Congratulations to Robert J. Durr, Jr. of Durr Mechanical Construction, Inc. (New York, N.Y.) for becoming the newest member of the Executive Committee where he will serve as vice president/assistant treasurer. In addition to this great honor, Robert J. Durr, Jr., was elected President of the Mechanical Contractors Association of New Jersey, Inc., at the Annual Membership Meeting in June 2014. He is the Vice President and the Secretary of Durr Mechanical Construction, Inc. He is a New York City Licensed Master Plumber and Master Fire Suppression Piping Contractor. With over thirty years’ experience in mechanical contracting, Bob is regarded as one of the mechanical contracting industries’ foremost welding experts.
As Vice President, Bob oversees DMC’s Estimating and Procurement Department as well as shop operations. He is currently involved with labor relations and the overview of major power, process and specialty projects. Bob oversees DMC’s QA/QC program – including monitoring and maintenance of all welders, procedures and NBIC “R” and ASME “S” and “U” code stamps. He also guides the company’s employee development and training strategy.
In addition to his duties as an officer of the company, Bob is a respected leader in local and national industry associations and trade organizations. Bob currently serves on the Board of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA). He has also served on the Subcontractor Trade Association’s Executive Committee. Bob is involved with both the MCA of New York and the MCA of New Jersey. He’s held many titles, including the Chairman, Treasurer, and Technical Representative of the Greater New York Welding Chapter/NCPWB since 1993 and has served on the National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau’s Board of Directors since 2003. As MCANJ President he also serves as the Chairman of all of the MCANJ Committees. Finally, Bob is on the Trustee Boards of both Local 475 Steamfitters and Local 5 Boilermakers.