Philip Helmes, PE President
"The path to resolving project challenges begins with fully embracing problems and exploring their true causes. From there, proper analysis can take place, which leads to the most effective solutions."
Phil Helmes brings over 40 diversified years of project management, engineering, construction, and financial experience in real estate development, commercial and process projects, and a variety of heavy civil construction projects. He serves as a trusted advisor and management consultant in the areas of capital projects management, process/operations enhancement, performance risk management, and dispute resolution.
Phil has consulted for owners, contractors, architects, and engineers on a number of multi-billion dollar infrastructure, commercial, and process projects as well as managed the technical and business requirements of land acquisition, approvals, construction funding, design, and build-out.
As an advisor and expert, Phil has actively participated in numerous public and industrial projects, including rail, airport, highway, bridge, tunnel, power plant, oil and gas, chemical, and wastewater treatment projects. Additional engagements include consultation for major commercial projects such as sports and entertainment arenas; performing arts and exhibition centers; museums; hotels; resorts; hospitals; and educational, residential, manufacturing, and mixed-use facilities.
He has been recognized by owners and agencies for possessing a keen understanding of the dynamics associated with public and private projects from planning stage to disputes to closeout.
Phil holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut and earned a BS in structural/civil engineering from Syracuse University. He is a registered professional engineer in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, and Washington.