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.
Kerstin has worked as the Controller for Utah Fabrication for 3 ½ years. Prior to joining Utah Fabrication, Kerstin worked as a consultant for Now Advisors. She spent 3 years traveling around the western US assisting clients of all sizes with all of their accounting needs. She spent a much of that time working for a 30M company assisting their auditors complete a 2 year audit of their 18 companies. Prior to that, Kerstin spent 5 years working as the operations manager for a telecom company. While with Utah Fabrication, Kerstin has been actively involved in implementing new systems and procedures to increase efficiencies. Kerstin has taken Utah Fabrication from a 6M company with no accounting system to a 12M company with 2 successful reviews completed.
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.
Tim has been in construction related sales for over 37 years as a Western U.S District Sales Manager, Director of National Sales, Regional Manager, VP & General Manager. Many of those years were spent working with and calling on the architectural community, federal, state and local governing authorities and defense related firms such as the Army Corp of Engineers, Lockheed, Boeing, Thiokol.
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.