John N. Poulmentis, P.E.
 President
   
Education
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering New York Institute of Technology
NACE Certificated Coating Inspector - Certificate #2934
SSPC Certified, C-2 Specifying and Managing Protective Coating Projects
Dale Carnegie Course - Effective Speaking and Human Relations
Professional Association of Diving Instructors
Advanced Open Water Certified Diver
Andrew Institute Certification #AIO1O2- 13104
Anritsu Site Master - Certificate #FOO1330C
Tower Climbing Safety & Rescue - Certificate #10378358
Tower Climbing Safety & Rescue Certified Instructor - Certificate #10378JP359
CommScope Certificated
   
Professional Affiliation
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Water Works Association
Steel Structures Painting Council
Long Island Water Conference
National Association of Corrosion Engineers
   
General Experience
THINK TANK CONSULTANTS, INC. under the direction of Mr. Poulmentis, has completed hundreds of water tank evaluation, inspection, maintenance and repair projects.  In addition, he has been involved in the evaluation of approximately 40 granular active carbon pressure filters (GAC filters), and the installation of cellular communications systems on a number of tanks.  Mr. Poulmentis has completed the Andrew Institute Certification, Anritsu Site Master, SSPC-C-2 Specifying and Managing Protective Coating Projects and National Association of Corrosion Engineers Inspector Certification Programs a Level Ill NACE Certificated Coating Inspector.  This textbook education coupled with his engineering experience gives Mr. Poulmentis extensive insight with installation of cellular communications systems as well as solutions to avoiding coating failure.
 
Muhammad Aftab Hussain
Project Engineer
 
   
Education  Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
 The City College, CUNY New York, New York
 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering U.E.T, Lahore, Pakistan.
 Lead Paint Abatement Health and Safety Training
 Coatings Inspector Training Program
   
Professional Affiliation
 American Society of Mechanical Engineers
 American Society for Quality
 American Water Works Association
 Steel Structures Painting Council
 Long Island Water Conference
 National Association of Corrosion Engineers
   
General Experience
Mr. Muhammad is experienced in field inspection of surface preparation and coating application.  On projects he was responsible for performing and/or witnessing all testing in accordance with detailed coating specifications and closely monitoring the contractor's surface preparation, application procedures, and quality control programs.  He was involved in the construction monitoring of a project in the New York area, which involved extensive repair and welding, and the complete repainting of the exterior surfaces.  This project was environmentally sensitive and required complex blast containment procedures, and had to be completed within a very restricted time frame.  Mr. Muhammad was in full charge of the daily field monitoring of all the contractor's work and was instrumental in the successful completion of this project.

Mr. Muhammad has been trained and is experienced with the following equipment:
Testex Press-a-Film Profile Measurement System
Surface Contamination Detection Device (soluble salts)
Wet Film Thickness Gauge
Dry Film Thickness Gauge
Certified Thickness Calibration Standards
Sling Psychrometer and Psychometric Tables
Wet Sponge Holiday Detector (low voltage)
Tooke Gauge
Adhesive Force Measurement Device
Cross-Hatch Adhesion Tester
High Voltage Holiday Detectors
 
Jeffery B. Swope
Field Technician
 
   
Education  Central Florida Community College
 NACE Level I Coatings Inspector #9281
 Coatings Inspector Training Program
   
Professional Affiliation
 American Water Works Association
 Long Island Water Conference
 National Association of Corrosion Engineers
 Steel Structures Painting Council
   
General Experience
Mr. Jeffery Swope joined THINK TANK CONSULTANTS, INC. to assist in all aspects of coating and structural evaluation of water storage tanks and other steel and concrete structures. Since joining THINK TANK, Jeff has been involved in water storage tank evaluations and repair and repainting projects throughout New York. Mr. Swope has completed the National Association of Corrosion Engineers Level I Coatings Inspector Program.  He has extensive experience in pre-maintenance evaluations of all types of water storage tanks, and the proper use of rigging, personnel monitoring equipment, and confined space entry procedures.  Mr. Jeff's experience on quality control evaluations of the contractor's workmanship includes interior and exterior recoating projects, and the proper utilization of containment on lead-based paint removal projects, including full containment of the structure when required.

Jeff has been trained on and has experience with the following equipment:
Testex Press-O-Film Profile Measurement System
Surface Contamination Detection Device (soluble salts)
Wet Film Thickness Gauge
Dry Film Thickness Gauge
Certified Thickness Calibration Standards
Steel Temperature Gauges
Sling Psychrometer and Psychometric Tables
Wet Sponge Holiday Detector (low voltage)
Tooke Gauge
Adhesive Force Measurement Device
Cross-Hatch Adhesion Tester
High Voltage Holiday Detectors
Air Monitoring Equipment
 
Kenneth R. Densieski 
Construction, Repair and Painting Field Technician  
 
   
Education  Coatings Inspector Training Program
   
Professional Affiliation
 American Water Works Association
 Steel Structures Painting Council
 Long Island Water Conference
 National Association of Corrosion Engineers
   
General Experience
Kenneth Densieski joined THINK TANK CONSULTANTS, INC. as a field technician performing prebid evaluations, work in process inspections, and is experienced in all aspects of tank repair and repainting, as well as field supervision.  Before joining the company, he spent 8 years as a water tank repair and painting crew member and foreman for several largesteel water tank contractors.

His experiences include abrasive blast cleaning of steel, coating preparation and application, rigging and safety practices, and he has extensive experience in the inspection of surface preparation and application of several specialized coatings including 100% solids and polyurethane coatings.

Mr. Kenneth utilizes his extensive knowledge to be proactive when working with contractors, helping them to avoid pitfalls, which would adversely affect the quality of the project and lengthen the project. Mr. Kenneth's "hand-on" approach allows him to actually show contractors what is expected of them. Additionally, Mr. Kenneth Knows from experience what is possible and not possible with types of equipment and materials.

As a field technician at THINK TANK, Mr. Kenneth performs Prebid Evaluations, Repairs, Painting, and Work in Process Evaluations, and Coating Failure Analysis. He is experienced with: Testex Press-a-Film Profile Measurement System
Surface Contamination Detection Device (soluble salts)
Wet Film Thickness Gauge
Dry Film Thickness Gauge
Certified Thickness Calibration Standards
Steel Temperature Gauges
Sling Psychrometer and Psychometric Tables
Wet Sponge Holiday Detector (low voltage)
Tooke Gauge
Adhesive Force Measurement Device
Cross-Hatch Adhesion Tester
High Voltage Holiday Detectors
Air Monitoring Equipment
 
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