Viega expands shipbuilding and offshore team in the West Coast territory
Elwood Ide has joined Viega LLC as the company’s newest technical manager for shipbuilding and offshore for the West Coast.
In this position, Ide will provide analysis, forecasts and guidance for developing the marine and offshore business in the California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii and British Columbia region. He will also introduce and train engineers and craftsmen to use and install new solutions that meet rigorous marine and offshore challenges.
Ide has more than 40 years of piping design engineering experience for the commercial, industrial, military and marine industries. Prior to joining Viega, Ide designed, specified and fit pipe systems for major shipyards and naval architects throughout the U.S. Recently, Ide was a marine engineer and manager for Jensen Maritime Consultants. He has also held positions as an engineering consultant, project manager and senior design engineer.