Peter Kruppenbacher

Assistant Professor, Building Construction Technology, Co-department Head

  • pkruppen@pct.edu
  • 570.320.2400 ext. 7232
  • BTC, Rm.118
Peter Kruppenbacher

Education

  • A.O.S., Building Construction- State University of New York at Alfred, Wellsville, NY
  • B.S., Vocational Technical Education - State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY
  • M.S., Educational Development & Strategies, Wilkes University

Academic Experience

  • 1986-1987, Instructor, Building Trades Program at Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES; Norwich, NY
  • 1987-1997, Associate Professor, Building Trades Program at State University of New York College of Technology at Delhi; Delhi, NY
  • 2008-present, Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Technology

Work Experience

  • 1979-1980, Cabinetmaker, The Carriage House; Sprakers, NY - Custom pine kitchens and furniture
  • 1981-1982, Carpenter, George Thomas Construction; St. Johnsville, NY - Residential and agricultural construction and remodeling, concrete work
  • 1983-1984 ,Trim Carpenter/Foreman, Erwin Voss Construction; Glen, NY - Residential construction and remodeling, trim and finish work
  • 1997-2002, Project Manager, Erwin Voss & Associates; Johnstown, NY - Residential and light commercial construction and remodeling, trim work, concrete foundations
  • 2002-2008, Owner, PV Kustom Builders; Johnstown, NY - Residential construction and remodeling, custom woodworking

Academic Activities

  • 1988-1997, Served on the Consultant Committee for the Building Trades program at the Delaware-Chenango BOCES in Sidney, NY
  • 1987-1992, Served as the chairman for the Carpentry Competition at the New York State VICA Skill Olympics
  • 1996: Served as the chairman for the Cabinetmaking Competition at the New York State VICA Skill Olympics
  • 1992, 1995, Developed and taught a full day seminar on Drywall Installation and Repair for the New York State CSEA maintenance employees, taught it at 3 sites each year
  • 1996 Developed and taught a full day seminar on Residential Exterior Maintenance for the New York State CSEA maintenance employees, taught it at 2 sites

Awards/Certifications

  • 2014, Excellence in Teaching Award, Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Authorized Trainer, 10 Hr and 30 Hr OSHA Outreach Training Program
  • AGC Master Residential Carpenter Certification