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Quaid Spearing is currently in his 5th year of study in the Architectural Engineering Program at Penn State University. He will graduate in May of 2014 with an Integrated Bachelor/Master of Architectural Engineering, with a focus on Construction Management. Quaid passed his FE Exam in May of 2012 and will gain EIT status upon graduation. Upon graduation, Quaid looks forward to joining the Barton Malow Company as a Project Engineer.

During the past two summers, Quaid partook in internships with the Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute (PSFEI) as an intern Energy Auditor and with the Penn State Office of Physical Plant (OPP) as an intern Project Coordinator. During his internship with PSFEI, Quaid performed ASHRAE Standard Level II Energy Audits on 52 facilities at the Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Base. As an intern project coordinator with OPP, Quaid gained valuable experience and knowledge of the design, coordination, and construction of several different types and sizes of construction projects on Penn State’s Main Campus. He managed several major maintenance and renovation projects, prepared project specifications for bidding, and also reviewed construction services proposals.

Quaid is also active in both on and off campus activities, including being a member of the Student Chapter of the Partnership in Achieving Construction Excellence (S:PACE). Quaid Spearing is also an Eagle Scout and he enjoys camping, working on older vehicles, and is an avid motorcycle rider.

For Quaid Spearing’s resume, please click here.





Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are soley the interpretation of Quaid Spearing. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design


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