Potomac State hires new employees

Potomac State College of West Virginia University is pleased to announce that several full-time positions were recently filled.

Gregory Berg was hired this past spring by the Office of Housing and Residence Life as a campus service worker.  He was previously employed at the College as a Mountaineer Temp.  Prior to that, he was employed by Hunter Douglas, Inc. in Cumberland, Md. where he was responsible for assembling custom-ordered vinyl shutters and the overall quality check.  He also served as a maintenance technician with Potomac Heights and as a machine operator with Pro Stainless, both in Keyser.  Berg has taken business classes at the College as well.

Carl Bradfield was hired as a trade’s specialist and also previously worked at the College as a Mountaineer Temp.  Prior to working at the College, he was the owner/contractor of Bradfield Construction and is experienced with all phases of construction, electrical, plumbing, excavating, and masonry work.  He also served as a maintenance mechanic with the former Westvaco/New Page Corp.  Bradfield possesses a WV Contractor’s License, a WV Residential Electrician’s License, and is certified to operate overhead cranes and fork trucks.  He has received annual OSHA training as well.

Darrell Rice has also been hired as a trade’s specialist at the College.  In addition to working as a Mountaineer Temp, Rice previously served as a journeyman millwright with Local 1024 Carpenters and Millwrights.  He has served as a plumber’s assistant and machinist as well.  Rice is a 2006 graduate of the RCBI Rocket Center Machinist Technology Program, a member of the Emergency Management Institute, and has earned certification in Metalworking Skills and in the Mineral County Technical and Adult Program for HVAC.  He has successfully completed course requirements for the UBC Rigging Qualification Program, UBC/Hytorc Bolting Technician Qualification, UBC Aerial Lift Operator Qualification, and Scaffold Training.   

Garrett Parish has been appointed to the position of theatre technician at the College.  Parish earned an associate of arts degree in both business administration and civil engineering from Potomac State.  He also completed the professional level of the science, engineering and technical program at the Mineral County Technical Center.  He has served as a member of the Keyser Volunteer Fire Department for five years where he currently holds the position of First Assistant Captain.     

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