Mr. Ron Hink
Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass
Ron Hink is the project manager for the Bechtel Parsons Blue Grass (BPBG) team. His duties include leading the joint venture systems contractor team responsible for the design, construction, testing, operations and closure of the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP). He previously served as the BPBG assistant project manager from 2011 to 2013 and design-build manager from 2007 to 2008.
He returned to BGCAPP after serving as project manager for the New Safe Confinement and Enclosing Perimeters projects at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant projects, both located at Chernobyl, Ukraine, from 2013 to 2015.
Hink also served as project engineering manager and plant manager for the Aberdeen Chemical-Agent Disposal Facility at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, from 1999 to 2006. As plant manager, he successfully led operations to safely destroy 1,817 containers of mustard agent three years ahead of schedule.
Before his first assignment at BPBG, Hink served as the mechanical chief engineer for Bechtel Systems and Infrastructure from 2006 to 2007. His other assignments have included project manager for the K-25 Uranium Enrichment Facility Decontamination and Demolition Project in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and as deputy project manager of the Ground Based Midcourse Defense project in Madison, Alabama.
Hink has more than 33 years of experience in project and construction management and engineering of highly complex military and nuclear facilities. He is a licensed professional engineer who began his career in 1986 as a construction field engineer in nuclear power after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Colorado State University.