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Mechanical engineer

John Alfred Novak, American mechanical engineer. Registered professional engineer, Pennsylvania. 3rd class petty officer United States Navy, 1975-1977, Norfolk. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, DAV.

Background

Novak, John Alfred was born on January 26, 1954 in Pittsburgh. Son of Alfred John and Rita Rose Novak.

Education

AS in General Studies, Community College Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 1975. AS in Industrial Design and Art Technology, Community College, Pittsburgh, 1978. Bachelor of Science, Point Park College, Pittsburgh, 1984.

Career

Draftsmen trainee Heppenstall, Pittsburgh, 1978-1979. Product drafsman Mesta Machine, West Homestead, 1979-1983. Designer Sun Industries, Pittsburgh, 1983-1985.

Development engineer Juris Doctor Hollingsworth, Greenville, South Carolina, 1985-1987. Chief engineer Blaw Knox, Pittsburgh, 1987-1993. Design engineer, chief engineer Voest Alpine, 1993.

With Siemens, Canonsburg, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Avocations: computer programming, gardening, volunteer for church functions. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (computer programs) Grip Force, 1984, Center of Gravity C-Hook, 1985, Balance C-Hook, 1985, Double Pivot Tong, 1985.

Religion

The two greatest commandments are to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with your entire mind" and to "love your neighbor as yourself.".

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

3rd class petty officer United States Navy, 1975-1977, Norfolk. Member National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, DAV.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Computer programming, gardening, volunteer for church functions.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Oliverio, August 8, 1979. 1 child, Melody Joy.

father:
Alfred John

mother:
Rita Rose Novak

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Oliverio

child:
Melody Joy Novak