Gene R. McGetrick – Electrical & Fire Alarm

Pima College – Tucson Arizona

Gene has been responsible for the design and management of fast paced, retail, restaurant and commercial projects throughout his 22 year career.  With a career starting in Arizona, Gene has gained an outlook to engineering that allows him the ability to understand design practices on both coasts of the United States.

With exceptional organizational and communication skills, Gene has demonstrated effective results in achieving client satisfaction and consistency.  Combine this skill with a passion for listening to the client’s needs and expectations; Gene has a consistent track record for ensuring that seemingly impossible deadlines are met while keeping quality high and budgets in line.

Gene has been actively involved in turn-key applications for his clients.  Providing MEP, fire engineering and construction services for clients nation wide.  As a state state certified firefighter who has turned his passion and love of the fire industry into a experienced Fire Alarm specialist Gene is responsible for surveying, reporting and providing design and installation services for remediation of properties in violation with local AHJ.

Highlights of Project Experience:

Willowbrook Mall – Wayne, NJ

Project manager and lead engineer in charge of design documents and construction management of the electrical infrastructure upgrade to an the existing mall.  The inquisity of the project includes the need to maintain a fully operating mall while completely upgrading the existing main electrical service feed to the mall.  Project challenges included common utilities, climate/environmental issues, and space limitations.  Forward thinking and constant coordination made this project a success.

Bayside Marketplace – Miami, FL

Project manager and lead fire alarm engineer for the design and installation of a new fire alarm system at a busy Miami mall. The property was in immediate need of a full remediation of the fire alarm system.  Working closely with local fire marshal’s and personnel Gene was able to meet the challenges of the project along with full compliance from the fire marshal in a extremely accelerated time frame.

The project required challenging well thought out design approaches along with constant coordination between Port Authority, Continental Airlines Construction Management, and the design team.

Lexus of Edison – Edison, NJ

Project manager and lead engineer for the design/construction of a ground up, state of the art upscale dealership.  Coordination, project construction meetings, and diligence made this 92,000 square foot dealership a flagship store for the client.  Gene met with manufacturers to ensure that equipment would be properly designed and installed early in the project, which enabled smooth construction that met the opening date.

Staten Island Mall – Staten Island, NY

Project manager for emergency electrical equipment replacement due to equipment failure at the mall.  Clients know that they can reach Gene any time of the day or night in emergency situation and EDG will mobilize to assist.  The challenges which were met and completed on the project specifically related to a cohesive coordination effort between engineer, electrician, and manufacturer to install new 4000A bus duct on the roof from one area of the mall in order to provide normal power to the new gear.

Gene worked closely with the insurance company and client to ensure all aspects of the project and effects of the failure were understood, inspected and identified under the work required.

Stop & Shop Supermarket. – Various locations throughout North East

Lead electrical designer on the conversions and construction of new Stop & Shop Supermarkets.  Duties included the implementation of prototypical standards while modifying existing systems to keep construction cost low.

Supermarket Chains include:

  • Stop & Shop, ShopRite, A&P, King Kullen, Genuardi, Foodtown, Kings, Safeway, Garden of Eden, Seasons, Price Rite, Save-A-lot, Pathmark

Retail Chains include:

  • Home Depot, Sears, Office Depot, Marshall’s, Michael’s, PNC Bank, Liz Claiborne, Kate Spade, Lucky, Juicy. Microsoft, Apple, H&M, Forever 21, Century 21, Staples

Pharmacy Chains:

  • CVS, Walgreens, Dwayne Reed,

Restaurants / Food Service include:

  • Fuddruckers, IHOP, Tiffany’s, Dunkin Donuts, Charlie Brown Restaurant, Ruby Tuesday, Garden of Eden @ The Pier at Caesars Palace-Atlantic City, NJ, Buffalo Wild Wings, Jersey Mikes, Washington Zoo, Newark Airport Terminal C, Burger King,