About Us

Choice Ballast Solutions staff at BWMS retrofit

Choice Ballast Solutions is focused on one thing, Ballast Water Management and we do it right ─ we provide services in pre-installation planning, system integration, operation and compliance for the life of the vessel!

LEADERSHIP

Richard A. Mueller
CEO
Jan Flores, P.E.
Vice President
Paul Mueller
Service Manager

Job Opportunities

Choice Ballast Solutions is focused on identifying, attracting and developing the most talented people to join our team. We look for leaders with diverse backgrounds and perspectives who will thrive within our culture, and contribute to our longterm success in a dynamic and growing global company. Choice Ballast Solutions can offer you career growth in a rewarding and challenging environment.

Contact us at info@choiceballast.com for job opportunities.

Current available opportunities:

Service Engineers Needed. Apply at info@choiceballast.com.

Richard A. Mueller
CEO

Richard Mueller has more than three and a half decades as a C-level executive, project manager, consultant. His experience includes overall corporate management, project management as an owner’s representative inoversight or hands-on positions. Richard also has extensive experience in vessel operations, and personnel, traffic and dispatch issues as well as providing repair and maintenance oversight.

As one of the founders of Choice Ballast Solutions,  Richard is also the President of Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. (NETSCo) NETSCo was formed in 1984 to provide engineering, design and consulting services to the maritime industry.

Richard has been a member of SNAME for over 38+ years and has held various elected positions including Chairman for the Great Lakes/Great Rivers Chapter, V.P. of Planning/Public Policy and currently serves as the FVP of Membership and Services on the Council and Executive Committee. He is a longstanding member of the U.S. Propeller Club in Cleveland, OH and Tampa, FL. Richard is also a member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and serves on the ABS Great Lakes Members Committee.

Jan Flores, P.E.
Vice President

Richard Mueller has more than three and a half decades as a C-level executive, project manager, consultant. His experience includes overall corporate management, project management as an owner’s representative inoversight or hands-on positions. Richard also has extensive experience in vessel operations, and personnel, traffic and dispatch issues as well as providing repair and maintenance oversight.

As one of the founders of Choice Ballast Solutions,  Richard is also the President of Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. (NETSCo) NETSCo was formed in 1984 to provide engineering, design and consulting services to the maritime industry.

Richard has been a member of SNAME for over 38+ years and has held various elected positions including Chairman for the Great Lakes/Great Rivers Chapter, V.P. of Planning/Public Policy and currently serves as the FVP of Membership and Services on the Council and Executive Committee. He is a longstanding member of the U.S. Propeller Club in Cleveland, OH and Tampa, FL. Richard is also a member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and serves on the ABS Great Lakes Members Committee.

Jan Flores, P.E.
Vice President

Richard Mueller has more than three and a half decades as a C-level executive, project manager, consultant. His experience includes overall corporate management, project management as an owner’s representative inoversight or hands-on positions. Richard also has extensive experience in vessel operations, and personnel, traffic and dispatch issues as well as providing repair and maintenance oversight.

As one of the founders of Choice Ballast Solutions,  Richard is also the President of Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc. (NETSCo) NETSCo was formed in 1984 to provide engineering, design and consulting services to the maritime industry.

Richard has been a member of SNAME for over 38+ years and has held various elected positions including Chairman for the Great Lakes/Great Rivers Chapter, V.P. of Planning/Public Policy and currently serves as the FVP of Membership and Services on the Council and Executive Committee. He is a longstanding member of the U.S. Propeller Club in Cleveland, OH and Tampa, FL. Richard is also a member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and serves on the ABS Great Lakes Members Committee.