Primera Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Belczak, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C to Mechanical Engineering Director. In his new role, he will spearhead the mechanical group’s quality control and technology research efforts. He will provide QA/QC on all mechanical and plumbing projects and continually educate our staff on current codes and industry standards as well as best practices.
Since joining Primera in 1997, Michael has demonstrated a commitment to Primera’s excellence and is a model for the industry-leading expertise we pride ourselves on. His expertise is the product of nearly 25 years of experience with mechanical engineering, design, project management, and construction administration of mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection systems for new and existing facilities. He integrates sustainable design practices into almost every project Primera undertakes.
“This is the perfect role for Mike. His expertise and solutions-focused approach have been instrumental in the success of our facilities practice over the past 20 years,” explains Senior Vice President and Buildings Division Manager Ken Panucci. “This position will continue to challenge him and allow him to mentor our younger staff, a perfect match for his skill set,” echoes Erin Inman, President and CEO.
Mike was promoted to Senior Vice President in 2009 and has served as the Mechanical Group Manager for the past seven years. He earned his bachelors in general engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign before quickly specializing in mechanical engineering and energy efficiency.
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 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.