Alan Hart was born and raised in Vernal, Utah and attended Utah State University graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology with an emphasis on Welding Engineering. While in College he spent his summers working in the oilfields of Utah and Colorado as a rough neck.
Alan began his post graduate career as a Project Engineer for James Constructors in Salt Lake City overseeing multiple pipeline projects including 60 miles of a 20” natural gas pipeline for Mountain Fuel Supply and 5 miles of a 48” diameter concrete lined water pipeline for the City of Salt Lake Water District. He then went to work for PLT Engineering in Rock Springs as an As-Built Pipeline Surveyor on 110 miles on 16” CO2 pipeline and 90 miles of a 10” slurry pipeline for Chevron Pipeline.
In January of 1986, Alan had the opportunity to move to California to begin working for Hood Corporation in Whittier as a Project Engineer on the All American Pipeline Project which consisted of 5 pump stations from Cadiz to Tejon. Then he worked on a dual 24” & 20” pipeline for Chevron Pipeline from Point Conception to Goleta.
In June 1987, Alan went to work for ARB, Inc. in long beach as Project Manager/Estimator on 20 miles of 16” products pipeline for Santa Fe Pacific Pipeline, 16 miles of 8” natural gas pipeline for Southern California Gas Company, dual 20” offshore pipelines for Exxon Mobil, and 20 miles of 30” natural gas pipeline for Southern California Gas Company. He then moved to Bakersfield and worked on 100 miles of 30” natural gas pipeline for Kern River Gas Transmission Company. While in Bakersfield, Alan also worked as the Operations Coordinator for all major pipeline construction projects and was a Project Manager on 8 miles of a 12” natural gas pipeline for Sierra Pacific.
In February 1996, Alan went to work for Southwest Contractors as a Project Manager/Estimator and helped to bid on several construction projects including above ground pipelines, pump stations, terminal upgrades, buried oil, products & natural gas pipelines. Also project managed the instillation of a 30” parallel steam pipeline for Calistoga Geothermal project.
In January of 1998, Alan went to work for KS Industries LP as a Senior Estimator/Project Manager and worked numerous pipeline projects consisting of products, gas gathering, CO2 gathering, oil, stainless water and cement lined water pipelines also a CO2 pump station and two Ajax compressor installations.
In April of 2005, Alan went to work for Comforce as a Project Manager for Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and oversaw the project management of pipeline relocations within Southern California.
In March of 2006, Alan went to work for Arizona Pipeline Company as a Senior Estimator/Project Manager and has estimated and project managed various projects up to $30m, from facilities, to pipeline installation. In November 2010 he was promoted to Division Manager for the Steel Pipeline Division and has continued estimating, scheduling and overseeing numerous projects from the conception/bidding to completion.
Alan’s career has been his passion and he has many years’ experience estimating, managing projects and interfacing with clients and vendors.
Alan has been an active member of the Rocky Mountain Pipeline Contractors Association renamed to American Pipeline Contractors Association for the past 16 years, and in March of 2016 was appointed to the board of directors.