Nathan Waszo

Nathan Waszo

Director – Health, Safety, and Environment

Nathan joined Songer Services as a safety coordinator in 2011, barnstorming sites across the nation to gain valuable hands-on safety experience at blast furnaces, rotary furnaces, coke batteries, tin mills, roll shops and gas and oil installations. In 2017, he advanced to HSE Director as an internally-developed leader for a new generation of industrial professionals exemplifying “The Songer Way.”

Nate earned a B.S, Secondary Education History from California University of Pennsylvania in California, PA; and an M.S., Occupational Safety and Health with an Environmental Emphasis – from Columbia Southern University in Alabama. He has earned both his OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Hour Certificate, and is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

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.

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Precon Demo & Replacement — MI, USA

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

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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.