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Phillip Rothstein, P.E.

Phil worked as a plumber during his college years, eventually earning a Master Plumber license. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from New Mexico State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University.

Phil's first professional position was as a design engineer for Brown & Root in Houston. His first assignment was the design of piping systems for the Gulf Oil's Tetraethyl Lead Laboratory in Louisiana. Later, he was assigned to the team that designed British Petroleum's first facility on Alaska's North Slope.

He enjoyed design, but he recognized that there was much to be learned from active involvement in construction; so for the next two decades he managed progressively larger construction companies, eventually becoming responsible for over 2,000 employees working in twenty states and several foreign countries. Projects included fosil and nuclear power power plants, mining and metals projects, petrochemical plants, pumping stations, and large manufacturing facilities. 

In 1989, Ken Bath invited Phil to join Bath Engineering which moved Phil from construction management back to design engineering. Since then he has managed refinery expansions, manufacturing plants, education buildings, healthcare facilities, military projects, waterworks facilities, and municipal projects. He has designed and managed projects ithroughout the United States and Mexico for clients such as General Motors, Chevron, Lexmark, Phelps Dodge, ITT, and Burlington.  

Phil is a licensed Professional Engineer, a certified Commissioning Authority, and a LEED Accredited Professional.  During his construction career, he qualified for construction licenses in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah.