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Primera Welcomes Bob O’Hara as Substation Group Manager
Primera Welcomes Bob O’Hara as Substation Group Manager

Primera Engineers, Ltd. (Primera) is pleased to welcome Bob O’Hara as Substation Group Manager in our Power division. Based in Lisle, Illinois, Bob’s primary responsibility will be to lead and grow Primera’s substation engineering team.

Bob joins us with more than 20 years of power industry experience with a global power engineering firm. His 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’re thrilled to have Bob leading our substation team,” said Erin Inman, Power Division Manager and Senior Vice President. “His experience with utilities across the country will strengthen our team as we continue to grow. Likewise, his expertise will play a huge role in maintaining the superior levels of quality and service our clients know to expect from Primera.”

Founded in 1987, Primera is a full-service engineering design and consulting firm dedicated to dynamic design, innovative technology, and superior service. Primera’s Power division provides full-service electrical, civil, and structural engineering services to support electric utilities, wind farms, renewables, transmissions systems, as well as university, industrial and generation facilities. Primera also offers a wide range of professional services in the buildings and transportation environments, including: mechanical, electrical, plumbing (M/E/P), civil, structural and telecommunications engineering, commissioning, energy services, architecture, sustainability, life safety, lighting, and project and construction management.

For more information about Primera’s Power services, contact Bob at rohara@primeraeng.com or Erin Inman at einman@primeraeng.com.


Primera Welcomes Bob O’Hara as Substation Group Manager

Bob will lead Primera's substation team having more than 20 years of experience engineering and managing substation and transmission projects for utilities across the United States.