Joe Rachford

Electrical Safety Consultant

Joe Rachford is an electrical engineer with more than 40 years’ experience in the steel industry. He has diverse experience in project management and maintenance engineering, and extensive experience in high voltage power distribution systems, transformers, and electrical safety. At Gallatin Steel, he was responsible for technical training and served as the process manager for high voltage systems and facilities maintenance. He implemented the plantwide electrical safety program based on NFPA 70E and led the High Voltage program plantwide. Besides his engineering degree, he holds a master’s degree in business management from Purdue University. He holds one patent and has presented numerous technical papers.