benefit Reclaim greatly.
He is an Accountant at Reclaim Company. He works closely with our Chief Financial
Officer maintaining accounts payable; processing payments; updates and maintains
the IS NetWorld data; reconciles credit card statements; works with Project
Management relating to subcontractor and vendor payment term agreements; assists
management in job costing and tracking for projects.
Jason came to Reclaim Company in 2013 with over a decade of work experience in environmental abatement, specializing in asbestos. His background includes work experience in asbestos inspection, asbestos abatement, and construction labor. Jason’s primary responsibilities are to perform all asbestos inspections and prepare all samples for laboratory analysis, lead labor crews in asbestos abatement on-site, and manage all on-site safety concerns during the abatement. Jason holds certificates in:
Kenny joined Reclaim Company in 2018 as our Service Mechanic. Since his time with Reclaim Company, he has become the Service Manager and is responsible for the daily maintenance direction, verifying equipment safety checklists and monitoring the needs of each piece of machinery, obtaining purchase orders, and maintaining the fleet and heavy equipment.
Kenny came to Reclaim Company from the rental equipment industry. He started out as a field technician, has operated a service truck, and managed the shop. He has been a Service Manager for the past 6 years.
Kenny holds the following licenses and certifications:
Automotive Safety Certification
JLG Service Certification
Booms & Scissors Service Certification
Kobelco Construction Machinery America, LLC Training Certification
Advanced Driver Training Services, Inc. Certification
Electrical Systems Certification
ASE Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling Certification
Ultra Boom Certification
Master Lock Lockout/Tagout Certification
Exhaust Systems Effective Communication Certification
Ride Control Theory & Applications Certificate
NAPA U-Joints Certificate
NAPA Temp Products Certificate
Air Conditioning Systems Service Certification
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