Primera Engineers (Primera) is pleased to welcome Varsha Singh, PE, PhD as the Civil/Structural Department Manager for our utilities division. Based out of our Lisle, Illinois office, Varsha’s primary responsibility will be to manage our growing civil and structural utilities team and projects, specifically as they pertain to power generation, transmission, and distribution. Varsha will be charged with improving our processes and procedures for efficient engineering and ensuring client satisfaction. She’ll work closely with Eduardo DeSantiago, PE, SE, PhD. As Civil/Structural Engineering Director, he spearheads the group’s quality control and technology research efforts.
Varsha joins Primera with over 15 years of experience in project management for civil and structural projects in the transportation and utilities sectors. Varsha has managed all phases of multi-million-dollar engineering projects from presentation and negotiation to closeout, including scope definition, scheduling, resource allocation, budgeting and monitoring, and client management. Varsha earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in civil and structural engineering from the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda in India before coming to the U.S. to earn a doctorate degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
“We’re thrilled to have Varsha leading our civil and structural team,” said Erin Inman, President & CEO. “Her strong leadership and project management skills combined with her infectious desire to inspire and nurture young talent is a perfect match for our culture.”
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, civil, structural and telecommunications engineering, as well as commissioning, energy, architecture, sustainability, life safety, lighting, project and construction management, and business consulting services.