Clearwater, FL, December 15, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- McKim & Creed, an engineering, geomatics and planning firm with offices throughout the U.S., announces that Sam Hobi, PE has joined the company’s Clearwater, Florida office as a senior structural engineer.
Hobi specializes in all aspects of structural engineering, including the design and analysis of reinforced concrete, structural steel and reinforced masonry structures; above- and below-grade plant process infrastructure; and earth-retaining and flood-control systems. He is proficient in such industry-standard analysis and design tools as MathCAD, STAAD and PCA-mats, and has developed design templates for pumping station global stability analysis and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ pumping station substructures.
“Sam brings significant and impressive structural capabilities to McKim & Creed, which allows us to offer more expertise and more value to the municipalities and businesses we work with throughout the Tampa Bay area,” said Street Lee, PE, senior vice president with McKim & Creed.
Hobi holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in civil and structural engineering from Northeastern University and Oklahoma State University, respectively. He has been involved in such local and regional projects as the Airport Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion in Hernando County, the W.E. Dunn Water Reclamation Facility in Pinellas County, a food establishment handling facility in Pasco County, and the Kapok Wetland and Floodplain Restoration Project in Clearwater.
About McKim & Creed: McKim & Creed is a 370-person engineering, geomatics and planning firm with offices throughout the U.S. Most recently, the company has expanded its geographic locations to include Texas and Michigan.
McKim & Creed has won numerous awards and accolades, and has been named one of the top architectural/engineering/contracting firms by Public Works magazine, one of the top design firms in the Southeast by ENR Southeast magazine, and one of the top 500 design firms in the United States by Engineering News-Record magazine.