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Rob Main, P.E.

Rob Main, P.E.

Rob Main, P.E.

Summary of Experience

Rob has over 25 years of mechanical consulting experience. Early employment with IBM and Bechtel Inc. provided Rob’s foundation of engineering fundamentals. After working in two other consulting firms, Rob founded The Engineering Partnership in 1998. Rob specializes in heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, process piping, and plumbing design.

Professional Registration

Mechanical Engineering, California, March 1985

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, June 1981
University of California, Berkeley

Professional Affiliations

Past-President of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Redwood Empire Chapter.
American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)

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Tim Souza, P.E., C.E.A.

Tim Souza, P.E.Tim Souza, P.E.

Summary of Experience

Tim has over 25 years of mechanical contracting and mechanical consulting experience. Tim worked for mechanical contractor H & C Metal Products (formally Cal Air, now Johnson Controls) for over 12 years as a project manager and “design-build” engineer before joining The Engineering Partnership in 1999. Tim has extensive knowledge of air distribution, control systems, piping, building codes, energy conservation, and engineering economics.

Professional Registration

Mechanical Engineering, California, March 1995

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, June 1983
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)

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Brad Manning, P.E., LEED AP

Brad Manning, P.E., LEED APBrad Manning, P.E., LEED AP

Summary of Experience

Brad joined TEP Engineering in 2005 and brought with him his 11-years of diverse experience in the design/build contracting market. Before joining TEP Engineering, he spent over six years working in the Cal Air’s (now Johnson Controls) Santa Rosa office. During his employment there, he was Chief Engineer of the branch, and was active in project management, estimating and sales. Brad has designed many projects including office buildings, cleanrooms, theaters, restaurants, schools, wineries, industrial facilities, research laboratories, retail buildings and multi-building campuses.

Professional Registration

Mechanical Engineering, California, March 1998
LEED AP Certified, November 2008

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, June 1995
University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

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Jeff Burgeson

Jeff Burgeson, P.E.Jeff Burgeson

Summary of Experience

Jeff brings to TEP Engineering over 18 years of Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning (HVAC) experience. Prior to joining TEP Engineering, he spent four years as a Commercial Design/Build Project Manager for Simpson Sheet Metal. His previous positions have included being a Field Technical Consultant for Lennox Industries and spent 10 years with the family business, a 50-year-old custom residential HVAC contracting company. Jeff has extensive knowledge in air distribution, building codes, energy analysis and project budgeting.

License

California Contractor License # 788746, C-20 - HVAC.

Education

Certificate in HVAC - 1987
Universal Technical Institute – Phoenix, AZ

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

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Jake Yeager, P.E.

Jake Yeager, P.EJake Yeager, P.E.

Summary of Experience

Jake joined TEP in 2007 as a drafter while attending Santa Rosa Junior College. After receiving his BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, he came back as a designer, then gained the experience needed to become an engineer and project manager. Jake's design experience now includes hospitals, schools, office and retail buildings, restaurants and laboratories. He's also an expert in 3D modeling utilizing Autodesk Revit.

Professional Registration

Mechanical Engineering, California, May 2014

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, May 2011
University of California, Berkeley

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
Board Member, Redwood Empire ASHRAE

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Andy Souza, P.E., CPD, GPD, LEED AP BD+C

Andy Souza, P.E., CPD, GPD, LEED AP BD+CAndy Souza, P.E., CPD, GPD, LEED AP BD+C

Summary of Experience

Andy began working for TEP over 10 years ago, as a drafter while attending Santa Rosa Junior College. After graduating he joined TEP full time and began working towards becoming a Professional Engineer. He starting this path by becoming a LEED Accredited Professional in 2012, then focused on learning plumbing design and in 2013 became Certified in Plumbing Design by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE). In 2015, Andy become a Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering. His latest achievement is becoming certified in Green Plumbing Design by ASPE in 2016. Andy's plumbing design experience includes working on LEED certified and Living Building Challenge projects.

Professional Registration

Mechanical Engineering, California, May 2015
LEED Accredited Professional with a Building Design + Construction Specialty
American Society of Plumbing Engineers - Certified in Plumbing Design
American Society of Plumbing Engineers - Certified in Green Plumbing Design

Education

AA, University Transfer, Spring 2008
Santa Rosa Junior College

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)

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Rolando Garcia Jaco, CPD

Rolando Garcia Jaco, CPDRolando Garcia Jaco, CPD

Summary of Experience

Rolando Garcia Jaco is a certified plumbing and fire protection engineer with more than 20 years of engineering experience. Rolando offers a wealth of experience in engineering of systems for a wide range of building types. His work includes accomplishments in sustainable design, building and plumbing and fire protections systems.

Professional Registration

American Society of Plumbing Engineers - Certified in Plumbing Design

Education

BS, Civil Engineering, 1986
University of El Salvador

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE)
American Society of Sanitary Engineers (ASSE)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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Dave Fisher, P.E.

Dave Fisher

Dave Fisher

Summary of Experience

Dave joined TEP in 2016 with 8 years of HVAC, plumbing, and wet-pipe fire protection system design experience. Dave has been the main design engineer on many educational projects, a rice production facility, multiple office buildings and a juvenile detention facility. As a project manager, his responsibility was to see projects through, from schematic design through construction administration. He has design experience with many HVAC applications including hydronic, VAV, VRF and thermal energy storage systems. .

Professional Registration

Mechanical Engineering, California, 2011

Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2002
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)

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Brandon Stolp, LEED AP BD+C

Steve Spencer, CPD

Jordan Miller, E.I.T.

Sarah Hurley