Program Manager – EHS, Operational Training, NERC
Steve Arreguin has over 30 years experience in EHS programs, regulatory compliance, plant management, project engineering, Lean-Six-Sigma, and thermal system analysis. Steve is currently the IHI Power Services Corp. Program Manager responsible for Safety, Operational Training, and NERC compliance.
Mr. Arreguin joined IHI Power Services Corp. from Exelon/Constellation Energy where he served as the Biomass Plant Manager for Pacific Ultrapower Chinese Station, ultimately responsible for plant operations and compliance. During his tenure at Constellation, he led the RB Rocklin and RB Fresno Biomass Turn-Around Project team to complete a $24M project on schedule and within budget. The Biomass Turn-Around Project was featured in Power Magazine, December 2009 issue. Mr. Arreguin also successfully completed a $4.2M air-cooled condenser replacement project on schedule and within budget.
Prior to joining Constellation Energy, Mr. Arreguin managed the HB Fuller Maintenance Group and wastewater treatment facility. He was responsible for a two million dollar annual budget including all capital improvements and was responsible for plant safety and environmental compliance.
Mr. Arreguin joined the HB Fuller Company from Aerojet Propulsion Division. He served as the Applied Engineering Program Manager for the Standard Missile Program and developed program budgets, wrote technical proposals. He began his career as a thermal analyst responsible for designing the cooling systems for the hypersonic test facility and a scramjet engine, also developed thermal math models to predict satellite equipment temperatures.
Mr. Arreguin completed a Masters in Mechanical Engineering degree and a Masters in Public Administration degree, both from the University of Southern California. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA. Mr. Arreguin has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Phoenix.