ST. LOUIS – John R. Middendorf has re-joined Murphy Company as a senior project manager, industrial. The announcement was made by David Zach, vice president, industrial for the mechanical contracting and engineering firm.
Middendorf holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a master’s in engineering management from Missouri University of Science & Technology. He began his career as a summer intern with the company while studying at Missouri S&T and then worked full-time for Murphy Co. from 1978 to 1980, and again from 1987 to 1998 as project manager, then vice president of its industrial division.
He has worked on numerous large industrial and plant projects throughout the country, including refineries, steel plants and power plants. He has planned and managed numerous refinery projects and installations/repairs of large cokers; crude, vacuum and blast furnaces; and gas cleaning systems, among others.