HFT has expanded its safety team with the hiring of safety veteran David Melendez. Melendez will serve as senior safety manager and brings more than two decades of worldwide safety experience across multiple market sectors.
As a core business value, safety is at the forefront HTF’s operational best practices and communications, with a fundamental imperative of zero incidents. Melendez’s extensive resume further enhances this core business value and adds to the company’s mindset of “safety first” on all projects.
“It’s imperative that overall safety at our job sites be managed by someone with the utmost professionalism and experience,” says Brad Hall, HFT’s chief operations officer. “We’re confident David has the background to effectively address any issue that may arise. From our perspective, it’s impossible to ever be ‘too safe.’”
HFT is a world-leading, design-build EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) contractor focused on delivering reliable and transparent single-source project solutions from greenfield, new-build facilities to operational support and maintenance. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA – and with regional offices in the UK, China, the Philippines, Singapore, and St. Croix – HFT employs engineering and construction professionals and craftsmen around the world. The company has design-built 300+ production lines throughout 47 countries. Additional details are available by visiting www.hft.com.