PTI is proud to welcome Steve Thunell to the team! Steve was hired in September as a Senior Electrical Systems Engineer. Steve graduated from West Virginia University with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, is a Registered Professional Engineer and has several years of experience in the utility industry. He comes to us from an engineering consulting firm as a Project Protection and Controls Engineer. He was a Lead Engineer with responsibility for developing electrical schematics, panel layouts, relay settings, project budget, man power, quality assurance, researching equipment standards, purchasing the equipment, and delivering customer satisfaction.
Steve lives with his wife, Cheryl, and son Tyler in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Their favorite summer vacation spot is at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They also enjoy vacationing in the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee and Disney World in Florida. On weekends, they can be found at Kennywood Park, a local amusement park. Steve is excited to be part of the Potomac Testing team and is looking forward to meeting the challenges that lie ahead!