March 02, 2012
Timmons Group, an ENR 500 Design Firm and a leader in multi-disciplined civil engineering and professional consulting services, announced today that Don Giecek, formally with Chicago-based Invenergy, LLC, has joined the firm as Project Manager in its Richmond, Virginia office.
Giecek has extensive experience in the energy arena. With Invenergy, Giecek managed the development of wind assets in several states, including his native state of Virginia. He was directly responsible for site selection, landowner relations, transmission interconnection, permitting, legislative and regulatory initiatives, government relations, and media relations in these markets. Prior to working with Invenergy, Giecek was the Director of the Virginia Wind Energy Collaborative at James Madison University. He experienced in the natural gas field, having worked in the General Counsel’s office at the Washington Gas Light Company.
“Don’s experience will allow Timmons Group to deliver on existing energy services contracts such as the Virginia Offshore Wind Advanced Technology Demonstration Site Development with James Madison University and the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy,” said Rick Thomas, Principal. “Don’s familiarity with local, state, and federal permitting requirements, as well as his knowledge of specific market trends in the utility and energy space, will help to further expand our presence and capabilities within this market.”
Timmons Group’s long history serving a wide range of energy industry clients combined with continued focus on the emergence of new and innovative technologies, uniquely positions the firm to provide value-added services for the energy industry clients.
About Timmons Group
Timmons Group is a multi-disciplined engineering and technology firm recognized for nearly twenty years as one of Engineering News Record’s (ENR) Top 500 Design Firms in the country. As a Certified Small Business (SWaM) in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the firm provides civil engineering, environmental, GIS/geospatial technology, landscape architecture and surveying services to a diverse client base. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Timmons Group has regional offices throughout Virginia and North Carolina. For more information, visit http://www.timmons.com.
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