What’s it really like to be a mechanical engineer? Is it all whiz bang, theoretical concepts created by someone with a math pedigree and cool rep like “Rocket Scientist” or is it a career where the reward is based on the completion of a lengthy, complex and otherwise difficult course of work? Truthfully, it’s probably a little bit of both and more.
Meet Harriman’s Jeff LaPierre, P.E., LEED AP, HFDP, CEM. Jeff has always been intrigued with applied math and science. Growing up in central Maine, and graduating from the University of Maine, Orono, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Jeff always had a deep appreciation for “how things worked.” He imagined a career working conceptually, and applying the concept to a working solution.
Initially out of college, Jeff’s introduction to his profession was on the contractor side where he learned more about the practical side of the trade, and it was here he gained an appreciation on how an … Read More