Instructors

Kevin j. O’Mara
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Director of Training

Effective 2015

Donald r. SUmmers jr.

Assistant Director of Training

Effective 1997

Fulltime Instructors

Ronald j. Arbuthnot

Effective 2017

Thomas L. Bielicki

Effective 2018

Martin B. McClimens

Effective 2001

John J. McVey

Effective 2016

Daniel R. O’Connell

Effective 2007

Mark E. Reese

Effective 2014

Joseph a. Sansone jr.

Effective 2018

Instructor Certifications

All of the full-time instructors at our Training Center are required to meet the requirements necessary to become certified by the Missouri Board of Education. In addition to the state teaching certificate, our instructors also attend and complete the United Association’s five year Instructor Training Program held in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Many of our instructors also hold specialty certificates which are required for them to teach various classes and certify their students in many of the different fields of Plumbing and Pipefitting. These certifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Backflow Prevention Certification under ASSE Guidelines for Cross Connection Control
  • OSHA Construction Outreach Program
  • Medical Gas Certification under NITC and NFPA 99-2005, ASME IX Brazer, ASSE 6010
  • LP Gas Certification under NFPA 58
  • United Association Welding Certification Program/National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau
  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) issued by the American Welding Society