JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc. consists of experienced and energetic engineers who have gained valuable experience working on many projects throughout the world. Our staff of engineers consists of licensed engineers in Corrosion, Civil and Electrical Engineering and NACE accreditation ranging from CP-1 through CP Specialist. Meet a few of our key engineers.
J Darby Howard, Jr, PE, Principal/President
J Darby Howard, Jr, PE, is the president of JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc. He is a licensed civil engineer and corrosion engineer in the state of California. He has substantial experience in organizing and managing corrosion projects. Howard has over 25 years of experience in all phases of corrosion projects including design, engineering, manufacturing, research and development, construction inspection services, and construction management. He has successfully worked with clients in the fields of aerospace, marine, petroleum, chemical, mining and minerals, water & waste water treatment and transmission, electric power industry, transportation industry, municipalities and state and federal government agencies. Howard has established a proven track record managing and directing complex research and design projects, which require the coordination of strict budgets and demanding schedules with engineering staffs and project teams.
Mohammed Ali, PE, Principal/Vice-President
Mohammed Ali, P.E., is a senior corrosion engineer with JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc. Ali is a licensed electrical engineer and corrosion engineer in the state of California. He is also accredited by NACE as a Corrosion & Cathodic Protection Specialist and is also a qualified NACE Instructor. Ali is an accomplished technical manager in corrosion engineering and related areas. He has over 25 years experience in providing technical consulting services to petrochemical, oil and gas, power generation, municipal works and water and wastewater industries. His major area of specialization is in cathodic protection.
Tom Herink, Sr Design Engineer
Tom Herink is a corrosion design specialist with JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc. Herink has a Materials Engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnical Institute and is accredited by NACE as a Cathodic Protection Technician Level II. He is a very experienced corrosion engineer and is extremely accomplished in analyzing data from cathodic protection surveys, and preparing survey reports and maintenance schedules. As chief designer, Herink heads the company’s AutoCad department.
Sean Carey, Project Manager
Sean Carey has over three years of experience in corrosion projects including the design and testing of both galvanic and impressed current cathodic protection systems. He is experienced in performing drawing checks and preparing AutoCAD documents. He is able to perform corrosion evaluation assessments, and produce corrosion evaluation and soil corrosivity reports. Carey has conducted numerous corrosion inspections of storage tank exteriors for the chemical industry. He is also experienced in conducting continuity testing, locating of underground piping, in-situ soil resistivity testing, and preparing project schedules and progress reports.
Dave Kashifi, Project Manager
David Kashifi has over 15 years of industry experience. Recognized as having the unique ability to successfully oversee turnkey engineering projects on both a small and large scale. He is exceptional at communicating with many diverse types of people from a wide range of disciplines. Excellent sales and public relation skills. Positive attitude and personality. Works well under pressure to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
Brandon Olsen, Project Engineer
Brandon Olson is a Civil Engineering graduate from Sacramento State University’s engineering program. He gained valuable experience in the water industry while working as an intern for the Department of Water Resources in Sacramento. Brandon has passed his E.I.T. and is working toward becoming a licensed Civil Engineer.
Brendon Hurley, Corrosion Technician
Brendon Hurley is a corrosion technician with JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc. He is accomplished in conducting basic surveys of cathodic protection systems including troubleshooting rectifier problems, performing soil corrosivity surveys, conducting pipe-to-soil potential surveys and GPS surveys. Hurley also belongs to NACE.
Chris Lisson, Corrosion Technician, IT Manager
Chris Lisson is a Corrosion/Computer technician with JDH Corrosion Consultants, Inc. He is accomplished in electronic assembly and repairs, conducting basic surveys of cathodic protection systems including troubleshooting rectifier problems, performing soil corrosivity surveys, and conducting pipe-to-soil potential surveys and GPS surveys. He specializes in the design and maintenance of remote monitoring systems, electronics design for power supplies, software and firmware programming in multiple languages, and troubleshooting rectifiers.