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Wes Hansen, PE

Forensic Electrical Engineer


Los Angeles Service Center
317 S. Isis Avenue, Suite 207






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  • Professional summary

    Mr. Hansen is a licensed professional electrical and mechanical engineer. He has over 8 years of combined experience in Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) consulting, electrical design build construction, and forensic engineering. As a design engineer, he successfully coordinated and designed commercial, industrial, and residential construction projects. He oversaw a wide variety of high-profile projects from the initial planning phase to installation, testing, and troubleshooting of the completed product. His background in construction has given him a clear understanding of subjects related to electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and building codes.

    His design expertise includes, but is not limited to:

    • Design for office, retail, sports arena, food service, healthcare facilities, and industrial buildings
    • Photometric lighting analysis
    • Power distribution
    • Electrical protection, coordination and power studies
    • Electrical code compliance
    • Lighting selection, layout, and controls
    • Electrical cost estimating
    • Photovoltaic solar design
    • Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) systems
    • Title 24 compliance

    As a forensic engineer his experience includes, but is not limited to:

    • Assessing commercial and residential building damage due to fire, flood, and vandalism
    • Root cause analysis of consumer product and appliance failures
    • Electrical repair cost estimating and code compliance
    • Diesel generator failure assessment and repair cost estimate
    • Medium voltage switch gear failure analysis
    • Transformer testing and failure analysis
    • Electrical bus duct failure analysis
    • Electrical shock and injury investigations
    • Electric vehicle charger testing and root cause failure analysis
    • Photovoltaic solar system and BESS failure analysis
    • Utility system failure investigations
    • Boat lift failure analysis
    • Mining equipment failure analysis
  • Education

    Bachelor of Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, California State University,  Sacramento, California, 2016

  • Certifications

    Professional Electrical Engineer, California, License E22878
    Professional Electrical Engineer, Nevada, License 028502
    Professional Electrical Engineer, Arizona, License 73103
    Professional Electrical Engineer, Hawaii, License 19399
    Professional Mechanical Engineer, California, License 41152
    Professional Mechanical Engineer, Nevada, License 028502
    Professional Mechanical Engineer, Arizona, License 76385
    Professional Mechanical Engineer, Utah, License 12937233-2202
    Professional Mechanical Engineer, Colorado, License PE.0061089
    Professional Mechanical Engineer, New Mexico, License 28011
    F.I.R.E., Certified Fireplace and Chimney Inspector
    OSHA 10 Certified

  • Disciplines
    • Engineering - Forensic Engineering
    • Engineering - Electrical
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