Raba Kistner announces appointment of Robert R. Costigan, PhD, PE to lead Facilities Group

180x150-RabaKistnerThe Board of Directors of Raba Kistner, Inc. has announced that Robert R. Costigan, PhD, PE, PMP, CFM, LEED GA, has accepted the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Raba Kistner Facilities, Inc. Dr. Costigan has more than 40 years of world-wide facility engineering experience, including roles as a project engineer, project manager, and program manager.

Dr. Costigan has been with Raba Kistner Consultants, Inc., since 2006, serving as President and COO of that company until tapped for his current role with Raba Kistner Facilities.

“We have several significant projects in our Facilities group right now,” said Dr. Costigan, “including the San Antonio Housing Authority Physical Needs Assessment, Alamo Colleges roof consulting and the Texas A&M Kyle Field Redevelopment. Another current effort is the transition process involved with the recent acquisition of Project Control of Texas. It’s an exciting time for our group with lots of opportunities for challenging work and professional development. I’m happy to be in this role with Raba Kistner Facilities.”

Dr. Costigan has more than 40 years of managerial and technical leadership on projects involving multi-disciplines for public and private sector clients nationwide, encompassing facility and infrastructure planning, design, repair and restoration.

Dr. Costigan received a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, a Master’s Degree from the University of Missouri, and his bachelor’s degree from the Virginia Military Institute – all in civil engineering.  Dr. Costigan is a registered professional engineer in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, and Arizona, and holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, as a Certified Facility Manager (CFM) from the International Facility Management Association, and as a LEED Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council.

About the Company
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, a wholly-owned division of Raba Kistner, Inc., provides program management services, facilities planning, building envelope consulting and engineering, facility condition assessments and building commissioning.