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SSR Acquires Medical Equipment Planning Firm SHR

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Strategic Hospital Resources (SHR), an Atlanta-based medical equipment planning firm. SSR will immediately combine operations with SHR, a global FF&E (furniture, fixtures, and equipment) planning and clinical consulting firm incorporated in the […]

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SSR’s Commitment to Making a Difference

In 2018, Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. is celebrating the firm’s 50th anniversary, focusing on making a difference to their clients, colleagues, and communities. As part of this commitment, SSR focused on improving the communities we serve throughout the year with two programs — Day of Making a Difference and Granting Change. On August 17 and […]

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SSR Announces Change in Executive Leadership

              Nashville based engineering and consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) has announced changes to its executive leadership in conjunction with the firm’s 50th anniversary. Steve Lane, the firm’s current President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Rob Barrick as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer. Barrick will continue […]

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SSR Announces New Board Members and Officers

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Ross, PE, and Susan Osterberg to the SSR Board of Directors. “SSR has benefited greatly from Susan’s and Jon’s leadership and commitment,” said Rob Barrick, Chairman of the Board. “They have […]

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Sarasota Office Expands with Technology Designer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Mark Hana has joined the firm as a Technology Designer in the Sarasota office. Hana is an experienced electrical designer with over seven years of experience in a variety of industries, including healthcare, commercial, […]

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SSR to Sponsor and Speak at this Year’s CxEnergy Conference

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. is proud to yet again be a Silver Sponsor of CxEnergy 2017 Conference & Expo, the premier event in building commissioning and energy management. This year’s event will take place April 24-27  in Orlando, FL. SSR’s Steve Harrell, CxA, along with Director Facilities Management East Region of BayCare Health System Tom Davis, […]

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Carr Joins SSR Dallas as Senior Project Manager

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Chris Carr, PE, DBIA, LEED AP, CEM, has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in the Dallas office. Carr is a mechanical engineer with over 13 years of experience in the industry […]

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Memphis Office Expands with Senior Mechanical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Aaron Whitten, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Mechanical Engineer in the Memphis office. Whitten has over 18 years of experience in mechanical engineering, project coordination, and quality control, specifically in the […]

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Denver Office Expands with Senior Mechanical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Scott Nance, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Mechanical Engineer in the Denver office. Nance is an experienced Mechanical Engineer with over 15 years of experience in a variety of markets including […]

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CADD Drafter Joins Sarasota Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Chaser Hassell will be joining the firm in Sarasota as a CADD Drafter. Hassell has experience in electrical work, and he earned his Autodesk Professional certificate from Manatee Technical Institute in Bradenton, Florida, in […]

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Civil Engineer Joins Nashville Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Luke Williams, PE, has joined the firm in Nashville as a Civil Engineer. “From our very first conversation, Luke struck me as an individual,” said Andrew Johnson, Regional Operations Leader. “His personality and technical […]

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SSR Hires Mechanical Designer in Dallas

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Brett McQueen as a Mechanical Designer in the firm’s Dallas office. “We’re excited to have Brett join our Dallas office,” said Darren Harvey, Principal. “He brings a well-balanced amount of design and modeling experience in mechanical, electrical, […]

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SSR Adds Plumbing Designer in Denver

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Brayan Gomez has joined the firm as a Plumbing Designer in the Denver office. “We are really excited to have Brayan join our growing team in the Denver office,” said Jeffery Mandrell, Principal and […]

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SSR Hires BIM Support Specialist in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Mark Schmith has joined the firm as a BIM Support Specialist in the Nashville office. “When I met Mark I could tell he had a passion for technology and helping people embrace new processes,” […]

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Connect with Us: November

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of November. DBIA’s Design-Build Conference & Expo, which will be held in Las Vegas, NV, from November 2-4, attracts industry professionals spanning the entire A/E/C […]

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Senior Technology Consultant Joins Team in Dallas

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Miller as a Senior Technology Consultant in the firm’s Dallas office. “I’m excited for Mike to join our group in Dallas,” stated Ray Tucker, Principal with SSR. “He has an extensive […]

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Hackett Joins SSR’s Commissioning Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Edward Hackett has joined the Nashville office. Hackett will serve as a senior electrical commissioning agent in the firm’s commissioning program. Hackett has over 30 years of experience in quality control. His past responsibilities […]

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Eggers Joins SSR Team in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Ryan Eggers has joined the firm as a BIM Project Coordinator in the Nashville office. “We are happy to bring Ryan to the Nashville office as someone who will help coordinate project setup and […]

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Operations Account Analyst Joins Team in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Katie Tierney has joined the Nashville office as the new operations account analyst. Tierney is an experienced account auditor with over three years of experience at a professional CPA firm. Her past responsibilities have […]

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Perigo Joins SSR’s Commissioning Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Jason Perigo has joined the Nashville office. Perigo will serve as an electrical commissioning field agent in the firm’s commissioning program. “Jason brings nineteen years of previous experience in electrical systems design, consulting, and […]

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Connect with Us: October

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of October. This year’s Alabama Society for Healthcare Engineering (AlaSHE) Fall Conference will take place October 5-7 in Orange Beach, AL. The conference is […]

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Denver Office Expands with Senior Electrical Engineer/Project Manager

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Dan Grant, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Electrical Engineer/Project Manager in the Denver office. Grant is an experienced Electrical Engineer with over 35 years of experience in a variety of markets […]

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Barnes Joins SSR’s Commissioning Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Amanda Barnes has joined the Nashville office where she will serve as an administrative assistant for the commissioning program. “Amanda comes to SSR with a wealth of experience as an executive administrative assistant in […]

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SSR Adds Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer in Houston

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Matthew Short, PE has joined the firm as a Project Manager and Mechanical Engineer in the Houston office. Short has six years of experience with HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection design for healthcare, educational, […]

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SSR Expands Building Enclosure Commissioning Personnel in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Michael “Mike” Spach has joined the firm as a building enclosure commissioning (BECx) specialist in the firm’s Nashville office. “Mike Spach joins the BECx group as a knowledgeable Roofing Technician,” stated Mike Coyne, Senior […]

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SSR Announces New Board Member, Marty G. Dickens

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marty G. Dickens to the SSR Board of Directors. “While our firm is employee-owned, we have had independent outside board members for thirty years, said Rob Barrick, CEO and Chairman of the […]

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Civil Engineer Joins Team in Memphis

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Jeffery Karafa, PE, has joined the firm as a Civil Engineer in the Memphis office. “Jeff is going to be a great addition to our already strong civil and transportation engineering team in Memphis,” […]

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SSR Hires Desktop Support Specialist in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Mark Lipford has joined the firm as a Desktop Support Specialist in the Nashville office. “From the moment I met Mark I knew he would be a good fit for in our department and […]

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Senior Electrical Engineer Joins Orlando Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Eugenio “Gady” De Alba, PE, has joined the firm in Orlando as a Senior Electrical Engineer. “Gady has already proven to be a valuable asset and an extremely dedicated employee,” said Charles Alexander, Senior […]

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Connect with Us: September

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of September. Colleagues from SSR’s Texas offices will be in attendance at the Construction Owners Association of America’s Texas Fall Workshop conference taking place […]

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Construction Manager Joins Memphis Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Craig Wilkerson has joined the firm as a Construction Manager in the Memphis office. “We are fortunate to be able to add Craig Wilkerson to our team,” said Scott Barry, Senior Principal with SSR. […]

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Connect with Us: August

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of August. SSR is proud to sponsor Vanderbilt University’s 10th Annual Healthcare Design and Construction Symposium taking place August 3–4, Nashville, TN. This year’s […]

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Gandica Joins SSR Houston as Senior Project Manager

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Simon Gandica, PMP, has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in the Houston office. “We are very excited and fortunate to have Simon join our Houston office,” said Kevin Wolfford, Principal. “Simon […]

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Senior Electrical Designer Joins Dallas Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Vasilica “Vasi” Mihaila will be joining the firm in Dallas as a Senior Electrical Designer. “We are excited to have Vasi join our Dallas office as a senior electrical designer,” stated Darren Harvey, Principal. “Her […]

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Douglas Joins SSR’s Commissioning Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Laura Douglas has joined the Nashville office where she will serve as an administrative assistant for the commissioning program. “Laura brings a solid track record of multi-tasking and exceling at a wide variety of […]

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Structural EIT Joins Team in Memphis

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Kristen Haltom has joined the firm as an Structural EIT in the Memphis office. Haltom is a recent college graduate with experience in civil engineering sciences including steel design, structural materials, and reinforced concrete […]

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Connect with Us: July

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of July. This year’s ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition, scheduled for July 10–13 in Denver, CO, promises to be a great conference filled […]

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Connect with Us: June

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of June. On June 3rd, David Stymiest, PE, CHFM, CHSP, FASHE, will speak at the Louisiana Society for Healthcare Facilities Management (LASHFM) 2nd Quarter […]

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Mechanical EIT Joins Team in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Jacob Verdin has joined the firm as an Mechanical EIT in the Nashville office. “We are very excited about the addition of Jacob to the Nashville mechanical group,” said Kevin Graham, Mechanical Discipline Leader. “He […]

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Eight Selected to Participate in SSR’s Summer Intern Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects introduces the eight participants in the 2016 summer internship program. Covering three of the firm’s major service lines, the program lasts two to three months with interns gaining valuable, hands-on experience working on projects that reinforce the fundamental skills […]

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SSR Hires Business Development Specialist

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, announces the hiring of a new business development specialist, Karley Fant. Fant will play an integral role supporting the firm’s business development partners and their efforts related to selling mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design services, as well as […]

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Senior Electrical Designer Joins Orlando Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Randy Taylor will be joining the firm in Orlando as a Senior Electrical Designer. “Randy is real go-getter with an incredibly positive attitude,” said Charles Alexander Senior Project Manager. “He will be a tremendous […]

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Electrical EIT Joins Team in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Eric Nedelijko has joined the firm as an Electrical EIT in the Nashville office. “We are excited to add Eric to the Nashville office to continue to bring new talent and growth to the […]

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SSR Hires Commissioning Principal for Houston Area

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that William (Bill) Schlageter, PE, LEED AP, CxA, CEA, CEM, EMP, has joined the firm as a Principal for the Commissioning program in the firm’s Houston office. “When I first saw Bill’s resume, I immediately […]

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Connect with Us: May

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of May. Join Clay Seckman, PE, Rusty Ross, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CxA, Darren Harvey, PE, LEED AP, and Kevin Wolfford, CPD, at this […]

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Rumbaugh Joins SSR’s Marketing Team

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Christina Rumbaugh has joined the Nashville office where she will serve as a marketing coordinator. “We are pleased to have Christina join our marketing team,” said Kenny Diehl, Senior Principal for SSR. “We look forward to utilizing […]

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SSR Hires Two Mechanical Engineers in Firm’s Florida Offices

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce that David Simmons, PE, LEED AP, and George Montgomery, EIT, have joined the firm in the growing MEP group. Simmons will be a Senior Mechanical Engineer in the firm’s Sarasota office; Montgomery will join our […]

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Dallas Office Expands with Electrical Engineer/Client Relationship Manager

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the hiring of a new client relationship manager, Ben Szela, PE, CEA, in the firm’s Dallas office. Szela is an experienced Electrical Engineer with nearly 15 years of experience in a variety of markets including commercial, healthcare, and […]

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SSR Hires Training and Development Manager

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hire Blake Mohler as a Training and Development Manager. This newly created position for the firm, based in Nashville, TN, will support firm-wide initiatives and efforts to strengthen overall training and development in the organization. Mohler brings a […]

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Connect with Us: April

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of April. The Texas Association of Healthcare Facilities Management’s (TAHFM) annual Interlink conference will take place April 3-6 in Dallas. The conference provides ongoing […]

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Electrical Designer Joins Sarasota Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Jason Pillsbury as an Electrical Designer in the firm’s Sarasota office. Pillsbury is a 16 year industry veteran with extensive design and construction experience in electrical systems for a variety of market sectors including healthcare, higher education, […]

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SSR’s Dallas Office Grows by Two

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired two technical personnel in the firm’s Dallas office. Ray Lewis, PE, joins as a Senior Electrical Engineer; Thomas Lenz as a Plumbing/Fire Protection Designer. Lewis brings 31 years of industry experience in electrical power distribution design for […]

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Construction Manager Joins Memphis Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Darrie Jenkins, Jr., EI, as a Construction Manager in the firm’s Memphis office. “We are excited to have Darrie join our team,” said Scott Barry, Senior Principal with SSR. “As a graduate mechanical engineer with multiple years […]

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Electrical EIT Joins Technology Team in Houston

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Jerry Manning, EIT, as a Technology EIT in the firm’s Houston office. “I’m excited for Jerry to join our group in Houston,” stated Ray Tucker, Principal with SSR. “He’s young and I expect him to bring a […]

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Connect with Us: March

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of March. This year’s Georgia Society for Healthcare Engineers annual meeting will take place in Cordele, GA, March 9-11. SSR is excited to be […]

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SSR Hires Mechanical Designer in Memphis

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Jennifer Marsh as a Mechanical Designer in the firm’s Memphis office. “Jennifer is a great fit for our team,” stated Scott Barry, Principal with SSR. “We are looking forward to her return, her positive attitude, and great […]

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Senior Mechanical Designer Joins Dallas Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Ronnie Fender as a Senior Mechanical Designer in the firm’s Dallas office. “We are excited to have Ronnie join our team”, said Darren Harvey, Principal of the Dallas office.  He brings a wealth of design knowledge as […]

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Connect with Us: February

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of February. Debbie Gregory, RN, BSN, will be speaking at the ACE Business Summit and Reverse Expo in Atlanta, GA, February 1 – 3. […]

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Mechanical EI Joins SSR in Denver

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the hiring of Micah Little in the firm’s MEPT program. Little joins the Denver office as a Mechanical EI. A recent college graduate, Little earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mississippi State University (MSU). While in school, […]

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Plumbing / Fire Protection EIT Joins Nashville Staff

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Samuel (Sam) Luna, EIT, as an addition to the Plumbing/Fire Protection design group  in the firm’s Nashville office. “We are excited to have Sam join our design group,” said Mike Griffin, Plumbing and Fire Protection Discipline Manager. […]

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Infrastructure Program Continues Growth

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Justin Abart as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist in the firm’s Memphis office. “We are thrilled to have Justin with us again, he is going to be a key contributor for us as we expand our GIS services,” […]

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Connect with Us: January

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of January. SSR will be exhibiting at the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents’ Winter Conference, taking place in Jackson, MS, January 24-27. The conference […]

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SSR Denver Office Grows By Two

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the hiring of Patrick Velez and April Buchholz in the firms MEPT program. Velez joins as a Plumbing Designer; Buchholz as an Administrative Assistant. “We are extremely happy to have Patrick joining our team at SSR,” said Jeff […]

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SSR’S Infrastructure Program Grows in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the addition of Teresa Berry in the firm’s Infrastructure Program. Berry will serve as a contract administrator for various transportation projects. “Teresa’s knowledge and experience with the State of Tennessee’s process and procedures will benefit our program tremendously,” […]

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Senior Personnel and EI Join SSR in Houston

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the hiring of Ari Fleitman, PE, LEED AP, and Gregory Jeffus, EI, in the firms MEPT program. Fleitman joins as a Principal and Senior Mechanical Engineer; Jeffus as a Mechanical EI. “We are extremely excited to have Ari […]

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EI Joines SSR’s Memphis Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing and consulting firm, has hired  Alexander “Scott” Adkins, EI, to work in the firm’s Memphis office “We hired Scott to expand our process engineering capabilities,” said Scott Barry, Principal with SSR. “In the near term, he’ll be working closely with our senior process engineers […]

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SSR Hires Technology Intern in Sarasota

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Joseph Shannon, EI, to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program as a Technology Intern in Sarasota. “As an intern, Joseph will be able to work in the technology environment before making a permanent commitment, said Ray Tucker, Principal […]

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Connect with Us: November

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of November. SSRCx will be exhibiting at the annual Design Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) Conference and Expo in Denver, CO, November 2-4. Join […]

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Connect with Us: October

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of October. SSR is proud, once again, to be an exhibitor and sponsor at the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Annual Meeting. This year’s conference, “Mission […]

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Orlando Office Hires Experienced Mechanical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces it has hired Stephen (Steve) Bosch, PE, as a Mechanical Engineer in the firm’s Orlando office. Bosch comes to SSR with over 17 years of industry experience and has worked on an extensive list of successfully completed healthcare […]

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Nashville Office Gains Electrical EI/Project Manager

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces it has hired Mario Valentini as an Electrical EI and Project Manager in the firm’s Nashville office. Mario comes to SSR after spending 10 years as a project manager for an electrical contractor on heavy industrial projects.   In […]

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Connect with Us: September

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of September. Members of the Building Solutions and Commissioning programs will be attending the Rocky Mountain APPA Annual Meeting taking place September 9-11 in […]

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SSR Promotes Two to Leadership Roles in new Infrastructure Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has promoted Ian Engstrom, PE, and Andrew Johnson, PE, LEED AP, CPESC, to Operations Managers. The promotions are in conjunction with the integration of the Horizontal and Civil Environmental programs into a single Infrastructure program. Both will report to […]

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Rolen Joins SSR as BIM Project Coordinator in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Philip Rolen has joined the Nashville office where he will serve as BIM project coordinator. Rolen bring over ten years of AEC experience, including the last five spent as a BIM planner. In his most recent role, […]

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Houston Office Gains Senior Project Manager/ Mechanical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces it has hired Juan Jose Benitez, PE, as a Senior Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer in the firm’s Houston office. Benitez comes to SSR with 27 years of experience in the industry. He’s experienced with HVAC system design for healthcare, […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Mechanical Designer in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Patrick Hague, LEED AP, to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “We are extremely excited to bring Patrick on-board with our group here in Nashville,” said Kevin Graham, PE, LEED AP, SSR’s Mechanical Discipline Leader in […]

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SSR Announces Change in Senior Leadership

Nashville based engineering and consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) has announced changes to its corporate leadership structure. Chairman and CEO Rob Barrick announced that the SSR Board of Directors promoted Steve Lane to President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Susan Osterberg to Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Barrick stated that the moves are […]

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Hitchel Joins SSR’s Marketing Team in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Jodi Hitchel has joined the Nashville office where she will serve as a marketing coordinator. “We are excited to have Jodi join our team,” said Kenny Diehl, Senior Principal for SSR. “She brings a unique set of […]

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Connect with Us: August

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of August. SSR is a proud Platinum sponsor of this year’s SASHTO conference, taking place in our hometown of Nashville, TN. The conference, which […]

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Senior Plumbing Designer Joins Nashville Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Eric Smith as a Senior Plumbing Designer in the firm’s Nashville office. Smith brings 15 years of experience as a senior plumbing and fire protection designer. He has extensive experience in plumbing, fire protection, and medical gas […]

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Belmont University’s Wedgewood Academic Center achieves LEED Platinum certification

Ten months after a successful opening, the Wedgewood Academic Center was recently awarded prestigious LEED Platinum® certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), making Belmont the first University in Tennessee and the first LEED for New Construction project in Nashville to achieve that level, the highest in the LEED ratings system. SSR provided commissioning and […]

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SSR Houston Office Grows by Two

Packer joins firm as Electrical Engineer/Project Manager; Toland as Administrative Assistant Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired two new employees in the firm’s Houston office. Thomas Packer, PE, joins the team as an Electrical Engineer and Project Manager. Nicole Toland will serve as […]

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Tom Divine Joins CSE Editorial Advisory Board

SSR’s own Tom Divine, PE, has joined the Consulting-Specifying Engineer editorial advisory board. Tom has written and contributed to numerous articles for the publication over his 31 year career. Tom is a Senior Electrical Engineer in the firm’s Houston office

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Connect with Us: July

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of July. Both SSR and SSRCx will be attending at this year’s ASHE Annual Conference in Boston, MA, July 12-15.  Join us and 3,000 […]

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Denver Office Gains Project Manager/ Mechanical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces it has hired George Augustini, PE, CEM, LEED AP BD+C, as a Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer in the firm’s Denver office. “We are extremely excited to have George part of our growing team in the Denver office,” said Jeff […]

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Chadwell Joins SSR’s Human Resources Team

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Nicole (Nikki) Chadwell has joined the Nashville office where she will serve as a human resources administrative assistant. “We’re very excited for Nikki to join our team,” said Susan Osterberg, Vice President, Human Resources.  “She comes to […]

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Structural EI Expands SSR’s Horizontal Program in Memphis

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing and consulting firm, has hired Lauren Harrett, EI, to work in the firm’s expanding Horizontal Program in Memphis. “We are very excited to have Lauren on board with us full time after interning with our team during the spring semester,” said Ian Engstrom, […]

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SSR Expands Civil/Environmental Program in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the addition of two engineering interns, Kate MacIndoe, EI and Ashley Goddard, EI to work in the firms expanding Civil/Environmental Program. “We are excited to have Kate and Ashley join the Civil/Environmental Program,” said Bo Butler, PE, Senior […]

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SSR Hires Clinical Outcomes Analyst in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Anna Buckner to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program as a Clinical Outcomes Analyst in Nashville. SSR’s new service offering, Clinical Consulting, is designed to improve clinical staff efficiency and patient care effectiveness,” said Ray Tucker, Principal with […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Mechanical EI in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Braden Maphet, EI, to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “Braden is a great addition to our growing MEPT Program, bringing a great attitude and high energy to the office every day,” said Mike Rogers, Principal for SSR. “We […]

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SSRCx Hires Mechanical Commissioning Agent in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Kevin Rumbolt, EI, has joined the Nashville office where he will serve as a Commissioning Agent. “Kevin will be adding a much needed depth in our commissioning team’s pre-construction services group,” said Rusty Ross, PE, LEED AP […]

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Connect with Us: June

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of June. Members of SSR’s Civil and Environmental Program, as well as Horizontal Program, will be exhibiting at the Tennessee Municipal League 2015 Annual […]

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Nine Selected to Participate in SSR’s Summer Intern Program

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects introduces the nine participants in the 2015 summer internship program. Covering three of the firm’s major service lines, the program lasts two to three months with interns gaining valuable, hands on experience working on projects that reinforce the fundamental […]

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SSR Enters into Strategic Partnership with BES Plus Tech, LLC

SSR recently entered into a strategic partnership with BES Plus Tech, LLC, a Building Energy Sciences company, to provide Automatic Fault Detection and Diagnostics software – Performance Plus (P+) — as a Professional Service on Design and Commissioning projects where feasible and applicable. This partnership will enable us to deliver these services in a cost […]

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SSRCx Expands Building Enclosure Commissioning Personnel in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Brian Marsh, EI, expanding company’s building enclosure commissioning (BECx) service line. “Brian brings a fresh perspective to our BECx team,” said Rick Ziegler, BECx Senior Project Manager.  “He is passionate about what we do and will be […]

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Hyssong Joins SSR’s Marketing Team in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Trevor Hyssong has joined the Nashville office where he will serve as a marketing assistant. “We are excited for Trevor to join our team,” said Kenny Diehl, Senior Principal for SSR. “He brings a unique set of […]

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SSR Memphis Gains Two Civil Engineers

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, has hired George Holliday, PE, and Taylor Smith, EI, to work in the firm’s Horizontal program in the Memphis office.  Holliday joins the firm as a senior civil engineer and Smith as a civil EI. Holliday brings nearly 40 […]

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SSR’s Technology Group’s Growth Continues

Graves and Hawroth join SSR as Senior Technology Consultants Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, announces the addition of two consultants to its Technology Group.  Darren Graves and Lawrence (Lonnie) Haworth, RCCD, LEED AP, both join SSR as Senior Technology Consultants. Graves re-joins SSR’s Houston […]

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MEPT Program Expands in Houston with Senior Plumbing Designer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Jeffrey Perry, CPD, to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “We are excited to have Jeff join us here in Houston,” said Kevin Wolfford, CPD, Regional Operations Director with SSR. “He brings not only solid plumbing […]

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Connect with Us: May

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce our conference and tradeshow schedule around the country during the month of May. Chad Miller, PE, LEED AP, will be attending and exhibiting at the South Carolina Society for Hospital Engineers Spring conference, taking place […]

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SSR Nashville Gains CEI Technician

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, has hired Patrick Harrington, EI, to work in the firm’s Horizontal program in the Nashville office.  Harrington joins the firm as a CEI technician. “Patrick brings great experience on large construction projects,” said Patrick Smith, Senior Principal.  “His knowledge […]

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SSR Named to Nashville’s Mayor’s Workplace Challenge Hall of Fame

Firm also earns three seals of distinction Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is honored to be inducted into the Mayor’s Workplace Challenge Hall of Fame. As a participant in the challenge since it started in 2012, SSR has emphasized a collective commitment to making […]

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SSR Grows Nashville MEPT Group with Two

Johnson returns as Client Relationship Manager and Rush joins as Electrical EI Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Scott Johnson, PE, and Britten Rush, EI, to work in the expanding MEPT program in the firms Nashville office. Johnson is joining the team as […]

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Connect with Us: April

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce that several SSR team members will be representing the firm at various conferences around the country during the month of April. SSR is proud to sponsor the Memphis Chapter of CSI’s Products Display Show, Build […]

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Two SSR Projects Recognized by MS ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

Methodist Olive Branch Hospital receives Grand Conceptor Award; Hernando Lagoon Reclamation project receives Owner Award Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce that two projects were recently recognized by the Mississippi ACEC chapter’s 2015 Engineering Excellence Awards. Methodist Olive Branch Hospital was […]

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New Leader Joins SSR in Orlando

MEPT Program Continues to Expand with Senior Leader Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces the hiring of a new leader in its Orlando office. Angel Lorenzo, PE, LEED AP BD+C, joins the firms expanding MEPT program as a client relationship manager and office principal. […]

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SSR’s Houston Office Grows with Three

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Leslie Doak, Christopher Mitchell, and Brian Parrott to work in the firms Houston office. Doak is joining the team as a CADD operator, Mitchell as a senior electrical designer, and Parrott as a senior mechanical designer. “We […]

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MEPT Program Expands in Sarasota with Senior Electrical Designer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR ) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Paul Gammons to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “Paul has hit the ground running and is a great addition to our electrical staff,” said Randy Rogers, LEED AP, Regional Practice Leader with SSR. “He increases […]

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SSR’s Sustainable Practice Expands in Nashville

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Andy Brophy has joined the Nashville office where he will serve as a Building Performance Technician. “Andy brings a strong background in building performance and client satisfaction to our sustainability consulting group,” said Eric Sheffer, SSR Principal […]

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Connect with Us: March

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce that several SSR team members will be representing the firm at various conferences around the country during the month of March. Laura Ludwig, PE, QCxP and Steve Harrell, CEM, CxA will be presenting at the ASHRAE […]

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Connect with Us: February

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is pleased to announce that several SSR team members will be representing the firm at various conferences around the country during the month of February. Kevin Wolfford, CPD, Regional Operations Director will be attending the COAA Winter Workshop, taking […]

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Nashville Office Gains Senior Project Manager

Brett Griffin brings extensive experience with Mission Critical Facilities Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces it has hired Brett Griffin, PE, LEED AP, as a Senior Project Manager in the firm’s Nashville office. Griffin joins SSR with a wealth of experience with mission critical […]

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Three Senior Personnel Join SSR in Houston

MEPT Program Continues to Expand with Two Mechanical Personnel and One Construction Administrator Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., an engineering design and facility consulting firm, announces that they have hired three senior personnel in the Houston office. Nathen Maddox, Mark Pontz, PE, and Jim Vangorder join the firms expanding MEPT program. Maddox will serve as a […]

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Hildebracht and Wise Join SSR in Nashville and Orlando

MEPT Program Continues to Expand with Two Plumbing Designers Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., an engineering design and facility consulting firm, announces that Christine Hildebracht, CPD, and Sean Wise have joined SSR’s MEPT program. Hildebracht will serve as a plumbing designer in the firm’s Nashville office. Wise will serve as a senior designer in the Orlando […]

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Horizontal Program Expands in Knoxville

Sean McGavic brings experience and leadership to the Knoxville office Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Sean McGavic to work in the firm’s expanding Horizontal Program. McGavic joins SSR as a CEI Technician in the firm’s Knoxville office. He has solid experience with transportation projects […]

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Houston Office Gains Client Relationship Manager

John Hardesty joins team with over 40 years of experience Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces it has hired John Hardesty, PE, CEM, CxA, LEED AP, CSDP, CBCP, as a Client Relationship Manager/Principal in the firm’s Houston, TX office. Hardesty joins SSR with a […]

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Two SSR Health Care Projects Recognized by ENR as Regional Best Projects

Memorial Hermann Healthcare System’s East Tower and Methodist Olive Branch Hospital received Award of Merit recognition  Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is proud to announce that two of its projects have been recognized by Engineering News-Record’s Regional Best Projects 2014, a program that honors […]

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SSR’s Memphis Office Continues To Grow

Kyle Kempka Joins Firms Expanding MEPT Program Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is proud to announce the addition of Kyle Kempka to the firms expanding Memphis, TN office. Kempka joins SSR’s MEPT Program as an Engineer in Training. “We are excited to add Kyle […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Mechanical EIT in Dallas

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Phillip Kotta to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “We are extremely excited about Phillip joining our Dallas team,” said Justin Davis, Principal with SSR. “He is a very integral piece of the Dallas office growth going forward.” […]

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Nelson Expands SSR’s Memphis Office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has hired Fredrick Nelson to work in the firms Memphis office. Nelson will be joining SR’s team as a CADD Drafter. The expansion of the firm’s MEP staff will support more Revit production efforts in Memphis and the surrounding […]

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MEPT Program Expands in Texas

SSR hires two new mechanical engineers Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Leon Williams and Matthew Manske to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. Williams joins SSR as a Mechanical Engineer and Project Manager in the firm’s Houston office. “We are extremely excited to […]

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Cox Health Reveals New Project

Cox Health Branson reveals new Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit In early September 2014, Cox Medical Center Branson in Branson, MO hosted a tour and a ribbon cutting ceremony, revealing the new, three-story, $30 million Emergency Department and expanded Critical Care Unit (CCU). CoxHealth recently opened a state-of-the-art addition to their hospital in Branson, […]

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Two SSR Projects Recognized by Modern Healthcare

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital receives Award of Excellence; Owensboro Health Regional Hospital takes home Honorable Mention Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects is proud to announce that two of its projects have been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s 2014 Design Awards, a program that recognizes excellence in […]

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Connect with SSR at Events in October

With fall in full swing, the month October is packed full of conferences, tradeshows, and symposiums that we would like to connect with you at. SSR and SSRCx will be traveling across the country with thought leaders and personnel speaking and exhibiting from Washington D.C. to San Francisco. September 29th – October 1st Clay Seckman […]

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Ben Shepard Joins SSRCx

SSRCx, the facilities commissioning and sustainability consulting branch of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), has hired Ben Shepard, PE, CEM, CMVP, CDSMP, as a Continuous Commissioning® Project Manger in the Nashville office. “We are excited to have Ben joining our staff,” said Steve Harrell, CEM, CxA, a Principal with SSRCx and Continuous Commissioning® Manager. “He […]

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Dallas Office Expands

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Byron Castro to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “Byron’s expertise and background are huge addition to our Dallas office,” said Justin Davis, Principal with SSR. “We look forward to contributions he will make in supporting our continued […]

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Horizontal Program Continues to Expand

Michael Breza brings experience and leadership to the Knoxville office. Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Michael Breza to work in the firm’s expanding Horizontal Program. “Michael brings to SSR the exact skills that we need on a project at this very moment,” said Ken […]

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Structural Engineer Expands SSR’s Horizontal Program

Hollander brings experience in commercial, industrial, and water/wasterwater structures Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing and consulting firm, has hired Brian Hollander, PE, to work in the firm’s expanding Horizontal Program. “Brian’s experience in construction and specialty foundations is a strong addition to our middle Tennessee structural  group,” said […]

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SSRCx Expands Building Enclosure Commissioning Personnel

Greg Isaacs Brings BECx Experience and Expertise SSRCx, the facilities commissioning and sustainability consulting branch of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), has hired Greg Isaacs, PE, expanding company’s building enclosure commissioning (BECx) service line. Isaacs comes to SSRCx with eight years of experience providing building enclosure services. He is experienced in performing investigations and evaluations […]

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Horizontal Program Expands with Civil Engineer

Falls adds structural and transportation experience to firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Morgan Falls, PE, LEED AP to work in the firm’s expanding Horizontal Program. Patrick Smith, Principal for the Horizontal Program stated, “Morgan’s experience in both structural and transportation engineering provides a […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Senior Electrical Engineer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Trenton Lindsley, PE, to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “We are extremely fortunate to have Trent joining our team at SSR,” said Jeff Mandrell, Principal with SSR. “The knowledge and experience he brings will solidify our presence […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Senior Electrical Designer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Kamal Hakim to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. Hakim joins SSR as a Senior Electrical Designer in the firm’s Houston office. With over 25 years of experience in electrical design, cost estimating, and consulting, he is experienced […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Mechanical EIT

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Chase Cortner to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “We are excited to be adding Chase to the SSR team,” said Mike Rogers, Principal for SSR. “He comes to us from Tennessee Tech, with some great personal experiences as […]

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SSR’s Sustainable Practice Expands

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Tiffany Renfro has joined the Nashville office where she will serve as a Sustainability Consultant. “Tiffany’s technical expertise and passion for sustainability will complement our team’s ability to serve clients and create higher performing buildings,” said Eric […]

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MEPT Program Expands in Florida

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Khalil Sadd and Keiran Smith to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. Sadd joins SSR as an Electrical Designer in the firm’s Orlando office.  “We are excited about Khalil joining our team in Orlando,” said Randy Rogers, Senior […]

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Caterpillar Financial Center Awarded LEED Gold Recertification

First LEED for Existing Buildings Project in Tennessee to Achieve Recertification Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announced that Caterpillar Financial Center has achieved LEED Gold® recertification. Caterpillar Financial Center is an 11-story, 324,000 SF Class A office building in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. In March […]

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Smith Seckman Reid Founding Member of Energy Management Association

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects has become a founding member of the Energy Management Association (EMA) and has one of the first Energy Management Professionals. EMA is dedicated to advancing the quality of energy management products and services for the benefit of building owners. […]

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MEPT Program Expands with Senior Electrical Designer

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Alan Frare to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. “I’m very excited to have Alan join our team,” said Justin Davis, Principal. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our electrical group that will continue to fuel […]

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SSR’s Chicago Office Expands: Mazurski brings sustainable presence to office

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Lindsey Mazurski has joined the Chicago, IL, office where she will serve as a Sustainability Consultant. “Lindsey has a breadth of experience in LEED® projects,” said Eric Sheffer, SSR Principal over Sustainable Consulting services lines. “She will […]

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Methodist Olive Branch Hospital achieves LEED for Healthcare Gold certification

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) announces that Methodist Olive Branch Hospital (MOBH) is LEED® Gold certified, making it the first LEED for Healthcare Gold certified inpatient facility in the world.  The LEED rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed, […]

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Carlson Joins SSR MEPT Group in Houston

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects announces that Duane A. Carlson, PE, has joined the Houston, TX office where he will serve as an Electrical Project Manager. Carlson brings with him nearly 20 years of electrical power distribution design experience. “Duane will make an immediate […]

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SSR Adds Industrial Chemical Engineer Juan Kindelan

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., a engineering design and facility consulting firm, announces Juan Kindelan, PE, has joined SSR’s vertical construction program. He will serve as senior process chemical engineer, bringing with him more than 30 years of industrial experience. “SSR is incredibly fortunate to have Juan join our Process and Automation team,” said Greg Bologna, […]

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Sanchez and Coronado Join SSR

MEPT Program Continues to Expand Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., a engineering design and facility consulting firm announces that Richard Sanchez and Juan (John) Coronado have joined SSR’s MEPT program in Texas. Sanchez will serve as a senior construction administrator, bringing more than a decade of construction administration and project management experience to the Houston office. […]

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Rose Joins SSR, Expands Civil / Environmental Practice

Industry Veteran Will Grow Service Geographic Reach Smith Seckman Reid, Inc, a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, announces that Jeffrey A. Rose, PE, has joined SSR’s Civil and Environmental program in Knoxville. He will serve as Client Services Partner, bringing with him more than 26 years of water and wastewater engineering experience […]

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MEPT Program Continues to Grow

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Jeremy Hollands and Jacqueline Venier to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. Hollands, PE, FPE, LEED AP, joins SSR’s Dallas office as a Senior Project Manager and Mechanical Engineer.  Hollands has close to 15 years of experience in […]

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SSR’s Nashville Office Continues to Grow

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Michael Vann Wilkinson in its Nashville office. Wilkinson has nearly 30 years of experience with structural design, including drafting and detailing of structural aspects of construction projects in conjunction with architectural, mechanical, plumbing, and civil disciplines.  He has been […]

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Owensboro Health Regional Hospital: Best Project of 2013

NASHVILLE, TN – November 25, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is excited to announce that Owensboro Health Regional Hospital has been awarded top honors in the Health Care category in ENR Midwest’s Best Projects of 2013 competition. Owensboro Health opened their new replacement facility […]

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Horizontal Program Continues Growth

NASHVILLE, TN – November 12, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm has hired Harrison Witt as a GIS Specialist in the firm’s Memphis office. Witt graduated from the University of Memphis, receiving both a Master of Science in Earth Science, and a Bachelor of Arts […]

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Houston Office Continues to Grow

NASHVILLE, TN – November 12, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Anita Maddox, and Wilson R. Moreno, and Terry Gatti to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT Program. Gatti joins SSR with over 15 years of experience in the AEC industry, including time […]

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Dallas Office Expands

NASHVILLE, TN – October 17, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm has hired Rudolph (Rudy) Benson, Dennis Cashen, and Benjamin (Ben) Loeb, EI, in its expanding Dallas office. Benson joins SSR as a plumbing designer with over 17 years of experience. Cashen comes to SSR […]

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MEPT Program Continues to Expand

NASHVILLE, TN – October 7, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired L.A. Rangoonwalla, PE, LEED AP, Costas Stergiou, James Taylor, and Matthew Ku, EI, to work in the firm’s expanding MEPT program. Rangoonwalla is a senior mechanical engineer who comes to SSR with […]

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David Nicholson hired to oversee Memphis BD efforts

NASHVILLE, TN – September 24, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired David Nicholson, PE, as Business Development Director for the firm’s Memphis office. Nicholson, a thirty-five year veteran of the industry, was most recently employed as the vice president responsible for civil, transportation, […]

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Gary Pabst Joins SSR Chicago Office

CHICAGO, IL – September 24, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville, Tennessee based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Gary Pabst as a mechanical commissioning field agent in its Chicago office. Pabst has over forty years of experience designing and installing larger industrial and commercial […]

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MEPT Program Continues Growth

NASHVILLE, TN – September 16, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Charles (Chad) Holloway, as a Senior Technology Consultant. Holloway will be SSR’s onsite presence for the duration of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre project. […]

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Charles Holloway Joins SSR Information Technology Team

NASHVILLE, TN – September 16, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Charles (Chad) Holloway, as a Senior Technology Consultant. Holloway will be SSR’s onsite presence for the duration of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre project. […]

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McDonnell Promoted to Marketing Manager

NASHVILLE, TN – September 3, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville, TN, based full service engineering design and facilities consulting firm has promoted Kathleen McDonnell to Marketing Manager. In her new position she will provide creative leadership in marketing and direct response efforts including proposal submittals. She will also lead the marketing […]

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Civil / Environmental Program Continues Growth

NASHVILLE, TN – July 31, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm has hired Rob Lantz, PE, DEE as senior engineer in the Nashville office. Lantz joins SSR after working as a project manager for the Metro Nashville Central Wastewater Treatment Plant’s Biosolids Facility. He specializes […]

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SSRCx Expands into Building Enclosure Commissioning

NASHVILLE, TN – June 19, 2013 – SSRCx, the facilities commissioning and sustainability consulting branch of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), has hired Richard “Rick” Ziegler, PE, to extend the company’s service line to include building enclosure commissioning (BECx). Ziegler comes to SSRCx with five years of experience providing building enclosure services. He has a […]

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James Doran Joins SSR Dallas Office

NASHVILLE, TN – March 1, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is pleased to announce the hiring of James Doran, EI, as a Technology Consultant in its Dallas office. Doran was previously employed as a production engineer for a technology design firm in Dallas. He […]

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Randy Rogers to Lead Florida Operations

NASHVILLE, TN – January 25, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Roxanne Cortinas, PE, CxA, LEED AP, as a SSRCx Project Manager in its Chicago office. Cortinas has previously worked in concert with SSRCx through a local joint […]

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Roxanne Cortinas Joins SSR Chicago Office

NASHVILLE, TN – January 25, 2013 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based engineering design and facilities consulting firm is pleased to announce the hiring of Roxanne Cortinas, PE, CxA, LEED AP, as a SSRCx Project Manager in its Chicago office. Cortinas has previously worked in concert with SSRCx through a local joint […]

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SSRCx Opens San Francisco Office

NASHVILLE, TN – January 23, 2013 – SSRCx, the facilities commissioning and sustainability consulting branch of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., has opened their first west-coast office location in San Francisco, California. “Demand for our commissioning and sustainability consulting services has continued to increase in California and along the west coast,” said Mike Coyne, Managing Principal […]

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Justin Davis Promoted to Manager of Dallas Office

NASHVILLE, TN – November 12, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville, based full service engineering design and facilities consulting firm has promoted Justin Davis, PE, LEED® AP BD+C, to serve as the manager of its Dallas, TX, office. Davis has served as a Senior Project Manager in the SSR Dallas office for […]

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John Moulder Awarded Consulting Engineer of the Year

NASHVILLE, TN – November 12, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc (SSR), a Nashville based full service engineering design and facilities consulting firm is proud to announce that John Moulder, PE, was recognized by the Miami Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as their 2012 Honor Awards’ Consulting Engineer of the Year. The […]

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Smith Seckman Reid opens office in Jackson, Mississippi; Sharpie Smith to oversee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – October 29, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville-based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Edwin (Sharpie) Smith, PE, to open the firm’s newest office in Jackson, Mississippi. The office will provide civil, environmental and transportation services from its location at 232 Market Street, Flowood, MS, 39232. Smith […]

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Smith Seckman Reid Denver Office Grows by Two

DENVER – September 26, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville-based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has expanded its Denver office by hiring George Verstraete, PE, LEED BD+C, CEM, and relocating Don Reaville, PE. Verstraete joins SSR as electrical engineer and project manager. He has over 20 years of experience in the […]

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SSR Hires Two in Nashville Office

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 24, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a Nashville-based engineering design and facilities consulting firm, has hired Kevin W. Hampel, PE, and Marshall Fall in its Nashville office. Hampel joins the firm as a structural engineer and has experience in the design of a variety of structural systems on numerous […]

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SSRCx Adds Building Enclosure Commissioning to Services

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 4, 2012 – SSRCx, the facilities commissioning and sustainability consulting branch of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), has hired Owen Mertens to expand the company’s service line to include building enclosure commissioning (BECx). Mertens comes to SSRCx with more than 10 years of experience providing BECx services. He has a degree […]

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Smith Seckman Reid hires three in firm’s Orlando office

ORLANDO – July 31, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm, recently hired Chris Farr as senior plumbing and fire protection designer, Dan Settecase as an electrical engineer and Carl Willingham as a senior designer, all in the firm’s Orlando office. Chris Farr has more than 18 years […]

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Steve Lane named Fellow of American Council of Engineering Companies

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – July 16, 2012 – Stephen Lane, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Smith Seckman Reid, Inc., has been inducted into the College of Fellows for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The honor recognizes an ACEC member who through their career has elevated the standards of the engineering profession. […]

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Smith Seckman Reid’s Houston office earns LEED Platinum for Commercial Interiors

HOUSTON – July 10, 2012 – The Houston office of Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.(SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm, achieved LEED® Platinum for Commercial Interiors, making it only the second space in Houston to achieve this designation, the highest possible certification level from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Green Building […]

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SSR employees dominate young achievers distinction

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – June 12, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, is pleased to announce that four members of its staff have been recognized as exceptional young engineers in recent months by three different organizations. Theodore (Ted) Foster, PE, PSP, CxA, was recognized […]

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Robert Bailie joins SSR San Antonio office as client manager/project manager

SAN ANTONIO – June 11, 2012 — Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.(SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm, recently hired Robert Bailie as client manager/project manager in the firm’s San Antonio office, where he will be responsible for developing client relationships and managing projects in the energy market. Before joining SSR, Bailie was project development […]

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SSRCx Exhibits at SAME JETC in St. Louis May 22-25, 2012

SSRCx is dedicated entirely to providing building performance consulting services. SSRCx continues to assist the DoD and Federal Agencies with meeting their requirements for Executive Orders 13423 and 13514, and EISA through the services we offer: Whole Building Commissioning LEED Fundamental and Enhanced Commissioning Measurement and Verification (M&V) Energy and Water Audits Energy Modeling Net […]

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Chris Qualls joins SSR Houston office as project manager/senior mechanical engineer

HOUSTON – May 22, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.(SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm, recently hired Chris Qualls, P.E., as project manager/senior mechanical engineer in the firm’s Houston office. Before joining SSR, Qualls worked as project manager and mechanical engineer at Tetra Tech in Huntsville, Ala. He received a bachelor of science […]

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Smith Seckman Reid Promotes Rolando Alvarez in Tampa Office

TAMPA – Feb. 29, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm, recently promoted Rolando Alvarez, PE, LEED AP, to vice president/team leader in the firm’s Tampa office, where he has served as office manager since 2008. As team leader, Alvarez will be responsible for client relationships and oversee […]

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Smith Seckman Reid opens San Antonio office

SAN ANTONIO, TX – February 20, 2012 – Engineering design and facility consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) has opened an office in San Antonio, Texas. “Our expanding healthcare, higher education and energy projects in the region make an office presence here advantageous, and we are excited to be a part of this great […]

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Four from Smith Seckman Reid to speak at ASHE PDC Summit

NASHVILLE, TN – February 13, 2012 – Nashville based engineering design and facility consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) will have four employees speaking during three sessions at the upcoming American Society for Healthcare Engineer’s (ASHE) Planning, Design, and Construction (PDC) Summit in Phoenix, Ariz. Clay Seckman, SSR Executive Vice President, will lead a […]

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Mission Trail Baptist Hospital is First LEED Gold Acute-Care Hospital in Texas, First LEED Certified Hospital in San Antonio

NASHVILLE, TN – February 13, 2012 – Nashville based engineering design and facility consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR) will have four employees speaking during three sessions at the upcoming American Society for Healthcare Engineer’s (ASHE) Planning, Design, and Construction (PDC) Summit in Phoenix, Ariz. Clay Seckman, SSR Executive Vice President, will lead a […]

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Smith Seckman Reid Opens Washington D.C.-Area Office

WASHINGTON D.C. – January 6, 2012 – Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leading engineering design and facility consulting firm, has opened a Washington, D.C. office. The office will be led by Michael Preece, PE, PSP, CxA, security engineering commissioning specialist. SSR has been active in the Washington, D.C. area for many years, with significant […]

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Jaret Gaither Joins SSR Transportation Team in Knoxville Office

 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 5, 2012 — Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.(SSR), an engineering design and facility consulting firm, recently hired Jaret Gaither, P.E. as project manager in the firm’s Knoxville office. As a member of SSR’s Transportation Team, Gaither will assist with administration and marketing of the firm’s transportation, civil and environmental engineering efforts in […]

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SSR Project Manager Winston Huff Appointed to International Green Construction Code Committee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 5, 2012 — Winston Huff, plumbing and fire protection project manager at engineering design and facility consulting firm Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.(SSR), has been appointed to represent the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) on the International Green Construction Code Committee (IgCC) – Energy/Water. As a committee member, Huff will work […]