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Kelly Jones Named Manager of Procurement and Preconstruction Services

Kelly JonesT E C Industrial is pleased to announce that Kelly B. Jones has been appointed to lead the Corporation’s Procurement and Contracts Group based in Kingsport. Kelly joined T E C earlier this year to assist with Proposal and Bid Development. Prior to then she worked in a variety of strategic sourcing positions supporting large scale capital programs. In her new role, she will report directly to Chief Operations Officer Aaron Jordan. 

Jones holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and brings excellent experience with contract negotiation, risk management, expediting, and vendor (s) identification/qualification and award. Having successfully completed numerous supply chain and contracting courses in the past herself, she will also provide guidance and recommendations to the company’s executive management team with respect to future training and development programs for our other corporate and project level personnel.

Pending the naming of a successor, she will continue to provide support to Business Development Activities.

T E C is a privately held ENR Top 200 Specialty Contractor Headquartered in Kingsport, TN with offices also in Greenville, SC. The firm has operated throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions of the United States since 1947, supporting our industrial clients’ capital and site maintenance needs across multiple industrial sectors. The company is consistently recognized among the safest contractors in the country and is active in the communities in which T E C Industrial serves supporting numerous organizations.

T E C Industrial Participates in New Facility Ribbon Cutting

As General Contractor, T E C Industrial was pleased to participate recently at our client’s opening ceremony for their newly constructed  Versatile Automated Gamma Assay System (VAGAS) building in Erwin, TN. The custom-designed 2,400 square foot structure replaces an 18-year-old system with a permanent and more robust facility. The VAGAS building will house Non-Destructive Assay (NDA) equipment used for performing nuclear measurements on waste containers.. The building was designed with safety in mind including one-way vehicle traffic, designated control room, and a carbon monoxide detection system.

Construction of the VAGAS building started in January of 2019. NDA equipment installation was completed during the first quarter of 2020. The facility was completed with no injuries, on schedule, and within budget.

 

Tucker Maloney Joins T E C Industrial as Vice President, Business Development

Tucker MaloneyT E C Industrial is pleased to announce that Tucker M. Maloney has joined the company to lead business development and help focus on the company’s continued growth.  Mr. Maloney is an experienced business development veteran, served as a Captain in the US Army Reserve, and with 32 years in the engineering and construction industry has been actively engaged with a variety of regional and national professional industrial and economic development groups and societies. 

He is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and has served in business development roles primarily with the former Lockwood Greene and Fluor Corporation.  Mr. Maloney’s experience and knowledge of the total project delivery cycle from front end engineering through construction and commissioning adds to T E C Industrial’s expertise and ability to understand and solve our clients complex project lifecycle challenges.  His background in developing solutions for client’s maintenance and operational support needs enhances the company’s extensive background in these areas as well.

In his role Mr. Maloney will work with existing customers to ensure TEC Industrial’s client satisfaction by engaging their continuous improvement feedback while identifying future needs and developing best value offerings and solutions.  He will also lead efforts to expand our client base through a targeted process that matches the company’s capabilities to potential customer needs.  He will be based in T E C Industrial’s Greenville, SC office while serving our clients throughout the United States.

Headquartered in Kingsport, TN, T E C Industrial is a full-service industrial construction and maintenance contractor that has been consistently recognized for outstanding safety, quality, and performance by our clients while also ranking high nationally as an ENR Top 600 Specialty Contractor.

T E C Industrial Awarded Two Construction Projects at Holston Army Ammunition Plant

BAE Systems
Operating Contractor of the HSAAP since 1999.

T E C Industrial has been awarded two major construction contracts from BAE Systems at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant (HSAAP). The two projects task T E C Industrial with constructing a new Fluid Energy Mill (FEM) process facility and a Recrystallization and Slurry Coating Formulation facility. BAE Systems has been the operating contractor of the HSAAP since 1999 and is managing a previously announced multi-year expansion program at the site.

As the prime contractor for the projects, T E C Industrial will perform much of the work with its own direct hire workforce in the region. In addition, the company plans to utilize numerous specialty subcontractors from the local area to support construction of the project. Work on the projects will continue into 2021.

“We are very excited to be selected by BAE Systems to deliver these important projects and appreciate their commitment to our region by utilizing local firms to generate a positive economic impact in the community,” said Lori Jones, Director of Business Development at T E C Industrial.

T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction is a specialty contractor that offers a full range of maintenance, construction, and project services for clients in complex industrial markets. To learn more about T E C Industrial and their pledge to keep Safety, Integrity, and Performance at the forefront of their work, please visit www.tecindustrial.com or contact Lori Jones, Director of Business Development at [email protected]

T E C Industrial Achieves Major Safety Milestone

15M Safe Hours R1 T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction recently reached a major safety milestone by working over 15,000,000 man-hours without a lost time incident. This accomplishment is a testament to T E C Industrial’s world class safety program and to the company’s long term commitment to the safety and the well-being of its employees.

We believe a zero-injury work place is attainable. Our safety culture and 24/7 below Zero™ program is rooted in the philosophy that nothing is more important than safety and it is a collective commitment by our leaders and individuals to emphasize safety over all competing goals.

“T E C Industrial and our employees are very proud of our safety record and of reaching this major milestone. Safety performance is a core value and the foundation of our culture that we continually work to perfect in accordance with our 24/7 below zero™ safety program” said Greg Boehling, President & CEO of T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction. “We are very proud of our employees for what they have accomplished and thankful to our customers for their parallel commitment.”

T E C Industrial provides direct hire maintenance, construction and technical support services for customers in the process, industrial, power and advanced manufacturing sectors throughout the southern, eastern and midwestern US. The company operates upon a foundation of core values: Safety, Integrity, and Performance.

T E C Industrial is one of the Top 200 Specialty Contractors in the U.S., as ranked by Engineering News-Record. To learn more about T E C Industrial, please visit www.tecindustrial.com or call (423) 247-4141.

T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction Wins Plant Support Contract

NFS-Picture_WebsiteT E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction, based in Kingsport, TN, has won a multi-year contract for General Contractor Services at Nuclear Fuel Systems based in Erwin, TN.

As the general contractor, T E C Industrial assists the client’s organization by providing a team of versatile construction and plant services technicians on a continuing basis. Our team provides self-perform electrical, mechanical and civil support for construction and other plant support projects along with other services at the client’s production facility.

“We are excited to further our relationship with Nuclear Fuel Services, Inc. and look forward to being an important part of their business success.” says Greg Boehling, President & CEO of T E C Industrial.

T E C Industrial operates in the southern, eastern and Midwestern United States, providing maintenance, construction and managed services for the process, power generation, advanced manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. The company operates on the foundation of its core values: Safety, Integrity and Performance.

To learn more about T E C Industrial, please visit www.tecindustrial.com or call 423.247.4141.

NAC/SAC Project on Schedule

T E C Industrial’s management staff, self-perform crews and our partnered subcontractors are continuing to make great progress on this brownfield acid concentration plant in Kingsport, TN.

In spite of weather challenges this project is on schedule and budget.  Crews have installed over 1330 tons of structural steel, 2700 yards of concrete foundations and are underway in installing process equipment, piping and electrical systems.

The T E C Industrial’s self-perform crews and partnered subcontractors continue to work safely with no safety incidents over 140,000 hours worked.  We salute this team of skilled craftsmen and construction managers for continuing to deliver a safe, high quality project for our customer.

T E C Industrial Receives Commissioner’s Award of Excellence

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips recently awarded T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction in Kingsport with the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety and Health.

“T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction has demonstrated strong commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace,” said David Blessman, who presented the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence to the company. “The evaluation criteria for this award are challenging, and this company has worked extremely hard to meet and exceed the standards the award requires.”

T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction is a specialty contractor that offers a full range of maintenance, construction and project services for clients in complex industrial markets. They have 607 employees and qualified for the award by working more than 1,227,438 hours without a lost time workplace injury or illness

“Receiving this award is a great honor for our Company” President & CEO, Greg R. Boehling stated.  “It is a testament to our employees’ commitment to our core values of Safety, Integrity and Performance along with our leadership’s ability to create a culture of Safety that reflects our 24/7 Below Zero Program” he said. 

Left Picture Above, Left to Right: Aaron Jordan, James Edwards, Shannon Salts, David Blessman, Greg Boehling, John Sacht

T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction Renews Contract

Greenville, South Carolina – T E C Industrial Maintenance & Construction has renewed a multi-year contract for maintenance and facility support services for the Greenville operations of a major carbon fiber company.

As the primary maintenance and facility support contractor, T E C Industrial assists the client’s organization by providing a team of well-rounded maintenance technicians and facility service personnel. Our team provides support for shutdowns, maintenance, janitorial, painting, along with numerous other actives at the customer’s request.

“This contract renewal is a testament to the accomplishments of our management team and employees who serve an important role in assisting our customer in their success,” says Greg Boehling, President & CEO of T E C Industrial.

T E C Industrial operates in the southern, eastern and Midwestern United States, providing maintenance, construction and managed services for the process, power generation, advanced manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. T E C Industrial is ranked #187 in   Engineering News-Record’s top 600 Specialty Contractors in the United States. The company operates on the foundation of its core values: Safety, Integrity and Performance.

To learn more about T E C Industrial, please visit www.tecindustrial.com or call (423) 247-4141.