Wayne W Pohia
Senior Mechanical Designer

Wayne has worked for 16 years as a mechanical designer working in the materials handling aspect at a number of processing plants in the mining and sand and gravel industry. He has functioned as a project coordinator, department supervisor, Cad tech, and also served on the company board of directors. Prior to that he spent 14 years rebuilding automotive automatic transmissions and running gear.

Examples of work experience:
Working directly with clients and project engineers to develope detailed plant layouts for both plant upgrades and green field processing plants.

Serving as project coordinator creating drawing lists, engineering estimates and work schedules. Assigns work to mechanical department team members and tracks drawing progress.

Working with drafters and designers to develop and implement ACAD drawing standards and file management procedures. Resolves AutoCAD software issues and concerns as they occurred.

Serving on the company board of directors to help manage day-to-day operations and ensure that the best interest of both the employee's and shareholders are met and followed. Serving on various committee's to determine the best way to resolve company issues or concerns.

Major projects:
Magnetation Inc. Keewatin, MN
Mesabi Nugget Hoyt Lakes, MN
USS Minntac Plant Mt. Iron, MN
United Taconite Forbes, MN
Hibbing Taconite Hibbing, MN
Northshore Mining Silver Bay, MN
Syvaranger Gruve Kirkenes, Norway
3M Divisions US Plants
Austraiian Bulk Minerals Savage River, Tasmania


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