PDHonline Course Provider Biography
Timothy Laughlin, P.E. is the Technical Director of the N.C. Petroleum Marketers Association (NCPMA). He has over twenty years experience as NCPMA Technical Director requiring liaison skills between regulated petroleum industry and government regulators. He is responsible for petroleum industries consultation regarding EPA, API, NFPA, OHSA, NPDES, NC Building Codes, NC DWQ Groundwater and NC DAQ Air regulations, including the Federal Clean Air Act and UL Standards. Tim has written and published technical and environmental articles for national and regional trade publications, and has acted as cost analysis engineer in comparing heating fuels, heat loads and hydronic piping design.
Tim also has six years of experience as a Construction Project Engineer and Project Manager. His responsibilities included Contract Administration, Project Scheduling, Estimating, Capitol Expenditures, Drafting, Purchase Orders and Manager of Labor, Engineering, and Billing. Notable construction projects include 31 story First Union Capitol Center, NCSU Mars Mission Lab, DEM Reedy Creek Laboratory, and Pender County Correctional Facility.
Tim earned his degree in Petroleum Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University in 1985. He is affiliated with NC Division Air Quality Mobile Source Emissions Reduction Grant Review Committee, National Society of Professional Engineers, National Fire Protection Association, Carolinas Air Pollution Control Association and NC HVAC Association. Nationally, Tim also servers Steel Tank Institute Aboveground Storage Tank Inspection Standards Committee (STI Certified AST Inspector), UL-142 Standards Technical Panel for Aboveground Storage Tanks and Below-Grade Vaults Committee, & National Oilheat Research Alliance Heating Oil Tank Standards and Fuel Quality Committees.