February 17-23 is Engineers Week, a celebration aimed at engaging students in engineering. This year we’re profiling members of Ballinger’s engineering group to illustrate a variety of careers in the field.

PrintName: Liz Young
Role: Structural Engineer
Last software program used: Revit and RAM Structural Systems
Favorite part of being an engineer: Constant, creative problem solving
Hobby: Crossfit and teaching my daughter about engineering!

PrintName: Aidan Jamison
Role: Plumbing Design Engineer
Last software program used: Revit 2019
Favorite part of being an engineer: Solving real world puzzles
Hobby: Cooking, Rock Climbing and Rubik’s Cubes

PrintName: Phil Kerschner
Role: Fire Protection Engineer
Last software program used: Fire Dynamics Simulator
Favorite part of being an engineer: Solving Problems
Hobby: Golf

PrintName: Leonard Mecca
Role: Senior Plumbing Designer
Last software program used: MS Word
Favorite part of being an engineer: Creating solutions to design challenges
Hobby: Playing guitar

PrintName: Lan Tomasi
Role: Mechanical Design Engineer
Last software program used: Revit
Favorite part of being an engineer: The creative and collaborative process of designing unique systems for a variety of tasks
Hobby: Hiking, exploring and trying new foods

Robin MartinName: Robin Martin
Role: Design Engineer
Last software program used: AutoCAD
Favorite part of being an engineer: Watching the phases of construction from initial design to building occupancy
Hobby: Gardening

PrintName: Elzbieta Kluczynski
Role: Design Engineer
Last software program used: SKM Power Tools
Favorite part of being an engineer: Learning something new every single day from my amazing co-workers
Hobby: Reading monthly BNovel book

PrintName: Mike Radio
Role: Engineering Studio Leader
Last software used: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
Favorite part of being an engineer: Guiding clients towards solutions that fit their specific needs and opportunities to utilize new innovations
Hobby: Basketball, strength training, listening to classic rap