Alvaro Arellano is a Field Technician with the Terra-Petra Waterproofing Division. In this role, Alvaro is responsible for conducting testing in the field for window, door, storefront, curtain wall, skylight and exterior wall assemblies. Alvaro is responsible for ensuring strict adherence to ASTM and AAMA testing, quality assurance and performance criteria. Alvaro is also an Electronic Leak Detection technician responsible for checking the integrity of installed podium slab waterproofing systems and roofing membranes.
Alvaro is trained and certified by the following manufacturers for the inspection of numerous waterproofing products; CETCO, Tremco Commercial Sealants and Waterproofing, Tremco Barrier Solutions and Epro Waterproofing Systems among others. With previous experience designing seismic bracing arms for hospitals and government facilities, he is well-versed in the coordination of construction projects and able to provide valuable feedback when working with field personnel. Alvaro is also familiar with Auto-CAD.
He joined Terra-Petra’s team in the beginning of 2013 with 5 years of experience in the construction industry as a Project Engineer with both C.H. Stone Plumbing and ISAT/Tomarco Construction. Now with many years of experience to hang his hat on and a career that is in full swing, Alvaro is very familiar with multiple systems offered to the commercial industry. An ever-present professional, Alvaro is a big believer in “showing up” on a job-site on-time and being knowledgeable of the current system installation to be put into place.
Licensed by the city of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety as a Deputy Methane Building Inspector (DMBI), Alvaro holds an Associate of Science (A.S.) in architecture and an Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree from Rio Hondo College.