Gary A. Eck

Senior Consultant / P.E. / Fort Myers

Background

Mr. Eck holds a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in 1975 and is a licensed professional engineer in Florida (active), New Jersey (active), Texas (inactive), New York (inactive), Pennsylvania (inactive) and Virginia (inactive). Mr. Eck received his Master of Business Administration in Industrial Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1980.

Mr. Eck has more than 40 years of experience in building mechanical systems, small and large scale construction project management, management of maintenance and engineering personnel, and facilities engineering concentrated in the pharmaceutical, food and light foundry industry. He has served as owner’s representative on several large scale projects.

Mr. Eck has knowledge and expertise in design, testing, investigation and evaluation of plumbing and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), pharmaceutical compressed air, steam, and purified water systems. He is experienced in all types of plumbing and air conditioning systems including residential, commercial and industrial applications. Technical engineering manager with 30 years of experience in highly regulated industries with a reputation for autonomously saving troubled and/or complicated high visibility and unique projects, varying from studies to very large construction projects, and situations by setting priorities and reorganizing efforts resulting in the surpassing of expectations. Proven flexible and adaptable management of technical individuals and proven engineering expertise. Experienced to operate simultaneously in both line and staff positions in facilities management, pharmaceutical operations (including commissioning, qualification and/or validation) and construction. Ability to resolve difficult situations even under adverse conditions. Extremely people oriented while fully engaging Situational Leadership but capable of making the tough human resources decisions if necessary. A strong communicator with high initiative regarding being a self-starter. Embraces a high value of character with a high degree of ethical behavior and integrity.

Education and Certifications

  • Mechanical Engineering, B.S.: New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Industrial Management, MBA: Fairleigh Dickinson University
  • Licensed Professional Engineer: New Jersey(active), Florida (active), New York (inactive), Pennsylvania (inactive), Texas (inactive) and Virginia (inactive)
  • Licensed Construction Official: New Jersey
  • Licensed Building Official – HHS: New Jersey