Primera Engineers, Ltd. (Primera) is pleased to welcome Joseph Avram, PE, LEED AP BD+C as our Aviation Group Manager. Based in our Chicago, Illinois office, Joe’s primary responsibility will be to grow our aviation market by connecting and building meaningful relationships with new and existing clients. Joe will pioneer next-generation solutions, while helping to develop new service lines to support and elevate our service offerings in the aviation arena.
Joe joins Primera with nearly 15 years of experience working in the transportation and aviation industries. He began his aviation career working as a civil design engineer at the busiest airport in the country – Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. Additionally, he’s worked on several site civil design projects ranging from K-12 to federal to civic and cultural institutions, before focusing predominately on airport-specific projects. Joe earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, his Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, and his Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Joe is also a member of the ACI-NA (Airports Council International – North America) Business Diversity Committee and is an active member of ACC (Airport Consultants Council) Young Professionals in Chicago.
“As we continue to grow nationally, we are excited to expand our aviation sector,” said Erin Inman, President & CEO. “Joe’s ability to navigate and solve even the most complex design challenges in this area make him the perfect fit for our growing aviation team.”
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.