Chris Merrill - Assistant Director

Chris has worked for GBL since 2005. He is responsible for custom machinery and electronics operations on all GBL projects, and also oversees GBL’s Training and Safety programs. Before working at GBL he was a Product Engineer for 7 years at the world’s largest manufacturer of suspended scaffolding equipment, where he gained technical proficiency in the design and installation of electro-mechanical equipment for industrial applications. He has in-depth knowledge and experience designing and implementing custom electronics and controllers. OSHA 500 certified, he is qualified to lead OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour construction safety courses. Chris graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1999 and is licensed as a Special Rigger in NYC.