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Justin Voss

Director, Risk Engineering

Manages Risk Engineering Program for AES Global Insurance Captive Insurance Program. Past Chair of ASME Power Divison Combined Cycle Committee. Current Technical Program Coordinator and Secretary for ASME Power Division Executive Committee

experience

Senior Manager, B&M Risk Engineering  
The AES Corporation, July 2012 to Present, St. Louis, Missouri United States
(Insurance Inspection)
• Manage B&M Risk Engineering Program for AES Global Insurance captive insurance program which offers coverage of up to $1 Billion for over 120 AES owned power plants throughout the world. Duties include developing AES specific Risk Engineering Guidelines based on internationally recognized codes and standards as well as best industry practice. • Provide direction and manage third party B&M Risk Engineering efforts at AES owned facilities. • Act as technical resource in for AES Global Insurance providing information to the Underwriting Community and AES owned facilities regarding B&M risk.

Managing Consultant - Power Generation  
Global Risk Consultants, December 2006 to July 2012, St. Louis, Missouri United States
(Insurance Inspection)
Managing Consultant – Power Generation • Leader of Power Generation Group within Global Risk Consultants, attending outside seminars, developing in-house policies and procedures regarding technical issues as well client servicing; provided training to in-house consultants regarding the Power Generation industry both in class room settings and web-based applications; performed Account Engineering duties on several high profile Power Generation Accounts. • Work with clients within the Power Generation industry to develop loss prevention/reliability guidelines in regards to mechanical and electrical equipment maintenance and operation practices. • Continue to perform field duties as Senior Power Generation Specialist Senior Power Generation Specialist • Conduct a boiler and machinery reviews of the generation operations, maintenance practices and procedures, and to evaluate the potential exposures at power generation facilities to include reviews of Management, Human Element, and Equipment Design/Protection, and Operational Characteristics for issues that affect the overall risk as well as to enhance the safety and reliability of client facilities.

Senior Engineering Specialist  
FM Global, July 2002 to December 2006, St. Louis, Missouri United States
(Insurance Inspection)
• Provide Equipment Hazard loss prevention and risk consulting at high challenge occupancies that include Power Generation, Special Chemical Risk, Pharmaceutical, Mining, and Molten Materials. Recognized as industry expert in Power Generation occupancy as well as an Electrical Loss Prevention Specialist such that assigned tasks involved international travel and administering training. Provide mentoring and training to Facility Engineers in the areas of Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Hazards. Assisted in development of Key Risk Indicators for the Power Generation occupancy and administered training on same to engineers within operations center. • Fire & Natural Hazard Engineer in training. Completed Field Engineering Basic (FEB) course within FM Global. Provide loss prevention and risk consulting regarding fire and natural hazard risks at low challenge occupancies

Industry Specialist Power Generation  
HARTFORD STEAM BOILER INSPECTION AND INSURANCE COMPANY, April 1994 to July 2002, Chicago, Illinois United States
(Insurance Inspection)
Technical Risks Consultant - Industry Specialist Power Generation (1997 to 2002) • Management of a Power Generation Territory that consists of several major utilities in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Performed jurisdictional and loss prevention inspections along with performing reviews of Management, Human Element, Equipment Design/Protection, and Plant Operational Characteristics for issues that affect performance and risk at fossil fired plants. Familiar with a wide variety of equipment and operational characteristics from large high-pressure state-of- the-art base loaded plants to older, lower pressure cycling plants, including both simple- and combined-cycle combustion turbines, hydroelectric, and wind generation. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Boiler & Machinery Inspector/Authorized Inspector (1994 to 1997) • Inspection of the construction/repair of boilers and pressure vessels to ensure compliance with the A.S.M.E. Code; Management of a territory which consisted of nine counties in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin, which contains over 900 locations and 2400 certificate objects, entailing performing jurisdictional inspections, loss investigations, loss prevention reports, and location reviews on numerous types of industries and businesses.

Nuclear Machinist Mate First Class (SS)  
US NAVY, June 1987 to February 1992, Charleston, South Carolina United States
(National Defense)
• Engineering Watch Supervisor: (Position normally held by a Chief Petty Officer) Supervised and trained (8-10) operators/technicians in all phases of mechanical, electrical, and reactor control systems associated with reactor/steam plant operations. • Quality Assurance Supervisor/Inspector: Retrained six QAI's and two new inspectors for implementation of a new Naval Submarine QA program; researched, prepared, distributed, monitored, supervised, and reviewed controlled work packages; conducted in-depth/complex QA inspections on subsafe, nuclear, and Level 1 systems. ***"Dedicated to Quality Assurance"..."Technical Expert"*** • Nuclear Power Plant Operator/Welder: Qualified to perform GTAW and SMAW weld repairs to all nuclear/non-nuclear components/systems. • Utilized complex blueprints, various technical manuals/documents to diagnose, trouble-shoot, and execute repairs and installations.

Certifications

  • Authorized Inspector
    National Board of Boiler & Pressure Vessel Inspectors (11635A)
    April 1994  - July 2012