Philadelphia, PA – Rock Brook welcomes Robert Hughes, PE who will work as a Project Mechanical Engineer out of our Philadelphia office! He joins us with over ten years’ experience of HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection design as well as expertise in project management and construction administration.
Bob is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the state of New Jersey and received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT).
“Bob has an infectious positive attitude that he applies to all aspects of his life. We’re looking forward to him sharing that attitude with the team as he continues to grow his career with us here at Rock Brook,” said Charles Rowland, Senior Director of Rock Brook’s Mechanical Systems Group.
To get to know him a little better, we asked Bob a couple of questions:
Q: What is your favorite novel?
A: The Hobbit by J.R. R. Tolkien.
Q: How did you end up in this profession?
A: I used to always think being an Engineer was cool. Being able to design systems was always a dream of mine.
Q: Which three individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most?
A: I would have to say, Jesus Christ, Dave Chappelle, and Lisa Lampanelli.
Q: Who is your least favorite superhero and why?
A: Aquaman because he has no real superpowers.
Q: What is your dream car?
A: A 1995 Dodge Viper.
Q: What is your favorite quote?
A: From a person who officiated my friend’s wedding, “Don’t try to get everything your parents got in 30 years, in 5 years.”
Q: What do you love the most about your profession?
A: I absolutely love problem-solving. I think most Engineers do!
Q: What has contributed to your success in this profession?
A: Asking questions and asking often.
Interesting Fact: “I have done sketch comedy for the past ten years!”
Bob joins a growing staff at Rock Brook, who provides MEP/FP, IT/AV, security, commissioning, and sustainable design services to a large list of clients in various markets.
The Rock Brook Consulting Group, PA is a multi-discipline engineering design firm providing effective and innovative solutions for clients in the Education, Corporate & Commercial, Science & Technology, Data Centers, Pharmaceutical, and Hospitality & Entertainment markets, both nationally and internationally.