Luis Robles
Luis F. Robles, P.E.
Associate
Construction Consulting
Oakland

Mr. Robles has 10 years of experience in commercial construction and engineering. He provides technical and strategic consultation in the construction management of electrical utility projects, power distribution and transmission, commissioning procedures, new building development, sustainable building design, and energy analysis. He has experience in all phases of project management including post and preconstruction activities, conceptual design, engineering review, cost estimation, inspection procedures, scope development, value engineering, and project closeout.

Mr. Robles has a proven track record in working with cross-functional teams and delivering solutions to owners and stakeholders. He has been successful in managing construction teams and assisting on the field by conducting commissioning, testing and balancing activities. His area of expertise includes HVAC system design for commercial, industrial, and mission critical facilities, commissioning services, building energy analysis, and sustainable building design.

Prior to joining Exponent, Mr. Robles designed complex Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems for a variety of industries and gained valuable experience coordinating with multidisciplinary teams and external equipment vendors. He has experience working with external project standards and value engineering solutions. He has also worked significantly on the field with general contractors and sub-contractors overseeing equipment startups, troubleshooting, commissioning, testing and balancing mechanical air-side equipment.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas, Arlington, 2008

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer, Texas, #119995

Green Building Associate - LEED AP

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish

Prior Experience

PAE Engineers, Assistant Project Manager, 2016-2017

Aguirre Roden, Lead Mechanical Engineer, 2013-2014

Nelco Engineering, Mechanical Engineer, 2012-2013

Meza Engineering, Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager, 2007-2012, 2015-2016

Professional Affiliations

ASHRAE - member

USGBC - member

Project Experience

Designed and engineered HVAC and plumbing systems for new building construction and building renovations throughout the Southwest and California. Specified mechanical system for commercial, industrial, healthcare, and mission critical facilities. Conducted whole building energy simulations for optimization of buildings.

Managed design-build projects and accelerated project delivery schedules while minimizing risks for owners and stakeholders. Completed a commissioning report of the mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems for an international airport renovation in Texas. He submitted various sustainable building designs to the U.S. Green Building Council and was granted silver, gold, and platinum certifications for multiple LEED rated buildings in Texas that are 20% to 35% more efficient than standard buildings.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas, Arlington, 2008

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer, Texas, #119995

Green Building Associate - LEED AP

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish