Effective April 10, 2019, HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. (HRV) concluded its acquisition of the assets of Clover Field Services, LLC (CFS), located in Girardville, Pennsylvania.  Shawn Barrett, ex-co-owner of CFS, has joined the HRV team as Nondestructive Testing (NDT) Supervisor.  In this position, he will oversee a number of ongoing NDT-specific projects and apply his expertise directly toward training and mentoring NDT technicians, while adding value to the QA inspection needs of HRV clients.

HRV President H. Rochelle Stachel said, “We are pleased to welcome Shawn and his team of technicians to HRV.  His extensive 30-year background in the inspection industry, and in particular his NDT expertise, supports HRV’s initiative to grow its NDT services with a number of its existing clients and develop new opportunities in the NDT markets.”

Barrett’s portfolio of quality inspection projects includes the new Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement, (Tarrytown, NY); Goethals Bridge Replacement, (Staten Island NY); World Trade Center Oculus, (Manhattan/NYC); PSE&G BLC Newark Transmission Line (Bayonne, NJ); and, NASA Launch Pad Coatings, (Greiner Industries, Mt. Joy, PA).

HRV Executive Vice President of Operations Robert E. Stachel, P.E. added, “Shawn is recognized throughout our industry as helping to set the standard for NDT inspection.  The addition of his unique qualifications and certifications helps set HRV apart, and his previous project experience demonstrates a level of technical expertise that applies directly to our core capabilities.”

HRV’s acquisition of assets includes a testing laboratory and equipment storage building, state-of-the-art NDT inspection equipment and associated tools, coatings inspection equipment and associated tools, laboratory equipment and supplies, measurement tools, office equipment, technical reference materials, and other equipment and tools associated with materials inspection.