Steven Johnson

Director of Mechanical


BS, Mechanical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, Pomona


About Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson joined Design West Engineering in 2002 and now directs the Mechanical and Plumbing Department. He ensures that each project manager is maintaining the quality of design and level of service that Design West is known for. He manages and oversees mechanical and plumbing design teams of virtually every type and for every sector of the industry, including K-12, higher education, municipal, healthcare, and industrial to name a few. After Steven joined Design West, he quickly proved himself a competent and successful Project Manager and in 2007 took over the responsibility of managing the day to day production for his department from the founding Principals. Mr. Johnson also oversees the fire sprinkler design team, the commissioning and LEED consulting division, the BIM team with the BIM Manager reporting directly to him, and applications of our Energy Division. He is passionate to see forward thinking design implemented into our projects through the most up-to-date technologies. Energetic and resourceful, he brings to his job an unparalleled knowledge of the industry and complete dedication to his clients. Steven has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona and maintains his Professional Engineering License.

Arizona PE #48363, California PE #M33209, Hawaii PE #18701, Idaho PE #P-193991, Iowa PE #19390, Mississippi PE #29882, Nevada PE #19619, Oregon PE #86716, Texas PE #118125, Utah PE #11375585-2202, Virginia PE #402061107, Washington PE #46776

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