Over the course of his career, John worked his way up the ranks starting out as a Design Engineer for Armco Building Systems in Cincinnati Ohio. While he was with Armco he was responsible for the design and cost estimates for a variety of metal building projects ensuring they were compliant with the applicable design codes.
Armco was eventually purchased by Steelox Systems. John continued his career with Steelox for the next 20 years until the company could no longer stay open. It was then he moved to Houston, Texas and became the Vice President of Engineering for Rigid Building Systems, and now Rigid Global Buildings.
John is proficient with a wide range of design and engineering software including: RamSteel, Mathcad, AutoCAD, Microstation, Visio, Pro/Engineer, ManagePro as well as International standards for AISC, AISI, ASCE for steel structures.
John is responsible for the Engineering Department at Rigid Global Buildings including budget management, project management and supervising over 100 engineers, estimators, CADD operators and detailers as well as the IT Department.