Owner Profile: Mark Wirfs

Owner Profile: Mark Wirfs

Founder of R&W Engineering, Mark Wirfs, began his career in the engineering industry while he was still a student at Oregon State University. He worked for one year in the engineering department of a plant as he got his engineering…

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Adapting to Covid-19 Difficulties

Adapting to Covid-19 Difficulties

Since Oregon’s Shelter-In-Place orders were given, R&W Engineering’s employees have been working remotely. Our fantastic leadership and IT personnel have worked hard to ensure we can do our jobs effectively from home. And while this change presents challenges, adapting to…

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John Wells Promoted to Project Manager

John Wells Promoted to Project Manager

John Wells has been promoted to Project Manager at R&W Engineering. Wells, an electrical engineer, is known for his expertise in electrical design, controls design, programming, and integration. Mr. Wells has extensive experience with servicing or modifying control systems and…

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Lilly Promoted to Owner of R&W

Lilly Promoted to Owner of R&W

R&W has promoted Jonathan Lilly to owner of R&W! He is a Senior Electrical Engineer and has been in the consulting engineering field since 2007, and with R&W since 2017. He is a project manager with Professional Engineering licenses in…

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Our Quarantine Projects

Our Quarantine Projects

As we pass into autumn, it's clear just how much our lives have changed since the global pandemic hit the United States. Amusement parks closed, cancelling many summer plans. State and national parks restricted access, making hiking, BBQs, and camping…

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New Hire: Sage Tixier

R&W is excited to announce the hiring of another team member! Sage Tixier has been brought on as an Electrical Designer. He graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Power and Control.…

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R&W is Working Remotely

R&W is Working Remotely

2020 has been turbulent, unpredictable, and uncertain. What we all hoped would be only a few months of quarantine has shifted to form a new way of life. Even now, the regular ins and outs of life remain uncertain. However,…

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New Hire: Tamra Phillips

New Hire: Tamra Phillips

R&W is excited to announce another new team member! Tamra Phillips has joined our company as Project Technical Support. Ms. Phillips graduated from Oregon State University with a bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Science. She focused her studies in…

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New Hire: Patrick Steelman

New Hire: Patrick Steelman

R&W is excited to announce a new member of our team! Patrick Steelman was hired on as a mechanical/energy designer. Mr. Steelman obtained his B.S. in Energy Systems Engineering from Oregon State University. Mr. Steelman works primarily on energy projects…

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John Wells is a Professional Engineer!

John Wells is a Professional Engineer!

R&W Engineering congratulates John Wells on his Professional Engineer Registration in Electrical Engineering. Mr. Wells has been with R&W for a total of 4 years! His dedication, hard work, and diverse background in the industry have made him a valuable…

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