TAKING THE LEAD
(Photo: Jay T. Pisco, Deputy Market Leader Lower Hudson Municipal Market)
MELVILLE, NY- H2M architects + engineers is pleased to announce that Jay T. Pisco P.E. recently joined the firm as the Deputy Market Leader for the Lower Hudson Municipal Market in our White Plains office. Jay Pisco has more than 36 years of experience working on municipal and private projects in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico, and he will be working with the H2M Marketing Team to identify and pursue new opportunities where H2M can provide service.
H2M’s successful municipal work relies on consensus building and cost efficiency. From the initial concept to the ribbon cutting, H2M works hand-in-hand with municipalities to ensure their visions become a reality without breaking the bank. Working with community groups and municipal leaders, H2M supports bond issues and capital budgets during the early project phases. The firm’s creative solutions are balanced with a practical, problem-solving approach, which translates to a cost-effective final product.
Jay brings experience and leadership to H2M’s growing practice as a Professional Engineer. As a County Commissioner of Public Works and Transportation , Jay was responsible for multiple municipal infrastructure facilities and projects involving design, construction, operation, maintenance and regulatory compliance of an airport, a countywide bus system, several buildings & grounds, roads, bridges, a vehicle fleet, a road maintenance division, parkways, parking facilities, and garages. Jay was also responsible for oversight of the County Engineering Division, Valhalla Campus, all consultants, all construction, County road permits, Hilltop Hanover Farm and multiple service contracts. Jay served as landlord for all County – owned and leased buildings. Jay’s position provided many opportunities to interact with elected officials, public officials, regulatory agencies, local businesses, local utilities, the media and the public in general. Jay has had experience in the power & energy field (nuclear; hydro power; pumped storage; and oil, coal & natural gas-fired power plants), worked on solid waste-to-energy, household hazardous waste & recycling facilities, Construction supervision and inspection experience with large projects of $100+ million. Jay developed technical specifications for equipment procurement, and developed Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Bids (RFBs). Jay was involved in preparation and negotiations of several contracts for equipment and operating facilities and the Past-President of the New York State Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA).
“I am happy to be a part of the H2M Team at this exciting time when the company is focused on growth and expansion of our consulting services. I look forward to working with our municipal, power & energy and other clients to support their projects.” said Jay Pisco.
Prior to joining H2M, Jay served as a Country Commissioner of Public Works and Transportation, Vice President of BSG Engineering, Vice President of HDR Engineering Inc., Mechanical Engineer of New York Power Authority, Mechanical Engineer of Burns and Roe, and graduated from Iona College with a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, and Manhattan College with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
H2M is a full-service consulting and design firm offering the expertise of more than 290 architects, engineers (water supply, civil/site, structural, M/E/P, wastewater and environmental), planners, designers, inspectors, surveyors and scientists. H2M meets the challenges associated with buildings and infrastructure and has been serving various markets throughout Long Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut for over 80 years. For more information, please visit www.h2m.com.
H2M continuously seeks motivated college graduates and experienced professionals to join our team. The firm offers a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefit package that includes: medical, dental, vision, and life; FSA/HSA and long and short-term disability insurances; 401(k) retirement savings plan; bonus plan; tuition reimbursement; and professional development opportunities. To view current job openings, please visit www.h2m.com/careers.