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Michigan's Largest MEP-Only Consulting Firm Hires Five

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Jan 30, 2018 1:02:11 PM

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PBA Hires B. Underwood, Q. Thomas, J. Hatsios, Z. Bussey and J. Maguire

Peter Basso Associates (PBA), one of Michigan's leading MEP engineering design firms recently announced the hiring of five new staff members.

Bill Underwood joined PBA as a senior controls engineer. Underwood earned his Associate’s in Applied Sciences degree for RHVC from Ferris State University, University Center, MI and his Bachelor of Science degree in Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning, also from FSU. Underwood is a Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP) and is part of PBA’s Design Support Services team. Underwood is currently involved in multiple projects for the 2015 Rochester Community Schools Bond Program in Rochester, MI.

Quincey Thomas was recently hired as a full-time electrical designer for PBA’s Healthcare / Lab group, following an electrical design contract position with PBA. Thomas brings extensive experience as an AutoCAD Specialist and is currently involved in the engineering design of the Wingate Stevens and Kamper Building’s Apartment Renovations in Detroit, MI in addition to an Electrical Study at Beaumont Hospital Dearborn in Dearborn, MI. 

John Hatsios recently graduated from Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. A former mechanical design Co-Op in PBA’s Corporate Office and Government group, Hatsios was hired as a full-time mechanical engineering in December. Hatsios has worked on several projects in PBA’s Corporate Office and Government group including Jack Entertainment Greektown Casino Whitebox, Detroit, MI; the Elkhart Health, Fitness, Aquatic and Community Center in Elkhart, IN and the Macomb Community College Building SJ Renovations in Macomb, MI.

Zach Bussey, who recently completed an electrical design Co-Op position, was recently hired as a full-time electrical engineer for PBA’s K-12 group. Bussey recently received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Oakland University in Rochester, MI. Bussey has been actively involved in the electrical engineering design of multiple projects within the Port Huron School District’s 2016 Bond Program including Central Middle School and Port Huron High School in Port Huron, MI.

Joel Maguire recently earned his Associates Degree in CAD Product Design from Oakland Community College in Auburn Hills, MI. Maguire was hired as a full-time CAD Specialist with PBA in January, 2018 after completing a CAD Co-Op position with PBA. Maguire has been involved in the CAD design of several PBA projects including Wayne County Community College District Fitness Center in Detroit, MI and is currently working on the Adient Automotive Lab Renovation in Plymouth, MI.

Please visit our Careers Page to find out how you can join our national award-winning MEP design engineering firm. http://www.peterbassoassociates.com/careers/positions-available

Peter Basso Associates, Inc., a 100% employee-owned firm, is ranked among the Top 100 Consulting Engineering Firms in the nation. We offer a competitive compensation package including paid vacation, medical, dental, disability, and 401k.

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