Jason Avant joined the ASTAR, Inc. team in June of 2015 and serves as the VP of Operations for the Eastern Region. Avant has a multitude of experience in management, training, inspection, production, and pipeline evaluation. Avant’s expertise comes from an extensive career in welding inspection and pipeline operations supervision. Avant is currently studying business at Southern New Hampshire University. Avant is a Certified Welding Inspector, Evaluator and Proctor with Veriforce, MEA, ITS, and NCCER, and has had training in Butt Fusion and Electrofusion. In Avant’s current role, he manages client relations and ensures OQ compliance requirements, while overseeing general operations for the Eastern Region of ASTAR, Inc.