The Gateway Company
of Missouri

6425 Graham Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63134

314-524-7440

The Gateway Company
of Illinois

109 E. Ohio St.
Joliet, IL 60432

815-722-0703

Leadership

Craig Wehrmann: CEO/General Manager/Project Manager

Education: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo - Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Credentials: Seminars/training or past experience related to Project Manager/Vice President:

  • 2002-Present Gateway – Vice President/Project Manager
  • 1999-2002 Acme Construction – Project Manager Steel Erection
  • 1995-1999 St. Louis Steel Erection – PM/Estimating Steel Erection
  • 1991-1995 Hammerts Iron Works – Project Manager Steel Fabrication
  • 1987-1991 St. Louis Steel Erection – PM/Estimating Steel Erection
  • 1985-1987 Bristol Steel – Project Manager Steel Fabrication

Capabilities:

  • Initiate the contact review process and coordinate with the production team including contract review meetings.
  • Manage Projects: Manage client relations, engineering and detailing, procurement, fabrication, erection, and other aspects including cost engineering, and safety requirements as deemed necessary.
  • Create definition of project scope with customer using drawings, descriptions, and project schedules.
  • Create and monitor project schedules.
  • Assure quality plans are created and sufficient to satisfy project requirements.
    Manage RFI process with shop, detailers, and client.
  • Ensure that procedures that address the elements of the quality systems gateway complies with are in place and implemented.
  • Select, monitor and report to management on the measures that Gateway has selected to monitor the functioning of the quality system.
  • Assure that internal audits of the quality management systems are completed and effective.
  • Assure that the corrective action system is functioning and effective.
  • Function as liaison with customers and organizations outside the company on matters relating to the quality management system.


Ron Husky: Production Manager

Education: Herculaneum High School, Herculaneum, Mo

Credentials: Seminars/training or past experience related to steel industry OSHA 30-Hour

  • Construction Safety & Health Course
  • 27 years’ experience in the steel industry/fabrication business
  • Attended AWS Expo Chicago 2000
  • Attended seminars on Safety

Capabilities:

  • Held positions of prep foreman, fitter, assembly foreman, and plant manager
  • Communicates with as well as educates fellow employees with less experience.
  • Skilled in blueprint reading
  • Gained knowledge and demonstrates both supervisory and leadership skills in the fabrication business
  • Experience in organization and scheduling projects in order to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Knowledge in the operation of a wide range of shop machinery

Bradley Morey: CWI/Inspector

Education: Belleville Area College, Belleville, IL

  • 1999 Certified Welding Inspector
  • Credentials: Seminars/training or past experience related to CWI/Inspector
  • CWI – Certified Welding Inspector (2003-Present)
  • CAWI – Certified Associates Welding Inspector (1999-2003)
  • Tested and Certified to AWS DI.I Structural Code to obtain CWI status
  • Quality Control Inspector for Structural Steel (1999-Present)
  • Structural Steel Fitter (1995-1999)
  • 15 years of experience in the steel/fabrication industry
  • 4 years of experience with bridge/steel/fabrication industry
  • Certified for CPR/AED (2009)

Capabilities:

  • Visual Inspection of welds
  • Writing procedures
  • Certifying welders
  • Reading blueprints
  • Fitting structural steel/pipes/beams/etc.

Chris Mead: Paint Shop Manager

Education: Florissant Valley Community College, St. Louis, Mo

Credentials:

  • Seminars/training and past experience related to Estimating/Sales
  • NACE Certified
  • Attended SSPC Program – Fundamentals of dry compressed air abrasive blast cleaning
  • Certified Forklift Operator
  • CPR Certified
  • 20 years in blasting and coating for steel fabrication

Capabilities:

  • Skilled in blasting, industrial coating and preparing minor heavy industrial steel projects
  • Ability to educate and cross train employees
  • Expert in taking any project, finding necessary resources, planning, scheduling and meeting any customer needs/deadlines
  • Strong estimating and analytical skills
  • Leadership, quality control, scheduling, estimating, problem solving, solution developing, project management, team building, multi-tasking, and deadline directly with customers