With the project kicking off at the beginning of summer in 2015, Baker Roofing Company crews had the unique challenge of a strict timeframe while dealing with heat and safety issues. Baker Roofing Company had exactly one year to complete the 23,345 sq. ft. roof replacement, with no exceptions. In order to accomplish this, the project management team had to find various ways for crews to work continuously through hot summer weather and the cold months. The crews maintained a strenuous schedule, often working 6 days a week, 12 hours a day, many weeks. In order to stay on schedule, it was often necessary for crews to work on Sundays as well.
There were approximately 84 Baker Roofing Company employees that worked together on the project with roles ranging from crew members, project management and sheet metal fabrication to support, safety, purchasing and internal customer service and administrative support. The entire project was 100% self-performed.
Preparation for the Duke Chapel roof replacement started a year in advance due to the timeline constraints of this high profile project. “The best part of this project was that our team was able to finish the job not only on time, but three months ahead of schedule. Our success is attributed to the overall teamwork