KAI Design & Build Engineering Department Hires Five New Employees
ST. LOUIS, MO KAI Design & Build hires five new employees to its Engineering Department:
Jeffrey Kidwell of St. Louis, Missouri, has been hired as Senior Plumbing Designer. Kidwell brings 35 years of industry experience to KAI Design & Build, most recently as Plumbing Designer at United Excel Design in St. Louis. He specializes in private sector and government/military healthcare plumbing, medical/dental gas, and fire protection design, with a large number of completed healthcare projects throughout the United States. Kidwell has an Associate's Degree in applied science with a minor in architectural technology from Meramec Community College in St. Louis.
Darryl Mensinger, LC, LEED AP, of Black Jack, Missouri, has been brought on as Electrical Designer. Mensinger possesses nearly 40 years of industry experience. Mensinger is Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, and he is also a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Association. He will be responsible for practicing lighting design in the electrical section as well as developing and maintaining standards and tools to support the lighting design process and LEED documentation. Mensinger has an associate's degree in applied science with a minor in electrical/electronic engineering technology from St. Louis Community College in Florissant.
Courtney Davis of Florissant, Missouri, has been hired as Senior Electrical Designer. Davis joins KAI Design & Build with 36 years of professional experience. As Senior Electrical Designer, he will be responsible for the designing of lighting, power, low voltage systems, specification editing and calculation on new and renovation projects. Davis is a member of BICSI and the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and previously taught courses on electrical design at Vatterott College.
Sean Fruin of St. Louis joins KAI as Mechanical Designer. Fruin will work within KAI's multi-disciplined team on the design, coordination and production of engineering construction and bid documents on complex projects. He will also be responsible for collaborating with lead engineers at KAI's headquarters in St. Louis and its affiliate offices on design efforts from start to finish to ensure compliance with scope, budget and schedule. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Fruin is also an Engineering Intern.
Tori Gillespie of St. Louis has been brought on as Mechanical Designer. Gillespie brings nearly 10 years of industry experience to KAI Design & Build. Gillespie will work within KAI's multi-disciplined team on the design, coordination and production of engineering construction and bid documents on complex projects. She will also be responsible for collaborating with lead engineers at KAI's headquarters in St. Louis, MO and its affiliate offices on design efforts from start to finish to ensure compliance with scope, budget and schedule. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Webster University in Webster Groves, Missouri. Gillespie is also an Engineering Intern and a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., National Society of Black Engineers, Society of American Military Engineers, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers.