Posts From April, 2016

HEA is Providing Commissioning Services for the Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement Project

 Horizon Engineering Associates, LLP (HEA) has been hired by Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (a consortium of some of the world’s best-known and most highly-regarded design, engineering and construction firms) to provide Independent Quality Assurance Commissioning Engineering services for the $3.98 billion Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project.

HEA will be providing commissioning services for all bridge and facility systems (maintenance and state policy facility). Building systems include bridge systems (power, lighting, intelligent traffic systems, structural health monitoring, security, network communication, radio and facilities systems), building automation systems, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. HEA’s services will provide documented confirmation that building systems function in accordance with criteria set forth in the project documents to satisfy the owner’s operational needs.

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Employee Spotlight: Anthony Grgas

Employee of the Month

Anthony Grges was recently awarded HEA's Employee of the Month award! Here's a quick Q/A with him:

If you could vacation anywhere on the planet, where would you go?
If it's someplace I've never been before, it would be Iceland. If it's someplace I've been to before and would like to go would be New Zealand.

What is something about you that would surprise people?
Outside of work...I am always looking to make something new. I've done some iPhone programming, made an LED candle that flickers when you blow on it, and now I'm looking into building a cheap & smart greenhouse (a small greenhouse) to grow my veggies during the wife calls me a busy little squirrel.

Describe your perfect Saturday?
Good breakfast, nice run (tennis/soccer), yard work, hobby time, making dinner, and cap everything off with a good show or movie.

What is something you would like to learn to do?
Learn another language.

What do you like best about working at HEA?
The communication. A construction project is like a big game of "telephone;" messages morph as they are passed around. With successful and seamless turnover as our primary goal, we (commissioning agents) should really vet information and make sure it's conveyed in an emotive fashion with the right tone/urgency to right person.  

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