July 28, 2008 -- RTKL Associates Inc. has promoted Leonardo R. Gonzalez and Vincent Saturno to the positions of associates. Both men are electrical engineers in the firm's Baltimore MEP engineering studio.
As a senior electrical design engineer, Gonzalez works with architects and mechanical engineers from schematics through construction documentation to ensure the proper coordination of systems. During his seven years with RTKL, he has handled the planning, design and construction of electrical distribution systems for public, institutional, corporate and technology-intensive facilities. He has been involved in the design of a medium voltage distribution system replacement at the Veteran Affairs Medical Base in Alexandria, LA.; data center expansions of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore; and a mission critical command center with UPS, generators and redundant utilities at Fort Stewart in Savannah, GA. He received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Manhattan College in 1997.
Saturno is an electrical engineer with design experience in corporate, high-tech, government, healthcare and mixed-use projects. He specializes in electrical infrastructure and distribution systems for complex projects. Since joining RTKL in 2002, Saturno has designed the electrical distribution systems for multiple facilities at Johns Hopkins University, including a data center for the Bloomberg School of Public Health and several high-tech buildings for the Applied Physics Laboratory. He has also worked on systems for the Defense Threat Reduction Center at Fort Belvoir, VA, the National Maritime Intelligence Center, the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, VA.
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