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Matt Lykins

Chief Estimator

Matt has been employed with United since April of 1993. He started working with United at 18 years old as an apprentice, attending pipefitting and welding classes for several months. Matt worked as a Pipefitter/Welder for almost 17 years on several jobsites within the Tri-State area. Matt became a Foreman in 2002 and spent 7 years as a Foreman, supervising crews of 10-15 craftsmen on several occasions. He became an Estimator in 2009 and began by estimating several pipe fabrication projects for the Husky Lima Refinery. Matt also estimated multi-million dollar projects in the Air Separation, Steel Manufacturing, Ethanol/Biodiesel, Chemical, Paper, and Beverage/Food Grade Industries over the next 6 years. In 2015, he became Estimating Department Manager. Matt has managed multiple estimates valued up to 30 million over the past 6 years. ​

Matt has been married 23 years to his wife Melanie, he’s a father of two daughters, ages 16 and 13. His hobbies are world traveling, hiking in the Rockies, fly fishing, hunting, drawing wildlife, studying the bible, American history, and world history. Matt traveled through Europe in 2003, traveled through Greece in 2004, toured the island of Mo’orea in French Polynesia in 2012, and toured southern Ireland in 2014.