Unified Field Services Corporation recognizes that its biggest asset is its highly skilled workforce that will rival any within the region. With the ability to be a single source turnkey project provider within the energy sector we have employees from a broad range of crafts. Our highly skilled craftsman carry certifications ranging from API, ASNT, NACE, ASME, NEC to DOT OQ among many others.

Unified Field Services Corporation believes that the core values stem from its leadership and we are very proud of the management team it has constructed. The following are key members of Unified Leadership:

Wesley R. Furrh Jr.

Wes is President of Unified Field Services Corporation and has been in the pipeline, facility and station construction industry since the 1980’s. In conjunction with pipeline construction, Wes has experience in field engineering and bending, Geo-Thermal projects, horizontal directional drilling, design build projects, civil/earthwork construction, installs and safety coordination. Wes is very well respected and admired within the industry as he continually strives to supply a happy and safe environment for all of Unified’s employees to work in each and every day. He has built an extremely knowledgeable and experienced leadership team to drive Unified Field Services Corporation forward and succeed with its client base and business partners alike. Wes is an exceptional leader and drives the company in every aspect of its core values “SAFETY – QUALITY – PRODUCTION – ECONOMICS”.

Joseph G Watkins
Vice President

Joe has been in the construction industry since the early 2000’s and worked in the Oil and Gas Industry since 2008. Joe has a strong HES background and has OSHA 500 and CHST certifications. He has overseen small and large bore pipelines, facility constructions, large civil projects along many other projects. Joe has extensive experience in DOT PHMSA projects and a broad range of knowledge in the construction industry. Joe gained an Advanced Construction Award (AA equivalent) while living and studying in the United Kingdom. Joe has excellent communication skills and drives the safety culture, growth and continuous improvement at Unified Field Services Corporation.

John I Stark
General Manager

John has diverse experience within the Petroleum, Manufacturing, Food Processing, Utility and Agriculture industries since 1990. John has extensive background in estimating, procurement, construction and project management. John has a great ability to increase efficiency on projects thru process improvement resulting in cost savings. During his career John has excelled in coordinating engineering, project controls and construction management. John and his family are woven into the fabric of local community resulting in a commitment to Unified’s employees, the community and the environment in which they work.

Alan R Miller
Project Manager

Alan has been performing work within the construction industry since the 1980’s and has extensive experience within Mechanical and Civil trades. Alan spent over a decade managing construction projects for various oil producers. During this time he achieved an exemplary safety and fiscal record. Alan keeps very close control of his projects ensuring they are kept on schedule, under budget and completed to the highest quality. Alan has a drive and commitment that means he looks to meet and exceed all of his client’s expectations and needs. Alan is currently a member of the Project Management Institute and in the process of gaining his Project Manager Professional Certification.

David L Bigby
Civil Project Manager

David has over 4 decades of experience in Pipeline, Facility, Engineering, Building, Vertical Caisson Drilling and Installation, for Civil/Earthwork Construction. He provides comprehensive planning and work management skills. Utilizes mature decision making skills to trouble shoot and overcome complex problems while maintaining the expenditures and schedules for numerous projects. David currently holds the position of Civil Project Manager for Unified Field Services Corporation.

Gary Hall
Project Manager

Gary is a highly industrious leader that has been working in the oil and gas industry since 2009 and the construction industry for decades prior to 2009. Gary has worked for several industry leading companies and successfully completed many projects encompassing plant and facility maintenance and shutdowns, dehy facilities, eco-tec brine processing systems, large and small-bore piping, cement lined and HDPE piping systems. In addition to his strong mechanical background Gary has extensive concrete and civil expertise, this skill set allows Gary to meet his client’s needs and deliver projects to completion safely, on-time and on-budget. Gary is very aware of the challenges his clients face and his close attention to detail combined with continuous process improvements ensure successful project management.

Timothy Jacober
Project Manager

Timothy has been performing work within the construction industry since 2005 and the Oil and Gas sector since 2007. Comprehensive experience including project management, bidding, project controls, & contract management. With trade knowledge including earthwork, mechanical (pipelines & facilities), paving, abandonment, decommissioning, decontamination & demolition (DD&D). Timothy pays very close attention to detail and draws on extensive experience to troubleshoot critical path issues before they impact customer goals. Having completed projects in 6 states dealing with various regulatory agencies, Timothy brings an array of knowledge to deliver projects safely, on-time & on-budget.

Chad Johnson
Coating Division Manager

Mr. Johnson has over 23 years of progressive experience in the Industrial Coating and Painting Industry. He possess extensive knowledge in field operations, shop operations and project management. Mr. Johnson holds certifications and memberships with NACE, SSPC, NCCER and utilizes his expertise to oversee and deliver a high-quality product safely and cost effectively. Mr. Johnson has managed industrial coating projects within a wide variety of industrial sectors including – petrochemical, food processing, hydroelectric/utilities, highways/bridges and pulp/paper mills.

Matthew D Hill

Matt has extensive construction and industrial management experience since 2000. Matt delivers solutions to problems that require a unique combination of expertise trade knowledge and practical application. His leadership ability to train and motivate staff defines Unified Field Services Corporation and highlights why it is fast growing to become a major player in the pipeline and facility construction industry today. Matt has a keen sense of project management and planning ability from both contractor and client perspectives; always striving to deliver a turnkey project before schedule deadlines. Matt has completed many large bore pipeline projects in extremely challenging environment with exceptional quality and safety results.

JR Manasan

With over 15 years of extensive construction and industrial management experience. JR delivers projects of the upmost quality, safely and on schedule each and every time. JR understands client needs and strives to meet expectations and deliver turnkey projects. JR develops a great affinity with his employees resulting in outstanding results and growth from his team. JR has extensive pipeline, fiberspar and polypipe experience combined with a dirt work and heavy equipment background.

Wayne Abraham

Wayne has been working within the mechanical construction and welding industry since the early 1990’s. Wayne has successfully managed many large energy sector turnkey projects during this time. Some examples of these projects are Gas Plants, Water Plants, Steam Generator Settings & Dehy Plants. Wayne also has a vast amount of experience managing construction projects within Oil & Petroleum Refineries such as Hydrogen Heater re-tubes, vessel modifications/re-rates, unit expansions in addition to routine maintenance welding activity performed during annual shutdown’s. Wayne ‘s attention to details and focus on safety, quality and schedule ensure he always exceeds Unified’ s and client expectations.

Rusty Carlile

Rusty is a highly industrious leader that has been working in the energy industry since 1980 with the oil and gas sector of the industry being his primary area of expertise. Rusty has worked at every level of the industry which allows him to maximize his workforce by utilizing his wealth of knowledge and experience to safely and successfully complete projects. Rusty has significant experience in DOT Pipelines, new construction and maintenance repairs. In addition to pipeline experience Rusty also has a wealth of experience within the powerplants, gas plants and oil and gas processing facilities. Rusty is able to communicate project requirements to his highly skilled workforce with ease resulting in on time, under budget and incident free projects.

Clif Partain

Clif has been a part of the oil and gas industry since 1997. He has an extensive knowledge of welding and fabrication. Clif has been the project lead for pipeline projects, facility and refinery construction projects. Clif consistently and effectively delivers on project safety goals, schedules and budgets. Clif maintains excellent relationships with clients and employees alike which ensures a high rate of success on all aspects from the project from engineering to commissioning of the project.

Michael R. Beaumont
Human Resources Manager

As the Human Resources Manager for Unified Field Services Corporation, Mike is a strategic partner within all key business functions. Mike holds a Master Certificate in Human Resource Management from the University of Villanova, a green belt in Six Sigma and is a Certified Professional from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). During his professional career, Mike has accumulated 10+ years’ experience in Human Resources including; recruitment/talent management, training and employee development, HR policy improvement/compliance, payroll and implementing new HRIS programs. Mike relies on his industry knowledge and senior management skills to support day to day activities and develop long-term business goals.

Matt Ortega
QC Manager

Matt has been performing work within the oil and gas industry since 1995 and has extensive experience within QA/QC aspect of the industry. He spent 5 years working for an industry leading NDT company and achieved the IRRSP certification during that time. He has extensive experience developing procedures, processes and controls to ensure all ASME codes are met along with all client required procedures. He assists in keeping very close control of projects ensuring that all work is completed to the highest quality and turned over to the client timely and accurately. He has a drive and commitment to ensure the work he is overseeing is completed to the highest standards possible, this combined with his expert knowledge of areas such as weld mapping, weld/coating inspections, hydrostatic testing, concrete testing and others ensure projects meet and exceed client expectations. He has been performing the role of Quality Control Manager since 2017.