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Paul Hornor, Jr.

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  • BS Mining Engineering, WVU, 1961

Mr. Hornor received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering from West Virginia University in 1961 and has been a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia since 1966.

Mr. Hornor worked for Duquesne Light Company, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1961 to 1963. He was primarily employed at its mining operations near Point Marion, Pennsylvania. In 1963, he joined his family’s engineering firm, Hornor Brothers Engineers. He served as President from 1984 to 2000 and is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Hornor retired from full-time employment in 2005. His work included the design and project administration of large and small municipal and rural water distribution systems in north central West Virginia.

As a project engineer, he was involved with every Benedum Airport construction project in Bridgeport, West Virginia from 1968 to 2000. These projects included runway improvements, utilities, parking, hangars, fuel farm, and a $32 million runway extension, which was the firm’s largest project.

Mr. Hornor’s professional memberships have included NSPE, AWWA, and ASCE. He also served as President of the T. Moore Jackson Chapter of the West Virginia Society of Professional Engineers.