Elmo Acacio

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Elmo Acacio



Main office location Seattle, WA

Year started in industry 1990

Year started at Säzän 2013

Project types/specialty

Federal/Military, Industrial, Municipal, Ports, Commercial, TI, Retail

Elmo is a Senior Electrical Engineer and Principal in the Seattle office. He began his career in the engineering industry in 1990 and joined Säzän Group in 2013. He has a Professional Engineering (PE) electrical license in Washington and Texas. Over his 30+ year career, Elmo has developed expertise in new and renovation projects for power, lighting, fire alarm, communications, security, and access control systems for diverse facility types, specializing in industrial, government/military, and commercial facilities. He takes a proactive approach to projects and ensures the successful delivery of designs he and his team are responsible for delivering. He brings a holistic approach to electrical systems design and has led the project management and designs for several highly complex federal facilities.

Elmo has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Henry Cogswell College. He is actively involved with several organizations, including the Association of Filipino-American Engineers of Washington (AFEW), where he has been a member since 1998 and is a Board member. He also participates in the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) and is a Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) member.

Elmo is an asset to the team and works to consistently provide thoughtful design solutions and exceed the expectations of his clients.

Mountains, coast, or desert?
Mountains - I like to hike
What fictional place would you love to visit?
Fantasy Island
Cats, dogs, or other?
Dogs, they tend to be more active, and I can use a running companion.
Best bit of advice you have ever received?
Treat others the way you want to be treated
What would your walk-up song be?
Eye of the Tiger by Survivor
Favorite project. Why?
Schools and worship facility projects- because I feel these facilities are good and valuable part of the community.