Member Announces Retirement
John Esch retired as chief inspector from the state of Delaware on December 31, 2018. Mr. Esch served the US Coast Guard from 1976 to 1980. He worked as an operator/mechanic and service manager before becoming a boiler inspector for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1994. In 1997, he went to work for The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company as an authorized inspector. In 1998, he became a deputy boiler inspector for the state of Delaware until assuming the role of chief.