PEC, Inc. Staff Members
Chris Peccia - President
Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Technology
1997 Montana State University
As President and Construction Operations Manager for PEC, Inc., Mr. Peccia is responsible for engineering, planning, and managing field operations for the PEC's Trenchless Division. The Trenchless Division is composed of three crews that provide and install cured-in-place pipe liner, manhole rehabilitation, CCTV inspection and cleaning.
Robert Peccia - Vice President
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
1965 Montana State University
As Vice President of PEC, Mr. Peccia is responsible for the financial management, company policy, and corporate decisions, as well as trenchless design and technical direction. Mr. Peccia works closely with the Construction Operations Manager to assure projects are properly staffed and organized so they are completed efficiently, and quality of construction is maintained.
Christy Austin - Treasurer
Bachelor of Science, Accounting Emphasis, 1994 Montana State University Certified Public Accountant: Montana, 1998
Management of Financial Department, Accounts Receivables, Monitors Project Costs, Project Budget Utilization, Contractor Pay Estimates, Reimbursement Requests, Monitors Overhead Rates
As the Accounting Department Manager, Ms. Austin is responsible for the preparation of monthly financial statements, corporate income taxes, reviewing quarterly payroll tax returns, and client billings. She maintains the accounts receivables, while monitoring the firm's cash flow, project costs, and project budget utilization. She assists project managers in completing contractor pay estimates and reimbursement requests. At the direction of the executive staff, she prepares the annual company budget and financial goals, and administers internal aspects of the profit sharing plan. She also monitors overhead rates, works closely with independent auditors, and directs the operations of the Accounting Department.
Nikki Peters - Office Manager
Ms. Peters has been with PEC since 2007. As office manager, Ms. Peters ensures that the day to day operations of PEC run smoothly and efficiently. This includes answering phones and directing calls, purchasing of supplies, travel assistance, and office equipment maintenance and service monitoring. She receives and reviews weekly timecards and processes employee payroll weekly. She is also responsible for the payment of required payroll tax liabilities associated with payroll, as well as the weekly completion of Health and Retirement reports and payments required. Ms. Peters is also responsible for accounts payable of PEC. This includes receiving vendor invoices, coding of invoices, and entering into the accounting system. She also reviews and enters credit card charges and pays as required. Ms. Peters assists with fleet management and ensures that all PEC vehicles are properly licensed and insured. She is also responsible for tracking annual inspections on all commercial vehicles. She works with Federal and State agencies to ensure that all Commercial Motor Vehicles are properly licensed, comply with the IFTA reporting requirements, and maintains daily inspections of all commercial motor vehicles. She is required to have a strong knowledge of all DOT regulations and assists supervisors to ensure that all requirements are being followed by PEC employees. She monitors and maintains the corporate drug and alcohol testing program to comply with Federal standards.
Mike Vetsch - Project Engineer
Bachelor of Science in Technology Education
2002 Montana State University
Certified by Nassco in Pipeline Assessment, 2002
Mr. Vetsch joined PEC in 2002 and now serves as Project Engineer. As Project Engineer Mr. Vetsch both develops and aides the Construction Operations Manager with schedules, estimating, submittals, design, and other project management related tasks. Mr. Vetsch is also a certified trainer in NASSCO's Pipeline Assessment and Certification Program. Mr. Vetsch serves in many different capacities at PEC. He serves as the companies Safety Officer, Computer Systems Manager, and ensures PEC is licensed to work in all of the states and provinces that PEC serves.
Pat Pisarsky - Project Superintendent
Advanced Electronics, United States Naval Academy, May 1991 to August of 1991
As Project Superintendent, Mr. Pisarsky is actively involved in the planning, scheduling and coordination of projects. Mr. Pisarsky works closely with team members, owners, engineers, residents and business owners involved in or affected by PEC, Inc. projects to ensure smooth project progress. Mr. Pisarsky has demonstrated the ability to manage projects effectively and efficiently in the field. During Mr. Pisarsky's time with PEC he has had the opportunity to install CIPP liners ranging in size from 6 inch all the way to 84 inches in diameter. When it comes to large diameter CIPP installations Mr. Pisarsky is PEC's go to guy.
Shane Bogard - Project Superintendent
Certified CPR/First Aid, Emergency Medical Technician
Certificate of Completion, 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
Certificate of Training for Operation and Maintenance of Cues Lateral Cutting Systems
Commercial Drivers License Class B
Mr. Bogard has participated in the installation of over 700,000 linear feet of cured-in-place pipe liner ranging in size from 6 inch to 60 inches in diameter. He has personally completed or overseen the internal reinstatement of over 20,000 service connections, and over 1,000,000 linear feet of pipeline cleaning, obstruction removal, CCTV inspection, and evaluation. Mr. Bogard has also directed the wet-out process and is experienced in all components of liner production and fabrication.
Bill Hoye - Project Superintendent
Mr. Hoye joined PEC, Inc. as an open cut pipe superintendent in June of 2005. Mr. Hoye is currently one of PEC's Trenchless Superintendents. His experience with PEC involves installing water mains and both sanitary and storm sewers. Since becoming one of PEC's Project Superintendents Mr. Hoye has successfully overseen the completion of projects consisting of 30,000 plus lineal feet of CIPP ranging in size from 6 inch to 60 inches in diameter.