Donnie Hopkins serves as President of Brown & Root’s Specialty Services division (formerly Petrin LLC and Scaffolding Rental & Erection Services). With over 26 years of experience in leadership, project estimating, and construction management, Donnie oversees all aspects of the division’s operations, including asbestos and lead abatement, fireproofing, industrial insulation, thermal coatings, heat tracing, and industrial coatings.

He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s College of Engineering.

Donnie and his family reside in southeastern Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, where Donnie enjoys spending time hunting and fishing.


The leadership of Brown & Root is committed to the highest level of health, safety and environmental performance.  Our behavior-based safety program is focused on keeping our employees safe 24/7, and has resulted in world class safety performance statistics.


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