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Founded In: 1997

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Marlin E. Buckley is the managing principal of the Firm, and is responsible for the day to day operations. Marlin is a hands-on, no nonsense professional, with over 40 years experience in the construction industry. After completing apprenticeships in the electrical, carpentry, plumbing, and HVAC trades Marlin successfully passed master level registration examinations in electric, plumbing, HVACR, and fire suppression. He maintains active registrations in Philadelphia , New Jersey , Delaware and State of Maryland. Marlin is also an accomplished finish carpenter.

On the job training at several of the Philadelphia area’s most prestigious firms has given Marlin the skills required in today’s highly complex and competitive construction market. His seasoned estimating skills are unusually diverse, with competencies in general, mechanical, and electrical construction. Projects have included research laboratories, hospitals, medical centers, offices, restaurants, military installations, technology centers, schools, universities, libraries, retail stores, banks, and hotels. Renovations, new construction, and historically certified restorations fill out the portfolio. Conceptual estimating is one of his specialties.

Strong computer skills are vital in today’s business economy. Marlin is proficient in Microsoft® Word®, Excel®, Project®, and Adobe® Acrobat®.

Having earned a Bachelor of Science degree, Marlin continues his educational ambitions by attending various continuing education classes and extensively reads the industry trade publications.

Marlin is a present or former member of the General Building Contractors Association (GBCA), The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), American Society of Professional Estimators, American Society of Plumbing Engineers, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), The International Code Council (ICC), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

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Project Experience

Project Types:
Service Work/Repairs
Commercial
Airport Runway
Laboratory
Civil & Site Development
Dams & Levies
Education (K-12)
School / College / University
Fire / Police Station
Gas Station
Hospital / Nursing Home
Hotel / Motel
Industrial Maintenance
House
Manufacturing Plant
Apartments & Condominiums
City / Town Hall
Office Building
Pre-Manufactured Structures
Power Generation & Distribution
Terminal - Airport / Bus / Railroad
Church / Synagogue
Retail Store
Restaurant
Sewage / Water Treatment Plant
Jail / Prison
Parking Garage
Library
Museum
Club House / Community Center
Casinos
Mixed Use
Historic Preservation
Secure and Shielded Facilities
Storage Facility / Warehouse
Grocery Stores
Theater
Assisted Living
Single Family Residential
Renewable Energy
Design Build
Data Centers - Mission Critical
Lighting Retrofits
Auto Dealership / Service
Bank
Misc Project
Parking Lots
Swimming Pool
Non-Residential Building
Court House
Fitness Center
Medical Office
Post Office
Radio / Television Station
Residential Building
Tract Housing
Military
Government

Service Areas

Associations & Memberships

Member of AGC (Associated General Contractors) AGC (Associated General Contractors)
Member of ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engin ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engin
Member of ASPE (American Society of Plumbing Engineers) ASPE (American Society of Plumbing Engineers)
Member of ASPE (American Society of Professional Estimators) ASPE (American Society of Professional Estimators)
Member of CFMA (Construction Financial Management Assn.) CFMA (Construction Financial Management Assn.)
Member of GBCA (General Building Contractors Assn.) GBCA (General Building Contractors Assn.)
Member of General Building Contractors Association General Building Contractors Association
Member of IAEI (International Assn. of Electrical Inspectors) IAEI IAEI
Member of ICC (International Code Council) ICC (International Code Council)
Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers) IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers)
Member of NEWWA (New England Water Works Assn.) NEWWA (New England Water Works Assn.)
Member of NFPA (National Fire Protection Assn.) NFPA (National Fire Protection Assn.)
Member of OSHA 10 Hr. OSHA 10 Hr.
Member of OSHA 30 Hour Certified OSHA 30 Hour Certified
Member of PCCA (Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy) PCCA (Pennsylvania Construction Codes Academy)
Member of PWD (Philadelphia Water Department) PWD (Philadelphia Water Department)