Owner & President
Roger Peterson has been associated with design, build and fabrication for more than 35 years. Roger and is considered an exceptional entrepreneur having managed companies including Solar Salt and Great Salt Lake Minerals and his own company Utah Fabrication. Roger has a degree in mechanical engineering and specializes in all forms of material transfer.
Aaron Peterson has over 13 years of experience in the steel fabrication industry. He has a degree in Manufacturing and Welding Engineering. He has spent the last 4 years working as General Manager for RMRR. He has attended Carman Training in Kansas from the BNSF School. He has been integral in obtaining RMRR’s M1003 certification. He grown their customer base and improved safety considerably. Under his management, RMRR has grown 400% in five years. He was actively involved in securing financing to building additional rail and a permanent building to complete rail repair. As General Manage Aaron oversees industrial construction and installation services in the mountain west. Involved in all aspects of the business. He oversees several project managers reviewing budgets, schedules and personnel. His vast knowledge of the industry and strong management skills are indispensable the rest of the management team.
University of Utah Graduate, B.S. She have worked in accounting for 22 years as Controller CP Industries, a Utah owned company in the chemical business. From there she went to work for Standard Plumbing Supply Company, Inc. also a Utah owned company serving as the Credit Manager. Tracey then moved to a position back in Tooele County, Mountain West Medical Center as the Payroll Manager. She took a break from hands on accounting and taught Business Technologies for Tooele Applied Technology College. After her time there she was hired as Plant Controller for Cargill Salt in Timpie, UT. She worked at American Express for two years before coming to Utah Fabrication as Payroll Manager. She has five children and 4 grandchildren. She loves to sew, quilt and craft with her daughters and grandchildren. She was born in Tooele but moved to Darmstadt Germany when she was 8 years old. Her family stayed there for 7 years and traveled throughout Europe. When she was 15, her family returned to Grantsville where she completed high school and then graduated from the University of Utah.
John received his Associates Degree from C.E.U. in 1970 and then attended the U of U. John then began his 30 plus years professional sales career as the Western District Manager for Dresser Jeffery Mining Machinery calling on the Mining Industry in the Western USA. While there John oversaw three warehouses and supervised a staff of 20 people. John then went to work for AmerCable selling power cable to the mining industry which included mines in Western Canada, the Western U.S A. and Eastern Texas. John came to work with Utah Fabrication some four years ago and expanded his customer base to the industrial, power utility, construction and mining industries. John has been involved with projects that included companies such as J.R.Simplot Mining, Enshale Energy, Intrepid Mining, Tri-State Power Generation, Denison Mining, R&S Engineering, FLS Engineering, Kennecott, Savage Industries and Rocky Mountain Power.
Design & Engineering
Mark earned his Associates Degree in Applied Science in Drafting/Design at Idaho State University in 1989. With 20 years of experience, he started out as an drafter in Washington State for (2) years. He then worked for Bithell Engineering as a drafter working his way up to designing small projects, (8) years. He then moved on to a manufacturing company that manufactured farm equipment designing in the R&D department (2) years. He had his own company designing & detailing for (5) years. He’s worked for Utah Fabrication for (3) years. In the (20) years of experience he has designed & detailed things from paper handling equipment, ,conveyors, tanks, vessels, farm machinery etc.
Aaron has an extensive career in the purchasing and estimating fields, first for Utah Bearing & Fabrication and then with Utah Fabrication; between these two companies he has accumulated 40 years of experience and is a walking textbook on bearings, steel, pipe & tubing and all aspects associated with our line of work. Aaron’s knowledge and network of contacts gives Utah Fabrication a competitive edge which assists us in providing savings to our customers and keeping our pricing competitive. Prior to the years Aaron has worked with bearings and steel fabrication he had 20 years experience in the bearing and power transmission industry in conveyor components.
Manny has been in the steel business for 34 years. During that time he has painted, fitted, welded and been an AWS inspector. For 6 years he was the superintendet for many high profile jobs: Delta Center, Excalibuer, Treasure Island, Anaheim Stadium, St. Jose, Stadium, Stratosphere, Luxor. He has been with Utah Fabrication for 15 years. During that time he has worked as Shop Foreman and Estimating/Purchasing.