William Griffin, P.E., PSP
Pennsylvania

1777 Sentry Parkway West
VEVA Building 11, Suite 300
Blue Bell, PA  19422
Tel: 267-464-0500
Fax: 267-464-0400

Kevin M. Ecker

Kevin Ecker has over 12 years of experience in planning, scheduling, construction, manufacturing, project management and leadership in both the private and public sectors. His portfolio of successful projects include residential, commercial, industrial, and nuclear facilities as well as capital equipment design and manufacturing. Core responsibilities included monitoring costs, tracking critical path activities and actively driving team engagement to meet schedule and project goals. Before joining CPMI, Kevin served as a Senior Project Manager for an engineering firm where he lead a multi-discipline team in development, engineering and fabrication of storage and transportation systems for spent nuclear fuel. He has been a leader on spent nuclear fuel storage program implementation & expansion, procedure development, and subcontractor management. Prior to that, he spent several years as a Project Manager and Project Engineer for construction management firms in the Philadelphia region responsible for overall success of the project and for ensuring all work was completed on time and under budget. He has extensive experience in all aspects of project management including budgeting costs, subcontractor negotiations, onsite implementation, adherence to contract documents, and schedule control.

Education
  • Lehigh University, M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.S.E., Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, minor in Mathematics
Professional Affiliations
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Highlights

HI-STAR 80 Spent Nuclear Fuel Transportation Cask System, Oskarshamn, Sweden – Kevin served as the senior project manager for the project which included the design, licensing, engineering and manufacturing of a first of a kind, high heat load, high burnup spent nuclear fuel transportation cask system for management of Sweden’s spent nuclear fuel inventory. Scope of supply included transportation casks, transfer equipment, heavy lifting equipment, and operational & maintenance equipment. The system was licensed by both the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority.

Southern Nuclear Company Dry Cask Storage Program, Birmingham, AL – Kevin worked as the senior project manager for the supply of all dry fuel storage systems and equipment to the Southern Nuclear Company nuclear fleet. Manufacturing and delivery of over 50 dry fuel storage systems across three nuclear plants including engineering and on-site pool to pad loading services. Project also included implementation and start-up of the Dry Storage Program and Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation at Vogtle Electric Generating Plant. This included operational procedure development, dry-run training, and facility operational support as well as design, manufacturing and delivery of all ancillary equipment.

Arkansas Nuclear One, Russellville, AR – Kevin provided adjunct project management support for the expedited design, construction and implementation of a nuclear cask transfer facility and new heavy haul path. The scope of work included all design and analysis work, engineering change packages, and on-site construction along with the design and supply of a low-profile transporter and vertical cask transporter.

Project HOME Connelly House, Philadelphia, PA – Kevin served as the project manager for the construction of a new 79-unit, 63,000 SF affordable housing building in downtown Philadelphia. The LEED Silver project included demolition of the existing building, underpinning of adjacent historical church, and construction of a new 7 story midrise building using precast hollow core concrete plank and prefabricated exterior wall panels.

Dekalb Apartments, Norristown, PA – As a project engineer, Kevin supported the construction of two new 4 story residential apartment buildings. Project included wood framed buildings with PEX piping plumbing systems, brick EIFS and aluminum siding exterior. Site work included new driveway, parking lot and landscaping to integrate new buildings with existing apartments on site.