From Wikipedia, User:Rico402:
Richard "Rico" Lehman studied the broad natural sciences curriculum at the University of Pittsburgh's Johnstown campus, graduating in 1988 with a major in geology and minors in mathematics and computer science, and was co-recipient of the Division Scholar award for geology. He is a licensed Professional Geologist (Pennsylvania, USA) specializing in engineering geology, a member of the Geological Society of America and a Charter Member of The Planetary Society.
He has conducted site-specific research and reconnaissance as well as on-site inspection and testing for numerous public and private projects, including roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, commercial and industrial buildings, dams, landfills, structural fills, soil and rock anchor systems, slope stabilization and failure remediation, and environmental analysis and remediation. Related managerial and supervisory responsibilities have included project management, client relations, site supervision and employee training.
An electronics enthusiast since the age of twelve and a Certified Audio Consultant, he was a part-time sound reinforcement and recording engineer from 1977 through 1994, usually setting up and mixing two or more shows a week, along with the occasional remote or studio recording session. He also served as From
electronics technician, electrician and general repair technician. He still does occasional live mixing and remote or studio recording, as well as system and venue consulting and equipment repair. Having taken up digital audio engineering in 2005, he has lately been working primarily on digitizing and editing a collection of analog recordings he authored of various Pennsylvania-based rock bands and acoustic acts.
From 1974 to 1985 he was employed in the Electrical Department of Bethlehem Steel Corporation's now-defunct Johnstown (PA) plant. For most of that time he was responsible for the receipt, cataloging and storage of electrical and electronic parts and supplies, and their distribution to the various units that comprised the Johnstown plant, as well as maintaining an inventory of common items, managing the warehouse and training new employees. At other times he was employed in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment, as well as electrical construction. He has also worked as a freelance residential electrician.
For a total of about twelve months between 1978 and 1980, he was employed as a salesman, technician and store manager for a local consumer electronics outlet. His responsibilities specifically entailed supervising the opening of a second store in East McKeesport, PA in 1979, including store layout, construction design, electrical upgrades, contractor relations and purchasing.