Emery Otruba, PE

Engineering Team Leader

Associate Principal

Emery is an accomplished, proven engineer with more than 35 years of experience in managing, designing, and constructing healthcare, higher education, government, energy, advanced technology research and manufacturing facilities, cleanrooms, laboratories, transportation facilities, and central liquid, gas, and steam distribution systems. Emery has served as the lead engineer, project executive, and project manager of multidisciplinary teams on large commercial and institutional projects. His portfolio of work includes central energy plants, college and university innovation centers, pharmaceutical labs, solar campuses, advanced battery, polysilicon, and semiconductor manufacturing facilities, cleanrooms ranging in cleanliness from Class 1 to Class 100,000, manufacturing tool hook-ups, and other specialized process and HVAC systems. Emery is a licensed engineer in nearly a dozen states and holds 2 US patents.


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