2012 40 Under 40: Jared Edwards, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 36

Senior Project Manager/Senior Mechanical Engineer, Smith Seckman Reid Inc. (SSR), Dallas

05/14/2012


Jared Edwards, PE, LEED AP BD+C, 36 Jared Edwards

Senior Project Manager/Senior Mechanical Engineer, Smith Seckman Reid Inc. (SSR), Dallas

Texas Tech University, BS Mechanical Engineering; Westminster Theological Seminary, MA of Religion

Edwards leverages his positive energy, attention to detail, and eye for the big picture as an industry leader in healthcare and mission critical project management and engineering. He is a family man who expands his knowledge well beyond his engineering trade, and he lives as a steward in a world of creation and providence, which serves as the foundation of all his intentions and motivations. He is an expert in healthcare facility design and has a long-standing client relationship with the Baylor Health Care System. Edwards’ mission critical project experience began right out of college, when he worked with the lead engineer to create a design for a facility that tests nuclear weapons through supercomputers. Among his subsequent mission critical projects, he designed the HVAC system for a nuclear warhead research center that obtained U.S. Green Building Council LEED Silver certification. Edwards was also the lead mechanical engineer for the first LEED accredited hospital in the area, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound, built down the street from his house. When he isn’t putting in extra hours at the office, Edwards enjoys hunting, fishing, conversation and wine with his wife, and reading and singing with their children. Good food is a staple of Edwards’ life, from enjoying ethnic restaurants with the family to entertaining friends with seafood boils and smoked meats. 

Return to the complete list of 2012 40 Under 40 Winners



No comments
Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Water use efficiency: Diminishing water quality, escalating costs; Lowering building energy use; Power for fire pumps
Building envelope and integration; Manufacturing industrial Q&A; NFPA 99; Testing fire systems
Labs and research facilities: Q&A with the experts; Water heating systems; Smart building integration; 40 Under 40 winners
Maintaining low data center PUE; Using eco mode in UPS systems; Commissioning electrical and power systems; Exploring dc power distribution alternatives
Protecting standby generators for mission critical facilities; Selecting energy-efficient transformers; Integrating power monitoring systems; Mitigating harmonics in electrical systems
Commissioning electrical systems in mission critical facilities; Anticipating the Smart Grid; Mitigating arc flash hazards in medium-voltage switchgear; Comparing generator sizing software
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.