Professional Staff

Mark Boucher, P.E.

Electrical Engineer

“I am passionate about renewable energy sources and sustainable energy generation and am excited to work with these resources. Hydroelectric power generation serves a central role in renewable energy generation, especially when it comes to predictability, grid momentum, and the ability to store large amounts of energy for future use. Responsible management, maintenance, and creation of hydroelectric and other renewable energy facilities is key to preserving our natural resources, and creating sustainable, clean energy for today and the future.”

Mark Boucher is an Electrical Engineer, serving over 3 years in our Engineering Division. He works with various aspects of electrical power systems, including medium and low voltage power generation and distribution, protective device coordination, arc flash studies, power system analysis. Mark specializes in design, installation support, and testing of electrical control and power distribution equipment. Mark designs systems using power generators, switchgears, transfer switches, transformers, motor control panels, and PLCs. Mark also works with and designs control systems containing a diverse arrangement of equipment, including relay controls, modern programmable logic controllers, and smaller, custom solutions.

Mark has significant experience in solving issues with existing equipment, integrating new solutions into existing designs and facilities, taking conceptual specifications through to high quality detailed design products, and troubleshooting issues arising from integrating equipment from multiple vendors or fabricators. Mark enjoys designing safe, robust, and innovative solutions to the engineering challenges found in a wide array of projects. Mark works with an interdisciplinary team of engineers and drafters to create safe, reliable, and innovative design solutions, issue comprehensive design products for construction, and provide support as required through successful installation and commissioning of the required equipment.

Some of Mark’s highlighted project experience with Kleinschmidt include debris handling system design and implementation; fish lift and handling facility for upstream shad passage; crescent tainter gate pier design; unit and plant control system commissioning assistance; spillway modification project; minimum flow feasibility study update; crest gate automation; new powerhouse design; electrical power and controls design.

Mark has a B. S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maine and is a Professional Engineer in Maine, South Carolina, Iowa, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Arkansas, Georgia and New Hampshire.