Jon R. Cavallo, P.E., senior consultant and corporate corrosion and coatings specialist at Enercon Services Inc. (Tulsa, Okla.), has received the ASTM 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 standard activities.
Cavallo has been a member of ASTM since 1981 and recently completed a six-year term as chairman of Committee D33. He currently chairs Subcommittee D33.02 on Service and Material Parameters and leads several D33 task groups. Cavallo co-authored 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. He has been honored with the Award of Appreciation twice by Committee D33, in 1992 and 2001.
Cavallo started his career in the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power Program as a certified nuclear submarine engineering watch supervisor. He has also served in technical engineering and managerial positions and has provided corrosion mitigation professional engineering services in surface preparation, protective coatings, and linings. He 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. Cavallo is a member of SSPC, NACE, ASME, and the National Society of Professional Engineers. He has written several articles for JPCL.
Cavallo will present the Nuclear Coatings Systems webinar as part of the SSPC/JPCL Webinar Series: Education and Training in Protective Coatings. The Nuclear Coatings Systems webinar will take place on Wednesday, July 21, at 11:00 a.m. EST. For more information or to register, visit www.paintsquare.com/education.