keeping it real

Keeping It Real with Don Hocking

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.

Name and Title: Donald R. (Don) Hocking, PE, LEED AP BD+C – Senior Mechanical Engineer
Office location: Salisbury, MD
Years at Allen & Shariff: 14.5 years


 

As Senior Mechanical Engineer, where do you invest your energies in relation to your team and clients?
Trying to understand where each are coming from and determining what avenue best allows us to work together.

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Keeping It Real with Ali Arshian

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally.

 

Name and Title: Ali Arshian, Senior Electrical Engineer
Office location: Columbia, MD
Years at Allen & Shariff: 11 years & 5 months



What’s the one skill that you would say is essential to being a great mechanical designer?
Attention to detail is essential because one little mistake can cost the owners of the facilities we work in a lot of money. We do everything we can to maintain our good relationship with them.

What are the skills that you would say are essential to being a great electrical engineer?
Having a great memory and common sense.

What is the most innovative advancement you’ve seen since you first started your career?
LED

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Keeping It Real with Aaron DeSantis

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Aaron DeSantis, Mechanical Designer Office location: Zelienople Years at Allen & Shariff: Two years What’s the one skill that you would say is essential to being […]

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Keeping It Real with Tom Taylor

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title:  Thomas J. Taylor, CET, CPD Office location: Pittsburgh, PA Years at Allen & Shariff: Over 12 years What’s the one skill that you would say is […]

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Keeping It Real with Joseph Klapheke

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Joe Klapheke, Senior Mechanical Engineer Office location: Pittsburgh North Years at Allen & Shariff: 4 years What’s the one skill that you would say is essential […]

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Keeping It Real with Chuck Booze

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name: Chuck Booze – Senior Electrical Designer Office: Salisbury Years at Allen & Shariff: 16 Months

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Keeping It Real with Alpha Sallah

The Keeping it Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. Sometimes literally. Name and Title: Alpha Sallah, Mechanical Designer Office location: Columbia Headquarters Years at Allen & Shariff: 1 year What’s the one skill that you would say is essential to being […]

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Keeping It Real with the Middle East Project Management Consulting Team

The Keeping It Real series is your chance to hear from Allen & Shariff staff on life, lessons, and leadership, straight from the trenches. This time around, it’s a little different. We’re interviewing some of our Middle East team that worked on the Al Ain Hospital project, pictured above. Read their individual answers and learn more […]

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