DOUG SMITHBACK - Process Piping, Fire Protection, and Custom Metals Fabrication Department Co-Head
Doug is a steamfitter by trade with more than a decade of field experience prior to becoming a project manager and department head, with close to 40 years of total experience in the industry.
Notable projects he
has managed throughout his
career include the construction of the SAFC/Tetrionics Pharmaceutical laboratory addition and expansion, the Capitol Heat & Power boiler and chiller replacement projects, the Riverside Energy Center 540 MW Power Plant
in Beloit, Wisconsin, and the West Campus Cogeneration Facility addition and chiller installation in Madison, Wisconsin.
At Hooper, Doug serves on the Mechanical Division Safety Committee.
Outside of Hooper, he is the current president of the National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau Technical Committee - Wisconsin Chapter, a management representative and co-chair on the Madison Joint Apprentice Steamfitting Committee, past president of the Madison Area Mechanical and Sheet Metal Contractors Association, and president of Organization Services Inc. in Madison.