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Whitehead Construction, Inc. utilizes a skilled and energetic team to man every job. The employees at WCI are acknowledged as some of the best and most knowledgeable in the electrostatic precipitator and particle agglomerator industry. This continually saves our clients both money and time.
WCI offers one of the lowest EMRs (experience modification rating) in the air quality control industry. On staff MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) authorized instructors ensure that all WCI employees are trained to the most current MSHA standards.The supervisors at WCI are required to have daily time sheets signed by the plant designated contact. This eliminates guesswork pertaining to the number of man hours worked each day.
Not only does WCI maintain the main office in Tennessee they also have supervisors and equipment stationed in Arkansas. This allows Whitehead Construction, Inc. to have fast response times and lower costs.
Michael D. Whitehead is the President of Whitehead Construction, Inc., a company specializing in the repair, maintenance, rebuilding & new erections of electrostatic precipitators. The Whitehead family has been in the contracting business since 1961 as residential builders and general contractors. Michael Whitehead is the founder of Whitehead Construction, Inc. and began his ESP and contracting career in 1986. He has focused on the ESP industry since 1991. He has served in the capacity of foreman, general foreman, superintendent, project manager and consultant on several ESP projects since 1986.
Devin Olijar started working in the air pollution control industry in 1997 performing mechanical design and project supervision at a precipitator engineering and parts supply company. His experience grew to include project development and technical sales through customer interactions, working closely with end users to develop custom solutions to reach their goals. Other work and school experience includes providing industrial training at a large steel producer, mechanical drafting and design in college. Devin has received first aid/ CPR, OSHA/MSHA, and SCBA / respirator, training and certifications. At WCI, Devin’s responsibilities focus on project development, project management, sales, subcontractor management, and customer interactions.
Charles (C.J.) Peters is a Job Superintendent with over 30 years experience. C.J. began his career with American Air Filter in 1973 while working in one of their manufacturing plants. After several years inside he began his career in the field working with such companies as Environmental Elements, Enviro-Shield, FKI and now as a Superintendent for WCI. C.J. has experience in safety management and training,
William (Buddy) Pearson is a Job Superintendent for Whitehead Construction, Inc. Buddy has an extensive background in precipitation rebuilds and upgrades as well as field consulting. He has experience in safety management and training, first/CPR and OSHA/MSHA training. Buddy has been working for WCI since 2004 as a jobsite superintendent and he is a CWI with several years of experience as a certified welder in the industry.
Jackie has more that 17yrs experience at WCI and has worked with most all types of ESP’s. Jackie has training and/or certifications in safety management, CPR, OSHA and MSHA, and is a Level I Rigger.
Amanda McGuire is the Office Manager and one of the authorized OSHA trainers for Whitehead construction, Inc. She has an Associates degree in Business Operations. She has been with Whitehead Construction, Inc. since 1996 and has served as Office Manager since 2001.
Arleen Harvey is a Human Resources Coordinator at WCI. Her duties include working with job supervisors to develop workforce scheduling, maintaining accurate training records, scheduling training to ensure WCI crew training is up to date, drug screening and crew development. She also assists with payroll and safety training.
Bob Presser is an OSHA authorized trainer who has completed all OSHA mandated requirements. Bob has also completed Level I rigger, First Aid and CPR, and multiple client specific training. Bob trains WCI workforce to ensure compliance.
Terry brings more than 30yrs experience in residential construction to WCI. Duties include procuring and scheduling projects, monitoring construction progress, securing permits and managing to project(s) budgets. Terry also tracks work quality, and ensures safe work conditions.
Preston has grown up in the construction business and is a valuable asset to the WCI team. He has recently been promoted to his current position. Preston is also finishing a Business Management Bachelor Degree.