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About Us

Nolan Engineering, PLLC was established in 2006 in Schenectady, NY with the purpose of providing structural design, construction drawings, consulting and inspection services. Since 2006, Nolan Engineering has experienced steady growth and built relationships with many repetitive builders and homeowners. We employ full time engineers, architects, designers and support staff. Our engineers have diverse backgrounds in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, city planning and civil/structural engineering and are licensed in NY, NYC, VT, CT, MA and NJ. Our designer/drafters have years of experience in AutoCAD and Chief Architect. We believe in treating our clients with respect and continue to grow through creativity and innovation. We plan to maintain our stellar reputation and become the number one structural engineering and design firm in Upstate New York. Nolan Engineering, PLLC is also the designer and supplier of the Insta-Footing.

Meet Our Team

Rich Nolan, PE

Rich Nolan, PE

Owner

Rich is a licensed structural engineer with 17 years engineering experience. He holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Engineering from RPI and was employed by Knolls Atomic Power Lab for 8 years before starting Nolan Engineering. Rich is a member of the American Wood Council and the American Concrete Institute. He has 2 children.

Tom Snyder

Tom Snyder

Associate Engineer

Tom holds two degrees: a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil Engineering Technology from the State University of New York Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, and also a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting. Prior to joining the team at Nolan Engineering, he worked at L. Sipperly & Associates in surveying and land development. When not at work, he can usually be found outdoors, hiking, camping, kayaking, running or biking.

Scott Kazmierczak

Scott Kazmierczak

Drafter/Designer

Scott holds an Associate’s degree in Architectural Technology from HVCC.  He has over 10 years of experience in residential & light commercial construction. Prior to becoming part of the Nolan Engineering team, Scott worked for DeRaven Design & Drafting as well as for Richard H. Green, PE, PC, in Delmar, NY. He has designed and drafted all kinds of projects, from additions to new construction. In his spare time, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and family, cooking, gardening and his classic car.

Steve Alheim

Steve Alheim

Drafter/Designer/VR/3D

Steve After 4 years of active duty in the Army, Steve settled in the Pacific Northwest to attend school, getting his AAS in Drafting and Design Technology while continuing his Army career in the Reserves. His early experience involved design and installation of fire sprinkler systems, working for Patriot Fire Protection in Portland Oregon. Upon moving to New York in 1998, he began drafting for local firms specializing in commercial projects such as high schools, libraries, and municipal centers. Realizing his desire to do more residential projects, he worked for Lincoln Logs in Chestertown, NY until its demise in 2008 and as proprietor of JGS Drafting in South Glens Falls. Before coming to Nolan Engineering, Steve worked as the drafting manager and lead designer for Eric & Eric, a design/build firm in Brant Lake, for 9 years and served on a local planning board for 6 years.

Outside of work, Steve and his wife enjoy multi-day backpacking trips, hiking, and traveling on a budget.

 

Jeromey Vojnar

Jeromey Vojnar

Drafter

Jeromey holds a AAS degree in drafting and design technology with over 10 years experience in residential construction. He was a 3nd generation residential contractor that owned and operated his own company. He holds a ACI tech certification, and Storm Water Site management certification. After graduating with his AAS degree he designed cell tower sites for over three years working with two telecommunication engineering firms in the Capital Region, but his passion for residential construction drove him back to the construction industry. In his spare time he can be found with his wife and kids and riding his motorcycle showing his support for multiple benefits.

Debora Nova

Debora Nova

Intern Drafter/Designer

Debora holds an Associate Degree in Architectural Technology from HVCC. She is currently working on a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science with a Minor in Management at RPI and plans to continue her education towards a Master’s Degree in Architecture. She focuses on sustainable, energy efficient and innovative designs with a passion to protect nature. Excells in coursework while maintaining a leadership position as a Residential Director at RPI. She also serves as a peer mento rof incoming students at Rensselaer. Prior to working at Nolan Engineering, she has had over 8 years of experience relating to customer service which also includes 2 years of working with AutoCAD and Photoshop. Debora is very skilled at AudoCAD Revit, Rhino, LadyBug, Diva, Photoshop, Illustrator and much more. She also enjoys working out, traveling, spending time with her family, music and drawing.