Original Press Release
ASTM International Committee on Protective Coating and Lining Work for Power Generation Facilities Presents Award of Merit to Jon R. Cavallo
Press release date: May 20, 2010
W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-Jon R. Cavallo, P.E., senior consultant and corporate corrosion and coatings specialist at Enercon Services Inc. in Tulsa, Okla., has received the Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow from ASTM International Committee D33 on Protective Coating and Lining Work for Power Generation Facilities. The Award of Merit is the highest organizational recognition for individual contributions to ASTM standards activities.
A member of ASTM since 1981, Cavallo recently completed a six-year term as chairman of Committee D33 and currently chairs Subcommittee D33.02 on Service and Material Parameters. He also leads several D33 task groups, is a co-author of ASTM Manual 8, Manual on Maintenance Coatings for Nuclear Power Plants, and serves as a liaison between Committee D33 and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Committee D33 has honored him with the Award of Appreciation twice, in 1992 and 2001.
Cavallo began his career in the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power Program, where he was certified as a nuclear submarine engineering watch supervisor. After leaving the military, he joined Stone & Webster Engineering Corp. and served in several technical engineering and managerial positions. He then worked as a regional manager at Metalweld Inc., a senior associate at S.G. Pinney and Associates Inc. and as president of Sponge-Jet Inc. In 1998, he joined Corrosion Control Consultants and Laboratories Inc., where he provided corrosion mitigation professional engineering services in surface preparation, protective coatings and linings in the role of vice president. In 2009, he joined Enercon Services as a senior consultant responsible for the firm's coatings and corrosion technology business unit.
A graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, Mass., where he earned a B.S. in engineering technology, Cavallo is a registered professional engineer in three states, an SSPC protective coatings specialist, and a NACE International CIP Level III coating inspector with nuclear facilities endorsement. In addition to ASTM International, he is also a member of the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), NACE International, ASME International and the National Society of Professional Engineers.
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