Primera Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Bob O’Hara to Vice President. Bob leads Primera’s substation engineering team dedicated to our Utilities clients. In his expanded role, he will continue to lead his team in addition to being an integral part of the firm’s growth as we continue to expand our service offering to utilities nationwide.
Since joining Primera last year, Bob has demonstrated a commitment to Primera’s vision while providing exceptional expertise and superb service. Bob joined us last February with more than 20 years of power industry experience with a global power engineering firm. Bob’s expertise includes substation design, grounding system analysis, system impact studies, collector system design, HVDC design, EMF studies, induction coordination, project development, utility economics and project management. He has managed major substation and transmission line projects with large utilities including Exelon, Pacific Gas & Electric, Southern California Edison, Ameren, Louisville Gas & Electric, Enmax, and NV Energy. Bob received his Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame near South Bend, Indiana and has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
“We are pleased to recognize Bob’s commitment to Primera and to our extraordinary client base,” said Erin Inman, President and CEO. “We’re proud to have Bob lead the substation team for our Utilities division. His promotion to Vice President is well deserved.”
Founded in 1987, Primera is a full-service, certified woman-owned (WBE) engineering design and consulting firm offering a wide range of professional services with a focus in three major areas of expertise: Buildings, Transportation and Utilities. Primera’s Utilities division provides full-service electrical, civil, and structural engineering services to support electric and gas utilities, wind farms, renewables, transmissions systems, as well as generating, university and industrial facilities. Primera’s core service offerings include a wide range of professional services in the disciplines of mechanical, electrical, plumbing (M/E/P), structural, civil, and telecommunications engineering, as well as commissioning, energy, architecture, sustainability, life safety, lighting, transportation, natural gas, power delivery, project and construction management, and business consulting services.