Minichi Contracting Group

Minichi Energy Team

Marvin Gilpin
Title: General Manager

Joe Nocito
Title: Business Manager

Sharon Glover
Title: Administrative Assistant

Fred Kohl
Title: Safety Officer


Minichi Contracting Group Team

Marty Shamro
Title: Operations Manager
Primary Responsibilities: Overall project planning, staffing and scheduling
Years Experience: With This Firm: 11 Yrs - With Other Firms: 18 Yrs

Institution Degree(s) Year Specialization

Bachelors of Science Degree Agricultural Mechanization from Penn State University 1983

OHSA 30 Certified

Rigging Certified

Other Qualifications:
Competent Person Training, Certified 1997
OSHA 10-Hour Training Course, 2005

Summary of Work Experience:
1983 to 1995 - Residential, Commercial and Highway Construction with local companies and also as a private contractor.

1995 to 2002 - Balfour Beatty Construction. Heavy Civil Construction Projects in PA and Connecticut. Projects ranged in size from $60 million to $150 million. Started as an Office Engineer and ended as a Superintendent. Projects worked on were LVIH in Scranton, PA, SR30 Reconstruction in Lancaster PA, I-95 Reconstruction in Bridgeport Connecticut and SR15 Bridge over the Housatonic River in Stratford Connecticut.

2002 to Present - Minichi Inc. Heavy Civil Construction and Mining Projects in PA. Projects range in size from $10,000 to $17 million. Started as Estimator -Superintendent - Engineer. Work now as Operations Manager - General Superintendent. Projects include Bridge Construction, Mine Reclamation, Drilling and Grouting, Gas Well Conductor Drilling, Gas Well Roadwork and Bridges. Heavy Civil and Mining Work has been performed for PADOT, PADEP, Department of Defense, FHWA, Local Municipalities and Private Entities. Gas Well Drilling, Roadwork and Bridges have been performed for SWN, Carrizo, Talisman and Chief Energy in PA.

Thomas Stepanski
Title: Project Engineer
Primary Responsibilities: Technical field support, preparation of work plans and quality control
Years Experience: With This Firm: 6 Yrs - With Other Firms: 21 Yrs

Institution Degree(s) Year Specialization

Penn State University 1990 Civil Engineering

Summary of Work Experience
With more than 24 years in the heavy/highway construction industry, Mr. Stepanski brings in-depth knowledge of roadway and bridge construction practices for PENNDOT, DEP, DCNR, Army Corps, PA Turnpike and other entities. As the chief estimator at Minichi, Mr. Stepanski is the first with knowledge of each project's construction "details" including the specifications and schedule. Mr. Stepanski's primary responsibility related to the project is to ensure that the project team is aware of the technical and schedule-related requirements that might be present on the job and to assist as needed in developing plans to overcome these challenges.

Gifford Williams
Title: Project Manager
Primary Responsibilities: Technical field support, preparation of work plans and quality control
Years Experience: With This Firm: 5 Yrs - With Other Firms: 25 Yrs

Institution Degree(s) Year Specialization

Penn State University, BS 1984 Industrial Engineering
University of California, Davis 1992, Hazardous Materials Management

Other Qualifications:
OHSA Training

Summary of Work Experience
Mr. Williams has a diverse background in project management in the steel fabrication industry. Mr. Williams’ primary project responsibilities will be for the resolution of technical issues to ensure that projects can be completed on time and within budget.

Mr. Williams will also be a member of the Minichi team involved in providing support services for the Marcellus Shale Gas Industry including drilling, concrete pad construction and site support.

Dave Krafjack
Structures/Bridge construction and rehabilitation
Susquehanna and Wyoming County Bridges
Eric Miller
Geotechnical drilling, drilling and grouting mine subsidences
John Zielecki
Structures/Bridge construction and rehabilitation
Luzerne and Lackawanna County Bridges