Vice President & General Manager, Power Eastern Region
As Vice President and General Manager, Joe George leads Graycor Industrial’s power work in the eastern U.S., focused on environmental upgrades of fossil plants, new power generation facilities as well as transmission and distribution work. Joe brings more than 30 years of experience in project controls, project management and operations including civil, structural, equipment and piping experience in the industrial arena. Joe has been with Graycor for nearly 20 years achieving positions of increasing responsibility. He earned a B.S. in construction engineering from Iowa State University.
Vice President & General Manager, Western Region
Shawn Anderton is Vice President and General Manager, directing and overseeing Graycor Industrial’s construction work within the U.S. western region. Shawn brings over 25 years of experience in project controls, estimating, project management and operations in the process, power and gas infrastructure markets. A graduate of Kansas State University, Shawn earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering.
General Manager - Metals
Pat joined Graycor Industrial in 1998 as a senior safety representative and has since held the positions of superintendent, project manager and construction manager. Throughout his career at Graycor, Pat has managed projects for key clients within the metals and power industries. In his role as General Manager, Pat is responsible for the management and oversight of capital and maintenance operations within Graycor’s metals division. Pat received an associate degree in mechanical and structural drafting from Kentucky Technical College, and is a former journeyman ironworker. Pat is an active member of the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST).
Project Director - Process
As Project Director, Tim Mielke is responsible for overseeing the company’s process projects in the eastern U.S. With more than 33 years of industrial construction experience—with an expertise in process piping and mechanical erection—Tim began his career with Graycor Industrial in 2010 as Chief Estimator in charge of the company’s process project bids. Earning bachelor of science degrees in business administration-finance and economics from Minnesota State University, Tim also holds an M.B.A. degree in strategic management from the University of Minnesota. He is a member of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America.
As Equipment Manager for Graycor Industrial, Ernie Anderson oversees Yard and Shop operations at Graycor’s Portage office. He is responsible for management of tools, equipment and the company’s vehicle fleet, as well as assists field operations in hiring and placing operating engineers for Graycor throughout Indiana and Illinois. Ernie joined Graycor in 1996 and has more than 27 years of experience in the construction industry holding positions from operating engineer, superintendent and general foreman to his present positions of equipment manager and general manager. Ernie is a member of Local 150 International Union of Operating Engineers, and has received specialized training in OSHA 40-hour, Hazardous Materials 40-hour, crane and rigging, excavation competency and ATF responsible person for explosives. He is also an active member of Toastmasters.