Peter Basso Association Blog

News Feed

PBA Hires Electrical Designers Haynick, Freidrich, CAD Specialist Maguire and Mechanical Designer, Chinery

Posted by Camille Thompson

Mar 15, 2016 1:25:40 PM

MEP engineering consulting firm continues to grow staff

Peter Basso Associates, Michigan’s largest MEP consulting-only organization, is pleased to welcome Jeff Haynick, Nicholas Friedrich, Brian Chinery and Joel Maguire to its staff.

“We are excited to have Jeff, Joel, Nick and Brian on board. At PBA, we recognize the value of incorporating new and returning staff to our team. Their talent brings a diverse mix of project experience to our core group of engineers, and also contributes to the overall exceptional quality of the design services that we continue to provide to our clients,” says Dan Englehart, PE, LEED AP, president and COO.   

Electrical designer, Jeff Haynick has joined PBA’s Healthcare – Laboratory (HCL) group. Haynick has an Associate’s Degree in Engineering from St. Clair Community College.  He has played an integral role as an electrical designer on projects such as Concordia University’s new Simulation and Athletic Training facility as well as Henry Ford Health System’s Internal Medicine Expansion project in Novi, MI. 

Nicholas Friedrich brings more than 20 years of experience as an electrical designer. Friedrich is a recent addition to PBA’s K-12 group, and a returning employee of PBA. Specializing in outdoor lighting systems as well as power distribution systems and power system evaluations, Friedrich has provided design services for Onsted Community Schools, and Plymouth-Canton Community Schools, as well as dozens of school districts in and around Southeast Michigan.

Initially joining PBA as a contract employee, Brian Chinery recently joined PBA’s Higher Education Group (HED) full-time. Chinery has provided mechanical design services for noteworthy projects like Michigan State University’s Breslin Student Events Center Facility Upgrade and Addition as well as Michigan State University’s 1855 Place, both of which are located in East Lansing, MI. Chinery brings over 12 years of experience to the team.

Joel Maguire has joined PBA as a CAD Specialist, providing design services across the board. Most notably, Maguire has provided services for the Crawford AuSable School District 2015 Bond Work in Grayling, MI. Maguire anticipates earning his Associate’s Degree in CAD Product Design from Oakland Community College in December. 

More about Peter Basso Associates

Peter Basso Associates (PBA) excels at highly technical, challenging projects, and our in-depth knowledge of best practices extends across multiple markets. Recognized as a leader in mechanical/electrical/plumbing engineering, PBA is at the forefront of application of new technology. We focus on cost-effective solutions that pay returns over the life of the facility, balancing performance with cost. In 2015, PBA celebrated its 25th anniversary. Headquartered in Troy, Michigan, the firm also has an office in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Topics: MEP, New Hires