SANTA ANA, CA – February 10, 2017.
PacRim Engineering, Inc., a provider of diversified engineering consulting services, is pleased to announce that Rick Rubin, P.E., AICP, has joined the firm as a Principal. Mr. Rubin will be responsible for spearheading the opening and growth of our new San Diego office, as well as offering his expertise to other current clients and projects. His primary focus will be to assure client success in the San Diego Region, including federal clients.
Rick joins PacRim with a 40 year professional career in the San Diego area serving municipalities, state government, educational institutions, private developers and the U.S. Navy, among others. His expertise includes different infrastructure project delivery methods, including an extensive background in design-build. He is known and respected in the industry for being a creative problem solver for clients, as well as for his leadership in the profession.
“Rick Rubin is a highly respected professional in the engineering, construction and planning industries, for his expertise, action oriented problem solving for clients and for his dedication for service to the profession,” said Peter Liu, President of PacRim Engineering. “I have worked with Rick for the last 8 years and have first-hand knowledge of the additional strength he brings to our company.”
Some of the leadership roles Mr. Rubin has taken on in the engineering profession include: Past President ACEC of California, San Diego; Past President SAME San Diego; Regional Vice President, California SAME; Chair, Education & Mentoring Trust SAME San Diego; San Diego State University Veterans Advisory Council Member; chairperson for numerous committees with ACEC, SAME and Chambers of Commerce. Mr. Rubin has been a sought out facilitator, moderator and guest speaker, including an engagement for the NAVFAC Southwest workforce as part of National Engineer’s Week. He is the recipient of numerous awards from industry, most recently from the San Diego North County Chamber for Lifetime Achievement.
“I am excited about joining the leadership team of PacRim, a firm that has consistently demonstrated a desire to provide top-notch service and expertise to their clients as well as enhance their services to bring clients even greater value,” said Mr. Rubin, “We share a common approach to meeting client challenges in a collaborative environment where our enthusiasm and commitment is evident.”
Rick earned his B.S., Civil Engineering from San Diego State University, and is a registered Professional Engineer (PE), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), and LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP).