Michael J. Newport received an Associate Degree in Mechanical Technology (design and drafting) from the State University of New York, Morrisville New York in 1994. He was certified as a Graduate Home Inspector by the Center for International Certification Programs Inc. in 2006.
Prior to his employment at Jack D. Walters & Associates, Mike was an associate draftsperson and project leader/designer with Construction Design, Inc. of Grove City Ohio where he was responsible for design development, production of complete construction document and permit sets, and maintaining office information systems, hardware, and backup systems; project estimator for Command Heating Inc. of Grove City, Ohio, where he was responsible for production of HVAC system drawings, and creating accurate pricing estimates for HVAC installations; and associate draftsperson for Mark Denny Architect of Columbus, Ohio where he was responsible for production of preliminary designs and construction drawings, and for construction observation and writing field reports.
At Jack D. Walters & Associates Mike Newport has been responsible for the production, coordination, and crosschecking of construction and permit sets for architectural and engineering projects, intranet data management on large scale projects, documentation of completed projects, maintaining office computer hardware, network system, large and small format plotters, and internet data transfers. He has also served as an inspection technician for engineering issues related to both residential and commercial projects, as well as collecting data for special inspections of pre-engineered metal building installation and fabricated/welded steel framing.