Local engineering firm expands its staff

Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., a leading professional engineering and construction services firm, has welcomed Chad Jespersen, P.E. to its Western New York operations.

A licensed professional engineer, Jespersen has worked in both construction and consulting having performed in the capacity of designer, engineer, inspector and project manager for a large variety of civil engineering projects. His experience includes bridge and roadway engineering, airport and large facility site design, railroad siding/unloading facility design and streetcar systems development. He also has expertise in forensic engineering investigations and concrete construction. He is a lifelong resident of the region and has a strong bond to the local community, specifically as a long-term volunteer with the Warren County Fair and member of the Lander Volunteer Fire Department. Jespersen will be based in the Jamestown office, supporting clients across the region.

The firm also welcomes Ashley DiFrancesco as a junior engineer. She is a new graduate of University at Buffalo with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. During her college career, she gained experience through internships, with the most recent at GPI. She will be based in the Buffalo office, supporting municipal clients in Buffalo and Jamestown.

GPI has provided civil/structural engineering, water and wastewater engineering, and land surveying to clients in the Southern Tier for over 50 years. Currently ranked No. 57 in Engineering News Record’s “Top 100 National Design Firms” and recently recognized as ENR-NY’s 2016 “Design Engineer of the Year,” GPI provides comprehensive engineering services, transportation planning and design, traffic engineering, construction inspection, sustainable design, municipal engineering, site planning, coastal and marine engineering, and GIS and asset management.