Carl Novian

Years of experience: 15
Position: Project Manager

Carl's management skills provide services that focus on "on time" and "within budget" production. He understands "Time is Money", and ensures each project is managed with your best interests in mind.

Dan Miller

Years of experience: 28
Position: Design Specialist

Dan has multi-designer/discipline experience that allows Open Range to have one of the best design departments in the Panhandle area. 


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Ron Christy

Years of experience: 39
Position: EHS / PSM Consultant

Ron is a PSM/EHS consultant, providing auditing and assessment services in a wide range of technical areas.

Forest Plunk

Years of experience: 35
Position: Utilities Consultant

Mr. Plunk is the Principle Utilities Consultant for Open Range with his expertise in co-generation plant designs. 

Ron Nelson P.E.

Years of experience: 40
Position: Owner & President

Ron established Open Range to utilize his experience to develop engineering solutions that meet our client’s complex requirements. He provides the leadership and forward thinking that continues to propel us forward.

Jim Erwin P.E.

Years of experience: 40
Position: Electrical Engineer

Jim is a consulting electrical engineer for Open Range Engineering, having 40 years of experience in the utility and petro-chemical industries.

Glenn Schafer

Years of experience: 36
Position: Associate Consultant

Glenn has been with Open Range since the start, utilizing his instrumentation knowledge to make Open Range the innovative leader we are today.

Alan Gertonson P.E.

Years of experience: 15
Position: Process Engineer


Alan is one of our Process Safety Management and Risk Management Plan consultants. He is also our Process Hazard Analysis facilitator and offers training in PHA Leadership. 

Dan Long P.E.

Years of experience: 40
Position: Associate Engineer


Dan is Open Range's expert on mechanical integrity issues. He has traveled all over the world and the US, helping clients find answers for their fixed equipment problems. 

James Scroggins

Years of experience: 35
Position: Sr. HSE Consultant

James is an Environmental, Industrial Hygiene and Safety, and Process Safety Consultant with Open Range Engineering Services.

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