Instructors

Andrew McAllister

Andrew joined OLTC in 2013 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 480 since 2006. Andrew spent four years in the United States Marine Corps and has been an ANSI-certified Instructor since June of 2015. He also holds the position of Senior Instructor and Information Technology (IT) Support Specialist. Andrew has experience with grade checking, excavation, asphalt (planing, removal, resurfacing, new construction), pipework (storm sewer, under drain), and stonework. Andrew started instructing in the “A” series courses and then moved into teaching safety classes, gas pipeline, equipment operations, commercial motor vehicle, welding, and computer basics.

Ron Bowling

Ron joined OLTC in 2015 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 265 since 1988. Ron will be primarily teaching the “B” series courses and shares the duties of our Safety classes. Ron has numerous years of experience in pipework, heavy highway, bridge work, building trades, and line and grade. Ron brings with him 13 years of being a Steward for his Local.

Patrick Kokinda

Patrick joined OLTC in 2016 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 894 since 2005. Patrick comes from a family of laborers. He started his construction career with grade checking and heavy highway, later he moved to the fields of abatement and demolition, as well as some time on the gas pipeline. He will be teaching primarily the "A" series, "B" series, and Environmental courses.

Scott Huck

Scott joined OLTC in 2017 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 639 since 2007. He has experience in demolition, asbestos abatement, gas pipeline, mason tending, and carpenter tending.

Chad Lewis

Chad joined OLTC in 2017 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 83 since 2011. Chad is a graduate from the Apprenticeship program back in 2014. Chad worked at an uranium enrichment facility and also comes with a wide range of work experience from concrete cutting, grade checking, GPS layout, and installation of underdrain. He has worked in asbestos abatement, lead remediation and hazardous waste fields. Chad previously held a foreman position.

Anthony Strassell

Anthony joined OLTC in 2018 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 1216 since 2011. He spent 7 years in the field with experience in underground utility work that includes: storm drains, sanitary sewers, and water mains. He also has experience with concrete work and excavations to include grade checking and equipment operations. He was previously a foreman and is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Nick Santoro

Nick joined OLTC in 2017 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 860 and Local 125 since 1993, serving in capacities of Job Steward and Union Community Stewardship. With his experience in many areas of mason tending and concrete work, he will be focusing primarily on the "B" courses. Nick also has experience in grade checking, GPS, gas pipeline, demolition, excavations, and environmental work. He carries certification in ATSSA Traffic Control and Rough Terrain Forklift.

Neil Prouty

Neil joined OLTC in 2018 as an Educational Instructor and is a member of Local 423. He has spent 20 years in the construction industry. Neil was formerly a paving foreman. Neil has experience working with asphalt involving: site prep, resurfacing programs, new construction, airport runways, and grade checking. He will be teaching the "A" courses as well as some of the "C" courses.

Kyle Hughes

Kyle joined OLTC in 2018 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 1216 since 1996. He has experience in the paving industry where he was a foreman. He also has experience with grade checking, and pipelaying. He will be teaching the "A" courses.

Mike Brobst

Mike joined OLTC in 2019 as an Educational Instructor and is a second generation laborer and a member from Local 423 since 1999. He has experience in building trades, utility installation and repair and dirt work. Mike was previously a grade foreman. He has an understanding of shop drawings and blueprints including highway, pipe and building. Mike has been a part of projects that have used various lasers and GPS controls. Mike looks forward to training laborers.

Amie Sabatino

Amie joined OLTC in 2019 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 860 since 1995. The bulk of her field experience includes preparation and grade work for concrete roads, carpenter tending on bridges, and setting up work zones. Amie will be teaching the "A" series courses, OSHA courses, and the Construction Math courses (1, 2 & 3).

Shane Caudell

Shane joined OLTC in 2022 as an Educational Instructor and is a member of Local 1216. He primarily teaches our "B" series and "C" series courses, with a concentration of skill-sets involving masonry and concrete work.

Mike Bakos

Mike joined OLTC in 2023 as an Educational Instructor and is a 27-year member of Local 758, has been a LIUNA member for 27 years. Mike teaches the A-series courses. Mike has acquired a multitude of skillsets in his years as a union laborer, his greater skills include grading, pressure pipe, pipelaying, pipe fusion, asphalt, and concrete. His last 9 years in the field he served as Superintendent for a construction company focusing mainly in tunnel construction.

Shaun Durbin

Shaun joined OLTC in 2023 as an Educational Instructor and has been a member of Local 894 since 2011. Shaun's experience includes eight years of being a foreman. Most of his laborer experience involves concrete, structural and bridge work – giving him plenty of knowledge as he teaches the "C" series courses, among others.

Ryan Lepley

Ryan joined OLTC in 2024 as an Educational Instructor and is a member of Local 1216. Ryan will be teaching primarily the "B" series courses.​

Jarred Payne

Jarred joined OLTC in 2024 as an Educational Instructor and is a member of Local 1216. Jarred will be teaching primarily the "C" series courses and Temporary Traffic Control.

Lance Smith

Lance joined OLTC in 2024 as an Educational Instructor and is a member of Local 1216. Lance will be teaching primarily the "C" series courses. and Temporary Traffic Control.

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