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The Becht Team

Turnaround Services Manager

tiek2012Steve Tiek has over 30 years experience in refinery construction, maintenance, and turnarounds, based on his long-term career with Motiva. His experience includes project management, plant engineering, business development and refinery maintenance with emphasis in areas of turnaround planning, management, and field execution. Since joining Becht, Steve has helped one client manage an eight unit turnaround,

set up a Turnaround Services Division for the company to better coordinate the diverse services Becht Engineering provides related to turnarounds, and is helping

clients facilitate turnaround readiness reviews, scope optimizations, peer reviews and critical path reviews.

While Turnaround Manager at Motiva, Steve managed turnarounds from $5 MM to $150 MM, with responsibilities from scope development through field execution, as well as developing a unit specific safety plans for each turnaround. As a member of Motiva’s corporate team, he was responsible for setting direction, targets and goals to improve chemical plant and refinery turnaround performance in the US.

As Motiva’s Quality Systems and Processes Manager, Steve implemented new work processes in cooperation with site work process leaders and served as a member of the corporate team responsible for setting direction and priority for implementation of new work processes at sites across US. His experience at Motiva also includes work as both a Maintenance Manager and Major Projects Manager, with extensive experience in managing routine maintenance and implementing cost controls for both routine and turnaround maintenance activities.

Mr. Tiek holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre-Haute, IN.