Main office location Portland, OR
Year started in industry 2004
Year started at Säzän 2019
Design-Build, Healthcare, Industrial/Process, High Tech
An Associate Principal, Geoff manages the Mechanical Department for Säzän Group's Oregon region, developing client relationships and motivating teams to success. As an Eagle Scout that served in the US Coast Guard, he has a passion for collaboration and thrives in a team environment.
Geoff is continuously pushing to improve the quality of our mechanical standards and details. With experience working on the design and construction sides of the industry, he brings a unique perspective to projects. He utilizes his understanding of the construction process to plan projects and foresee possible challenges. He has a thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local fire, plumbing, energy, mechanical, and life safety codes and their applications. As a licensed Professional Engineer, his responsibilities include researching HVAC equipment and analyzing existing systems for inefficiencies and failures.
Geoff has been sought out in our industry as a speaker in panel discussions focused on the strengths and weaknesses of various project delivery methods. He is a Past President of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Oregon Chapter, the 2021 recipient of the ASHRAE Presidential Award of Excellence, and a former Board Member of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Portland Chapter. Geoff earned his Mechanical Engineering degree from Portland State University and completed the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) Project Management Institute.