Herb Fehlinger, PLS


Herb Fehlinger graduated in 1973 with a degree in Surveying Technology from The Pennsylvania State University. Herb has over 42 years of experience in the construction industry. Prior to forming Fehlinger Construction Group LLC., Herb was a general superintendent for 17 years with a large regional utility contractor before serving as owner and president of a medium sized utility construction company for 13 years.

Charles Fehlinger, Esq.

Vice President/Member

Charles Fehlinger earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from King’s College in 2003, he earned a Master’s degree in 2009 from The Pennsylvania State University, and earned his Juris Doctor Degree in 2009 from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. Charles has been admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania since 2009. Charles has over 17 years of experience in the utility industry.

Ben Sevinski, P.E.

Estimator/Project Manager

Ben graduated with his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from The University of Pittsburg at Johnstown in 1997. Ben is an Engineering Professional with 16 years consulting experience, 12 years as a Project Manager in the municipal and private sector, and 4 year’s experience as a Senior Project Manager and Client Manger for Marcellus Shale related projects. Ben has an active Professional Engineer certification in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Ben has an extensive background with Penn DOT and PA DEP design requirements, and permitting processes. TECHNICAL SKILLS include AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Auto TURN and Autodesk Design Review, ESRI Arcsoft GIS software, all aspects of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat, Hydraulic and hydrologic software including Autodesk Hydraflow, VTPSUHM, HEC RAS, HEC HMS, TR-55, and Haestand Methods.

Thomas R. Quinnan

Estimator/Project Manager

Tom has over 33 years of experience in civil and utility construction. Prior to joining Fehlinger, Tom was Vice President of a large regional utility construction company overseeing estimating and job management for over $40 million of work in the utility and civil construction industries. Tom has extensive knowledge of sewer, water and gas pipeline installations, PennDOT construction projects and private site development projects. Tom holds degrees in Engineering Management and Environmental Engineering from Wilkes-University, a B.S. in Business Management from King’s College, and an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University. Tom also serves as a Vice President of the Associated Pennsylvania Contractors Association and is Northeast Director and a Past President of the National Utility Contractors Association of Pennsylvania. Tom also serves as a director on the National Utility Contractors Association and is a member of the Board of Directors at Johnson College.

Robert Samanas

Safety Officer

Bob Samanas has over 39 years of experience with local regional utility construction companies prior to joining Fehlinger Construction Group LLC. Bob was responsible for sewer and water treatment plants, pump stations, bridges, and utility construction prior to his current role as Safety Officer. Bob has his OSHA 500, OSHA 501,DOT Supervision training certification, and Outreach flagger training.

Raymond Strazdus

Project Superintendent

Ray Strazdus graduated with an Associate degree in Architectural Design from Lincoln Technical Institute in 1987. Ray has 26 year’s experience in Heavy/Highway and Utility Industry as Surveyor, Foreman, and Superintendent. Ray has supervised various Army Corps of Engineers Projects including airports, dams, levee construction, penndot box culverts, road reconstruction projects, and various pipe projects. Ray is responsible for Marcellus pipelines, well connects and fabrication.

Wayne Lykon

Project Superintendent

Wayne Lykon has over 41 years of experience in the construction industry as an Operator/Foreman/Superintendent with local regional utility companies before joining Fehlinger Construction Group LLC. Wayne has an advance understanding of utility piping, deep excavation, horizontal boring, river crossings, box culverts, and gas transmission lines.