David Toennies - Vice President of Operations

David Toennies

Vice President of Operations

David earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tri-State University and joined Songer Services in 2010 after working for several years as a Structural Engineer within a notable Industrial/Commercial Engineering company. There, he performed work for the aluminum, petroleum, power and steel industries.

David advanced at Songer from Field Engineer in 2010 to Project Manager in 2012, and in 2014 was promoted to Vice President of Operations—now overseeing the operational efficiency of projects across America and around the world. He is an active member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Institute of Steel Technology (AIST).

Featured Projects

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Reline of Blast Furnace at Arcelor Mittal, Indiana Harbor, Indiana.

Blast Furnace Reline - IN, USA

We completed the project 2 days ahead of schedule—48 critical extra hours of operation for a furnace cranking out 13,000 tons of iron daily.

Image of Precon Demo & Replacement - Songer Services

Precon Demo & Replacement — MI, USA

On-time, on-budget demolition and replacement of scrubber & ancillary maintenance towers.

Image of Large Bell Replacement - Songer Services

Emergency Large Bell Recovery — PA, USA

Emergency response and rapid recovery for Large Bell failure at Edgar Thomson Works.

Rebuild of the Lorain Rotary Hearth Furnace at U.S. Steel Tubular, Lorain, OH

Rotary Hearth Furnace - OH, US

The rebuild project was completed under budget, ahead of schedule, and accident free. 

Coke oven battery thru wall rebuild for U.S. Steel, Clairton Coke Works, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Coke Oven Battery Thru Wall - PA, USA

Songer Services beat the schedule a whopping 6 months early, saving U.S. Steel an estimated 30 million dollars.