About Us

Tom Rehrig, Operations Manager/Chief Estimator, began his career in the pipeline industry in 1986 as an operator. He served as Foreman, and subsequently as a Superintendent. His projects consisted of various pipelines installed in conditions including cross-country, mountainous, river crossings, swamps, and city across PA, NY, CT, VA, MD, MA, ME, NH, DE and NJ. Tom has vast experience in the construction of pipelines, and a proven track record of safety and efficiency.

Mark Taylor, Project Manager and Estimator, worked part-time for a large petroleum transportation pipeline company while attending The Pennsylvania State University pursuing his degree in Engineering. Upon graduation, he began working in the water and wastewater industry before continuing his career in construction management for the pharmaceutical and co-generation power plant industry. In 2002, Mark expanded his career as a Project Engineer for a petroleum transportation pipeline company. Mark brought his diverse experience in project management and pipeline expertise to ULS in 2007.

Tom Papay, Office Manager, began his career in the pipeline construction industry in 1981 as Field Office Manager for a leading pipeline construction firm. He has held the positions of Lead Labor, Foreman, General Foreman, and Superintendent working on various projects throughout the East Coast. Tom´s proven experience in pipeline construction is a valuable asset to the ULS organization.

Ron Michalkovich, Superintendent, has over 29 years of utility experience, starting as labor and progressing through the ranks to Superintendent. Having many environmental credentials, he insures that all work is completed safely, efficiently, and according all Local, State, and Federal guidelines. He has served as an Environmental Coordinator on past projects.

All key employees receive training in health and safety, various qualifications through NCCER and Veriforce, and in-house training regarding pipeline safety and construction practices. Each employee manages every job on an individual basis from conception to completion insuring that customer requirements and performance expectations are met - all under the supervision of a superior management team. Comprised of a diverse group of highly motivated personnel with years of experience utilizing new and standard construction methods, ULS´s entire organizational team is committed to your project success.

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