GMK Adds Muhammad Umar, EIT, to the Firm’s Engineering Division
COLUMBIA, S.C. – March 4, 2019 – GMK Associates, Inc., welcomes Muhammad Umar, EIT, to its Engineering Division as an electrical engineering designer. In this role, Mr. Umar will be responsible for creating effective and safe electrical schematics, layouts, and system plans, as well as providing assistance in overseeing the installation of equipment and systems for projects across GMK’s market sectors.
Mr. Umar possesses six years of experience in the electrical design field, with a primary background as an operations and maintenance design analyst for the oil and gas industry. He has demonstrated skills in developing project scopes, scheduling, and budgeting for various electrical power distribution, lighting, communications, and HVAC systems, as well as proven expertise functioning as an effective liaison between clients and contractors.
“Muhammad provides added depth and flexibility to our firm’s electrical design capabilities,” said GMK’s director of engineering Jeff Bernagozzi PE, LEED® AP. “His task leadership, customer relationship skills, and technical expertise are all key assets that he brings to the GMK team.”
Mr. Umar recently joined GMK following his role as a maintenance engineering consultant for an offshore facility in the Gulf of Mexico where he developed SAP Functional Location and Equipment Register Hierarchy for mechanical, instrumentation, and electrical equipment. He further was responsible for developing engineering standards, specifications, best practices, and training procedures for operations, maintenance, and repair of facility equipment. Mr. Umar is recognized as an Engineer in Training (EIT) through the Texas Board of Professional Engineers and holds a bachelor of science in electrical and power engineering from the University of Houston where he majored in electrical engineering with a minor in power transmission and political science.
GMK Associates, Inc. (www.gmka.com), is a multi-disciplinary planning, design, and construction services firm focused on the government, education, healthcare, utility, senior living, and hospitality industries. Established in 1966, the firm is based in Columbia, SC, with satellite offices in Greenville, SC, Raleigh, NC, and Augusta, GA. GMK employs close to 60 professionals and is comprised of five interrelated divisions — architecture, engineering, interior design, design-build, and construction services.
SOURCE: GMK Associates, Inc.
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