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NAME

Tim Geiser, MSc, P.E.

ROLE

Engineer

LOCATION

Chicago

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My name is

Tim Geiser

I’m an engineer that specializes in designing mechanical systems for mission critical buildings and infrastructure. This page exists so I can share what I find interesting in all things related to engineering and open source software.



Professional Engineer

Licensed Professional Engineer in five US States.

National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying record holder.

Designer

Expert user of Revit, AutoCAD, and Navisworks.

Proficient user of Excel, Python, and Command-line interface in Windows & Linux.

Experienced

Fourteen years’ experience providing mechanical engineering services.

Education

Bachelor's of Science
Mechanical Engineering
University of Minnesota

Master's of Science
Building Services Engineering
London South Bank University

Services

Projects

  • 2006 - 2007
    Mechanical Engineer-In-Training
    Leo A Daly, Minneapolis
    Designed mechanical and plumbing systems in the retail, office, military, and industrial sectors for one of the top ten largest Architecture/Engineering firms in the United States. Focused on the deployment and training of Autodesk's Revit MEP design software.
    2006
  • 2008 - 2009
    Mechanical Design Engineer
    Red Engineering Design, Oxford & London, UK
    Designed Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) systems that consume minimal amounts of energy, without sacrificing comfort. Specialized in the deployment AutoCAD MEP, which designs 3D MEP systems.
    2008
  • 2010 - 2015
    Senior Mechanical Engineer
    MWH, Chicago
    Designed mechanical and electrical systems for the Panama Canal Third Set of Locks project. Delivered the company’s first project using Revit and Navisworks software.
    2010
  • 2015 - 2017
    Project Engineer
    Epstein, Chicago
    Designed central plant cooling and heating systems for a Fortune 500 client and several medium to small businesses. Designed mechanical systems at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion in New York City (for both the new transformer building and truck marshalling ramp).
    2015
  • 2017 - 2021
    Senior Project Engineer | Mechanical
    Environmental Systems Design
    Designing highly resilient cooling systems for hyperscale data centers for a Fortune 500 client. Solving constructability issues raised by the client, contractors, other engineers, architects, and equipment manufacturers.
    2017