RMF Engineering hires project manager
Robert Griggs has been named as the project manager for the Atlanta office and will primarily focus on the healthcare, higher education, and federal markets.
RMF Engineering has appointed Robert Griggs as project manager. In his new role, Griggs is leveraging more than 30 years of technical and regional expertise to cultivate new client partnerships for RMF across the southeast region. His primary areas of emphasis are in the healthcare, higher education, and federal markets.
Griggs is also handling projects related to steam, heating, and chilled water and electrical infrastructure system design. He is working from RMF's Atlanta office, which opened last July in order to more appropriately serve its regional clients.
Griggs's expertise spans project management, client relations, business development, field investigations, and design in the specialized areas of energy plants and central energy distribution systems as well as HVAC and plumbing systems for industrial, military and institutional facilities. He has worked with a diverse client base, including Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Spelman College, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Mobile District). Currently, he serves as an active member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA).
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