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Coffman Engineers’ Welcomes Fire Protection Staff

Demand prompts West Coast growth

SEATTLE, WA (July 12, 2017) – Coffman Engineers (Coffman) is pleased to announce the addition of two senior fire protection engineering professionals to support demand in their west coast offices.

Jon Kapis joined Coffman’s Oakland, California office as a Senior Fire Protection Engineering Technician. His background includes 37 years of design, implementation, and commissioning experience of fire alarm, smoke control, and life safety systems with the industry’s leading manufacturers, suppliers, and consultants. Jon also provides product litigation support as an expert witness and is a leader in Mass Notifications and Emergency Communication Systems. His work experience spans the United States, Pacific, and Asia.

David Gramlich, P.E. joined Coffman’s Seattle, Washington office and has over seven years of international experience as a Fire Protection Engineer, with experience in fire and life safety code compliance, facility assessments, and fire alarm and sprinkler design. David’s background includes work in numerous markets including hospitality, healthcare, commercial, government, corporate real estate, industrial and historical facilities. David is currently working on a variety of projects within the United States ranging from multi-used developments that contain retail, residential, parking and assembly areas to historical buildings with combustible dust hazards.

About Coffman Engineers
Coffman Engineers is proud to celebrate 38 years of providing clients with multidiscipline engineering solutions and is ranked at #198 in Engineering News-Record’s 2017 Top 500 Design Firms list. Our services include civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, commissioning, process piping, instrumentation and controls, corrosion control, alternative and renewable energy, and land surveying. Coffman has more than 400 employees servicing clients across the U.S. and overseas from offices in Anchorage, Alaska; Bozeman, Montana; Charleston, South Carolina; Fulton, Maryland; Hagatna, Guam; Honolulu, Hawaii; Hood River, Oregon; Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Diego, California; and, Seattle and Spokane, Washington. For additional firm information, please visit www.coffman.com or follow us on Twitter @CoffmanEngineer and LinkedIn.