Episode 8- Bob Gorleski
My guest today is Bob Gorleski, Vice President of Manufactured Structures for PFS TECO. PFS TECO is a third party inspection/oversight agency that is approved by the states Simplex builds homes for. They review, approve and monitor modular home manufacturing for multitude for modular home manufactures. Bob will discuss the third party process and their roll in the modular home industry.
On January 1, 2017, Robert “Bob” Gorleski was promoted to be the Vice President of the Manufactured Structures Division at PFS TECO. With his new position and the restructuring that took place with the 2015 merger of PFS and TECO, Bob supervises a diverse group of DAPIA and Modular plans examiners, code compliance inspectors, engineers, staff and clerical personnel to ensure prompt completion of plan review and inspection at our four offices throughout the country.
He received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University with coursework in HVAC and thermodynamics. Bob attained certification as an Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T) from the Pennsylvania State Board of Professional Engineers.
Besides his educational experiences, he has more than twenty-five (25) years of valuable, hands-on experience in manufacturing construction industry and regulatory compliance. He has a solid background across quality assurance, field inspection, plan review and engineering, ensuring code compliance. He obtained certifications from the International Code Council (ICC) in building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical inspection. He is certified as an Industrialized Building Inspector and a One-and-Two Family (Level I) Plans Examiner with the Interstate Industrialized Building Commission (IIBC), and he attends and participates in the IBC Annual Meeting since 1999. His company is a member of the Manufactured Housing Institute, and he regularly attends and participates in their annual meetings, as well.
In addition to his work and educational experience, he contributed an article for the Modular Building Institute on “Classroom Accessibility” for industrialized and modular classroom construction, so students with disabilities have facilities that are accessible and usable.
Mr. Gorleski currently resides in Sun Prairie, WI, and you may contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.