Meet Electrical Engineer Shams Moghadam

November 16, 2023


Shams Moghadam, P.E., LEED AP
Principal Consultant
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Shams Moghadam is part of the Rimkus Los Angeles/Irvine team. He draws on more than 35 years of experience to provide services for Rimkus clients that include electrical fire scene investigations, analyses of electrical systems, data analysis, and investigations of equipment failures, electrical power failures, and electrical construction defects.

Extensive Knowledge of Electrical Systems
  • Maintenance and Design
    • Expertise in the maintenance and design of electrical power systems, assisting with efficiency, safety, and compliance with industry standards
  • Inspection and Plan Review
    • Significant experience inspecting and reviewing plans for electrical power, emergency generator systems, lighting, fire alarms, intercom, and data systems within buildings
  • Regulatory Knowledge
    • Extensive knowledge of the construction industry’s regulatory standards, procedures, and codes, including NFPA, NEC, FBC, IBC, and ASHRAE 90.1, helping to ensure projects adhere to the highest safety and compliance standards
Significant Practical Experience
  • Generator Systems
    • Designed and inspected large generator power systems and solar power systems, contributing to the reliability of power distribution
  • Arc Flash Risk Assessment
    • Conducted arc flash risk assessment studies for electrical power distribution systems, contributing to the safety of personnel and equipment
  • Forensic Investigations
    • Proven track record of investigating emergency generator system power failures, electrical switchgear failures, panelboard issues, and wiring system failures in commercial and institutional buildings
  • Troubleshooting
    • Experienced in troubleshooting electrical power systems, providing solutions to restore functionality
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