Philadelphia, PA – Rock Brook welcomes Kurt Bock, who will work as a Senior Plumbing Designer out of our Philadelphia office! Kurt joins us with over twenty-five years’ experience of plumbing, medical gas, and fire protection design.
“Coordination is the key to a good design,” said Kurt. “Communication with coworkers as well as with the interfacing with architects, civil engineers, code officials, construction managers, contractors, the building staff and the client are essential for the success of the project.”
Kurt holds several certifications from the American Institute of Design, ASSE Plumbing Design School, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).
“He has a great approach to life & work, as well as a philosophy for design that make him a great fit at Rock Brook,” said Matthew Cofone, Vice President of Rock Brook.
To get to know Kurt a little better, we asked him a couple of questions:
Q: What is your favorite novel?
A: 1984 by George Orwell.
Q: Which three individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most?
A: I would have to say, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, and Eric Clapton.
Q: What is your favorite family tradition?
A: Taking my dad to Phillies games. Especially for Father’s Day.
Q: If you had the choice, who would you choose to be your mentor?
A: George Harrison, lead guitarist, songwriter and singer with The Beatles. He was a very peaceful man with great songs. He carried himself with class and was a great peace advocate. With all his accomplishments, he always remained humble.
Q: Do you have a dream car?
A: 1997 Ford Thunderbird.
Q: What is your favorite quote?
A: “People say you’re going the wrong way when it’s simply a way of your own.” – Angelina Jolie.
Q: What do you love the most about your profession?
A: Engineering uses both analytical and creative sides of the brain. I like the problem-solving aspect of the job, both in the office and in the field.
Interesting Fact: “I once played guitar in an Elvis tribute. Surreal Experience!”
Kurt joins a growing staff at Rock Brook, who provide MEP/FP, IT, 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.