Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2002
According to James Ryan, P.E., Partner and Director of Industrial Services,“Our new organization is structured to focus on the industries we serve. We have switched from a task-structured organization to a client-sector approach. This change will allow us to provide engineering and environmental services in a manner that is most efficient for the types of projects our clients require. It is designed to streamline and simplify the project management process while increasing productivity and enhancing client service.”
The Division's three new Business Units are the Manufacturing, Utilities and Governmental/Institutional/Commercial Units. In addition, an Operations Unit was developed to support and facilitate in the management and operations of each Business Unit and the Division as a whole.
Each Business Unit Manager will be responsible for overseeing all of the projects that require his sector's services as well as managing client relations and business development. Richard Rappa, P.E., Partner, with over twenty years of industrial project experience, has been named the Business Unit Manager for the Manufacturing Sector. Richard Amadon, P.E., Associate, with over twelve years of experience, will be the Business Unit Manager for the Utilities Sector. Thomas O'Brien, P.E., Partner, who has over twenty-two years of experience with governmental, institutional and commercial projects, will be the Governmental/Institutional/Commercial Business Unit Manager.
The Division Operations Unit will be managing the everyday operations of the Industrial Division as well as the staffing and resource allocations for every project. Richard Loewenstein, P.E., Partner has been named the Engineering Manager and Margaret Rudzinski, Associate Principal has been named the Operations Manager within this Unit.
The new business units will be supported by seven technical operations groups, including Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Industrial/Environmental, Energy, Field and Mapping Services. These groups will provide the technical services involved in completing industrial, utility and governmental/institutional/commercial projects.
CHA's Industrial Division has been providing design services in the fields of process, pipeline, mechanical, electrical, structural, process, energy, environmental, and utility services for over 25 years. The Division's in-house capabilities allow CHA to provide all the engineering, planning and environmental services necessary to complete multi-disciplined industrial projects.
In addition to providing industrial engineering services, Clough, Harbour & Associates LLP provides planning and design services in the fields of civil, aviation, traffic/transportation, environmental, geotechnical, and telecommunications engineering as well as landscape architecture, land use planning, surveying, wetland delineation, construction inspection and technology services. CHA employs over 650 people throughout the United States. The firm was ranked 115th in the Engineering News-Record's (ENR) list of 2001's top 500 engineering firms according to 2000 gross revenues.