Senior Discipline Engineer Jami Hirota Joins Coffman Engineers' Civil Department

Honolulu growth reflects company's business strategy

Jami Hirota

Coffman Engineers Inc. (“Coffman”) is pleased to welcome Senior Discipline Engineer Jami S. Hirota, PE, LSIT, LEED BD+C, to the Honolulu civil engineering department.

The addition of Ms. Hirota reflects Coffman’s intent to grow the Honolulu office with experienced individuals who are deeply rooted in the local community. Ms. Hirota has served as a leader in the civil engineering and land surveying industry in Hawaii for the past 21 years. She will continue to offer civil engineering and project management services at Coffman.

“Jami is a very well-respected leader in the engineering community and has been integral in shaping the design-build environment in Hawaii and Guam. We are honored and excited to have her join our team and work alongside our other talented professionals,” said John Thielst, Honolulu general manager.

Ms. Hirota has more than 23 years of experience in civil engineering and land surveying. She has significant experience managing Department of Defense (DoD), commercial, state and county projects from the initial proposal through completion. Her experience also includes managing a staff of engineers and surveyors, contract review, business development and project management at her previous firm.

“I’m excited to join the Coffman team after partnering with their engineers on projects for many years. I’m looking forward to continuing to serve our clients and projects with greater efficiency and additional capabilities,” said Ms. Hirota.

Prior to joining the company, Ms. Hirota partnered with Coffman on many projects. A few include:

·       Punahou Academy Learning Commons, Honolulu, HI

·       Hawaii Maritime Center, Honolulu, HI

·       P-109 Aircraft Maintenance Hangar, Andersen AFB, Guam

Ms. Hirota joins four other engineers in the civil/structural department in Coffman’s Honolulu office. The multidiscipline office located in downtown Honolulu has 45 engineers and support staff providing civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and fire protection engineering.

About Coffman Engineers

Coffman Engineers celebrates 39 years of providing clients with multidiscipline engineering solutions and is ranked at No. 198 in Engineering News-Record’s 2017 Top 500 Design Firms list. Our services include civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, commissioning, process piping, instrumentation and controls, corrosion control, alternative and renewable energy, and land surveying. Coffman has more than 450 employees serving clients across the U.S. and overseas from offices in Anchorage, Alaska; Atlanta, Georgia; Bay Area, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Bozeman, Montana; Charleston, South Carolina; Fulton, Maryland; Hagatna, Guam; Honolulu, Hawaii; Hood River, Oregon; Burlington, Seattle; and Spokane, Washington.

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Source: Coffman Engineers Inc.


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Coffman Engineers is a multidiscipline consulting engineering firm serving clients across the U.S. and overseas for 40 years. We have more than 520 employees supporting clients from 16 office locations.

Beth Shimogawa
Corporate Communications Manager, Coffman Engineers, Inc.
Coffman Engineers, Inc.
745 Fort Street (Suite 400)
Honolulu, HI 96813
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