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Putting Cianbro on the Petrochemical Map Please see MODULE MAKERS , page 18

Chairman’s Message... As we close the book on 2008 and move forward into 2009, it’s important that we take with us the many lessons we learned over the past 12 months. We maneuvered through some treacherous economic straits over the past year, and our company has emerged as rock solid as it has ever been. That’s due in large part to our team’s ability to find opportunities just beneath the surface of economic adversity. Many experts have called the economic conditions of 2008 the worst in decades. But while the recession has had a detrimental impact on growth within the economy, and capital is difficult to obtain, our management of resources has positioned us to be very competitive. Rest assured that we are still riding the crest of past successes, and are poised to find the projects that will carry us safely over any upcoming economic troughs. I believe that the economy’s recovery won’t gain real traction until the third quarter of 2009. There is good news and bad news in that realization. The challenge is that it is critically important now for our team members to face adversity head-on, to stay focused and engaged in the midst of rapid changes, however difficult that effort might be. Your ability to get the job done, and to do your tasks safely and productively, even as the storms of change rage around us…that is the strength of spirit that will see us through the tough times. If the effort seems discouraging at times, remember that downturns in the economy don’t last forever. They never have. One day in the near future, the storm will have passed, and we’ll be facing a sunny economic forecast, and we’ll be tougher and more resilient than ever to build upon our past successes. When a ship is tossed by a storm, it is vital that crew members perform to high standards. The same is true of the many important tasks that you must accomplish as we weather the

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recession. Here are some of the duties that, if performed well, will keep us upright and afloat. We must satisfy our clients like no other company can. We must improve our one-on-one interactions with our customers, doing all we can to enhance the client’s experience while growing our customer base. We must continue to create a performance culture within our company by improving our education processes, integrating talented new people into our team, and emphasizing our common culture built around the client. We must remain confident, but not complacent. We must do all that we can to ensure that our team members return home safely, a goal that we attained more successfully in 2008 than in any other year in the company’s history. We cannot outrun the recession, but we can overcome its challenging forces by managing our company wisely. With this said, it is important to look back upon the many accomplishments of 2008. Recession or no recession, this company achieved significant milestones last year. Those achievements have positioned us very well to meet any rough sailing that might lie ahead. As an indication of how well our company did financially in 2008, our profit sharing program will include a significant contribution


to our team members. Additionally, your top-notch performance in our safety, health, and wellness programs also translates into $1.6 million in TOP bonuses in 2008, and extends our ability to hold down our healthcare premiums into 2009. Taking a look at regional accomplishments: our Eastern Manufacturing Facility in Brewer, Maine continues to compete well with the three other yards that are creating modules for the Motiva Refinery expansion. In 2008, our company gained strength in the field of electrical transmission and distribution, an industry that has every potential for providing us with a backlog of projects in the years ahead. In Southern New England, our team’s remarkable work included the repair of Amtrak’s Thames River Bridge in New London, Connecticut, in one of the busiest transportation corridors in the nation. Our involvement with the Destiny USA expansion project in Syracuse, New York, has resulted in green technological innovations that could revolutionize the construction industry. In our MidAtlantic region, 2008’s highlights included the excellent work being done on the highly traveled Humpback Bridge within sight of the nation’s capital, and the impressive dockside facilities created by our team members at National Harbor in Fort Washington, Maryland. Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation also had a memorable year, winning SHARP safety recognition from the federal government for the shop in Pittsfield, Maine. In our Baltimore facility, the fabrication and coating team had many successes, including 2,800 tons of beam and column work for the Capitol Cement project in West Virginia, and 400 tons of modularized ductwork for a power company in Massachusetts. These are just a few of the achievements and goals to bear in mind as we steer full steam ahead into 2009. With good charts for navigating the challenges ahead, and a great crew to set the sails of our company, I am confident that we are well on our way toward continued success.


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Simply the Right Thing to Do

By Erica Caldwell About a year ago I went to the eye doctor and do you know what I found out? I couldn’t see a thing! Of course I had no idea that I couldn’t see until I looked through a pair of glasses and found out how clear my vision had the potential to be! Imagine all of those days and nights that I spent driving, not being able to see at my best! It occurred to me that we spend a great deal of time and money protecting the eyesight of team members, and not enough time perfecting the eyesight of team members. For most of us, the last thing we want to spend time and money on is going to the doctor. I am willing to bet that there are many team members who think they can see, but if they looked through a pair of glasses they would realize that, in fact, they cannot see nearly as well as they thought they could. I’m sure I was not the first person to come to this realization, but I thought it would make sense to work ■

towards expanding the Safety Eyewear Program to include a free vision exam. Cianbro is always looking for ways to improve safety and maybe— just maybe—some future safety incidents could be prevented by getting back to the basics and simply making sure that people can see—not only what they are doing, but also what others are doing around them. I thought that this idea could help the company and that is why I shared my idea. Change does not happen overnight. I am pleased to work with a Safety/Human Resources team that is open minded, willing to listen, supportive, and willing to help. The team did a great job turning this idea into a reality. Adding a vision exam to the Safety Vision Program was simply the right thing to do! New Addition to the Safety Vision Program Cianbro has expanded the benefits of the Safety Vision Program in an effort to ensure that team members have access to regular vision care services. Effective

Erica Caldwell October 1, 2008, annual vision exams are covered 100%. The program is available to all team members. To take advantage of this benefit, team members will pay all costs up front and submit a Safety Vision Reimbursement Form to Avesis (our current vision provider) with all receipts attached. Forms are located on or obtained from the project safety specialist. For more information on the Safety Vision Program contact corporate safety at (800) 3152211, opt. 1, ext. 2460 or Becky Thibodaux, Program Manager, at ext. 2114.






Amtrak Project:

A Big Success

The DONJON Crane picks the old span

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mtrak’s Thames River Bridge Project in New London, Connecticut, stands out among Cianbro Corporation’s accomplishments in 2008. Significant moments for this project along the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor included the removal of the old railroad bridge and counterweight, fabrication of the new span, and floating the new span into place. The extensive facelift to the existing bridge was an impressive feat to say the least. The most notable element was completing the removal and float-in of the new span in only 96 hours. Planning is an important stepping stone to success, and so is preparation. In this project, time flew by as the teams focused on being ready for the outage. Cianbro would remove the existing bascule, and would float the new lift span into place. The original schedule called for the span to be moved into place June 14-18, 2008, however, due to the unforeseen challenges with demolishing the counterweight, the actual completion




dates were moved to June 24-28, 2008. The removal of the old span was a huge milestone for Cianbro and Amtrak. The Chesapeake 1,000, a DONJON Marine crane, was brought in to lift the old span out and put it on the barge for later transport to a yard for demolition. One pick, one day, with one colossal

tional barge system. Senior Design Engineer Joe Foley designed the system which consisted of a 120 foot by 140 foot flexi float sectional barge with 1,000 ton capacity shoring towers. The towers were erected on a weight distribution system to equalize the loading on the flexi floats. Through a collaboration

The day the new span would be floated in, the spirit, pride and determination at this site was outstanding. A massive American flag draped the bridge span for all to see. crane to remove one railroad bridge span. We believe this was the heaviest crane pick the company has ever made, a 600 ton pick with a 1,000 ton derrick. The old bascule span was threaded through the two newly erected lift span towers. Following this record-breaking pick, the end floor beams on the approach spans were removed and the remaining structural steel and new fixed end bearing pedestals were installed. The new lift span weighed 1,400 tons. It was completed weeks before the outage and entirely erected on a sec-


effort, Cianbro designed a strand jack system to lift the bridge up 35 feet and then lower it down nine feet to its final position during the outage. The modular shoring towers and support framing system was fabricated by our Cianbro Fabrication Facility. Joe described the experience as “a good one” and “typical with Cianbro teamwork all around.” The day the new span would be floated in, the spirit, pride and determination at this site was outstanding. A massive American flag draped the bridge span for all to see. The operation began on

June 1, 2008, with the navigation outage. This signified the start of the electrification change over and counterweight demolition. Cianbro’s “can-do spirit” shined through with the counterweight removal job. When challenges presented themselves, the team never faded. The initial plan to demolish the counterweight consisted of the use of diamond wire saws to cut the counterweight into five pieces, each weighing between 300 to 350 tons each. The saw cutting proposal turned out to be unfeasible due to the unforeseen condition of the heavyweight concrete within the counterweight. Through communication, innovative thinking, and skillful engineering, the company found a solution: leave the counterweight where it was and begin its demolition there. The team built temporary supports to hold the counterweight until the float in of the new span was complete. A new plan was developed to reduce the weight of the existing counterweight. This allowed the remaining portion of the counterweight to be supported by the approach span truss, and thus, the four day outage could continue. Senior Design Engineer Joe Orlando and his team designed the temporary support for the remaining counterweight, and helped develop a plan for the removal. “This is a once in a lifetime deal, and has been the most challenging and interesting experience due to the size of everything,” said Orlando. “Everything is so big.” Joe was involved in the removal of the counterweight and of the existing bascule span, including the temporary support installed for the counterweight. He oversaw the counterweight support design, detailing, and fabrication. “Monday it was designed, Tuesday it was detailed, Wednesday through Friday it was fabricated, and on Saturday it was jacked,” said Orlando. Once the new span was jacked into place, demolition using an excavator resumed on the massive counterweight. Hoe ramming began on the counterweight on June 11, 2008. By June 21, the team had completed the partial removal and temporary support. The upper works were then removed to allow for the bascule removal, which kicked off the outage scheduled for the morning of June 24, 2008. After the bascule span was removed, the end floor beams on approach spans B and D came out too. The remaining structural steel at Pier Two was installed, including the portal strut, and middle and lower cross bracing. With the floor beams removed, we prepped and installed the new floor beams and stringers at span B and D. We installed the new fixed end bearing pedestals. Once that was complete, we

floated in the new span on June 26, 2008. The site was filled with Cianbro team members and Amtrak employees to witness this historic event. The new span slowly floated into the vast empty space where it belonged, and it fit like a perfect puzzle piece. It was a sight to remember for a lifetime because this was not your average-sized puzzle. The Structural Engineering team took their posts feverishly, to ensure the span fit precisely. It was jacked down onto its new bearings with 1,000 ton capacity Strand Jacks, and

and painting of the sheave hoods. Work resumed on the fender system with timber installation at Pier Three, pile driving at Pier Two and removal of the existing fender system. The electricians focused on the start up and check out of the bridge control system. The demolition of the existing counterweight resumed on Wednesday, July 9. The company developed a plan to remove the counterweight framing steel and the remaining upper works. Once the counterweight was removed, teams jacked span B to its final

Ironworkers set new fixed bearing into place prior to float-in of new span crews began track and electrification work to tie in the new lift span with the existing bridge. On June 28 the first passenger train crossed the new span. It was 5:50 a.m. on a warm summer morning, and crews were working on fine tuning. The sound of the train caught everyone’s attention. Smiles graced their faces. Everyone felt success in the air with the clack of the train tracks that morning. The teams hooked up the suspending ropes to the lifting girder castings, reeved the up-haul ropes onto the drums, and hooked the down-haul ropes onto the tower. By July 1, the lift span was operational and lifting to provide a 75 foot opening, allowing navigational traffic to pass through. This was increased to a 135 foot opening on July 15. Once the opening had been expanded to 135 feet, team members completed the balancing of the bridge and the final alignment of machinery and counterweight guides. Crews also finished the final assembly

location and realigned it to the tracks. In this project, time was precious, and there were numerous obstacles that threatened to squander many long hours. Jim Richter, Amtrak’s Deputy Chief Engineer for Structures, saluted Cianbro and the company’s talented engineering team by expressing how very pleased Amtrak is with the entire effort. “It is a fascinating project and the biggest railroad project that I have been involved with in my 33 years with the railroad. There have been great challenges overcome by Cianbro and their team. I admire the engineering staff; their recovery effort was excellent.” Shutting down an entire corridor for an extended period of time is certainly a rare occurrence for Amtrak, but we can say that the end result of everyone’s hard work and dedication to the project was certainly worth the wait.

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Earle Cianchette Takes on a New Challenge

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on construction operations across Cianbro Corporation’s three regions and expanding those three regions as the markets permit. I think we’ve got a great opportunity for a lot of growth.” One reason for Earle’s optimism regarding future growth is the talented lineup within Cianbro’s management team. Earle’s own extensive experience in the field will serve him well as he joins that lineup. “I’ll be working with George Bell,

ver the last six years, three executives have served as Senior Vice President of Operations within Cianbro Corporation. From 2002 until 2005, Mac Cianchette filled the job. Andi Vigue rose to the posiMike Bennett, Charlie Cianchette, Mike Hart, Linc tion after Mac made the Dennison, Andi Vigue, and decision to move toward a their teams.” says Earle. more specialized role as “It’s a great organization point person for joint venEarle Cianchette and we’ve really got a lot tures, and as an all-around of potential.” mobile troubleshooter for the compaThe importance of team members ny. In 2008, Andi became President at all levels is also on Earle’s mind and Chief Operating Officer of Cianbro Corporation. That left the office of these days. He says the biggest challenges that the company faces are the Senior Vice President of Operations same as they’ve been for generations, vacant once again. But a new candinamely resources, and primarily, date has stepped into the role. He is human resources. According to Earle Cianchette, formerly Cianbro’s Cianchette, the company’s greatest Project Manager at Ricker’s Wharf in asset is its people, and the secret of Portland, Maine. success is to make every effort to “I’m very passionate about operabring good people into the company. tions,” says Earle. “My vision is obviously aligned with the rest of the com- “Our goal is to train them to be productive and safe, to grow, and to be pany’s vision as far as growth, profitability, and safety. I’m going to focus part of this Cianbro family.” Earle

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dusts off a quote from Cianbro Chairman of the Board Peter Vigue during the discussion. “Pete has said many times that the company that has the people will get the work. And that’s a true statement. When we have good, solid employees, and we can train them and give them an opportunity to grow in the company, it’s a win-win for everybody.” As for the tough economic times the nation has seen in recent months, Earle says it should never take a recession to convince a company like Cianbro to be lean and efficient. “We should continually strive to be the best, and to be very economical across all aspects of the company. There are plenty of opportunities out there for companies that operate economically and efficiently. And as long as we continue to do that, we’ll continue our growth and we’ll be just fine.” Cianchette couldn’t take leave of his old job at Ricker’s without a final salute to his former team. “I can’t thank the team enough that I’ve worked with here since 2001, for all the hard work and everything they’ve done. They’ve really stepped up to the plate,” Earle says. “They‘re a first class show, focused on safe, profitable projects, and on having fun. And they do a lot of things right, here. I know I would not be successful without that team. Thank you all!”

By Dawn Lewis

On October 18, 2008, the Cianbro team in Pittsfield, Maine, went the extra mile on behalf of the Annual Sebasticook Valley Hospital Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. The team, with the support of the Corporate Safety Health Awareness Raises Excellence (SHARE) committee and other Cianbro team members, put on a successful chili lunch on October 15, 2008, at the corporate office. Organizers also held a theme raffle drawing to raise money for the team. The Cianbro walkers, backed by a donation from the Cianbro Companies, raised more than $2,800 for this event. The total amount raised by the public during the Pittsfield walk this year was more than $21,000! Proceeds from the walk will go to the Sebasticook Valley Hospital Women’s Center to provide breast cancer screening, stereotactic breast biopsies, prosthetics services, education to area women, equipment, and many other services. Thanks to everyone who helped make this event a successful fundraiser for this worthy cause.

Jermaine Noble, Tyler Busch, and LaShawnda Greene get hands-on experience with concrete power tools

Southern New England Construction Boot Camp – Building for the Future

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ccording to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for skilled construction workers has gone from 20% of the labor force in 1950 to 65% of the labor force today. With rising retirement rates, this leaves a significant gap within the industry. One of the ways that Cianbro Corporation’s Southern New England team hopes to fill those holes is by using state registered apprenticeship programs and the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge project in New Haven, Connecticut, is the perfect platform to do just that. This project provided a launching pad for a new carpentry apprentice training program, which will continue to bring new people to the industry. This program allows our apprentices to obtain the necessary skills to be classified as Carpenter Journeypersons. The four year program provides both classroom instruction and on-the-job training. The curriculum is administered with the cooperation of the Connecticut State Departments of Labor and Transportation with assistance from the Connecticut Associated Builders and Contractors.

As part of the program, the Southern New England team looked at ways to ensure the success of new construction workers. We used a successful blueprint from our corporate trainers to develop a boot camp style training session to expose apprentices to the equipment and challenges of the job site. During the week long camp, our apprentices had the opportunity to work with many seasoned veterans from different parts of the company. Safety Professional Amy Brown led the way by overseeing all of the week’s activities from a safety standpoint. Human Resources Professional Karl Jahn and Carpenter Foreman Dennis Morin assisted team members as they practiced rivet busting, welding, and concrete chipping. Equipment Training Coordinator Brad Vanadestine, with assistance from Craft Training Manager Jon Sacks, certified the trainees in Aerial Boom and Scissor Lift skills. Brad and Jon also offered instruction on the use of scaffolds and ladders. As the camp progressed, the trainees learned about power and hand tools, which led to a practical application: creating a sign that will be on display at the project. The boot camp ended with a day of

rigging training provided by Rigging Training Coordinator George Arsenault. After all was said and done, it wasn’t just the apprentices who learned. Team members from all different backgrounds and levels of experience were also able to add to their knowledge by attending various sessions throughout the week. In total, nine team members were able to attend. The apprentices continued their learning experience with a week long classroom session at the Bloomfield training center. Teachers for the week included Carpenter Foreman Dennis Morin and Southern New England Human Resources Manager Alan Gemmell. They taught state approved carpentry modules developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). The trainees will continue on this journey of learning for another 48 months. Upon completion of the curriculum, they will receive certification from the state of Connecticut Department of Labor Apprentice program. This is only the beginning for the Southern New England Carpentry program. A new class of apprentices will begin a similar path this spring.





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s the Cianbro Companies continue to grow, so does the need for an efficient transportation support system to ensure the wise spending of transportation dollars. Transportation encompasses many aspects of our business, from mobilizing and demobilizing our job sites throughout the eastern seaboard, to delivering products from the fabrication and coating facilities, to

records is handled most competently by Melissa Rumminger in Pittsfield, Maine. In addition to these duties, Melissa teaches driver training classes and is responsible for all motor vehicle registrations. Another important asset to the transportation section of the company is Billie Nelson-Clark. Billie takes care of all the billing associated with transportation, both internal billing and external. In the last few years, it has become a monumental task to keep up with the

Left to right: Billie Nelson-Clark, Bill Ward, Jayson Nason, and Melissa Rumminger maintaining driver qualification files, which keep us in compliance with state and federal laws regarding training, current medical cards, and proper vehicle registrations. Cianbro Corporation currently has a little over 700 team members listed as drivers at various levels. The large task of scheduling Department of Transportation physicals and maintaining driving

day-to-day needs of transporting equipment and materials to job sites. On top of that is the increased volume of traffic generated by Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation. While the trucking needs of the fabrication and coating facilities in Pittsfield, Maine, and Baltimore, Maryland, increased, the Pittsfield dispatch office became less involved with the scheduling of trucks. Project

The Hard Work is Paying Off! As a result of the outstanding efforts of participants in the Healthy LifeStyle Program, Cianbro held or reduced premiums in our benefit plans for 2009! Great job team! The Healthy LifeStyle Program is part of Cianbro’s Wellness Program and is designed to reinforce and reward good health behaviors and help participants identify controllable at-risk behaviors such as tobacco use, lack of exercise, etc.. The graph at right shows how many participants qualify for the Healthy Living Reward (a credit toward the team member’s medical insurance premium).

Healthy Living Reward January 2007 to January 2009 Percentage of participants who are earning Healthy Living Reward 69% 70% 60% 50%

Healthy Living Reward Criteria: • Body Mass Index (BMI) less than 27.5 • Blood Pressure both numbers less than 140 over 90 • Total Cholesterol less than 200 and HDL greater than or equal to 40 • Tobacco-Free for 12 months or more 8




coordinators from Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation have made their own trucking arrangements to fulfill the urgent needs. While this approach solves one set of problems, it creates another set of challenges since truck schedules that are drawn up independently of one another can result in lost opportunities for combining loads. Those missed opportunities can lead to higher costs. Last fall we implemented a plan to consolidate Cianbro trucking. The goal is to combine the needs of the Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation with the needs of job sites throughout all regions, and dispatch all trucking assignments from the Pittsfield office. This will ensure that the company can take advantage of any opportunity for efficient transportation. After developing a chain of communication between the fabrication and coating facilities and the dispatch office, another dispatcher was hired to handle the extra duties. Jayson Nason joined Bill Ward in the Pittsfield office, and together they put the pieces of the transportation puzzle together. The Pittsfield office will soon begin scheduling the transportation needs of the Baltimore facilities as well. Thanks to the entire team which has worked together across the company to make this an efficient and successful system. Channeling the trucking needs of the fabrication and coating facilities through one office, along with constant communication with the regional yards in Bloomfield, Connecticut, and Baltimore, Maryland, is a giant step toward the most efficient use of our transportation dollars.




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The HOS Centerline in Portland Harbor before beginning its new life servicing the petroleum drilling fleet in the Gulf of Mexico

400,000 Hours Without a Recordable at Hornbeck Project!

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s work came to a close at the Hornbeck Project in Portland, Maine, the Cianbro Corporation team had reached a major milestone: 400,000 hours without a recordable incident. This was a tremendous accomplishment considering all the work that had been done at Ricker’s Wharf, just down the street. As crews worked hard to bump the last of the motors, apply finish paint, roll back materials, and bolt down hatches it became apparent to all that the Hornbeck Offshore Services vessel (HOS) Centerline was nearing completion. For 28 months the team rose to the challenge, and what a challenge it was! The Conversion Project began as a huge demolition job. When the first vessel arrived, the second wasn’t far behind. Starting from the beginning, crews worked day and night to strip the decks and gut the superstructure (house and accommodations), saving and cataloging all the parts and pieces. The decks of the vessels were strategically removed; massive sulfur cargo tanks taken out, support structure added, and new cargo and ballast tanks installed. The superstructure grew before our eyes as it was length-

ened and extended. Alongside the structural team, the pipe team worked vigorously to install piping and instruments in nearly impossible locations. These piping systems made up the arteries and veins of the vessel; moving cargo, ballast, hydraulics, air, water, and many other media. Where there wasn’t a pipe run, the space was occupied with a cable tray or two. The massive amounts of cable were run in every direction and space imaginable. The precision cabling is what brings this vessel to life when energized by the motors and pumps installed by mechanical crews. Some of the spaces in which team members worked were as small as 18 inches high! In and amongst the structural, mechanical, pipe, instrumentation, electrical, heating ventilation, joinery, and flooring crews, were the painters and blasters. They took an environment that a barnacle wouldn’t live in and created a place where one could eat off the floor. In short, the vessel had been sandblasted and coated with several applications of marine coatings.

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In summary, the team achieved many milestones during this intense project. They:

Achieved a year-to-date recordable injury rate of .30 in 655,255 hours; ■ Achieved a job-to date recordable injury Rate of 3.85 in 1,455,768 hours; ■ Grew and developed our team through on and off the job training; ■ Converted a sulfur carrier into an elite multi purpose supply vessel; ■ Sought out new methods and tooling among industries and crafts; and ■ Demonstrated that our quality is world-class, recognized by professionals in the maritime industry. ■

There were many team members within Cianbro Corporation that contributed to this milestone and project. Great job and thank you!

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By Leroy Vanadestine

Cianbro Fabrication & Coating Corporation (CFCC) of Pittsfield, Maine, was the recipient of the Manufacturers Association of Maine (MAM) Membership Excellence Award. The recognition is presented to an exceptional member who benefits the people and industry in Maine. Dave Leavitt received the award on October 23, 2008, at the MAM Awards Meeting and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Dave was the manager of the Cianbro Fabrication & Coating Corporation over the past four years of his career. He was very dedicated to the task of establishing focused growth for CFCC. Additionally, he has managed some very significant and challenging projects for the Cianbro Companies in his 33 years of service. Dave says he is “very humbled and appreciative of the opportunity to receive this award on behalf of the Cianbro Companies. The credit for this award goes to our Cianbro team. It’s because of their hard work, dedication to their health and safety, and promoting the ideals of our company that this achievement is made possible. Thank you, Cianbro team members and families.” MAM is a statewide industry association representing manufacturing, corporate, affiliate, and student members. Their mission is to work for economic, financial, educational, and business prosperity for all members and workers.

Dave Leavitt accepts MAM award

Education & Development Corner By Pat Hinckley

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uilding relationships is part of the Cianbro Companies’ mission and helping team members learn how to build relationships is part of Professional Development’s mission. One way we do that is by inviting nationally known guest educators to teach at Cianbro. We offer team members the benefit of learning from teachers who are among the best; highly experienced and masters in their field. In the area of building relationships, Thomas Crum is a master. He teaches a unique class called The Magic of Conflict. He uses an approach to resolving conflict that centers on doing no harm. This approach is grounded in the philosophy of the martial art Aikido. Once a year, Cianbro team members have a special opportunity to work personally with this internationally accomplished teacher. Thomas Crum, assisted by his daughter Alia, interactively teaches team members skills to turn conflict into opportunity, turn stress into vitality, and turn pressure into peak performance. While conflict is a topic that is uncomfortable for many, learning how to deal with it in a new way can 1 0



lead to opportunity. During class, team member students come to understand the true nature of conflict; that conflict does not equal a contest. They explore how to avoid classic conflict responses such as aggressive confrontation, denial, and avoidance. These classic reactions to conflict degrade relationships and increase stress. This can be unhealthy for individuals and unhealthy for business. According to the American Institute of Stress “75%-90% of doctor visits are stress related and job stress costs U.S. industry over $300 billion annually.” This cost is also echoed by Thomas Crum. As he notes in his book The Magic of Conflict, “The quality of joy and wellness in an organization relates directly to profits.” This speaks to several opportunities. By mastering the art of conflict, team members can contribute to the joy, wellness, and profits of our company while at the same time building relationships. We are grateful for the partnership developed with Thomas Crum. We offer a special thank you to Thomas and his daughter, Alia. They bring a high level of mastery, quality, and connection to the classroom and to team members. Thomas is an internationally acclaimed seminar leader,


Alia Krum, Anne Kutscher, and Nate Weston practice Tai Chi to relieve conflict stress

author, and martial artist. He was the body guard for John Denver and coled a session with the Dalai Lama. His clients include Disney, Amgen, Sony, Intel, Global Institute for Leadership Development. Now, to this distinguished list, he adds Cianbro! Watch for the 2009 Magic of Conflict class announcement, complete your registration, and mark your calendar. This is an action packed and fun workshop you will want to attend. We look forward to seeing you in class! Recommended Reading

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The Magic of Conflict by Thomas Crum Three Deep Breaths by Thomas Crum Journey to Center by Thomas Crum People Skills by Robert Bolton

Transmission & Distribution Group – CMP Section 211 Rebuild Project

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By Tom Leonard

he Central Maine Power (CMP) Section 211 Rebuild is a 13.5 mile, 115 kilovolt transmission line replacement project covering some very challenging terrain. There are two road crossings, as well as a cross over the Androscoggin River. The project transverses the towns of Peru, Rumford, and Woodstock, Maine. The work consists of the replacement of 136 structures and conductors. There are a total of 233, 65-foot to be poles installed. The structures are made up of single, double, and triple pole configuratons. The stringing of conductor consists of the installation of three phases of 113 ASCR wire, as well as static line. The construction of the new line and removal of the old line is taking place during a three month outage. There have been several challenges

faced over the last few months: ticks and other insects, heavy rains and the resulting mud, hunting season, some pretty brutal terrain, and the potential of crossing paths with upset bears. Cianbro crews hoe-rammed over 500 lf of ledge for pole installation. The project has required the use of 3,000, eight-inch hardwood mats in our wetland protection efforts. Landowner relations were closely managed as well, ensuring continued access to the right-of-way where poles are being set. Given the project’s significant equipment needs—more than 65 pieces of numbered equipment—the team has depended a great deal on the Pittsfield Equipment team to help meet our requirements. They have been instrumental in keeping S211 project running at top efficiency. The S211 project has had 45 team members at its peak, has over 24,000

Above and below: Lineman Ryan Perkins operating the Tensioner/Puller on the CMP Section 211

hours without a recordable injury, and is on track to finish on schedule.

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Granger Energy Methane Compressor Station

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By Eric Gordy

ethane gas is a byproduct of decomposing organic waste that occurs naturally in landfills. Granger Energy specializes in providing renewable energy via methane gas recovery. They have built methane processing plants in multiple locations between Michigan and Pennsylvania. Once completed, the new facility in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, will be the largest methane gas processing compressor station in the world in terms of the volume of gas processed. The nearby landfill, which is supplying the methane gas, is one the five largest landfills in the United States. Additionally, the Morgantown Compressor Station has the ability to expand its operations even further by adding reciprocating engines onto the east end of the plant. After methane gas is recovered from the landfill, it is delivered to the compressor station through a system of large bore underground pipe. The gas is then cleaned and compressed once it arrives at the compressor station. After these steps are completed, the methane gas is ready for distribution to customers via miles and miles of underground pipeline. Granger customers, such as Tyson Chicken and Dart Container, use the processed methane as an alternative to natural gas to fire industrial equipment and to fuel electric generators. It is categorized as a green energy source

A look at the large bore methane piping system and the surrounding after coolers and compressors

tying into the distribution line located just outside of the building’s south wall. We also installed all of the process equipment inside the building. Cianbro’s team members used their collective skills and knowledge to complete the project successfully and on time. The project relied on a select crew in various disciplines in order to attain a high production factor. The team members were not only solid performers in their craft, but reached beyond their familiar roles to help out in other areas of work. Ron Wheeler led the entire crew as the general foreman on

The project relied on a select crew with various disciplines in order to attain a high production factor. The team members were not only solid performers in their craft, but some reached beyond their familiar roles to help out in other areas of work. because it is renewable. Cianbro Corporation provided Granger with services to supply, fabricate, and install the large bore and small bore piping systems in the compressor building. Cianbro’s work started at the underground tie-in point from the landfill and ended by 1 2



site, while Jim Dunnigan was tasked with overseeing all of the piping installation as the mechanical foreman. Many of the design revisions were proposed by Jim. In fact, the design/build would not have been possible without Jim’s 40 years of experience and technical expertise.


Some of the larger equipment included a 17 foot tall knock out scrubber, a 21 foot by nine foot gas dryer, and a 15 foot by 15 foot fiberglass water storage tank. A large amount of the large bore field welding time was eliminated by procuring pre-fabricated pipe spools from Apex Piping Systems, Inc. This also contributed heavily to our outstanding production factor. Brian Walsh was the Project Manager and Josh Matz was the Project Engineer. Eric Gordy worked with Ron Wheeler and Jim Dunnigan to ensure that the in-field design solutions were implemented in a timely and seamless manner. Other Cianbro employees who were crucial to the project’s success included Edgardo Acevedo, Chris Andrews, James Gill, Mike Lagano, Steve McFadden, Jose Luna Torres, and Jorge Valdiviezo.

The project lasted just under three months. During that time, some hardworking Cianbro team members helped construct the largest methane gas processing plant in the world. It will be used as a flagship facility for Granger Energy, and Cianbro is proud to be a part of the project.

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Cianbro Announces 2008

Scholarship Winners

The Cianbro Charitable Foundation awarded funds to the recipients of the 2008 Cianchette Brothers Scholarship Awards. Forty-two outstanding college students, who are all children of Cianbro team members, earned scholarships. 2008 was the ninth year of the Cianchette Brothers Scholarship Program, with $60,500 in scholarships awarded last year. More than $310,500 has been awarded since the program was established in 1999. The students receiving scholarships this year were: Abby Arena (Stetson, ME); Danielle Belanger (Poland, ME); Brittany Bigger (Machias, ME); Jenna Bonneau (Sparks, MD); Eliot Cochrane (Pittsfield, ME); Kincaid Cook (Phippsburg, ME); Elizabeth Cote (Brewer, ME); Sam Dow (Hampden, ME); Sarah Flewelling (Pittsfield, ME); Gabrielle Foster (Oakland, ME); Kirk Grant (Bangor, ME); Shawn Gray (Smithfield, ME); Nicole Guindon (Milton, NH); Kathryn Hinds (West Farmington, ME); David Hutchinson (Torrington, CT); Kyle Jensen (East Dixfield, ME); Katrena Lane (Chaumont, NY); Ann Leavitt (Palmyra, ME); Kinda Lilley (Wilton, ME); Amanda Mason (Dexter, ME); Victoria Matt (Castle Creek, NY); Kaitlin Michaud (Millinocket, ME); Sarah Michaud (Caribou, ME); Lily Mitchell (Belair, MD); Alex Oakes (Wilton, ME); Samantha Orzel (Allston, MA); Erica Rands (Deerfield Beach, FL); Caitlin Regan (Kittery, ME); Allison Reid (Scarborough, ME); Kristen Ribbons (Clinton, ME); Brianna Rogers (Waterville, ME); Shaun Selberg (Brunswick, ME); Caitlin Stauder (Paris, ME); Kassandra Strout (Milbridge, ME); Cassandra Thomas (Bangor, ME); Eain Tierney (Ticonderoga, NY); Katherine Ward (Winslow, ME); Matthew Ward (Winslow, ME); Travis Watson (Waldo, FL); Jonathan Wheaton (Norridgewock, ME); Crystal Williams-Wiley (Freeport, ME); and Shinada Wynter (Windsor, CT).




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Southern New England’s First Annual Golf Tournament for Cancer a Success!

from the American Cancer Society. Vendors generously donated additional prizes for a raffle drawing which n July 25, 2008, Cianbro Corporaraised more money. After signing in, tion team members participated the golfers had an opportunity to in the Southern New England First browse the raffle table and purchase Annual Golf Tournament. The event tickets in support of the cause. was coordinated by Human Resources The real fun began with a crowdProfessional Karl Jahn and Regional pleasing cookout! Human Resources Finance Administrator Susan Scheyd Recruiter Anne Kutscher with help from numerous volunteers. The 144 and Human Resources participants arrived at Specialist Colleen O’Hare Quarry Ridge Country flipped burgers and Club in Portland, Conoffered service with a necticut, ready to play 18 smile. Then the satisfied holes of golf to benefit golfers took to the golf the American Cancer carts with their selected Society. Upon arrival, the teams. Country club staff participants were greeted read the rules of the by Team Members Kim course, wished everyone luck, and signaled for Gemmell, Kim Wilson and the games to begin! One family members Kristen A proud sponsor, the son of Susan Scheyd, holds up by one, 72 carts pulled Scheyd Levesque and Kim a sign out and went in all Scheyd. The participants directions. Team Member Karl Jahn included team members representing had the luck of driving the club’s cusall three regions, along with vendors, tom Mercedes cart. It was a favorite! subcontractors, joint venture partners Every hole was marked with original and family members. At the registrasponsor signs created by Yard Foretion table, all participants received a man Jesse McVaney. Clear blue skies welcome bag of goodies donated by vendors. They also got information and bright July sun made for an enjoyBy Terra Battle and Susan Scheyd

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By Jae Park

This project consists of building five weather enclosures located in two main areas at the H.A. Wagner power plant in the Brandon Shores Complex in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Three of the enclosures are located on the ninth floor, tenth floor, and at the roof-top near the #3 unit of the plant. The remaining two are located at the Urea Tank foundations, near our Cianbro office trailer. Cianbro Corporation’s scope of work for the two tank enclosures required us to excavate, form and pour concrete footers/piers, erect enclosure framing, and install roofing and siding. The elevated enclosures required us to install framing, roofing and siding. The additional steel for the ninth floor enclosure had to be ordered due to a design change that occurred after the steel was delivered on site. The project began on September 15, 2008, and was completed in late January 2009. There were 12 team members on site working on the project. The Project Managers are Mike DeArmott and Brian Walsh. The Project Engineer was Hsiao-Chin Hwang; the Field Engineer was Jae Park, and the General Foreman was Charles Brower.

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Rows of golf carts await start of tournament

able day for a golf tournament. Volunteers rode around the course delivering bottled water to ensure everyone stayed hydrated. The final scores ranged across the board, but everyone was a winner for supporting the cause. After the tournament, the participants enjoyed dinner along with 40 more guests. The raffle was part of the dinner events. Coordinator Susan Scheyd spoke to the group about how the cause was personal to her, and how cancer hits close to home for others, too. The original goal was to raise $6,000. The team’s tremendous hard work paid off with a final total in excess of $7,500! On November 4, 2008, the donation check was presented with pride to Mary Ann Venderjagt of the New England Division of the American Cancer Society. This was a special moment for Team Members Susan Scheyd and Karl Jahn. Heartfelt thanks are extended to all the volunteers and participants that helped make this event such a success. Project support was across the board. The attendance surpassed the capacity of Quarry Ridge, so the 2nd Annual Southern New England Golf Outing is scheduled to be held at a larger venue. The Black Ledge Golf Course located in Hebron, Connecticut, features two 18 hole courses. The team anticipates filling both courses. The Southern New England region looks forward to this year’s tournament with the expectation of raising the bar even higher!

Concrete for the equipment pads and external tanks slab is put into place

Flue Gas Desulfurization Gypsum Dewatering Building-Foundation Work

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By Saulio Saleta

n September 9, 2008, our customer, Synthetic Materials (SYNMAT) awarded Cianbro Corporation the foundation work of the Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Gypsum Dewatering Building at Mirant’s Generating Station near Dickerson, Maryland. After a 20 day period of procurement and planning the job, the site was prepared to the proposed subgrade. Cianbro quickly mobilized on September 29 to prefabricate wood forms on site while waiting for reinforcement steel to be delivered by our supplier. When reinforcement steel was received on October 16, our team proceeded the next day to start

the five-week construction period as required by SYNMAT. Four and a half weeks later, on November 12, Cianbro had completed roughly 98% of the work with every expectation for completing the job on schedule. During this period, our team, led by Project Manager Pete McCormick and Foreman Calvin Andrews had completed the following items:

• Installation of a concrete foundation 100 feet by 62 feet for the Dewatering Building along with a 57 by 27 foot exterior storage tank slab attached to the building foundation; • Completed 19 column pedestals with corresponding anchor bolts and eight out of 16 concrete pads to

support future pieces of equipment and tanks;

• Built a 108 foot long concrete trench drain in the slab with grating and embedded angles as well as the sump pit eight feet by six feet that it drains into; and • Placed 740 cy (cubic yards) of concrete.

The team members who worked for the successful completion of this project were Calvin Andrews, Esteban

Bernal, Jesus Bernal, Jose Bernal, Mike Crider, Jose Felix, Omar Gonzalez, Kevin Jones, Pete McCormick, Francisco Salazar (Paco), Saulio Saleta, Jeremy Sherman, and Jose Vasquez.

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Phase 2 Construction Cofferdam Installation

George Washington Memorial Parkway/Boundary Channel (Humpback) Bridge

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By Mike Manoski

n-site construction got underway with Phase I at the beginning of 2008. This consisted of reconstructing the existing median of the parkway, which is located in Washington, D.C., within view of the Pentagon. The initial work allowed southbound traffic to be shifted to the east so that the western third of the bridge could be demolished, reconstructed, and widened by one traffic lane. Phase I got off to a good start, but Phase II was delayed for a few months. Once the electrical lines were relocated and de-energized, though, demolition went off with a bang. The next hurdle came just before our crews began to drive sheet pile for the cofferdam. While demolishing a portion of the existing structure underwater and disposing of debris, our crew uncovered 30 caliber ammunition from the World War II era. This 1 6



discovery delayed the project by four weeks, while a government-approved Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC) and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Services contractor removed the ammo. Once these live rounds were removed, the Federal Highway Administration granted approval to resume work. Cofferdam installation started on the northwest and southwest banks of Boundary Channel, which houses four, six-foot diameter by 100 foot deep drilled shafts, supporting an eight foot thick pier cap, along with precast post-tensioned concrete arch beam segments. Our team was challenged with driving the sheets. We brought in divers who found stone armor the size of small cars 20 feet below the mud line of the channel. At the same time, we were having issues with our soldier pile lagging wall, due to the non-cohesive soils which wouldn’t support the helical tie back anchors. Nevertheless, we switched


gears without hesitation. Through some creative re-engineering, the project team modified both the support of excavation and the cofferdam, providing cost savings without an impact to the schedule. Next, we assembled form panels for the northwest and southwest pier caps which have also been modified to act as a cofferdam. We also assisted two drill crews that worked around the clock. We looked forward to the end of drilling by our drilling subcontractor, so that we could get up to speed with our concrete activities and start seeing the bridge come out of the ground. We are proud of our re-engineering, and our “thinking outside the box.” Most of all, we’re proud of the 28,000-plus work hours without a recordable incident that we’ve attained, while maintaining excellent production levels.

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Magellan Project

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By Gary Smith

ianbro Corporation received two contracts from Magellan to install a fuel oil unloading dock facility at the energy company’s port location in Wilmington, Delaware. The first contract was to clear and grub the site and then drive the pile for the trestle steel. This consisted of driving 79, 18 by 130 foot long pipe piles in the mudflat area. This area posed various access challenges with the tides and low water levels. Through the use of barges and cranes, Project superintendent Wade Simons and Project Manager Gary Gorman devised a successful strategy to perform this work This project’s through the summer months. success can be The pile driving crew successfully installed the trestle supattributed to the port structure. They also directcooperation and ed another crew, which was led “can do” spirit of by Foreman Dave Dalton, who all the Cianbro had the task of installing the trestle steel on the pile. Project team members Engineer Robert Lichty perinvolved. formed the layout tasks and carefully tracked the pile driving and steel installation productivity. The second contract was to install the 8,000 feet of 20 inch gasoline piping, 12 inch ethanol piping, and 12 inch vapor, water, and natural gas lines that all terminated at the dock where Cianbro installed the miscellaneous pumping equipment. The Industrial Project Manager, Brian Walsh, decided to start the piping prefabrication work in the yard at our regional office facility, and ship the pre-

Trestle steel pile driving operation

View from on board a dockside tanker

fabbed sections by barge from our dock facility. This allowed the civil crew to have the entire site for its operation, and to have trestle steel ready when the barge carrying the pipe arrived. Steve McCallister, project mechanical superintendent, directed the prefabrication and the on site installation of pipe and equipment. Project Engineers Joshua Lee and Gary Smith worked with Steve to establish productivity goals, communicate them to the team, and develop methods for tracking their progress. Pipe Foreman Thomas Cox led a very talented piping crew which surpassed all production, safety, and quality goals. This project’s success can be attributed to the cooperation and “can do” spirit of all the Cianbro team members involved. This project was made easier by the excellent communication and interaction between the civil and mechanical crews.

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Module Makers:

Putting Cianbro on the Petrochemical Map

By Alan Grover

he cheerful weather in Brewer, Maine, on August 15th of last year reflected the bright optimism that filled Cianbro’s Eastern Manufacturing Facility (EMF) during the official kick-off celebration for EMF’s Motiva modules project. A U.S. Senator, a Congressman, Maine’s Governor, global petroleum industry leaders, and a cast of reporters and photographers saw gleaming steel frames rising out of the 39 acre yard on that warm sunny day. Anyone who could gaze into the future, such as Cianbro’s Senior Management team and the high level planners of the Bechtel Jacobs Joint Venture, could glimpse the approaching days filled with challenges to overcome. But on August 15th, the sunshine and the warm sense of great possibilities


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dominated the view. “At the time, we had three or four modules underway,” says Cianbro Constructors Project Manager Joe Cote. “Right now, we’ve got 15 or 16 of them. In August, we were just beginning to fabricate the pipe. And now, we have pipe fabrication going on in our new Pipe Fabrication Facility in Bangor, Maine, and we’re putting tons of pipe into modules so that you can really see how the modules have developed into what they’re supposed to look like.” To speak in the analogy of the seasons, Cote says viewing the early modules was like looking straight through autumn trees, the view unobstructed by leaves. “Now you can’t see through them,” Cote says, “because they’re packed with pipe and cable tray and things like that. So it’s come a long way.”


The 53 refinery modules that take shape in Brewer will have a long way to go once they are fully formed. Eventually, they will join 258 other modules that are under construction in three other yards in the United States and Mexico. Their final destination is Port Arthur, Texas, the site of the venerable Motiva petroleum refinery which is undergoing a major expansion after a century of dependable production dating back to 1901. That expansion will make the refinery the largest producer in the U.S. and among the top ten in the world. Once the modules are shipped to Texas, crews will assemble them like giant building blocks. “Some modules will be done ahead of time,” says Cote, “so we just need to stay right out ahead of it. There are limitations at Port Arthur. They don’t just pick these things up and

plop them off on the tarmac someplace and say, ‘Okay, there’s your module.’ They have space limitations there, we have space limitations here. So when you pick these things up, they’ve got to be really ready to go in.” Because of the need for a smooth assembly process within a Texan schedule that juggles the giant modules with pinpoint accuracy, there is little room for error on the pad in Brewer when it comes to the accurate placement of protruding pipes and other equipment within each module. A team of Cianbro engineers, led by Chief Field Engineer Seth Goucher, uses laser-based Leica measuring equipment to ensure that all connections are within an eighth of an inch of the intended design. (See Sidebar story.) Quality craftsmanship is also an indispensable requirement at the Eastern Manufacturing Facility because of the massive pressures that are held in check by the refinery’s structure. Motiva Projects Manager Mick Heim described the importance of quality craftsmanship during a discussion with Cianbro Team Members in December: “I can’t emphasize to you how important that is. When there is a leak in a refinery, gasoline comes out. And if you look at the thickness of some of those pipes, the pressure inside is incredible. So when you’ve got a little tiny leak, real flammable stuff that we like to put in our cars goes squirting all over the place, and I can guarantee it’s going to find a place to blow up. I know the people that work at the Port Arthur refinery. And it’s very, very important to me that what we do up here does not impact them in the future.” The need for precision is the reason that all work completed for the Brewer facility by Cianbro’s welders and pipefitters is inspected rigorously by our Quality Assurance/Quality Control team under the supervision of QA/QC Manager Charles Hall. It’s an ambitious undertaking, if not for the tight tolerances, then for the sheer volume of the work that needs to be done. Staging for the job has included plans for 180,000 feet of pipe, some of it with two inch wall thickness and 200 pounds of mass per running foot. In all, the modules will hold 9,000 tons of steel, the metal equivalent of 6,000 cars stacked on top of one another. A single module can weigh in the neighborhood of 800 tons, a fact which presents more challenges as Cianbro and Joint Venture planners prepare to ship the first installments to Texas by ocean-going barges. “They’re traveling on 100 by 400 foot

barges,” says Joe Cote. “And they’re not limited by weight, but by space on the barge. You have to go through and calculate centers of gravity. You have to do sea fastening conditions. You have to make sure the underwriters are all satisfied. So, it’s quite a task in trying to prep these things for shipment.” Because of the complexity of shipping the precious cargo, the Joint Venture has provided a Ship-prep Manager and Staff to oversee the task. “Some of the pipes that lay in these racks just lay

our planning is based on conditions that are out of our control completely.” Despite the many challenges that have come with the Motiva project, Cianbro’s Team Members and leaders have faced each problem with creativity and self-confidence, another outcome which could have been predicted on that warm day in August when distinguished guests joined the people of Maine, in celebrating a grand quest. The words spoken by Cianbro Chairman Peter Vigue and Motiva President and CEO

Above and below: Team members support the Motiva Project at Cianbro's new Pipe Fabrication Facility in Bangor

on guides. They are allowed to move. They’re not fastened down with rigid anchors,” Cote explains. “So what we need to do is prep these things with ship wrap, like bubble wrap, carpet remnants, steel banding, brackets, and the like. Once the heavy haul contractor picks up the module and puts it on the barge, we’ve got to fasten them down for sea conditions. And interestingly, there are just a few days within each month that the tide is satisfactory for navigating the river during daylight hours. So a lot of

William Welte during the Open House reverberate across the months to 2009. Standing at the podium, Vigue pointed out that, “The underlying strategy in accomplishing our vision was to create this modular manufacturing facility and grow its capacity to bring large industrial projects which will employ talented workers and allow them to export their knowledge and their skill by water, rail and highway. Working with national and international clients, we can create an economic strategy for our region and our state by helping to fulfill the industrial construction needs in North America and abroad. Again, it’s all about people...people working together toward common goals.” “I have no doubt,” said Motiva’s CEO, “after seeing this facility, spending some time with Pete Vigue, spending some time with the Cianbro employees, that you have a very bright and prosperous future beyond that. By all measures, this is a world-class facility, and you should be exceptionally proud of it.”

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Once Cianbro completes the Motiva refinery modules, they are to be sent to Port Arthur, Texas, to be fitted into the refinery expansion like the latest piece to fit into a massive jigsaw puzzle. This strategy means that the intricate network of pipes, wiring, pumps, and other equipment within Cianbro’s modules must line up virtually perfectly with pre-existing modules on the ground in Port Arthur, to ensure quick and trouble-free assembly. Cianbro’s engineers have come up with a way to measure the giant modules to within fractions of an inch, by using state-of-the-art laser scanning equipment. Team members Seth Goucher and Brayden Sheive have written an article describing the techniques, which will be published in the March Edition of American Surveyor Magazine. The following is an extended excerpt of that article.

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By Seth Goucher and Brayden Sheive

odern refineries are made up of heat exchangers, reactors, separators, compressors, and other oil processing equipment. These components are linked by an intricate network of pipes designed to convert crude oil into a useful petroleum product, efficiently and with environmental care. A critical phase of this conversion is called hydrotreating and/or hydrocracking—the process that removes sulfur and other contaminants from refinery products. Cianbro’s job is to fabricate Motiva’s advanced hydrotreater and hydrocracker units, along with other modules for the expansion project.


dinate system to monitor every module fabrication pad continuously. Once the beams and columns are in place, engineers are able to verify that the structural steel tolerances of 3/8 inch on location, 5/8 inch per 50 vertical feet plumb, and 1/8 inch on elevation are met. The two Leica TCRA 705 total stations continue to monitor for settlement and/or column movement throughout the module construction, since such

Tight Tolerances Each refinery module is a prefabricated, self-standing steel structure approximately four stories tall. It is constructed of steel beams that create the frame upon which pipe, valves, pumps, and wiring are pieced together to form a catalytic-cracker-feed hydrotreater and hydrocracker units. Before the fabrication begins, a team of work package engineers at Cianbro’s Eastern Manufacturing Facility dissects detailed 3-dimensional (3-D) diagrams of the refinery units provided by the owner. The team builds work packages for each module, using 3-D Construct Sim software. The work packages consist of isometric drawings that detail weld types, pipe specifications, and 3-D spatial data. Once a module’s work package is complete, fabrication begins. At each module staging pad, construction teams position transport beams and vertical column base plates that form the foundation of a unique module. The horizontal transport beams are positioned four to five feet above the ground so that the hauling trailers can slide under the module, lift it, and carry it to the shipping dock upon completion. Cianbro’s field engineers use two Leica TCRA 705 reflectorless total stations tied to the Maine state plane coor2 0



Leica laser image of module movements might cause the structural steel to be out of tolerance. Engineers check the tolerances every morning, and prescribe the proper adjustments so as not to hold up production.

Scanned Alternatives Once a module’s beam and plate foundation is in place, structural crews begin to piece the components together at the module’s lowest level, based upon the specifications contained in the work package. Every work package includes pre-defined pipes and other components. When a module level is complete, Cianbro surveyors verify the positional location and accuracy of each component per the owner’s specifications. In previous situations that required field verifications such as these, Cianbro relied on conventional tapes, automatic levels, and total stations to gather the necessary spatial data. It’s typically a long and tedious process which would prove detrimental to the tight timelines defined by the client for construction of


the refinery’s modules. Instead, Cianbro turned to high definition scanning, a relatively new technology that allows surveyors to create highly accurate and measurable 3-D digital images of a structure or scene, quickly and easily. Studies conducted by Cianbro indicated that scanning a module would cut the position verification process from days to just hours, while providing improved accuracy and data consistency. In early 2008, the manufacturer purchased its first Leica ScanStation 2 scanner able to provide full 360° x 270° field of view from a single scan and long range accuracy to six millimeters, with 300-meter maximum range. The Leica ScanStation 2 fires at 50,000 points per second. This information is then compared to the design values acquired from the owner’s predetermined theoretical design. If the engineers find a variance out of tolerance, they note the pipe end or structural steel values and relay the information to the Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) team. The appropriate team then receives the required realignment procedures from QA/QC. The laser scan verification is repeated at each module’s construction hold point, typically at the completion of a defined level. Follow-up scans at the second, third, and fourth levels of a module provide further verification that variances found during previous scans have been corrected. The final report is then placed within the deliverables to the client.

Less Risk and Speedy Support Typically, the structural crews can erect an average-size module in a little over a week. The combination of high definition scanning and reflectorless total stations has allowed Cianbro to minimize its field engineering crew to four team members, who support hundreds of craftspeople in the construction of all 53 modules. The scanning technology has also helped minimize the risk to field engineers on the busy fabrication site by eliminating the need to climb modules to gather position data. With the high definition laser scanner, they can collect all necessary data from the ground.

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Tambrands Celebrates One Year Zero Recordable Incidents By Erica Heinnsen

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n August 21, 2008, Cianbro Corporation proudly announced the milestone achievement of completing one year without a recordable injury at Procter and Gamble’s (P&G) Tambrands Facility in Auburn, Maine. On November 15, we observed our four-year anniversary on site; each one of those passing without a lost time injury. At Tambrands, Cianbro team members accomplish a variety of tasks, ranging from basic maintenance to the precision installation of tampon production machinery. The craft people consist mainly of electricians and millwrights, as well as several carpenters. The mechanical work is directed by Kim Chapman and supported by supervisors Dave Rines and Dave Sutcliffe. Jim Rossi headed up the electrical side of the house until he was called upon to serve our country in Iraq. On a moments notice, Marty Roach stepped in effortlessly with the help of supervisors Darcey Bubier and Mike Edwards. Approaching her first year at Tambrands, safety specialist Erica Heinssen has been instrumental in leading the effort for all construction safety at the Auburn Plant. Project Manager Ernie Selberg has been on site for nearly three years. During this period, Ernie has led the team on several major projects. They include the rebuilding of 17 converting/production lines, the 46,700 sf West Wing addition and the installation of two new converting lines that are housed in the expansion. There have been as many as 85 team members and subcontractors on site at one time. More recently, under the watchful eye of P&G’s Construction Systems Owner Gary Bair, the Procter and Gamble Company brought back a product line from overseas known as Pearl Compak. From May to September 2008, Cianbro provided an average of 30 team members to meet the challenging schedule that P&G required.

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By Miranda McKusick

The arrival of our online application in 2007 was a big change for Cianbro. This technology upgrade brought new possibilities to our Human Resources group with the click of a mouse. People interested in applying for employment are now directed to to an electronic application, eliminating all paper applications. Candidates are able to submit their applications and resumes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from anywhere in the world, immediately into the hands of our human resources team. Cianbro has received over 15,000 applications since the launch of our electronic application. The human resources team makes a tremendous effort to find hard working and experienced candidates to fill the dynamic needs of our company. When applications are received they are immediately organized by region, trade, and skill level, storing and tracking all onboarding processes and paperwork. The system allows applicants to apply for numerous jobs, in any region and update application information at any time. Applicants are conveniently notified of opened positions. Recruiters across the company are able to share applicant information and communicate needs at a click of a button. Applicants who are unfamiliar with computers may visit any of our Cianbro administrative buildings, which are equipped with computers and assistance they may need to make the application process quick and convenient. Please visit, to see all of our current job opportunities. Our team members are one of our best resources for finding quality candidates. Successful referrals also result in a $250 bonus for the referring team member! WINTE R


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Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station Improvements

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By Mary Schreiber

n October 2008, Cianbro Corporation was awarded a contract by Baltimore County, Maryland, for the Patapsco Sewage Pumping Station Improvements project. The project officially started on November 20, 2008, and is scheduled for completion in May 2010. Cianbro’s responsibilities under this contract include installation and operation of a 70 MGD complete bypass pumping of the station. Once the bypass pumping is in place, we will demolish portions of the station to install new 1,000 HP pumps, pipes,

Existing equipment to be removed and replaced as part of the Improvements to the Patapsco Sewage Pump Station Photo left: Existing Sewage Pump Motors and Control Room Photo right: Existing Ejector Water Pumps, Tank, Valves, and Piping

valves, sluice gates, actuators, switchgear, transformers, electrical service, variable frequency drives, instrumentation and control. We will also upgrade the exterior of the station building. We are purchasing the major materials for the project, and are lining up the project team. We’ve started the submit-

Understanding Your Investment Options During Stock Market Turmoil

By Lauren Benttinen

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tal process and have set up site offices for Cianbro and the County Inspectors. We expect to mobilize equipment and start field work in late spring 2009. The project start-up team consists of Project Manager Tesfa Berhane, Project Superintendent Rick Dilsner, Field Administrator Dawn Erb, and Project Engineer Chris Gernand.

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The Breakout Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge Project

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By Terra Battle and Gary Nash

n early July 2008, Cianbro Corporation embarked on the Cianbro Middlesex A Joint Venture III in New Haven, Connecticut. This joint venture project with Middlesex Corporation entails working on Contract B1 of the new extradosed cable stayed Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge. This bridge, locally known as the “Q Bridge,” crosses the Quinnipiac River and is part of Connecticut DOT’s Interstate 95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program. Contract B1 includes main span drilled shaft installation and footings, I-95 Northbound ramps and approaches, trunkline work at the east approach, and local roadway and traffic signal construction. After clearing and grubbing the job site, and with the environmental controls in place, team members began to mobilize equipment. This included four friction cranes and one hydraulic crane. The Cianbro Dignity barge houses the 4,000 ringer crane which is working on the west trestle. Two 4,100W Manitowoc friction cranes with 200 feet of boom are driving pile using a variety of hydraulic vibratory and diesel hammers. Also on site is a Middlesex Caterpillar 365 hydraulic excavator for use on the pre-excavation efforts. In August 2008, the Joint Venture started additional work, emergency steel repairs, for the existing I-95 Quinnipiac crossing. This included reinforcing the main girders on the existing bridge. The repairs were successfully completed in October—four weeks ahead of schedule! Pile driving operations began in early October. Pre-excavation around Anchor Pier 1 was completed to remove timbers and underground

A Cianbro/Middlesex team proofing and driving West Trestle Pile

obstructions before the pile driving operation could begin. A crew built driving frames for the pile and spliced pile from over-the-road lengths into pile ranging from 100 to 210 feet long. The Anchor Pier cofferdam sheet piling was completed at Anchor Pier 1 late last year. Next, the crew began driving 24 inch pipe pile for the foundation of the trestles. This crew will move onto the installation Pile Driving Foreman Steve Trombley hand of cofferdams and assist in the instal- signals the crane while installing pile lation of the drilled shafts this winter. Additional work to be completed the old Yale Boat House. this winter season includes the reloca- Cianbro/Middlesex currently has 50 tion of utilities and fencing to prepare joint venture team members on site. for the installation of new drainage structures and the trestle at the site of 67,752 Project Safe Hours




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Open Enrollment - Human Resources Behind the Scenes:

By Andrea Pelletier

Open Enrollment is an important event that happens once a year and gives team members the opportunity to change their benefit elections for the coming year. Last year, for the first time, the corporate human resources (HR) team took the opportunity to meet with team members face-to-face and explain the company’s generous benefits package. Who best to explain the benefits to team members than those who work with them everyday? The collaboration between the Information Technology (IT) and the HR team produced an efficient and user-friendly program. Not only does the program show team members the plan in which they are currently enrolled, it also showed their enrollment options, explained the changes for 2009, and highlighted the benefits of each plan.

But developing an in-house program wasn’t the only challenge to be met. How was the corporate HR team going to meet with over 2,200 team members that were working on jobsites up and down the east coast, and do so within a window of 20 working days? Key team members were recruited to become “field benefit specialists.” Since they were current Cianbro team members, they were already familiar with Cianbro’s benefits. A training session was held to brief everyone on the details of the benefits package and the enrollment software. After 20 days of enrollment, many miles traveled and many faces seen, Cianbro closed out last year’s Open Enrollment process by speaking with 1,912 team members—85% of our current team! The overall appreciation of our benefits package has greatly increased because of the education and knowledge that was shared. Team members were comfortable sharing their personal information and asking questions because they were speaking with a fellow team member. Feedback from 2009’s Open Enrollment process has been very positive. Team members have commented on how quick and easy it was to enroll. They also appreciated the time that the HR team spent to meet with each member and answer their questions. We look forward to continuing our efforts to bring high quality customer service and personalized enrollment to our team members and their families. The success the enrollment process would not have been possible without the support of the projects, and help from key team members who helped coordinate site visits. Special thanks to the IT department for working with us on this great initiative. We also extend a big thank you to our benefit specialists in the field: Suzelle Allain, Marcia Backman, Kris Chipman, Billie Nelson-Clark, April Ellis, Dee Ann Grazioso, Bobbie Helton, Colleen O’Hare, Alisha Pena, Julie Smith, Andi Thayer, Joy Watkins, and Suzan West.

Open Enrollment - Information Technology Behind the Scenes: ■

By Bill Mason

By now, all Cianbro team members have, in one way or another, experienced our new Open Enrollment process. It all began behind-the-scenes in the beginning of 2008. Corporate human resources (HR) approached the Information Technology (IT) application services team with a request to provide a product that could be used to display benefit information to team members for one-on-one enrollment encounters. The product had to allow the HR team to view and update benefit information which would assist team members with signing up for medical, dental, and vision benefits, spending accounts, disability coverage, life insurance, and voluntary benefits. After reviewing several commercial software products, it was determined that the 2 4



best solution would be to develop the software in-house. This project, like most software development projects, began with a definition of the scope. The scope for this project was relatively limited in size. Amy Chute, Assistant HR Manager, created some storyboard drawings which showed how the process would flow. Additionally, since the HR team would be conducting the one-on-one encounters, there would be much less need to incorporate the typical checks and balances, which meant a shorter time to production. Creating a scope definition is important to all projects as it serves to set the expectations for both parties. Once the scope is formed, we develop a project plan including steps, timelines, and resources. Finally, we build a cost analysis which sets up our budget. Similar to what we do in the construction


industry, if a request is made outside the original project scope, then a change order needs to be approved so everyone is aware of the new costs and time lines. In this case the requirements were well stated up front and no changes in scope were necessary. Assigning an IT team to develop a project can be challenging. In this case, we needed someone who was familiar with web development, someone to do the database design, someone familiar with HR processes and the benefits package, and someone who could develop reports. The two people chosen as the team were Tim Flewelling, who was the project leader, and Greg Wiers who became the team’s technical developer. Justin Goodale was added later in the game to help develop the confirmation printout that was given to team members at the end of each interview.

Constellation Brandon Shores Feedwater Heater No. 26 Replacements The programming was tedious. There were a lot of details packed into each page and every detail was important and needed to be accounted for. But, since most of the pages had a common theme, once the first few pages were complete, the process became fairly repetitive. During the programming phase, there was a lot of reviewing to ensure that we were within the scope and also adhering to company standards. These standards are important as they serve to give our interface programs a consistent appearance. Testing the software was also challenging. There were quite a few combinations that could be selected, and trying to test all combinations under all circumstances was a tall order. The team did their best and methodically worked through all the scenarios they could imagine. But with the HR team preparing to venture into the field to interview each and every team member, we wanted to ensure that we had done our best to test everything. So once again, the production databases were copied over to the test system by Cianbro’s Data Base Administrator (Tom Dewey) and the program was handed over to HR for more testing. HR jumped right in and uncovered some previously overlooked issues that were quickly corrected by the development team. By the end of their test week the HR and IT teams agreed that we had a front-end product that was ready for primetime. The ultimate test, of course, would come when the program was put into production. Now that the front-end was complete, the focus shifted to the backend. There were some statistical reports that were requested, and of course we would need a program to post the collected data back to the system. Another of Cianbro’s developers, Mark Malatesta, was recruited to help with the reporting while the original team began work on the posting program. The posting program would read through all of the changes that were recorded during the interview processes and update the CMiC system appropriately. The update to the CMiC system has been completed on schedule and with no significant issues. The IT department was very pleased to be able to play a significant role in such a well run and effective project.

By Hsiao-Chin Hwang


he Feedwater Heater No. 26 project was located in the Brandon Shores Power Plant Unit 2 just a few miles away from the Cianbro Corporation MidAtlantic Regional Office in Baltimore, Maryland. The Brandon Shores Unit 2 is a 680 MW electric generating unit which has been in operation since 1991. The project consisted of removing the existing high-pressure feedwater heater and replacing it with a new heater. Both the old and the new feedwater heaters are closed, U-tube types, located 114 feet above the ground. The old feedwater heater weighed about 123,000 pounds, and was roughly 50 feet long. Its replacement is slightly heavier at 146,000 pounds. Removing the old feedwater heater from the building and placing the new heater in its place was a major challenge. With the assistance of Orah Constructive Technologies, Inc., Cianbro’s team devised a plan to construct a 110 foot runway to move the previous Heater 150 feet away from its original position. This allowed the Liebherrs LTM 1400-7.1 crane to lift the feedwater heater to the ground, a distance of 79 feet. After removing the existing feedwater heater, the new one was placed onto the runway to be moved into its final position. The lifts of the feedwater heaters were completed successfully in mid-November last year. Once the new feedwater heater was put into place, the piping/welding crew began to connect existing lines to the unit. The piping team worked in two shifts to turn over the feedwater heater to the owner on December 3, 2008. The project team consisted of Project Manager Mike DeArmott, Assistant Superintendent Jim Hamer, Project Engineer Hsiao-Chin Hwang, Field Engineer Jae Park, Project Superintendent Tom Perrier, Piping Foreman Steve McCallister, Ironworker Foreman Jason Shinaberry, and Project Manager Brian Walsh. Lifting of the New Feedwater Heater #26

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Jacob’s Mezzanine Project ■

By Terra Battle

A long time neighbor to Cianbro Corporation’s Southern New England Regional Office, Jacob’s Vehicle Systems in Bloomfield, Connecticut, was the site of a new mezzanine construction project. Project Superintendent Nate Weston led the work with Project Engineer Bill Richardson, General Foreman David Hutchinson and Safety Professional Amy Brown. The crew consisted of Carpenter Foreman Jimmy Snow and team members Roberto Gutierrez, Liz Padham, George Smith, Frank Trumble and Trish White. The project team was assisted by Jesse McVaney and Dennis Morin during the concrete pours. Construction began when team members saw-cut the floor and lifted it out. They then excavated the sub-base down two feet and poured column supports. These preparations led to the steel erection of the mezzanine. A four inch slab was also poured at the top. The new mezzanine will support heavy equipment used during tests of diesel engine brakes at the facility. The project was completed safely and productively in a span of three weeks.

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Solutia Project ■

By Terra Battle and Ruby Zahedi

Solutia IO RB Expansion project in Indian Orchard, Massachusetts, officially began in May 2007, led by Senior Project Manager Tom Clarke and Project Superintendent Brian Mace. This project con-

Andi Vigue presents Brian Mace with his 25 years of service watch at the Solutia team’s barbeque 2 6



sisted of two phases: the pre-construction services to assist Solutia in finalizing the detailed design of the overall project, and construction services. As of July 2008, excavation and foundation work was complete in the substation, Acetal #2 and the Polyvinyl Alcohol unloading areas. The project experienced two shutdown periods in 2008, one in September and a major shutdown in November. The September shutdown was completed successfully without any incidents and zero recordables. The month of October brought the preparation for the November shutdown, which consisted of switching out systems and installing the Acetal #2. On October 21, 2008, the Solutia project team gathered for a luncheon. Over 120 people, including Solutia’s construction management team, attended the scrumptious barbeque in the Cianbro Rubb tent, otherwise known as the weld/fabrication tent. The line was backed up with appetites and cheerful faces. Vice President and General Manager Linc Denison recognized this project team for their hard work and dedication. Solutia Project Leader Ray Carillon praised the team’s hard work, their dedication to safety, and the progress made on the job. He mentioned that the project had been a tough one from the start,


with tough decisions to be made along the way. But, he said, “Choosing Cianbro to perform the work was one of the best decisions we made.” Senior Industrial Project Manager Tom Clarke thanked the team members for their hard work and commended them on their progress. Tom closed by reminding the team that they should maintain their focus as the shutdown approached. The 18-day shutdown began on November 7. More than 130 team members worked in two shifts in trades ranging from welding to electrical. The shutdown brought three weeks of intense hours, with much focus on detail on the way toward the successful completion of the project in December. A milestone that was celebrated during the project was Project Superintendent Brian Mace’s 25 years with Cianbro. President & COO Andi Vigue, Senior Vice President of Operations Earle Cianchette, and Southern New England Vice President & General Manager Linc Denison presented Brian with a gold watch and thanked him for his dedication to the company and to his fellow team members. Congratulations Brian, and a pat on the back to the whole Solutia team for their outstanding team work!

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Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation Welcomes New General Manager

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By Dave Leavitt

eptember 29, 2008, marked another milestone in the growth of Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation in Pittsfield, Maine, when the team welcomed Jack Klimp as the new General Manager of the business unit. Jack has over 25 years of experience in steel fabrication and manufacturing. Most recently, Jack was the General Manager of L.B. Foster’s Precise Steel Products division. Jack is a past President of the Steel Fabricators Association of New England, currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Institute of Steel Construction, and is now completing a two year term as Chairman of the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Jack brings a wealth of experience to all aspects of our business including safety, environmental compliance, quality, productivity, estimating, sales, and strategic planning. Jack and his wife Hilary have two children. In his spare time, Jack enjoys hiking, skiing, and has been rumored to play a little golf. “I am very excited to be joining the Cianbro team and look forward to the challenges and opportunities that we’ll be addressing”, said Jack. “I would also like to thank Dave Leavitt and the Cianbro Fabrication and Coating Corporation team for the tremendous amount of work that has been Jack Klimp done to more than triple the size of the business over the course of these past four years. Dave is leaving behind a very skilled and hardworking group of team members, and with their continued support, we can and will take this business to the next level.”

Equal Employment Opportunity & Workplace Harassment Policy Cianbro is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, disability, or sexual orientation. We are also committed to employing and advancing qualified veterans and disabled veterans.

It is the policy of Cianbro to: 1. prohibit illegal discrimination against any Cianbro team member or applicant; 2. implement affirmative actions to achieve our diversity goals; 3. employ only U.S. citizens or lawfully authorized alien workers; and 4. apply appropriate discipline for any violation of this policy. In addition, all Cianbro team members have the right to work in an environment free from harassment based on marital status, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, disability, or sexual orientation. Harassment of any kind is not only a violation of Cianbro policy, it’s against the law. Cianbro does not allow any form of workplace harassment by its supervisors, workers, subcontractors, or suppliers. Cianbro will take any action necessary to prevent and correct it from happening. Cianbro does not allow team members to physically or verbally harass other team members of the same or different gender. This conduct includes, but is not limited to, display of offensive images, slurs, off-color jokes, or degrading comments concerning

marital status, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, disability, or sexual orientation, graphic verbal comments about an individual’s body, and display in the workplace of sexually suggestive or offensive objects or images. Although it may not be anyone’s intent to offend, this behavior is strictly not allowed when it has the effect of offending another team member.

Both federal and state laws prohibit sexual harassment. Sexual harassment is defined as unwelcomed sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when: • submission to such conduct is made explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of employment; • submission to or rejection of such conduct is used as a basis for employment decisions; or • such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment. Cianbro is responsible for its acts and the acts of its supervisory team members with respect to sexual harassment regardless of whether the specific acts complained of were unauthorized or known by Cianbro and regardless of whether we knew or should have known of their occurrence. No supervisor is permitted to threaten or insinuate (either openly or implied) that a team member’s submission to or rejection of sexual advances will in any way

influence decisions regarding the team member’s employment, evaluation, wages, advancement, assignment, or any other condition of employment or career advancement. Team members must give management the opportunity to correct the situation in cases of supervisory or co-worker harassment. To help ensure team member safety, please report protection order or personal situation that may compromise workplace safety, to your supervisor.

Team members who believe they have been harassed or discriminated against should immediately report their concerns to any of the following: • supervisor • project EEO coordinator • project leader • regional HR manager • corporate EEO officer • corporate assistant EEO Officer Cianbro’s EEO officer is Alan Burton, vice president of human resources, safety, and health. He can be reached at (800) 315-2211, opt. 1, ext. 2169 or (207) 6792169. Rita Bubar, corporate human resources manager, is Cianbro’s assistant EEO officer and can be reached at (800) 315-2211, opt.1, ext. 2110 or (207) 6792110. If the complaint is not resolved to your satisfaction, contact the Human Rights Commission (or appropriate agency) in your state. It is unlawful for Cianbro to retaliate against anyone who files a complaint of discrimination or harassment.




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In Memory of

In Memory of

Fellow Team Member Marie Scott passed away on Sunday, January 11, 2009 after a long, courageous battle with a rare form of cancer. Marie worked for Cianbro for more than 22 years in many different locations throughout the corpoMarie Scott ration. Most recently, she served as a Safety Professional in the Operations Service location in Pittsfield, Maine. Marie’s courageous seven-year fight with characinoid cancer was a battle against an illness that has no known cure. She underwent experimental treatment at Dana-Farber Hospital in Boston to help advance research of this cancer. She was brave, had a positive attitude and did not complain. “Marie’s friendship and love for life will be greatly missed,” says fellow Team Member Kate Cooley. “She loved being around people, and people loved having her around. Being a safety person was a perfect fit for her because she sincerely cared about everyone. We were all blessed to have her in our lives.” And from fellow team member Rita Bubar, “Marie had been sick for a long time but you would never know it. She was a courageous lady who battled fiercely but with spirit, dignity, and grace. Later, when I was battling my own illness, Marie reached out to me and her caring ways and positive outlook gave me strength too. I will always remember her fondly.” Our thoughts are with Marie’s husband and fellow Team Member, Michael Scott, a Mechanical foreman in the Operations Services location in Pittsfield, Maine. Condolences also go to her 13 year old son, Hunter.

Team Member James “Jeff” Carey, 27, passed away on October 7, 2008, as the result of a tragic car accident. Jeff was born on September 1, 1981, in Waterville, Maine. He was fond of hunting and fishing and was in the process of building a home for himself and his wife of two years in the Belgrade, Maine, area complete with a barn for the animals that he also enjoyed. During the first weekend in November, 2008, Jeff’s team members, family, and friends got together and donated their time to help finish the house, garage, and barn structures so the residence could be livable before Christmas. “Jeff was a very reliable employee—showed up to work Jeff Carey everyday,” said Tom Kennedy, Cianbro’s account manager at the FMC Plant in Rockland, Maine — the location of Jeff’s last project assignment. “He never complained about what type of work we asked him to do and was always very willing to do ‘whatever.’ We could always count on Jeff. We will miss him dearly. We often say, ‘that would have been a good job for Jeffery.’ God Bless him and his family. He was very well respected among his peers here at Cianbro and our client spoke very highly of Jeff as well. Actually, many of FMC’s employees came to support Jeff and his wife Becky and help out at the home,” added Tom. “We miss him very much.” Jeff is survived by his wife, Becky; his Mom, Karla Carey and Stepdad, Sam Bouchard; his Dad, James Carey and stepmother, Stephanie Carey; three sisters; a brother and grandparents.

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Jeff Carey

In Memory of

William Brulotte

Former Team Member William Brulotte passed away suddenly at his home on October 2, 2008. William worked for Cianbro for more than 25 years as a Civil Foreman. During his off-time, William loved to hunt, play cards, and do woodworking. But spending time with his family was most important to him. Fellow Team Member Linc Denison, Sr. remembers: “Billy was a skilled craftsman and a skilled leader. He had a can-do attitude and I called on him many times to complete a difficult job in a short period of time, he was truly a ‘Go-To Guy.’ He was well respected by the people he worked with every day. Engineers at the S.D. Warren Westbrook facility (now SAPPI) would request Bill by name to take on some of the toughest jobs to be done during shutdowns or around operating paper machines. His track record for success was flawless. Bill was quiet, focused and a real pleasure to work with; we will all miss him and are proud that we had the pleasure to know Bill.”



64 Years

Pages 29 thru 33 Honors our Active Cianbro Team Tembers with One or More Years of Service

Kenneth L. Cianchette ■

63 Years

Ival R. Cianchette ■

45 Years

Paul E. Bertrand ■

44 Years

Thomas I. Caldwell ■

43 Years

Henry M. Cone Peter S. Fournier Franklin Leclair ■

41 Years

Gary F. Chisholm Thomas R. Mucci ■

40 Years

Paul A. Magoon Richard E. Padham ■

39 Years

John A. Dunnell Peter G. Vigue ■

38 Years

David A. Varney ■

37 Years

Edward D. LePage Bruce A. Mitchell Wayne A. Ray ■

36 Years

George Bell Malcolm Cianchette Stanley M. Gilbert Gary L. Taylor ■

35 Years

Lincoln C. Denison James I. Ellis Rodney A. Leach William Van Voorhis Brian M. Whitney Dale E. Wilson ■

34 Years

Nelson C. Estes Roger S. Leach Jr. David W. Leavitt Stanton J. Martin Allen L. Rollins Forester Sprague Jr. ■

33 Years

James M. Bonney Manley E. Bragdon Thomas N. Floyd Frank J. Susi ■

32 Years

Alan R. Burton Franklin D. Dunton Steven A. Perrault Everett O. Rogers ■

Beverly A. Rollins Larry R. Scott Stuart Twitchell

31 Years

Rita M. Bubar Louis F. Campbell John L. McAfee Mark W. Nordgren John L. Purinton ■

30 Years

Roy H. Bolton II Charles Cianchette Roderick MacKay Jr. Douglas L. Moore Douglas E. Ranks Michael B. Scott Nancy L. Sidelinger Thomas E. Stone Terry Vanadestine ■

29 Years

Eric S. Brown Chris A. Cianchette Henry T. Cook Paul L. Day James Garland Kenneth Hawkes Robert Jamison Donald Keresztenyi Bryan Libold Kaven Philbrook David D. Shorey Charles Tibbetts Benjamin L. Wagg David A. Webster Archie Wheaton ■

28 Years

Thomas J. Belanger Howard L. Briggs Coleman W. Butler Jeffery A. Carr Michael L. Crider Daniel L. Duperry Douglas W. Foster Thomas F. Gilbert Parker Hadlock Mark D. Hayden Michael D. Hayden William A. Holmes Ernest E. Kilbride Brent F. Kirby Margaret E. Lagasse David P. Lewis Lawrence E. Moores Gary A. Parker Allan G. Pressey Shelby A. Sawyer David C. Sutcliffe Thomas J. Weaver Gregory E. Wing ■

27 Years

Domenick Arena ■

Wayne L. Blodgett Dana S. Bragdon Richard L. Brown Jr. Cindy R. Clark James G. Davis William H. Dusty Alan R. Goepner William W. Merrill Aubrey L. Moore Richard K. Moors William N. Moulton Chet J. Muckenhirn David A. Rines Rufus W. Simons Nathan S. Weston Jerome D. Wood

26 Years

Bonnie Brown Mona D. Evy Alan D. Fisher Michael F. Foster Brian D. Mace Ronald K. Oliver Daniel S. Perkins Michael A. Potter George B. Ward Brian W. Watson ■

25 Years

Lee A. Aylward Roland N. Bell Lynn M. Cianchette Scott Clements Gregory S. Couture Douglas A. Dow Robert M. Drzewiecki Gary R. Gagnon Michael W. Hart Roger D. Hutchins Lynn R. Hyde Troy G. Martin Lee R. McCoubrey Dan D. Orcutt Herschel Rackliff David G. Saucier Ernest Selberg Jr. Douglas Sidelinger Stanley E. Webster ■

24 Years

Kimble F. Chapman John S. Clifford William L. Davis Joseph P. Foley Jr. Owen H. Grimes James M. Haut Lloyd E. Moore Carl B. Morgan Jr. Frank J. Raye William A. Reid ■

23 Years

Penny-Lynn Abbott Paul R. Belanger ■

Robert O. Bouchard Laura H. Henry Jerome J. Humphrey John W. Luckern Scott B. Ludden Thomas J. Lufkin Bradley H. Marquis Kevin McConaughey Robert C. Owens Michael L. Raven James R. Rusconi Timothy Vigue

22 Years

Francis R. Adams Jacqueline Arsenault Dennis E. Beisaw Kenneth R. Brooker Vera L. Bryant Jerrold P. Cross Neal T. Dawes Bruce D. Dube Jeffry L. Dunham George O. Dyer David V. Fitzherbert Barry J. Gordon Gary D. Gorman Michael L. Goucher Craig O. Holmquist Keith B. Magoon James C. Merrill David E. Parsons Ronald G. Peterson James P. Pond Rae F. Randlett Michael A. Raven James H. Richards Gerald V. Rollins Paul Sallar William F. Stetson III Terry A. Trask Leslie D. Vigneault Kevin M. Violette Eric L. Witham ■

21 Years

George E. Arsenault Anthony A. Ayotte Shawn H. Bickford David E. Bond Elizabeth T. Bridges Leonard F. Cooley Brenda L. Cote Kevin H. Curry Joseph C. Friant Jean E. Gantnier John J. Henry Phillip D. Heroux James F. Leavitt Ernest J. Long Thomas B. Meunier Ronald S. Nickerson Roderick A. Pease John A. Pelland ■

Scott M. Remillard Mark A. Richardson Dale D. Smith Alfred J. Stevens Scott S. Young

Tharryn D. Smith Norman St. Hilaire Aaron L. Wedgewood Douglas H. Wyman Daniel L. Wyman

Theodore B. Baxter Bruce H. Beane Richard E. Beliveau Jurgen G. Bell Garry L. Billings O’Neil E. Boivin Kyle E. Chapman Trent C. Clukey Mark D. Cochrane Carl L. Cross Robert B. Currier Glen S. Dickinson Jack H. Dodge Jr. Donald J. Dostie John P. Gamage Michael R. Hilton David G. Hutchinson Timothy N. Jackson Jeffrey L. Johnson Howard A. Lynds Glenn G. Masse Dan P. McNally Douglas J. McPheters Darin W. Merrifield Brian E. Michaud Charles W. Nutter Carol J. Ouellette Leland V. Page Jr. David G. Parsons Barry J. Perkins Timothy D. Pushor William W. Ring Thomas G. Ruksznis Norman L. Scribner Mark A. Stone Ronald E. Taylor Glen A. Thornton James E. Towle Elbridge G. Watson Ross A. Wilder Thomas Wozniak Mark J. Zagrobelny

20 Years

19 Years

Kris M. Ballard Richard T. Baumgartel Faunce L. Cleaves Philip R. Dube Richard G. Fish Allan D. Harriman Brian T. Hartness Thomas A. Kennedy Paul J. Leighton David L. Magoon Jeffrey T. McPherson Billie J. Perkins Vaughn A. Sinclair ■



18 Years

Paul K. Anaman Thomas L. Batchelder Walter J. Beleckis Wayne M. Denny Sidney E. Dunham Kellie A. Duplisea Christopher D. Elliott James R. Foley Yves P. Gagnon Andrew P. Gamez Richard J. Godin Dann L. Hayden John S. Keszler Brent E. Luce Brett F. MacMillan Lawrence McAlpine Craig McConaughey Darren L. Pelletier Thomas J. Popick Shawn H. Ramsay Dale A. Simonds David A. Smith Michael S. Tripodi

17 Years

Leonard W. Brooks Earle A. Cianchette Steven G. Cianchette Larry F. Coston Daniel A. Dubois Thomas J. Hamel Steven L. Hatstat Eusebio Heredia Paul M. Holmquist Olie J. Lindahl Daniel R. McPheters Gary W. Reed James W. Reinhardt James M. Rossi Francisco Salazar Kimberly G. Sieber Phillip A. Smith Gary W. Smith George W. Tapley Jr. Victor Ugalde Victoria L. Weaver ■

16 Years

Lauren E. Benttinen Duane J. Boissoneault Charles A. Brower Clint H. Chase David A. Chase Ronald F. Cote Greg G. Ginnelly Robert M. Hall Terrance L. Hayes Todd A. Hoffa ■


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David B. Kivlin Dawn M. Lewis Mark J. Masse William J. McLeod Scott B. Mitchell Kevin C. Mitchell William J. Mixer Douglas F. Moore William A. Muise Roderick Nicholson Joseph R. Oliver Carl P. Ouellette Tod M. Parisek Alan D. Pray Martin G. Roach LeAnne E. Rogers Brian A. Rogers John R. Ryan Jonathan D. Sacks Robert Q. Seegmiller Charles E. Tapley Dwayne A. Tootill Andi Vigue Max S. Wahl Scott A. Warren

15 Years

Michael A. Abbott Joseph E. Ballard Mark S. Blanchard James M. Burke Thomas E. Carranza Rebecca Chamberlain Kevin B. Crowell Milton Cruikshank II Jamie J. Fulmer Donald J. Fulmer Jr. Eric E. George Tim E. Gorham Edward W. Grignon Earl M. Jones Jon W. Larochelle Malcolm C. Leo Rick C. Leonard Mark P. Michaud Dennis A. Ryan Jr. Michael S. Stevens Cory P. Thompson Andrew L. Tower Edwin C. Tozier ■

14 Years

Tina Adams Bruce L. Calkins Sr. John G. Clark Tara K. Coffin Jon G. Collins James M. Curtis III Everett B. Doughty Sr. Dawn Erb Paul D. Franceschi Kevin L. Grass Adam S. Guiggey Chester H. Guilford III Carla E. Kelley Scott C. Kretser Craig M. LePage Donald F. Lesperance Lawrence Litchfield Jr. James D. Musselwhite Herschel E. Sinclair Jr. Steven C. Trombley ■

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Amy E. Webber Von L. Weese Michael S. Zemla

13 Years

Craig G. Alexander Chris G. Alexander Richard Bachelder Jr. Robert E. Beisaw Michael W. Bennett Michael D. Bishop Aron A. Boothe Jr. Paul E. Brauza Joshua M. Brown Jason A. Butler Kerry W. Chapman Jason A. Curry Lincoln C. Denison Jr. Thomas G. Dewey Chester B. Dolloff Jason P. Evasius Christopher Folsom Todd J. Folsom Langis D. Gagnon Timothy A. Garnett Jeremiah D. Gorman Robert A. Gould Dennis A. Greene Mitchell E. Hayden Terry L. Hughes Earl H. Hughes Joseph B. Hyde Edward E. Jones Joseph A. Kennedy Scott A. Knowlen Kevin Kokotovich Andrew J. Leach Michael R. Lilley Michael L. Lovejoy Kirk R. Maenhout Thomas E. Mahar Wayne D. McNally Matthew J. Mortensen Timothy G. Murphy Mark M. Nelson Joseph G. Orlando James J. Peakes Sandra E. Perreault Joseph H. Plourde William N. Pulk Jr. Bill M. Ross Charles A. Sanborn Patrick L. Slawek Gloria J. Smith Timothy F. Stauder Christopher L. Stevens Raymond M. Therrien Scott M. Tierney Gail B. Tourtelotte Chris Tozier Kim A. Tozier Troy T. Twitchell Juan A. Ugalde Bradley Vanadestine Ricky A. Webster Robin M. Wiley Daniel J. Williams Debra L. Wilson Gary E. Wise Kenneth P. Woodcock Dana R. Woods ■


12 Years

Christopher R. Bagley Michael A. Berry Andrew E. Bowden Patti-Lynn Brann Richard B. Cameron Jason N. Chicoine Kristen A. Chipman Christopher S. Clark Thomas R. Closson Ralph S. Clukey Robert B. Costine Jamie R. Douvielle Michael G. Dube Kenneth R. Eaton Jr. Wayne S. Enman John E. Farnham Roy D. Fitzmaurice Timothy E. Flewelling Alvin J. Fluellen Paul J. Gaboury Charles G. Hall Charles A. Handley Jr. Brent A. Haskell Thomas Houghtaling Andrew C. Kelley Robert L. Lane Jr. Brian R. LeSage Kenneth L. Leger James A. Maher Jr. James L. Pelletier Donald L. Prevost Darren B. Pulkkinen Charles R. Riley Jr. Keith I. Ryder Garry A. Sawtelle Christopher M. Scott Emery C. Shaffer Larry R. Snowman Jr. Brent A. Spencer Walter Stefanyk Wesley A. Sweatt Norman W. Taylor Jarrod K. True Frank J. Trumble Jennifer L. Turcotte William Van Hoesen Ronald Wedgewood ■

11 Years

Francis J. Arsenault Jr. Allen P. Beaulieu Robert W. Blackmore Darcey T. Bubier Jose A. Castro Craig L. Chambers Christopher J. Chasse John P. Coon Jr. Keith Costigan Jerome C. Cross Patricia L. Dickinson Richard P. Dilsner Christopher K. Downs Chaderick A. French Jose F. Garcia Alan M. Gemmell Maurice A. Gould Debora L. Grignon Roger D. Gwinn II Jeffrey L. Hetzer Lawrence G. Johnson Brian L. Kendrick ■


Douglas J. Lacroix Laurette Laverdiere Eric R. Lewin Manley B. Lyons Stephen R. Marcotte Thomas L. McVaney Randy M. Morin Raul Navar Thomas W. Noble Scott S. Penney Anne M. Perron Dana L. Pollis Jr. David A. Powers Richard A. Preble Carmen L. Rose Juan F. Salazar Kelly G. Shank Jeremy S. Sherman Kenneth M. Spalding David A. Walker Brent A. Walker Aaron W. Walsh

10 Years

Scott L. Alexander Aaron F. Barbalate Daniel D. Barre Esteban Bernal Shawn M. Bickford Benjamin R. Blodgett Richard S. Brescia Joseph A. Briggs Michael J. Brooks Michele E. Burnette Charles E. Butts Steven M. Colby Allyson B. Coombs Robert P. Courtney Roger A. Dow James P. Dunnigan Keith R. Edwards Kelvin R. Friend Todd A. Fulmer Buaris J. Gervais Jeffrey A. Gillespie Joseph A. Glidden Jr. Jon M. Gliniewicz Gary Guindon Holly J. Hall Bobbi J. Helton Joshua A. Kerr Christopher McKenna Novak Nedic Seth S. Norton Scott R. Parlee Bernard J. Petrauskas Scott D. Popoloski Gerardo A. Ramos George Rendon Mitchell Rubin Francisco Salazar Saulio S. Saleta Spencer G. Seekins Brian K. Sheeder Justin A. Shelton Tracy N. Sofield Rebekah Thibodaux Jerilyn R. Underhill Jason T. White Robert R. White Paul L. Williams ■

9 Years

Chad H. Alley Mohammad Alsaleh Piran D. Aslam Lisa M. Barnes Tesfahunegn Berhane Steven W. Bevis William E. Birney David A. Bolduc Edward F. Brackett Robert L. Bussell Brian K. Buswell Amy J. Chute Allen D. Clark Thomas E. Clarke Dylan R. Clay Andrew M. Cochran Sean K. Coleman Rodney W. Crocker Edgar E. Dacheux Adele D. Diodato Jacob R. Dionne Shawn A. Doran Neil G. Dupont Donald J. Eagan Michael T. Edwards Howard L. Fernald Luke E. Finley William E. Follett Jr. Barbara Fortin-Poirier Peter A. Foster Richard C. Foster Stephen C. Foster David G. Gardner Donald A. Goodwin Joan T. Grandshaw Ryan J. Graves Darren E. Gray Michael N. Hamilton Ronald L. Harris Leslie C. Hayden Jason A. Hilton Aurelius S. Hinds III Mark E. Hutchins Craig J. Hutchins Scott A. Jackson Donna A. Jacques Shawn A. Lambert Eric M. Lane Jeremy W. Lane Young T. Lee Robert S. Lehay Jose A. Luna Torres James E. Lyons Jeremy B. Mace Ryan L. Marcotte James B. Marquis Gary L. Mason James H. Matt Rodney A. McAvoy Garrett R. McVaney Garth Miller Russell J. O’Neal Gail M. Orr Glen R. Pearce Christopher R. Pond William J. Potter Brigitte M. Reid Shawn A. Reid Thomas S. Richter Wade J. Rideout II ■

Terry N. Ritz-Perkins Chester L. Robbins Jr. Jeannette R. Robert Jason G. Rourke Paul R. Saucier Mary L. Schreiber Brian K. Smith Gary W. Smith Donald R. Smith Patrick N. Steeves Kerry A. Swallow John W. Sweatt Scott J. Underwood Kevin P. Walker Loren F. Walker Joy L. Watkins Arthur L. White Jeremy S. Whitney Walter T. Willard Scott A. Willett Shawn E. Wing

8 Years

William D. Adams Ernest A. Adams Hunter J. Anderson Calvin A. Andrews Ronald D. Ayres Ralph E. Bailey Scott J. Baker Maurice B. Batchelder Jason L. Batchelder Russell L. Beadnell James P. Benson Brian K. Blakeslee Ryan J. Bordeau Merton H. Bowring Elizabeth A. Brescia Scott K. Bumps Ulicer Castro Linwood T. Charette Joshua A. Clark Roland S. Clark Darrell D. Clement Patrick M. Cronin Lisa Marie Cunningham John A. Daley David C. Dalton Donald F. Davis Brian J. Day Shawn R. Dennison Justin D. Desrosiers Terry J. Dingman John F. Dwyer Sharon G. Ebbs Lavina J. Freeman Randy S. French Kimberly R. Gemmell Jason J. Harris Oscar A. Hernandez Mark L. Hogan Frank Holliday Jr. Marc S. Jedlowski Lance C. Keen Cecil L. Kershner III Karl L. Knight Steven J. LaChausse Vincent R. Lago Stacie A. Leavitt Korey H. Leo Roger L. Lockhart Jr. David P. Maheu ■

Milton E. Martin Robert M. Mayhew Mark P. McLean Jane L. McNally Samuel A. McVea Ryan D. Melius Joachim K. Moehs Gregory A. Morse Sue Noiles David L. Perrault Thomas G. Perrier Garrett J. Plourde Kevin R. Pond Gloria J. Richards Peter K. Robshaw Michael S. Roderick Chad E. Rogers Makiel Rosado Terry L. Rosensteel Nicholas L. Rossi Jose B. Salazar Gary E. Simmons Jr. Glenn J. Sirois Albert W. Spaulding Mariana S. Tubolino Stanley W. Tyszko Matthew J. Ward Byron Weymouth III Michael J. White Michael J. Wilczynski Kim M. Wilson Eileen M. Wright Robert A. Young Thomas J. Zwizinski

7 Years

Richard L. Allen Sonya L. Arsenault Jeremie R. Bolduc Darryl S. Bowers Shelly L. Campbell Michael A. Cavaliere Kye N. Chon Gregory J. Clark Kate M. Cooley Adan Cruz-Lopez Bruce A. Cummings Dana J. Cyr Dana R. Demos Alfred D. Desrosiers Daniel J. Dickey Douglas W. Easter Brian R. Edwards Robert G. Engelhardt Destiny S. Fitzmorris Gary L. French Charles J. Gervais Seth M. Goucher Genaro G. Guardado Diana L. Hartley James A. Henry Robert F. Heyman Robert F. Higgins Jr. Clark J. Holden Mark R. Jamison Matthew P. Jamison Benedict S. Jasud Christopher Kammann Thomas G. Kingsbury Robert E. Kramer Jr. Kenneth P. Landy Timothy J. Leclerc ■

Concepcion Majano Mark A. Malatesta Louis S. Martin Dale T. McKay Nancie B. McLeod Luciano G. Miletta James A. Millett Jason W. Molten Stephen Montgomery David P. Moreau Jason W. Morneault Susan L. Morrison Devon E. Nadeau Terry A. Newton Carmine J. Nile Ronny M. O’Brien James W. Potter Mark O. Price Matthew T. Raven Scot N. Richards Donald R. Ross Gilbert Rossignol Jr. Jeremy J. Saulis Mark I. Seavey Thomas R. Smith Paul S. Smith Samuel F. Spinney Jr. David A. Stenzel Scott D. Thies Joshua M. Turner Jerry J. Upton Andrew A. Vickers Adam S. Violette Kelly W. Wampler Charles R. Witt

6 Years

Wilson F. Almand Danielle R. Anthony James R. Baillargeon Steven A. Baker Tommy F. Barnes Terra L. Battle Jonathan B. Beebe Jesus Bernal Henry F. Bindbeutel Arthur G. Bolduc Lamar J. Boyer David E. Bradford Jeremy J. Bragg Jason W. Bryant Jerry A. Burton John W. Campbell Jeffrey N. Carver Paul E. Carver Bruce D. Chesley James B. Chick II Michael S. Cianchette Lyle A. Clark Robert W. Compton Gary L. Crane Jason E. Croman Francisco J. Cruz Anthony A. Cygan Edward D. Dishon Jr. Cory D. Dunbar Jonathan H. Ferreira Michael J. Franck Robert J. Franck Carl D. Franck Lewis A. Gatcomb Todd W. Gilley ■

Kellie A. Guarino Michael D. Hachez Gary L. Hanmer Jeffrey S. Harrington Gary R. Hayes Matthew M. Hebert Mathew J. Henry Alan R. Hilton Michael W. Holmes Leonard M. Jackson Jeffrey M. Jones Joshua M. Justin Wayne A. Kimball Jeremy E. Kyllonen Brian E. Labbe Kenneth D. Landry David D. Leighton Thomas M. Leonard Jean-Paul J. Lettre Harlow J. Libby Jr. Keith J. Locke Richard K. Lyons Terry L. Malloy Michael J. Manoski Durant Marion Michael J. Marois Joshua M. Matz Gail E. Mayo Ronald F. McComb Jr. Peter McCormick Larry D. Mercier Michael F. Mitchell Jr. Allen R. Morey Kevin M. Morneault Charles H. Moulton William A. Murray Bruce J. Myles Malvin W. Neal Billie J. Nelson-Clark Jeremie R. Nutter Kevin O’Neill Paul A. Osborne William A. Palmer Dallas J. Parmenter Patrick A. Pelletier Derek S. Perkins Aaron L. Preble Christopher P. Queen Rae F. Randlett III William L. Ray Jeffrey D. Robinson Leigh A. Ross John A. Rossignol Laura D. Schmelter Dean N. Schofield Jared M. Shelton Harold Sherwood Jr. Vinal E. Shorey Kenneth N. Sibley Peter G. Smith Shawn P. St. Jean William W. Stone Patrick M. Sughrue Ted J. Swenson Lesli C. Swieczkowski David M. Tanzer Domingos B. Tavares Wayne A. Tencati Thomas U. Viles Raymond O. Ward Joshua R. Wells

Daniel H. Wiedmer Remond L. Willette

5 Years

Walter H. Akers Jr. Thomas J. Baird James R. Barker Isaac Benitez Cheryl G. Brackett Donald M. Busch Ray L. Bush Jose F. Carreira Patrick L. Child Shawn T. Clarke Donald P. Collette Chad R. Cote Jeffery K. Crowell James P. Cushing Clinton Dawson Manuel Del Rio Shawn P. Dickinson Kevin M. Donovan Timothy E. Doyal Timothy M. Fiske Robert J. Fleury Jr. Jamie L. Fox Robert M. Gallant Jeffrey D. Gilbert Roy A. Harris Kerry W. Hinkle Ryan M. Holt David D. Hospedales Thomas P. Kinsella Allen M. Knowles Timothy E. Kundert Russell R. Lane Gary G. Laskowitz Brian M. LeComte Joseph P. Lickman Randy T. Matthew James G. McCallister Gary E. McPherson Albert J. Michaud Amy L. Page Andrea L. Pelletier Lisa L. Perry Joshua G. Piascik Debra B. Scott James P. Smickle Julia C. Smith Francesca Spiotta Richard A. Toothaker Brian T. Walsh David L. Walter Gregory E. Wiers Katherine J. Wilder Jamie G. Willett Valerie A. Wilochka Harry A. Woods Jr. ■

4 Years

Pedro R. Aguilar Charles S. Allen Ralph E. Allen Albert J. Arsenault Robert A. Bagley Gregory S. Barre Haidee Batista Jose Antonio Bernal Michael D. Brady Bruce J. Brown Jordan M. Bushey ■

Daniel P. Butler Marc J. Caldwell Wayne G. Canwell David E. Carrington Jerry J. Chambers Joanne Choate Mark S. Cloutier John R. Colburn Devin S. Cooley Melissa A. Corbett William A. Cote Charles H. Davis Aubrey L. Dehnert Robert J. Difrederico Aric Dreher Corey J. Drost James M. Dungan Sarah C. Enos Russell A. Fawthrop Scott A. Ferrin Christopher L. Frasier Eric C. Fudge Joshua T. Gale William K. Gassert Justin L. Goodale Brian M. Gormley Stuart L. Grant Jose N. Guzman Otero Mark A. Hansen Paul W. Hart Jacques P. Hobbs Young C. Hong Thomas A. Ibbitson Christopher E. Jarvais Stephen G. King Robert D. Kitchin Justin L. Ladd Nathan D. Landon James E. LePage Timothy A. Leonard Abraham E. Lovejoy Dennis J. Maloney James P. Marcella Robert J. McKenna John A. McLaughlin Jesse T. McVaney Antonia M. Melendez Magen L. Merrill James A. Moody Jr. Dennis J. Morin Justin D. Murray Sarah S. Nelson Christian W. Nielsen Elizabeth A. Padham Chad A. Page Gildardo C. Palestino Robert E. Paradis Stuart A. Parr Arthur F. Perault Ryan P. Perkins Daniel S. Perkins Steven Peters Jason T. Piper David A. Plunkett Joseph L. Poulin Daniel C. Pratt Brian M. Regan Melissa J. Rumminger John C. Santoro Anthony M. Santos Susan A. Scheyd



Enos J. Schissler Ryan P. Schott Timothy C. Shelton Patrick A. Simerson Peter H. Smedberg Michael B. Smith Howard R. Sprinkle Wendy S. St. Amand David S. Stead John F. Stevens Stephen W. Strout Trinidad B. Suarez Brian K. Sullivan Nate Susi Nathan A. Sweatt Plummer L. Talley Geoffrey A. Thomas Joshua MI. Tracy Zebediah Underwood Cory W. Verrill Richard Walkling Jr. Mark D. Wallingford Timothy C. Walton Charlie C. Warren Seth L. Webber Richard Westberry Jr. Joshua W. Weston Tim Whitmore Alvin D. Williams Eric L. Witham Jr. William F. Woods

3 Years

Jalal Abida Russell R. Adams James R. Adams Clifford S. Albert Thomas E. Allen Jr. Michael R. Aretz Mark F. Ashline Jesse A. Athorp Marcia L. Backman Daniel C. Bailey Christopher C. Banker Cory M. Benedict Matthew A. Bergonzi Garret S. Bragdon Christopher A. Bragg Kevin E. Breault Richard J. Bryant Shawn F. Burdette Michael E. Burruss Richard E. Byers Erica D. Caldwell Jeffery A. Carr Jr. Carpio B. Casares Alan W. Chesson Stephen Clendenning Marie A. Cole William K. Craig Adam J. Cristoforo Stephen D. Delude Robert R. Deppe Raymond Desrochers Jonathan E. DiCentes Kurt A. Dickinson Nicholas D. Drake Steven T. Dube John W. Eckenroth Harold W. Enman Edward J. Everich Thomas M. Figura ■


3 1

Michael L. Flack Lawrence E. Frost Edward R. Gagne Megan L. Godfrey Gary Gonzales Marshall Goodchild Allen L. Griffeth Shaun A. Gronda Barbara E. Gudroe Andrew R. Hall Steven P. Hanson Jeffrey M. Haver Elias J. Hershbine Dave W. Holst Hsiao Chin Hwang Karl Jahn Dennis A. Jarvis Kazimierz Jedrzkiewicz Robert G. Jewett Clinton P. Kibbin Kyle R. King John E. Krieski Frank J. Kusznir Paul R. LaBrecque Rex Lagle Adam M. Lamirande Steven G. Lavallee Melvin Long Richard L. Marvel Steve N. McCallister Nathan C. McIver Lance C. McNally Ernst A. Merckens William C. Mitchell Thomas J. Morand Terry L. Munn Vicki L. Nadeau Daniel T. Oakes Wojciech Olak German C. Palestino Richard P. Paskowski Matthew Paulone Russell W. Pritt Bruce G. Radley Michael C. Rand Bryan K. Rennell Scot C. Rheaume David Richards Christopher Richards William Richardson Adam J. Rock James A. Rosso Eric D. Saucier George A. Schoeller Ruben J. Schofield Eric Daniel Seaman Darren R. Smith Danielle E. Stacey Alan M. Steinour John B. Stewart Craig A. Stockwell David F. Stoddard Joseph M. Thomas Jr. Dale A. Thomas Anthony J. Tibbetts Gerald J. Trombley John A. Vadala Peter A. Vaillancourt Christopher M. Vane Michael G. Varney Jose U. Vasquez 3 2


Patrick L. Violette Wayne K. Vogel Alvin A. Weaver Ronald E. Werner Jamie D. White Steven J. Wisniewski Sylvester Wynter Joseph M. Ziolko

2 Years

Carey A. Abbott Edgardo R. Acevedo Nicklas B. Altvater Matthew Anderson Monica L. Anderson Eric S. Austin Chris M. Bailey Russell E. Baker Levi F. Bell Ramon A. Benavides Ronald W. Beneville Samual J. Betty Raymond I. Bowman Jared J. Bragdon Derrick M. Brawn Jonathan D. Breard Jodie A. Breton Melinda S. Breyette Rickey E. Brown Lisa A. Brown Shawn R. Bryant Nathan R. Butler Jason L. Carmichael Patrick M. Caron Timothy M. Carrig Jorge L. Castro Joseph L. Catino Clint Chaudoin Xi Chen Chih T. Chen Travis G. Cilley Kenneth P. Cloyd Gary D. Cobb Terry A. Collamore Raymond A. Collins Edmund C. Cooper Stephanie A. Cote Cecil Cowan Christopher A. Cowan Robert Crammond Carl J. Cross Jr. Chad M. Curtis Debra Cyr Peter E. Davenport Byron C. David Scott R. Davis Keith S. Dawley Clifford B. Day Joseph M. Day Jutta Dionne Gary J. Ellsworth Joshua B. Emmons Jordan E. Enos Dwight S. Erving Michael Evanchak Robbie W. Ferguson James L. Fitzgerald James M. Flear Dale R. Furrow Christopher Furrow Robert D. Gann Michael L. Garnes II ■


Theodore L. Getchell Zaccheriah J. Gidney Adam J. Gilman Jeffrey A. Goldberg Wilbert Gonzalez Jacob M. Gorman Teddy A. Grass Derrick J. Graves Aaron T. Grenier Roberto Gutierrez Michele J. Guyette Marc J. Haas Benjamin A. Hall Nicole R. Hardy Shalakow E. Hebig Erica L. Heinssen Edward Henderson Timothy C. Higgins Peter A. Hill Adam J. Hughes Ryan C. Hutchinson Randy Hutchinson Jr. Jeffrey R. Hyde Bradley E. Hyde Garland L. Johnson Brian J. Jonah Kevin Jones Daryl M. Kelly Daniel M. Kelsey Randy L. Kenney Ronald Kief Jody L. King Anne M. Kutscher Carlos E. Kwakutse Dustin L. Kyser Craig S. LaChausse Michael A. Lancaster Ryan W. Laney Brian M. Larsen Ryan A. Lavoie Peter J. Lawton James R. Lester Clayton P. Lewis Jesus Limon Richard J. Loisel Deborah J. Lord Gregory E. Loss William J. Lovely Efrain Lugo Michael P. MacVane Scott M. Macalino Chelsea M. Maffei Cassandra J. Magoon Stephen C. Malatesta Troy T. Maloon Knowell A. Matthews Robert R. McBride Allison McDonough Steve McFadden Andrew C. McFarland Christopher J. McGary Philip D. McKenney Miranda L. McKusick Robert McNeally Jr. Shane D. McPherson Nicholas A. Meader Peter J. Mehegan Diego Melegari Jacob S. Merrill Bruce B. Metrick John S. Moody


Rebecca K. Moore Christopher Morrill David L. Morse Christine M. Nadeau Gary R. Nash Shawn P. Neal Jeffrey L. Niemi Wilfredo Nieves William R. Noddin Katie A. Noiles Stuart A. Northup Brent T. Nunn James F. O’Connor Daniel OConnell Cooper J. Page Hong Ki Park Joshua A. Parker Andrew S. Peer Philip D. Pelkey Daniel T. Pellerin Brian P. Pelletier Timothy A. Perrault Ashley R. Perry Jay D. Petrie William T. Pike Matthew P. Poirier Steve M. Pound John M. Quadrato Joseph R. Quimby John F. Quinn Jr. William R. Rackliff Daniel J. Records Shane D. Reisinger Kevin J. Rezendes Kerry A. Richardson Toni Rodriguez Cameron D. Ross Dennis A. Ryan Sr. Francis N. Ryan Todd A. Sands Joshua B. Sault George Anthony Schoeller Jr. Robert J. Schroeder Aldo R. Servello Jason T. Shinaberry John M. Sieber John D. Simms Jr. Donald L. Smith Derrick A. Souza David E. Sparaco Benjamin R. Sperrey Gary A. Steward Don J. Sullivan Robert C. Sweetser Jamie D. Switzer Greg A. Tasker Turney E. Taylor Andrea L. Thayer Jason R. Thereau Kristen E. Theriault Charles Theriault Jr. Larry D. Thomas Nathan J. Tibbetts Miguel A. Valdez Jason W. VanAlstyne Carly Z. VanCamp Sean R. Varney Eliseo Vasquez Brian K. Vella Christopher J. Veydt

Adam P. Wallace Benjamin L. Ward William A. Ward Philip R. Watson William G. Webb Susan H. Weeks Chad V. Weese Suzan West Tricia L. White Mathew D. Wight Shawn T. Withee Adam M. Yeo

1 Year

Vanessa L. Achorn Brett K. Adams Philip Adams Jerry C. Adams Matthew S. Adams Randy B. Albert Heather Alexander Joshua S. Alexander Luc L. Allain Kyle J. Allen Christopher P. Allen Marbin A. Alvarenga Fredi D. Alvarenga Damian A. Ames Sharon L. Anderson Michael L. Anderson Scott B. Anderson Michael J. Astle Samuel A. Baker John K. Bamford Sean A. Banks John B. Barchard Megan M. Barnes Alfred T. Baron Thomas J. Bean Martin E. Beauvais Holly J. Belanger Donald J. Beliveau Ishmael N. Berry Armand Berube Marc P. Berube Travis L. Bickford Larry A. Billings Jr. James D. Bishop Michael Bissonnette Christopher R. Black William E. Bonneau Matthew R. Bosiljevac Darin L. Botting Pierre A. Boucher Robert N. Bouley Michael E. Bouthot David R. Boutot Daryl B. Boyington Autumn J. Bragdon James D. Bragg Jeffrey H. Briggs Jamie P.S. Brooker Michael A. Brown Herb W. Brown Travis B. Brown Daniel R. Brown Patrick M. Brown Joseph S. Buckley Otey A. Burdette William D. Burdette Paul H. Burmeister Christopher T. Burnett ■

Christopher J. Burrill Scott W. Burton Chris D. Button Toren W. Byers John J. Cabral Miguel A. Cabrera Keith F. Calabro Steven P. Cammack Norman M. Campbell Jason J. Canarr Graviel T. Cantu Mario A. Cardona Donald M. Carter Rigoberto B. Castro Seth T. Cates Trent A. Cates Betty-Jo Chambers Rodney J. Chapman Christopher A. Chatto Nicole L. Chenard Keith A. Chubbuck Dana C. Churchill John E. Ciolfi Gregory A. Clark Dustin M. Clavet Daniel T. Coffey Stephen R. Colbath Justin F. Cole Mark D. Collins Anthony S. Connor Terry D. Cook Jr. Matthew T. Cooley Timothy J. Cooley Kate E. Cordone Jonathon Correia Christopher Correia Steven A. Costa Rodger D. Cote Joseph D. Cote Scott A. Cote Darren T. Cote Thomas M. Cox Justin D. Cronkhite Deborah A. Croteau Jamie C. Curley Timothy D. Curtis Laura L. Curtis Justin L. Cusack Levi N. Daku Steven M. Damon Jason W. Davis Zachary R. Davis Justin W. Day Paul D. DeCesere Anthony R. DeRice Russell S. Dean Benjamin M. Delong David DesJardins Jr.. Roberto Diaz Thomas P. Dodge Chris B. Donovan Daniel L. Dorr Richard W. Doucet Jeffrey M. Doucette Dustin A. Dreher Douglas Driscoll Sr. Joseph C. Ducharme Brent E. Dudley Mark C. Duggan James A. Duncan Mark A. Dunphy

Donald D. Duvall Adam J. Eastman Jeffrey D. Eastman Shane C. Ennis Michael W. Enos Sean O. Epprecht Dimitri Escrich Arrin J. Farrar David E. Fay Joseph P. Fecteau George E. Feero Jr. Jose L. Felix Max C. Fish Wyatt E. Fitzgerald Scott R. Flannery Jared S. Flewelling Marcos G. Flores Paul D. Forrest Joseph O. Fowler Leta F. Fowler Michael Fox Nicholas D. Fox Dennis D. Frazier Sr. Scott R. French William E. Fridley Sean D. Frost Eric R. Gabriel David G. Gallant Jr. Rengaraj Ganapathy Justin D. Gemmell Christopher A. Gerold Aaron P. Gibbs Christine L. Gill Timothy N. Gleason Michelle L. Godsoe Nathan L. Goff Teresa A. Goff David J. Gokey Manuel Gonzalez Omar C. Gonzalez Mark A. Goodman David J. Gordon Eric R. Gordy Kleber J. Gould Steven W. Gourley Kenneth S. Grass Dee Ann L. Grazioso Gary Green Ashley A. Grindle Alan B. Grover James E. Guy Nelson Guzman Jason L. Hancock William E. Handy Aaron V. Hanscom Hallie J. Hanshaw Jaime V. Hanson Frederick J. Harrigan Andrew E. Harriman Travis D. Harrington Adam V. Harris Cody A. Harrison Gary R. Hatfield Curtis M. Hatt Penny A. Hayes Christin A. Haywood Jeremy Hendrickson Aida L. Hernandez Selvin Hernandez Lopez Matthew Herrick Sr. Jeremy M. Hersom

Brian Hetherman Conrad A. Hichborn Jonathan P. Hicks Randolph B. Higgins Kenneth A. Hill Zachary W. Hines WIlliam Hoffman III Joseph L. Holmes John O. Horne Joseph J. Horton Mark M. Hovey James M. Howe John R. Huber Justin K. Huber Lori J. Hughes Celeste L. Hurinenko Chad L. Hutchinson Brad W. Inforati Chris J. Ingelsby Shane J. Ingelsby Edward L. Jacobsen Johnathan G. Jacques Nathan L. Jamison Jeffery W. Jernigan Shayne W. Joe Brian J. Johanns Dennis L. Johnson William M. Johnson Malcolm Johnson-Phillips Jordan J. Johnston Jamie P. Jones Travers D. Jones Brian M. Jones James J. Jones Tim G. Joslyn Jessica A. Kandel Christopher T. Karlen Michael C. Karsten Michael R. Keim Jason R. Keller Trevor A. Kelley Jon M. Kelly Christopher J. Kelly Elizabeth L. Kennedy Nicholas R. Kenney Brian L. Kibler Eui C. Kim Matthew D. King Joseph D. Klekotta Matthew W. Kling Bronson T. Kneeland Christopher Koppes Richard Alan Kullander Ben D. LaBrecque Shane LaDeau Michael Lagano Matthew F. Lambert Cody D. Lambert Amy L. Lane Willis L. Lane Jody S. Lane Lorie A. Lane Thomas R. Langille Robert S. Larby Paul A. Larson Joshua A. Lavine Jordan A. Lawlor Patricia A. Lawrence Steven B. Lawrence Pierre Leclerc John D. Lee

Joong Joshua Lee Jeffrey C. Lerch Robert A. Lichty Ricardo Limon Dwight A. Littlefield Benjamin R. Lombard Michael A. Long Matthew R. Long Adam J. Loubier Renaldo R. Lowry Michael J. Ludwig Jordan R. Lyford Jeremy A. Lyford Lawrence MacKenzie Ian C. Macmaster Joshua T. Madden Jason C. Madden Aaron P. Maheu Todd E. Maloon Jason A. Marden Kasey J. Martin William D. Mason Christopher G. Mason Thomas H. Matson Adam J. Mazerolle Lawrence McAlpine Robert E. McCarthy Sean T. McCarthy Jaclyn McConaughey Kristin M. McCormick Casey D. McElligott Zachary T. McFarland Shawna L. McKenney Brian S. McKethan Stephen A. McLain Lloyd B. McLean Robert R. Meckley Jamie E. Melia Troy L. Melvin Jason Menard Cesar E. Mercado John P. Merrill Dale P. Michaud Steven D. Michaud Scott A. Mitchell Christopher J. Mitchell Jose Monteiro Harvey E. Moody Joshua J. Moore Carlos A. Morales Stuart J. Morin Matthew A. Morin Wayne A. Morrell Andrew Moss Solomon Daniel B. Moulton Cathy M. Mudge Robert K. Mulligan Richard A. Nadeau Jayson E. Nason Richard l. Nelson Brenda E. Nichols Veronica Y. Nunez Aaron P. O’Donnell Colleen K. O’Hare James D. Oakes James K. Obriant Jason A. Oko Nelson E. Padinha Douglas D. Paige Christopher Palmacci Edward J. Parent

Jae Park David A. Parsons Steven P. Patrick Jeffrey S. Patterson Ralph C. Pearl Ryan N. Peavey Danny R. Pelkey Joyce M. Pelland Kyle D. Pellerin John D. Pelletier Derek M. Pelotte Richard A. Pepin Juan R. Perez John A. Perkins Jr. Zachary E. Perrin Jonathan Peterson Shelley Phillips-Mills Ashlin K. Piehl Christopher Pineau Daryn S. Plante Corey J. Pomerleau Kayla J. Pomroy Jacob L. Poole Aaron M. Poole Will A. Portillo Jose F. Portillo Munoz Keelan N. Prados Matthew D. Pratt Timothy F. Pressley Laura T. Price Matthew Q. Proctor Steven Provenzano Tracy J. Przystas Edgar A. Quinteros Charles A. Rackley Oscar B. Ramos Brian P. Rancourt Richard J. Rand Eric E. Ray Christopher Raymond James E. Reardon Shannon P. Reel James R. Reid Kevin L. Rich Jr. Ronald Richardell Jr. Ryan Richardson Kyle A. Rideout Matthew Riendeau Joseph G. Rivera Daniel D. Robbins Ryan W. Robbins Thomas G. Robinson David F. Robitaille Anthony C. Robles Osvaldo Rodriguez Carlos A. Rodriguez Rickie l. Rogers John M. Ronan Allen A. Ross James K. Roy Wayne L. Rufus Henry P. Rullo Timothy J. Rutecki Justin D. Rutledge Kevin P. Salaoutis Neil Salazar Victor Santos Gerardo L. Santos Shane L. Sapiel William A. Sawyer Timothy C. Sawyer

Pamela J. Scanlon Aaron J. Schlemmer Kenneth C. Scribner Keith S. Seekins Kevin W. Sellars David M. Serfass Glenn A. Severance Jonathan D. Sharp Brayden L. Sheive Irving E. Sherman Daniel J. Shorette Paula M. Simmons David K. Sinclair Joshua J. Slama Robert J. Slama Joel P. Sleeper Aaron L. Smart James M. Smith Jordan L. Smith Hector Sosa Graydon H. Spencer David S. Sperow Derrick S. Sperow Cody A. Sproul Jeffrey A. Stackpole Jason C. Stanley Gerald A. Starke Christian E. Stefens Adam M. Stenzel Robert D. Stevens Kenneth M. Stone Jr. Timothy N. Storer Amber J. Strickland Bruce A. Stubbs Matthew S. Sullivan Rolland Sullivan Josh M. Tanner Samuel W. Taylor Ryan J. Taylor Ernesto A. Tejada John W. Templin Wade M. Teryek Oliver C. Thayer James L. Theriault Daniel W. Thibeault David W. Thomas Sr. Stephen M. Thomas Andreus D. Thomas Dylan C. Thompson Andrew J. Thompson Kevin J. Thurlow Joel C. Thurman Matthew C. Tinker Joshua R. Toothaker Shawne M. Tootill Christopher Torres Daniel R. Towle Tennayeh T. Towne Wayne A. Tracy Paul B. Trask Michael S. Tripodi Dennis E. Turner Anthony V. Turner Benny R. Tyler Kenneth R. Underhill Christopher M. Vainio Jorge A. Valdiviezo Joseph P. Vanidestine Anita M. Verrill Filomena Vieira Willie L. Vogel



Joseph A. Walker Jonathan E. Ward Seth M. Washburn Timothy D. Washburn Trevor L. Watt Bradley J. Weiland Benjamin Weingarden Raymond J. Welch Michael A. Welles Ronald J. Wheeler Jon M. Whitney Melissa M. Whitt Brian A. Whittier Michael W. Williams Travis J. Wills Jason A. Worster Scott E. Wright Taylor D. Wright Chris J. Wyman Erin S. Young Rubaba Zahedi Cesar I. Zuniga


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YEARS Pictured top left to bottom right: Alan Fisher, Bonnie Brown, Mike Foster, Daniel Perkins, George Ward, Ronald Oliver, Brian Watson, Brian Mace, Mona Evy, and Michael Potter â–

CEO Accolades for Cianbro’s



By Dawn Lewis

Alan Fisher

Ronald Oliver

Bonnie Brown

Brian Watson

You can always rely on Alan. If he said it was going to be done, you knew it would be. Thank you for 25 great years. Bonnie works with me and she does an excellent job. Keeping me accountable with my schedule and tasks is not an easy job, but Bonnie handles it with professionalism and respect.

Mike Foster

Mike is a quiet guy, but he can definitely estimate. Mike, we appreciate all your hard work and everything you have done for Cianbro in the past 25 years.

Daniel Perkins



Brian adds significant value to our team. He is focused and takes tremendous pride in his work. His commitment and dedication to Cianbro has greatly contributed to our success.

Brian Mace

Brian is a very innovative and creative leader who leads by example and is greatly respected. I am proud to work with Brian.

Danny is a hardworking, dedicated member of our team, focused on getting the job done. His commitment and dedication to Cianbro are respected by all who work with him.

Mona Evy

George adds tremendous value to our team. He has always been dependable, and focused on getting the job done in supporting his team. We are proud to have him on our Cianbro team.

Michael Potter

George Ward

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Ron is a great team member that takes pride in everything that he is asked. I am proud to call him a member of our team.


Mona is multi-skilled and a very talented team member who has always supported the needs of our company. She is always focused on getting the job done and supporting our team. Mike is a great team member and does everything that is asked of him. He has always been respected by the people he works with and leads by example.

Farewell to the Editor-in-Chief ■

By Alan Grover

EDITOR’S NOTE: Much of what follows is true. I was hired at Cianbro in 2008, as the new Corporate Communications Manager after spending 20 years as a television reporter and anchormanin Maine. Vice President Alan Burton told me that one of my duties would be to relieve LeAnne Rogers as editor of the Cianbro Chatter. Soon, I was in LeAnne’s busy office at the Northern New England Regional Office in Pittsfield, Maine, wondering why there were large patches of auburn hair missing from her scalp. “It’s an occupational hazard that comes with the editor’s job here at the Chatter,” she told me. “You’ll start pulling out your hair, too, the first time you realize that the deadline is just two days away and you still have fifty stories to edit!” I immediately ran my fingers through my luxurious anchor hair, and wondered what I had gotten myself into. I thought about donning my Cianbro hard hat and strapping it down as LeAnne and I sat to talk about making the transition from one editor to the next. I saw LeAnne’s hard hat in the corner of her office, on top of the large stack of previous Chatters that she had helped produced. Her “Years of Service” sticker proudly displayed the number 15, and I wondered how many years she had spent as editor. I’ve since found out that the number is five. Five years as an editor can seem like an eternity. The editor is responsible for churning out each edition, relying on Chatter team members who have plenty of other work to do besides writing stories. At times, it can be like trying to construct a building with steel that barely arrives on time. Yet, as any of LeAnne’s colleagues on the Chatter team will tell you, she’s been persistent at setting deadlines and then cajoling her correspondents into meeting those

Incoming editor Alan Grover checks the locks of outgoing editor LeAnne Rogers deadlines. At the issue’s kickoff meeting conference table, she has had the ability to breeze through the agenda as effortlessly as any publishing tycoon might do. She has an instinctive sense about which team members are best suited for certain assignments. And despite the missing follicles, LeAnne’s enjoyment of the editor’s job has been quite apparent among her colleagues. At a recent teleconference meeting to plan the Chatter’s next issue, LeAnne asked a question of one of the team members from a far-flung corner of the company. The audio-conferencing equipment in the middle of the table was silent. Many long moments ticked by, and still, there was only silence. Finally, the speaker crackled to life and the correspondent on the other end of the line joined the discussion.

rent situation. There’s a new editor at the Chatter now, but LeAnne will stay on board as a valuable team member, listening intently in the background with her finger on the mute button, ready to speak up with some good-natured banter when the occasion warrants it. I’m sure she’ll notice when we applaud her in this issue for a job well done. But please, if she acknowledges our applause with a tip of her hard hat, just remember that those bald spots you’re staring at should grow back in within a month or two.

“We talked about you while you were away,” LeAnne joked. “That’ll teach you to fall asleep during one of our meetings!” The voice on the line protested with mock indignation, “I was on mute!” The exchange reminds me of the curCIANB RO



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CIANBRO An Equal Opportunity Employer


Chatter Editors – LeAnne Rogers and Alan Grover Chatter Team – Terra Battle, Lauren Benttinen, Roy Bolton, Vera Bryant, Tara Coffin, Dawn Lewis, Gail Mayo, Andrea Pelletier, Mary Schreiber, Tim Walton, and Eileen Wright Special thanks to — Devon Nadeau Design and Layout — Jean Cousins ■




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Feedback: Do you have questions or comments about the Chatter? If so, we’d appreciate hearing from you! Please email: • call: 207-679-2542 • or mail to: Cianbro Corporate Office, Attention: Chatter Editor

Cianbro Chatter  

Volume 39, Number 1 - Winter 2009

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