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  • Gordon Mellen 40-Year Anniversary
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    Congratulations to Gordon Mellen – 40 Years at R.E. Warner!

Congratulations to Gordon Mellen – 40 Years at R.E. Warner!

We are pleased to recognize Gordon (“Gordie”) Mellen for his 40-year anniversary with R.E. Warner. Gordie joined the firm on October 16, 1978.

Gordie is highly proficient in the structural design of complex steel, automotive and chemical production facilities.  He has been an integral member of the team for many of the the firm’s large industrial projects, including the award-winning Ameristeel Melt Shop Modernization, the Ross Air Pollution Control Upgrade, RTI’s new Titanium Plate Rolling & Finishing and Titanium Forging & Grinding Facilities, TimkenSteel’s In-Line Forge Press & Soaking Pit Equipment Installation, ASHTA Chemicals’ HCL Production Upgrades, and CMC’s new Micro Mill, to name a few. He also routinely works on automotive plant projects for Ford and Honda, and most recently the Leadec Merecedes Plant Monorail Upgrade.

“Gordie’s exceptional attention to detail and technical capabilities make him an asset to our department. He is a dedicated, hard worker and it’s pleasure to have him as part of the structural engineering team,” said Dave Ferencik, Structural Department Manager.

Congratulations to Gordie on your 40-year anniversary and many contributions to R.E. Warner!

October 16th, 2018|Corporate News|

Dustin Addair Earn Professional Surveyor License

We are pleased to announce that Dustin Addair, PS, has passed the Principles and Practice of Surveying Examination, earning him the title of Professional Surveyor! He is now a Registered Professional Surveyor in the State of Ohio.

To earn their PS, surveyors must: earn a four-year degree in land surveying from an accredited engineering technology program; pass the Fundamentals of Surveying (FS) exam; complete four years of progressive work experience under a PS; and pass the Principles and Practice of Surveying (PS) exam.

Dustin started with R.E. Warner in March of 2014 as a member of the survey department’s field crew and has since become a Survey Crew Chief. Dustin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Surveying and Mapping from the University of Akron and an Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology from Lakeland Community College. He is FAA registered and licensed to fly a drone and has 10 years’ experience in surveying, mapping design, and construction layout and staking. His experience includes maintaining positional control for layout and construction of elevator cores, post-tension beams and decks, columns and walls, caissons, and grade-beams including concrete forms and anchor bolts using a Trimble robotic total station. Dustin served as survey crew chief for […]

September 17th, 2018|Corporate News|
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    Congratulations to Eddie Dziubek – 45 years at R.E. Warner!

Congratulations to Eddie Dziubek – 45 years at R.E. Warner!

We are pleased to recognize Eddie Dziubek for his 45-year anniversary with R.E. Warner. Eddie joined the firm on June 11, 1973 as a civil engineer. Over the years, Eddie has worn many hats at R.E. Warner, from engineer to serving in a variety of leadership roles.

With over four decades of design, management and construction administration experience on capital improvement and maintenance projects for metal production and processing facilities, today Eddie serves as a Project Director focused on managing projects and developing business in the metals market.

“Eddie’s dedication to R.E. Warner for the past 45 years along with his passion for developing relationships with our clients is truly what sets him apart from his peers in our industry,” Senior Vice President Brett Neff said.

Asked which project he is most proud of, Eddie said: “The Arconic Martinsville, VA forging, grinding and hot metal manufacturing plant would be the one I’m most proud of. I was the project manager on the original job (when the company was known as RTI International) that lasted from 2008–2012. The project was successfully completed for all parties involved. Now we are involved with additional expansions at the facility. The best sales pitch a company can have […]

August 7th, 2018|Corporate News|

Congratulations to Randy Cecil – 45 years at R.E. Warner!

We are pleased to announce that today marks Randy’s 45-year anniversary with R.E. Warner. Randy joined the firm on July 31, 1973.

Over the years, Randy has served as an electrical/I&C designer, senior designer, electrical department manager, project engineer, and project manager. With excellent technical and project management skills, he boasts a well-rounded portfolio with dozens of projects in each of the firm’s markets, having served in varying capacities on most of the firm’s landmark projects during his tenure here.

Asked about his favorite project, Randy had this to say:

“My favorite project would have to be the recent Forge Press installation. It was one of those projects where the client was very easy to work with and knew what they wanted. In-house, we had great people working on it which led to a very smooth construction period. The contractors were very good and resolved issues with all parties without any major problems. And finally, the vendor supplying all the equipment was excellent, and despite a language barrier, was very easy to work with.”

“A great project is made up of great people and I was fortunate to have many great people working with me on this project. Being a very part-time knifemaker, the […]

July 31st, 2018|Corporate News|
  • Ted Beltavski named chair of Visiting Committee at CSU Washkewicz College of Engineering
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    Ted Beltavski, PE, MS named chair of Visiting Committee at CSU Washkewicz College of Engineering

Ted Beltavski, PE, MS named chair of Visiting Committee at CSU Washkewicz College of Engineering

R.E. Warner President & CEO Ted Beltavski, PE, MS has been named Chair of the Visiting Committee at Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering.

To maintain its accreditation by ABET, the College must have in place an advisory committee comprised of members from industry, government and research bodies. Representing the interests of Washkewicz’s customers, the committee “meets regularly to assist in guiding the efforts of the college so as to produce engineers that satisfy the needs of today’s employers, as well as moving to improve the overall health and reputation of Cleveland State’s engineering programs.”

Ted has been a member of the visiting committee for the past several years and recently accepted the invitation to serve as Chair. R.E. Warner views our involvement with the College as key to recruiting top talent and ensuring today’s students are prepared to be tomorrow’s engineers. Further, we are proud to be associated with one of the top engineering schools in the region.

The Washkewicz College of Engineering at Cleveland State University is one of the fastest growing engineering colleges in the U.S., currently enrolling over 2,000 students. The College recently dedicated its new 100,000 square foot building addition with teaching and research laboratories, simulation […]

June 19th, 2018|Corporate News|