Baisch has exceeded my expectations with their design work, timely delivery of materials, and has done so at reasonable rates. There have been various times I needed Baisch’s help with my customers after hours and on weekends and our project manager has been there for us with a positive response without fail.  I would highly recommend Baisch to any prospective client.

—Managing Director, Omni Sulphur LLC

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Actively participating in projects, Baisch’s principals work as a team of leaders who are committed to their clients and shared core values. Their communication skills and ability to bring a group of people together to solve complex problems are significant factors in the success of Baisch’s projects. Please don’t hesitate to contact the following principals for more information on Baisch Engineering and how we can help you on your next project.

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Todd R. Van Gompel, P.E.

President, Project Manager, Process Engineer

With Baisch for 13 years, Todd is the President and is a registered Professional Engineer with 22 years of experience.

As President, Todd, in collaboration with a five-person technical team, is responsible for leading Baisch’s technical efforts to consistently deliver the highest quality integration engineering services to the industry. Todd’s Project Management experience includes detailed studies, new plant installations, and major equipment rebuilds. Clients recognize Todd to be a highly skilled Project Manager who rely on his expertise to successfully lead and manage their complex and important projects.

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David R. Weyers

Vice President, Executive Project Management Lead, Project Manager

With Baisch for 23 years, Dave has 34 years of experience in providing process engineering services.

As Vice President and Project Management Lead, Dave oversees a multi-disciplined engineering team responsible for leading project management standards and systems throughout Baisch. Dave has expertise in all facets of Project Management for our general industrial clients, including overseeing funding approval through construction and commissioning of equipment; guiding equipment suppliers on proper integration; developing commissioning plans for construction checkout and startup; developing specification packages; and providing technical and commercial analysis for client purchases.

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Eric P. Eisenhauer, P.E.

Principal, Electrical Department Lead, Electrical Engineer

Eric has 19 years of experience in manufacturing and has been with Baisch for 4 years.

He has experience in a variety of operations leadership and process improvement roles. In addition to his manufacturing experience, Eric has participated on and led numerous control system upgrades including PLC replacements, drive replacements, and temperature control system replacements. His experience also includes writing scope of work documents for equipment and cable installations, and providing construction, equipment checkout, and startup assistance.

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Kurt J. Kloehn, P.E.

Director, Senior Process Consultant

Kurt has 35 years of experience at Baisch and a strong background in process engineering.

As Director, Kurt’s primary role is to support the operations and strategic direction of the firm. He also serves as Senior Process Consultant on many of the firm’s projects.

Kurt uses his strong technical abilities and management skills to make vital contributions necessary for the success of Baisch Engineering.

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Brian J. Dollevoet, P.E.

Corporate Director, Executive Technical Lead, Electrical Engineer

Brian has 30 years of experience with Baisch.

His responsibilities in this role include the design and installation of industrial electrical power systems, supervising design efforts, project management, specifying electrical equipment, analyzing vendor proposals, and making recommendations for electrical equipment purchase.

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James W. Thunes, P.E.

Corporate Director, Structural Department Lead, Civil/Structural Engineer

As Corporate Director and Structural Department Lead, Jim has 23 years of experience at Baisch leading structural efforts for process buildings and heavy foundations.

His detailed engineering work includes tissue machines, retaining walls, brace frame steel buildings, rigid frame steel structures, floor slabs, heavy equipment foundations, and building renovations. Jim’s civil engineering experience includes site plans, storm and sanitary sewer projects, bridge design, and road construction and restoration.

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Lee J. St. Aubin, AIA

Principal, Architect, Project Manager

Lee has 29 years of experience at Baisch and serves as Project Architect on a wide range of commercial and industrial projects.

Lee combines technology and innovation to achieve cost effective and efficient results. His professional services include project development from inception to completion, facility master planning, scope development, construction cost estimating, project scheduling, 3D visualization, material selection, preparation of construction documents and specifications, and construction administration.

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Phillip R. Gocker

Principal, Process Department Lead, Process Engineer

Phil has 11 years of experience at Baisch.

As a process engineer, Phil directs the HVAC, mechanical and process portions of projects. His responsibilities include the HVAC and process ventilation system design for paper/tissue machine rooms, warehouses, pulpers, MCC/electrical rooms, and office spaces.

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Jeannine M. Powell, P.E.

Principal, Civil/Structural Engineer

Jeannine has 18 years of experience in the industry and has been with Baisch for 9 years.

As a Civil/Structural Engineer, Jeannine’s responsibilities include providing structural engineering support to Lead Structural Engineers, analysis and designing of building structures and machine equipment support elements, supervising and assisting CAD technicians and designers in the preparation of construction documents, and working with the Owner to identify potential improvements to problems areas.

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