2018 Engineering Leader Under 40: Kyle Shipp, 34
MEP Coordinator, DPR Construction, Morrisville, NC, United States
Kyle Shipp, 34
DPR Construction, Morrisville, NC, United States
MS Manufacturing, Kettering University
Kyle started building and programming robots in high school and has progressed steadily into leading an automation group at a construction company. Currently, he manages a control system scope for 2.5M sq. ft. of data center space in multiple states. In addition, Kyle has led control system design-assist effort for new-build 2.8M sq. ft. Corporate Headquarters, developed and commissioned control systems for data centers throughout North America, and trains co-workers on automation concepts in formal classes and project specific cases. Outside of work, Kyle serves as the Senior Vice Commander of a VFW Post to support local veterans. He also serves on the Town Planning Board to help direct future development. Kyle is actively pursuing a green-certification for a renovation on a 100-year-old house to show that it can be done.
Fun Fact: Kyle was a Staff Sergeant in the US Army Reserve with two deployments to Iraq.