Northwest Marine Iron Works has added two marine specialists to its staff in Portland, Ore.
Joining Northwest Marine Iron Works are James M. Grider and David L. Hiller. Mr. Grider has been appointed quality assurance supervisor, and Mr. Hiller joins the firm in a management training capacity.
Both were previously employed by Chevron Shipping Company.
Mr. Grider was inspector of new ship construction in Europe and the United States the past seven years. He also has worked in a similar capacity in Japan.
Mr. Hiller brings seven years of e n g i n e e r i n g e x p e r i e n c e to Northwest Marine Iron Works.
He holds a B.S. degree in marine engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y., an M.S. degree in naval architecture from the University of California at Berkeley, and a U.S. Coast Guard chief engineer's license.
Portland, Ore.-based Northwest Marine Iron Works specializes in major vessel repairs, ship conversions and new barge construction.
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