Years in Industry: 27
Education: NEIP Mechanic Exam
Certifications: OSHA 30
Mr. Nikolai joins VDA in 2016 as a Senior Associate. Nick brings over 26 years of experience in the elevator industry. He is responsible for maintenance evaluations and contract negotiations, due diligence evaluations, modernization management, specification writing, new construction management, and new business development. Nick works closely with Owners, Asset Managers and Architectural Firms assisting with their vertical transportation needs
Prior to joining VDA, Nick has held roles with increasing responsibilities including a Helper, Mechanic, Local Rep, Superintendent, Elevator Company owner, Area Manager, and Modernization Manager. His responsibilities included, contract negotiations, major project management, safety policy training and adherence, Repair & Service Sales, and Technical training. He has held positions in all lines of business including New Installations, Modernization and Service.