BRONZE Contracting LLC is a New York State Certified Woman Owned Business Enterprise. BRONZE is a fully licensed / insured / bonded professional contracting company. We are known for our drive to complete the work accurately and on time, while maintaining all local, state & federal regulations. We believe that honesty is the foundation of solid relationships and the key to repeat business, therefore we are honest and upfront with our customers at all times.
With over 30 years combined experience in various related fields (machine shop, welding & fabricating, excavating, site work, demolition, equipment operation & maintenance, asbestos abatement, lead paint renovation, identification, handling & removal of hazardous materials, customer service, computer software, general construction & carpentry), you can feel at ease knowing you have hired a contractor that can handle the job.
BRONZE Contracting LLC has a very hard working dedicated team of men and women. We focus on providing the best service possible, and holding to our base of “Honesty & Integrity backed by competitive pricing.” Please read below to find out a little more about our key personnel. This is only a list of some of our key personnel. BRONZE Contracting LLC currently has approximately 48 employees.
Joylynn Bronson [President] Mrs. Bronson has been around the remediation industry for the past 12 years. In 2016 Joy was able to obtain her NYS WBE Certification. Mrs. Bronson is the chief administrator and takes care of everything from executive decisions, to insurances and accounts payable/receivable and much more. She takes pride in being thorough in her work. Mrs. Bronson also likes to provide quick responses to questions and issues. Being a Team leader she also strives to ensure our employees are all properly trained, conscious of safety, and respectable on the job site.
Thomas Bronson [Vice President] Thomas has over 14 years experience in the environmental remediation & demolition field. He has a wide range of experience, from office management and projectestimation to on-site supervision and project management. He is responsible for project estimation andproject management. He is also in charge of scheduling and staffing projects with the appropriate manpower, performing interviews and recruiting employees. Thomas must also schedule all trucking and equipment operations while overseeing the maintenance and repair operations
Tommy Bronson (SR) [Project Manager] Mr. Bronson has over 20 years experience as a superintendent and a vast amount of knowledge in numerous trades. He is responsible for keeping schedules, production, and quality assurance. He is also in charge of our maintenance program, keeping all of our tools, and equipment safe and up to date. Mr. Bronson has owned and operated excavating equipment for over 20 years. Throughout the past few years Mr. Bronson has had the opportunity to oversee and take part in many different soil remediation projects. These projects involved the cleaning and removal of both underground and above ground tanks, as well as working closely with the NYS DEC. to ensure proper and safe clean up practices. 04/06/1958 – 03/13/2015 We lost a founder and key member of our team and family this year at BRONZE Contracting. Tommy Bronson Sr. was a true leader. He was a man of his word, and believed in Honesty & Integrity. He was a hard worker and always had a positive attitude toward getting the work completed. “If you hit a wall .. you go over it .. or around it.. don’t just stand there.” Tommy had a very outgoing personality and could get along and work with just about anybody. The Team here at BRONZE Contracting has all taken notes and learned from him while they had the opportunity. We intend to push forward as we grow the company and always keep the Honesty & integrity backed by competitive pricing as our way of doing business to make him proud.
Donald DeVaul Jr. [demolition Estimator & Project Manager] Don has over 16 years’ experience in site work & demolition and started with BRONZE from day one. He has a great deal of knowledge in all aspects of the project from start to finish. Mr. DeVaul is responsible for project estimation and projectmanagement. He also ensures that all utility companies have terminated their services, hazardousmaterials have been abated and underground utilities have been located, He also secures the properpermits for demolition to begin. On site, Mr. DeVaul has been in charge of overseeing the operations ofproper and safe building deconstruction, scheduling for transportation and disposal of C&D, anddocumentation of all activities. Don currently posses his project designer certificate allowing him towrite site specific variances for the firm, and works closely with our bonding company to obtain any necessary bonds we may need.
Brandon Williams [asbestos estimator & Project Manager] Mr. Williams also started with BRONZE from day one and formerly a BRONZE Project Superintendent, has over 13 years’ experience in the environmental remediation field. He strived to complete our projects professionally and on time while making sure we stayed in compliance for many years. Mr. Williams experience and track record with the company made it an easy decision to promote him to an Asbestos Estimator position. Now Mr. Williams is challenged with the task of reviewing drawings, documents, and specifications for all types of commercial, residential and government asbestos abatement projects to prepare job cost estimates. He also assists in pre-project coordination.
NICHOLAS BURNS [DEMOLITION ESTIMATOR & Project Manager] With our growing operation we welcomed Mr. Burns onto the team in the summer of 2018. Nick has experience in the residential and commercial construction industry. Nick is now responsible for numerous tasks including but not limited to: attending pre-bid meetings, making site visits to inspect existing conditions, preparing estimates and formal quotes, reviewing drawings, specifications, and other documents. Creating and maintaining customer relationships is also an important role he will help fulfill. As part of his project management roll Mr. Burns prepares preliminary documentation required for projects, obtains permits, executes dig safe tickets and confirms utility disconnects. Mr. Nicholas Burns is also a NAVY Veteran.
Dan Bronson [Warehouse Manager] Mr. Bronson has over 9 years experience in the environmental remediation & demolition field. He has made every effort to complete our projects professionally and maintain a long term working relationship with our clients and other personnel on-site. In 2019 Mr. Bronson was promoted to Warehouse Manager. Dan had been tasked with completely revamping our inventory into a digital more accountable system. All of our tools, materials, equipment and supplies were entered into the system and labeled with bar codes allowing us to have a better handle on items coming and going to and from job sites, this also helped our job costing by being able to track materials and supplies used on jobs. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies and materials, ordering and picking up parts for repairs and maintenance, repairs and maintenance to minor equipment and tools and shop house keeping.
JESSICA DUDA - WILLIAMS [ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT] Jessica has been with BRONZE Contracting LLC since 2015. Mrs. Duda – Williams assists with countless administrative and office responsibilities. Along with answering phones and yielding calls her main focus is organization and efficiency for all tasks she’s involved in. She currently assists with accounts payable, sales tax preparation, new employee application execution and filing, employee records, scheduling employee training courses, annual medical exams, vehicle registration and inspection reminders, personal air sample results and much more.
DANIELLE DUDA [DATA / RECORDS COMPLIANCE OFFICER] With our growing firm and endless paperwork needs Danielle joined our team in the beginning of 2018. Her main focus is any and all paperwork needed to start, needed during or to finish a project. Danielle creates folders for the field superintendents with all required documentation and compliance paperwork. Upon execution of all project paperwork she performs in house audits to ensure all required information has been gathered. Danielle also assists in submission of NYS Department of Labor and US EPA notifications, and obtains all project specific insurance certificates.
CODY DARLING [PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT] Mr. Darling has been with us since 2015. Coming from a supervisor / leadership position it was no surprise he has quickly advanced in the field from a laborer to a field superintendent. He is responsible for completing projects on time while maintaining a professional working relationship with all clients, contractors and vendors on site. Mr. Darling is also responsible for site safety and compliance. Cody has often been tasked with some of our most difficult projects because of our confidence in his consistent drive to push forward and reach his goals. Mr. Darlings no nonsense personality has earned the respect of most workers and allows him to keep the employees on task.
George Youngs Jr [Heavy equipment operator / Project Superintendent] Mr. Youngs joined our team to start the new year in 2018. Welcoming George to our team was a great addition and solid reinforcement to the demolition and site work portion of our business. Mr. Youngs has been performing building demolition and site-work with associated environmental hazards since 1996. He has a wide variety of experience with many pieces of heavy equipment and attachments including but not limited to excavators, long reach excavators, ultra high reach excavators, crane operation and rigging, bulldozers, skid steers, metal sheers, concrete crackers, concrete pulverizers, wrecking ball and much more. George has completed countless successful projects of all magnitudes including but not limited to small residential, commercial, large industrial, government, military and concrete structures. His Mr. Youngs safe and proficient ability to dismember a building structure and keep materials separated as he goes allows us to ensure the client is getting a job well done and a competitive price every time. Mr. George Youngs Jr. is also an ARMY Veteran.
Timothy Olney [Heavy equipment operator / Project Superintendent] Tim Joined the BRONZE team in 2013 already having 5 years’ experience in the asbestos abatement field. Mr. Onley also had some previous experience with heavy equipment, welding and fabrication. In 2014 he entered the demolition portion of our business becoming a heavy equipment operator performing building demolitions with an excavator. Tim has been involved in many of our ERRS team subcontract agreement for EPA region 2 demolition and site restoration projects and countless other small and large scale demolition projects of all sizes and difficulties. Mr. Olney has been tasked with numerous logistically difficult projects in the past, having to successfully dismantle buildings by hand until safe enough, or gained enough room or reach to proceed with heavy heavy equipment.
Jim Muha [Asbestos / Interior Demolition Estimator & Project Manager] In January 2019 BRONZE was fortunate enough to welcome Mr. Muha to join our team. Jim has 30 years of experience, starting in the asbestos abatement and environmental industry in 1990. Through the years he has had the opportunity to take part in all phases of the asbestos abatement work. Jim has an excellent track record having performed hundreds of successful projects while remaining compliant and on schedule. Mr. Muha has estimated, overseen, and performed projects from a few hundred dollars right up to multi million dollar, multi phased projects. Jim will be responsible for reviewing drawings, documents, and specifications for all types of commercial, residential and government asbestos abatement projects to prepare job cost estimates. Making site visits to confirm existing conditions and attending onsite project meetings. Constant communication with our on-site project superintendent, scope, and schedule overview and additional work order pricing are all important roles of his position to help maintain successful projects.
Ed Szewcyk – [Asbestos Project Superintendent] Mr. Szewcyk joined our team in Early 2019. Having a positive reputation and 9 years’ experience in the environmental asbestos field it was an easy decision to bring him on. Ed has a successful history of completing larger scale asbestos projects and overseeing multiple containment sites. He has been known for completing projects in a safe and productive manner while remaining on schedule. Compliance is of utmost importance to BRONZE and Mr. Szewcyk is here to help maintain our goals. Here at BRONZE Ed’s responsibilities will include on-site project supervision, safety and compliance, scope and schedule overview, manpower utilization, client communication and satisfaction.
Peter Manning [Asbestos Project Superintendent] Pete has been with BRONZE since January 2015. Coming from 7 years’ experience and a background of hazardous material & chemical handling he had a good start of general knowledge and experience to add to our team. Mr. Manning spent 2 years in the field as an asbestos laborer. His reliability and willingness to put in the effort to complete projects successfully made the decision to promote him to project superintendent simple in 2017. Pete has been apart of our ERRS team subcontract agreement for EPA region 2 for the past 4 years. His experience includes being involved in many different aspects of environmental work including but not limited to asbestos abatement, contaminated soil, mercury, LEAD paint, radiation cleanup, commercial and industrial demolition and clean up as well as emergency response action for hurricane maria clean up efforts in Puerto Rico in 2017 and 2018.
Joseph Iannone IV [Asbestos Project Superintendent] Mr. Iannone has 12 years experience in the asbestos / LEAD paint abatement industry. In September 2018 Joe joined the BRONZE team. Starting out as a labor, it didn’t take long for his experience and knowledge of the business to shine through quickly getting himself promoted to a Project Superintendent position. Mr. Iannone’s current position requires him to review drawings, and scope of work documents to accurately and efficiently perform removal and interior demolition work. While on-site Joe is also responsible for safety and compliance, man power, keeping schedules, material and equipment delivery to site, proper waste containerization and disposal and much more.