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Alumnus wins Member-in-Training award from APEGM

December 3, 2012 — 

Mr. Scott Hammond (B.Sc. M.E./09) was recently honoured with the Member-in-Training Award from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba.

Hammond was hired by SMS Engineering Ltd. immediately after graduating in May of 2009 as a mechanical designer. Over the next three years, he has gained much experience working for the company. Hammond has been the project manager for numerous projects after just one year of being hired. He is a LEED accredited professional who has worked on over 225 projects designing building systems for plumbing, fire protection and heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Hammond approaches all projects with environmental concern and energy efficiency in mind and has submitted several projects for LEED certification.

Hammond has, with the support of wonderful mentors, co-workers, architects, manufacturer representatives, and owners, completed several projects such as the new Richardson Center Concourse, Investor’s Group Stadium, 363 Broadway, various MTS projects, the James Armstrong Richardson Winnipeg International Airport, the new central energy center at HSC and has worked on many other important projects within Winnipeg and throughout Manitoba.

Throughout his professional career, Hammond has been actively involved in many volunteer activities. In the four months during the summer of 2010, he was part of the Habitat for Humanity team that built houses on Nairn Avenue. Hammond is also a student activities chair and young engineers in ASHRAE chair for the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers. He actively encourages young students to become engineers and become familiar with building sciences and HVAC. In addition, Hammond is a member of Building Owners and Managers Association of Manitoba, the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies, and the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce.

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