Brent is a mechanical engineering principal, and the Federal Programs lead in Coffman’s Anchorage office. As the Federal Program lead, Brent supports the market sector strategy and companywide federal champions as they lead projects and new pursuits. Brent’s career has focused on federal sector work for various agencies in the US and abroad.
Brent specializes in commercial mechanical engineering and is instrumental in the development and operation of the Anchorage office commercial work. Brent is experienced in vertical construction focusing on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for commercial and industrial applications. A large component of Brent’s work throughout his career has been in the federal sector specifically for the Department of Defense.
Brent’s career began with the Omaha District Army Corps of Engineers which primed him for continued design build and design bid build work with federal clients including; the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC), National Park Service (NPS), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), General Services Administration (GSA), United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USF&W), and the Forest Service. Brent has managed and been part of the design effort for federal projects throughout Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Wake Island, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, Utah, Alabama, Greenland, Oklahoma, Japan, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.
Beyond federal work, Brent’s commercial mechanical engineering experience covers vertical design in many sectors including corrections, utilities, education, healthcare, and oil and gas. Brent’s work experience covers all phases of project design; from business development to final project closeout. As an Alaska resident since 1981, Brent has worked on projects throughout the state of Alaska and enjoys the challenges of unique and remote environments throughout Alaska and beyond.