Mr. Dammann has unique skill sets and an effective leadership style that promotes balance, sense of urgency, bias for action, and strong commitment to teamwork to achieve best in class Plant Operations results. Michael is effective at improving under-performing and well performing assets through setting and maintaining high standards; effective turn-around leadership; critical process and behavioral analysis; performing; critical inquiry to reveal root causes; effective coach for building and sustaining accountable teams; finding best in class standards, identifying gaps and implementing action plans to close gaps.
Michael Dammann is a graduate of Aviation High School, in New York City and obtained his A&P mechanics license in 1976. Michael served 6 years in the US Navy nuclear submarine program, as an electrician. Following military service he qualified as a Reactor Operator, and then Senior Reactor Operator at the Perry Power plants BWR-6 reactor in Ohio. He managed a multi-discipline maintenance work force at the Hope Creek and Salem nuclear facility. While participating in an 18 month assignment at the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations conducted several plant assessments and 18 assessments of accredited training programs. Was PSEG fossil utility training manager, where his training department received best in class industry training awards from the American Welding Society and Combined Cycle Magazine. He was director of outages for PSEG fossil fleet. Has an MBA from University of Phoenix. He has been with Black & Veatch as a principal consultant for the past three years involved in plant outage management, plant operations and maintenance assessments and training to improve performance.