H B K CONSULTANTS, LTD.                          

John A. Smithley

 

 

PRINCIPAL

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PROFILE

Mr. Smithley has over 35 years experience in designing, installing and supervision of mechanical and electrical engineering projects.

Mr. Smithley began his career in 1983 with a mechanical refrigeration wholesaler in Texas designing commercial and industrial refrigeration systems, boilers and large residential HVAC systems. His responsibilities included energy codes calculations and compliance; HVAC system design; system take-off and quotations. He also assist staff with product selections and quotations on government accounts.

Beginning in 1987, Mr. Smithley relocated to Ohio and worked for a mechanical warehouse company as a Project Manager/Mechanical Designer. His responsibilities included energy codes calculations and compliance; HVAC system design and pricing; exhaust system design and pricing; value engineering; developing specifications and recommending products for commercial contractors; creating details and notes for specific project requirements and troubleshooting contractor field issues. He also was responsible for advising company inventory levels, product review and invoicing.

Beginning in 1990, Mr. Smithley worked for a property management company as a Project Manager/Service Coordinator. His responsibilities included design replacement of cooling towers, boilers, WSHPs and control systems; value engineering: schedule and review bids. He maintained and ordered supplies for service personnel and was responsible for answering questions from the field as needed during the course of construction.

Beginning in 1993, Mr. Smithley worked for a mechanical engineering firm as a Project Manager working on projects in various states throughout the United States. His responsibilities included energy codes calculations and compliance; HVAC system design; exhaust system design; value engineering; coordinating store HVAC and plumbing requirements with electrical engineer for incorporation into electrical loads; developing specifications and recommending products to meet the client's needs; creating details and notes for specific project requirements; shop drawing review; development of prototype drawings for national accounts; and drawing review quality control. He was responsible for answering questions from the field as needed during the course of construction.

In early 1996, Mr. Smithley became the first employee of HBK Consultants as a Project Manager. His responsibilities included complete mechanical and plumbing design for retail stores, commercial banks, schools and restaurant projects. He also is responsible for energy codes calculations and compliance; HVAC system design; exhaust system design; value engineering; coordinating store equipment requirements with electrical engineer for incorporation into electrical loads; developing specifications and recommending products to meet the client's needs; creating details and notes for specific project requirements; shop drawing review; development of prototype drawings for national accounts; and drawing review quality control. Also responsible for answering questions from the field as needed during the course of construction.

In 2012, Mr. Smithley was promoted to Principal. His vast work experience is the building industry plus his leadership in project management and the training of staff has been instrumental in HBK's reputation for quality.

5880 Sawmill Road
Suite 200
Dublin, OH 43017
614-882-1199
EST. 1995