Roberto "BOB" Pereira

Roberto 'Bob" Pereira is one of our best instructors.   He has over 36 years experience as a supervisor for a bridge painting company as well as several years as a Shop Steward  for Local 806.  He oversaw the operations of over 80 men doing painting, erecting supported and installing suspended scaffolding, lead abatement, sandblasting, heavy equipment operations and deck and masonry repairs. He also oversaw the safety operations on various infrastructure projects .  He also popularized and promoted union consciousness and values to fellow union members.  Most of all, he lead hundreds of jobsite safety meetings throughout his carreer.
Bob is also owner of Pereira Safety in East Meadow, NY where he does site safety managing.  He also speaks fluent Spanish and does spanish translation during his classes for Spanish-speaking attendees.