(WASHINGTON)— Forty one individuals from 13 states, representing 13 companies have earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential so far in 2018, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announced today. The certification is valid for three years.
The SCTPP program is aimed at the thousands of transportation project workers, supervisors, foremen, inspectors, managers, manufacturers and materials suppliers, designers, equipment operators and owners who could make a huge, industry-wide safety impact by learning core competencies necessary to identify and mitigate potentially life-threatening on-site risks.
The latest list of “Safety Certified Transportation Project Professionals” includes:
- Michael Barefoot, safety manager, Webber, LLC, North Richland Hills, Texas
- Andy Bates, project manager, Allan Myers, Schwenksville, Pa.
- Nicholas Benyovszky, field engineer, Allan Myers, New Britain, Pa.
- Jeffrey Bickel, field engineer, Allan Myers, Collegeville, Pa.
- John Breck, HSE specialist, Allan Myers, Blandon, Pa.
- John Bridge, project manager, Austin Bridge & Road, L.P., Keller, Texas
- Robert Brode, safety, Allan Myers, Pylesville, Md.
- Ethan Brown, project engineer, Wright Brothers Construction Co, Inc., Smyrna, Ga.
- Laurie Bryan, project manager, Allan Myers, North Beach, Md.
- Bradley Bushey, senior project engineer, Allan Myers, Glen Allen, Va.
- William Colley, foreman, Austin Bridge & Road, L.P., North Richland Hills, Texas
- Kevin Colwell, Gallagher Asphalt, Channahon, Ill.
- Galen Cooter, SH&E manager, AECOM, Corona, Calif.
- Cody Fry, HSE specialist, Allan Myers, Mechanicsville, Va.
- David Gilinger, craft development trainer, Allan Myers, Phoenixville, Pa.
- George Herceg III, project manager, Allan Myers, Midlothian, Va.
- Jeremy Hostetler, area safety manager, The Lane Construction Corporation, Deltona, Fla.
- David Houghton, Wright Brothers Construction Co, Inc., Charleston, Tenn.
- Ryan Houston, project manager, Wright Brothers Construction Co, Inc., Charleston, Tenn.
- Gene Howard, project manager, Superior Construction, Jacksonville, Fla.
- Bob Kaiser, superintendent, Austin Bridge & Road, L.P., Irving, Texas
- Ryan Kaufmann, field engineer, Barriere Construction Company, LLC, Slidell, La.
- Christopher Kirby, director of risk management, Colas Inc., Morristown, N.J.
- Corey Lovelace, CAD tech, Wright Brothers Construction Co, Inc., Cleveland, Tenn.
- Jacob Macheca, field engineer, Barriere Construction Company, LLC, Bush, La.
- Adam Maier, safety professional, Terracon Consultants, Olathe, Kan.
- Domenic Marino, project manager, Allan Myers, Havertown, Pa.
- Andrew Morris, field manager, Allan Myers, Gloucester, Va.
- Robby Oliff, senior safety supervisor, The Lane Construction Corporation, Alexandria, Va.
- Mohammed Raoof, assistant project manager, Superior Construction, Jacksonville, Fla.
- David Reeve, foreman, Allan Myers, Audubon, N.J.
- Daniel Rieck, superintendent, Allan Myers, Williamsburg, Va.
- Doug Riley, safety director, Green Acres Contracting Co., Inc., Scottdale, Pa.
- Scott Shuey, operating group safety professional, Terracon Consultants, Inc., Platte City, Mo.
- Robert Snyder, HSE regional manager, Allan Myers, Worcester, Pa.
- Eric Tombaugh, general superintendent, Austin Bridge & Road, L.P., Irving, Texas
- Damien Vrontisis, sr. project engineer, Allan Myers, East Norriton, Pa.
- Stephen Wargo, project manager, Allan Myers, Dowingtown, Pa.
- Andrew Wingard, superintendent, Allan Myers, Glen Allen, Va.
- Jim Wright, director of safety and health, Terracon Engineering, Olathe, Kan.
- Stephen Young, EHS manager, RK&K, Morgantown, Pa.
The exam contains up to 120 multiple-choice questions that probe knowledge in assessing project risks, creating project safety plans, implementing and conducting on-going evaluation of a site-specific operational safety plan, and conducting incident investigations. It has been designed to meet the rigorous protocols required for accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Organization for Standardization ISO/IEC 17024: “Conformity Assessment: General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of Persons.”
Additional information about the SCTPP can be found at www.puttingsafetyfirst.org.
The ARTBA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt entity established in 1985, supports a wide portfolio of programs and activities, including educational scholarships, awards programs, professional development courses, safety training, a national exhibition on transportation and a facility dedicated to improving safety in roadway construction zones.