Primera is pleased to welcome Thomas Spry, PE, an experienced substation engineer based in St. Louis, Missouri. With over 45 years of experience in the power industry, Tom’s primary responsibility is to manage and support major substation projects for our southern Midwest utility clients.
Tom is a proud Navy veteran who served as a Communications Technician before joining Illinois Power where he spent most of his career working in a variety of capacities. He then moved on to work for Caterpillar as a Facilities Engineer for several years and has since been leveraging his knowledge and skills as a consultant for smaller engineering firms. He recently joined Primera to help the team further cultivate its existing partnerships in southern Illinois and Missouri.
“We are excited to have Tom join our expanding St. Louis team. His longstanding career in the industry, together with his regional presence and knowledge, will allow us to keep pace with our clients’ needs,” says Vice President and Substation Department Manager Bob O’Hara.
Founded in 1987, Primera is a full-service, woman-owned engineering design and consulting firm dedicated to developing meaningful client relationships that allow us to provide best-in-class client service. Primera offers a wide range of professional services in the buildings, transportation and utility environments, including: mechanical, electrical, plumbing (M/E/P), civil, structural and telecommunications engineering, as well as commissioning, energy, architecture, sustainability, life safety, lighting, project and construction management, and business consulting services.