Bret Hoffman, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Bret Hoffman conducts hydro plant equipment upgrade evaluations; assists in due diligence studies; performs feasibility studies; develops specifications and provides bid evaluation for water-to-wire hydroelectric equipment. He designs HVAC, pump/piping and pneumatic systems, performs dam stability analysis and FERC-related dam safety assistance, assists with construction cost estimating, and provides field construction representation. Bret works closely with Kleinschmidt’s environmental and licensing groups on various aspects of project licensing and compliance efforts including site compliance inspections, evaluating impacts of modifying project operations, collaboration with federal and state agencies, permitting efforts, and EIA annual filings.

EDUCATION
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina (1998)
Licensed Professional Engineer in South Carolina.

Bret R. Hoffman