McAdams And Perk Named Construction Supers At Conrad Industries

Conrad Industries' president and founder Parker Conrad announces appointments of Michael J. McAdams and Dennis Perk Jr.

as new7 construction superintendents.

Their areas of responsibility in the company, which was founded in 1948, include purchasing, coordinating customer projects, employee supervision, barge designing, engineering, lofting, material, and coordinating specifications required by the United States Coast Guard and the American Bureau of Shipping for certain projects.

Mr. McAdams, barge building number two superintendent, joined the marine construction indstry as a helper in 1966 and progressed through many marine construction trade areas. He holds a welding certificate, has studied basic and advanced blueprint reading, drafting, accounting, and has completed seminars in personal development and supervision.

He has supervised construction crews on boats and barges as well as drilling rigs.

Mr. Perk, new construction superintendent superintendent for barge building number one, is a certified welder and burner, and holds certificates of completion in blueprint reading and drafting. He has several y e a r s ' experience supervising crews on pile driving, dock construction and related concrete work, and surveying, and has barge construction experience.

Conrad Industries, located on the Atchafalaya River in Morgan City, recently tripled its barge production capacity through an expansion program.

In addition to steel deck barges up to 250 feet in length by 70 feet in width, Conrad Industries specializes in fuel, spud, and selfpropelled barges. The company prefabricates modular sections utilizing semiautomatic and submerged arc welding techniques that cut production time.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 10,  Mar 15, 1981 Engelbrecht

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