Leon Gearhart

Manager of Operations 

Leon has been working in the heavy maintenance industry for 35 years. Over the last 30 years, he has been a part of the Warfab LLC team, specializing in heavy vessels, manufacturing cross pit spreaders, dragline components & machining for power plants. Throughout the years, he has mastered field machining, optical alignment, and rigging. In 2001 he accepted the role as Project manager, leading and developing his teams, elevating his role to Plant manager in 2011. 

His values are simple, Proper Planning Prevents Poor Production. Leon has an open-door policy and believes in assisting others, and always helping his teams achieve their goals.

Sam Sullivan

Operations Coordinator

Sam began his career with Warfab LLC as a field safety representative. Over the last 14 years, Sam has progressed in his career and has held multiple positions in safety and operations. During his tenure, Sam obtained his Certified Safety Professional certification and received his bachelor’s degree from University of Texas at Tyler. Sam’s dedication to Warfab LLC’s success continues, providing coordination of personnel, logistics, material & equipment to all field projects.

James Jackson

Project Manager

James started his career with Warfab as a welder/machinist helper in 2004. He gained a great deal of on-the-job training that allowed him to quickly advance as a welder and then later as a field machinist. Most of his time was spent in the mining industry on draglines. Since then, James has represented Warfab in several other countries, including South Africa and Canada.

His core values are accountability, integrity and discipline which stemmed from having great parents and serving 4 years in the United States Army (82nd Airborne Division) as an infantryman. James enjoys spending quality time with his family, riding his horses and fishing trips with his Wife.


Kenneth Roberts

Project Manager

Kenneth brings 25+ years of welding and maintenance experience to the Warfab team. Kenneth has experience as a welder/fitter, millwright, maintenance supervisor, and project manager in both mining and power generation facilities.