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Finley’s John Ham promoted to Manager of Substation Engineering

March 17, 2015 By Finley Engineering in

Lamar, Mo. (March 17, 2015) — Finley Engineering, a leader in professional engineering services for the energy, telecom, and broadband industries , announced the promotion of John Ham, P.E. to Manager of Substation Engineering.

“With John’s field and project experience, combined with his experience at Finley, he will be able to apply his leadership and expertise to building and directing a team to pursue and execute on larger projects in the substation, P&C and system protection world,” said Finley Vice President Phil Carroll. “John has repeatedly proven his ability to be a leader in our company and we are pleased he has accepted this new opportunity focusing on our client needs in substation and relay protection.”

Ham originally joined Finley Engineering to provide advanced services and work with smart grid technologies for Finley clients. He has specialized in electrical engineering, substation automation, distribution automation, and SCADA Systems.

Additional experience includes design management and functional design testing of substations, engineering service and proposal project management, program and construction management, NERC transmission and distribution, substation compliance and overall project management and supervision of professional staff.

Prior to joining Finley, Ham worked as a project manager, engineering manager and project engineer for Black and Veatch.

For over 60 years, Finley Engineering has been a leader in the design, engineering and construction of electrical power systems , broadband and communications. Finley has over 300 employees located in ten offices throughout the U.S. and is a multi-disciplined organization offering professional engineering, project management, surveying, mapping, environmental and right-of-way services to the electric power transmission and distribution, telecommunications, broadband, fiber optics, gas pipeline, and related industries.

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