Canonsburg, PA – Effective April 1, 2019, Steven J. Bauer, PE, SE, joined Steel Nation as the General Manager of Steel Nation Engineering, Inc. Steve’s diverse background will enable Steel Nation to better serve its clients in the oil & gas, commercial, healthcare, and water and wastewater markets.

Steve is an experienced engineering leader with a multi-faceted background in structural engineering, team leadership, and specialty product development for the construction industry. With Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Purdue University, Steve’s core focus has always been structural engineering, with a strong emphasis on medical and gaming facilities early in his career. Steve spent several years leading the engineering and product development teams for a key producer of structural components for the solar industry. Most recently, Steve’s focus was bringing value-added engineering solutions to large chemical and combined-cycle power plants in the Pittsburgh region. Steve’s experience, along with being licensed as a Professional Engineer in PA, OH, WV, CA, NV and CO, as well as a licensed Structural Engineer in IL, NV and UT, will help bring Steel Nation to another engineering level.

Steel Nation President, Mark Caskey said, “Steve will make an excellent addition to Steel Nation’s leadership team. With his background and expertise in the engineering field, he’s well-suited to help guide the next phase of our corporate development.”

Mark Dooley, Steel Nation EVP / CFO said, “In a short ten-year span Steel Nation has made tremendous progress and we owe much of that success to our people. We know that our engineering is and will continue to be a differentiator. We’ve done a lot to add to our value proposition by offering our own engineering solutions to a broad range of clients, from oil & gas to healthcare. It’s exciting to bring in someone like Steve to advance Steel Nation’s engineering capabilities.”

Steve said, “I’m excited to join an already high-performing engineering team and to seek out opportunities where we can add additional value to both current and new customers. I look forward to meeting our customers to better understand their daily operations and to identify ways to improve quality and strengthen Steel Nation’s reputation as a true value-added partner.”

Steven Bauer, General Manager