Girard Engineering names principals

Girard Engineering has named David Schaeffer and Susan Sheridan as principals with the firm.

10/13/2011


Girard Engineering has announced the promotion of David Schaeffer, PE, LEED AP, RCCD and Susan Sheridan, LEED AP, to principals with the firm.

Dave Schaeffer, PE, LEED AP, RCCD, is one of the two new principals promoted by Girard Engineering. Courtesy: Girard EngineeringDavid Schaeffer, PE, LEED AP, RCCD, joined Girard Engineering in 1992 and has nearly 25 years of experience in engineering electrical systems for a variety of projects, including commercial, corporate, government, higher education, laboratory, and civic buildings. Skilled in the design of power distribution, lighting, life safety, and telecommunications infrastructure, he has been instrumental in keeping Girard Engineering on the leading edge of technology.

Schaeffer has served as a project manager and engineer for many new construction and historic renovation projects in the Mid-Atlantic, and is currently overseeing engineering services for the new U.S. Coast Guard headquarters on the West Campus of St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. Other major projects include the award-winning Richmond CenterStage performing arts complex in downtown Richmond and Torgersen Hall at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.

Schaeffer is a graduate of Penn State University with a B.S. degree in electrical engineering.

Susan Sheridan, LEED AP, is one of the two new principals promoted by Girard Engineering. Courtesy: Girard EngineeringSusan Sheridan, LEED AP, joined Girard Engineering in 1986 and has provided project management and mechanical engineering services for a diverse range of base building and tenant projects, including new construction and renovation design for government, commercial, corporate, law firm, and multi-family residential development clients. Sheridan’s recent projects include the new 12-story office building at 1000 Connecticut Avenue, NW; the Fried Frank law offices; and a new academic center and dormitory for New York University (NYU DC), all in Washington, D.C.

- Edited by Chris Vavra, Consulting-Specifying Engineer, www.csemag.com 



No comments
The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2016 Top Plant.
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners in three categories.
2017 Lubrication Guide; Software tools; Microgrids and energy strategies; Use robots effectively
Prescriptive maintenance; Hannover Messe 2017 recap; Reduce welding errors
Safety standards and electrical test instruments; Product of the Year winners; Easy and safe electrical design
Infrastructure for natural gas expansion; Artificial lift methods; Disruptive technology and fugitive gas emissions
Mobility as the means to offshore innovation; Preventing another Deepwater Horizon; ROVs as subsea robots; SCADA and the radio spectrum
Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Diagnostic functions for system safety; Specifying industrial enclosures; Effective decision support for a crisis
Transformers; Electrical system design; Selecting and sizing transformers; Grounded and ungrounded system design, Paralleling generator systems
Natural gas for tomorrow's fleets; Colleges and universities moving to CHP; Power and steam and frozen foods

Annual Salary Survey

Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

Maintenance and reliability tips and best practices from the maintenance and reliability coaches at Allied Reliability Group.
The One Voice for Manufacturing blog reports on federal public policy issues impacting the manufacturing sector. One Voice is a joint effort by the National Tooling and Machining...
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals an organization devoted...
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Maintenance is not optional in manufacturing. It’s a profit center, driving productivity and uptime while reducing overall repair costs.
The Lachance on CMMS blog is about current maintenance topics. Blogger Paul Lachance is president and chief technology officer for Smartware Group.
The maintenance journey has been a long, slow trek for most manufacturers and has gone from preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance.
Featured articles highlight technologies that enable the Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies to get data more easily to the user.
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.
Maintenance Manager; California Oils Corp.
Associate, Electrical Engineering; Wood Harbinger
Control Systems Engineer; Robert Bosch Corp.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me