Raba Kistner Facilities announces hire of Jonathan Houston, PE, LEED GA

RK Facilities_cmykJonathan J. Houston, PE, LEED GA has joined Raba Kistner Facilities team. Mr. Houston serves as a Project Manager under company Program Management services. His primary responsibilities include supporting and managing different types of facility forensic investigations, audits, and energy consulting programs. He is also responsible for facility capital planning, oversight of facility MEP system design and construction, facility maintenance and operations consulting.

Jonathan HoustonMr. Houston has six years of management and technical experience with a primary focus in energy and water efficiency.  His experience includes supervision of operations and maintenance on 5,700 acres of property, energy and water auditing of federal facilities, and energy program management.  He has performed engineering and economic analysis on heating and cooling systems, lighting systems, and renewable energy systems of up to 1 megawatt capacity, with the goal of determining life cycle cost effectiveness and feasibility.

Mr. Houston’s immediate past responsibilities included serving as an energy program manager at Fort Sam Houston, Texas as part of the Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM). Mr. Houston’s years of military experience resulted in a proven record of outstanding performance in coordination with federal agencies to facilitate project execution.

Mr. Houston graduated from Texas A&M University in 2007 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and has served as an Army Engineer Officer for the last 6 years.

Founded in 1968, Raba Kistner, Inc. is an Engineering News-Record “Top 500 Firm,” operating in ten different markets in Texas, Utah, New York and México. Raba Kistner Facilities, Inc., a wholly-owned division of Raba Kistner, provides program management services, facilities planning, building envelope consulting and engineering, facility condition assessments and building commissioning.