FEA Consulting Engineers Appoints New Designers: Firm welcomes J.J. Wisdom, Steve Adair and Brett McMahan

FEA Consulting Engineers, a top engineering firm in Las Vegas, has announced the addition of three team members – electrical project manager James “J.J.” Wisdom, low voltage designer Steve Adair and Revit tech Brett McMahan.


JJ Wisdom, Electrical Project Manager


“J.J. and Steve bring a substantial amount of experience to the company,” said Boyd Erickson, vice president and partner at FEA Consulting Engineers. “And we are especially proud to hire some of our top summer interns, including Brett, who offers a fresh perspective to our clients and projects.”


With more than 15 years in the industry, Wisdom joined FEA’s electrical department as the company’s senior electrical project manager.  He specializes in a wide range of building construction projects, including high-rise building design, central utility plants, healthcare and hospitality structures, international project design and multiuse building infrastructure planning. His work extends to projects for an array of world-renowned structures along the Las Vegas Strip, such as the Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel & Casino and Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Steve Adair, Low Voltage Designer


Adair steps into FEA with more than 14 years’ experience in design and a decade of management experience. He is a registered communications distribution designer (RCDD) and most recently worked for the Clark County School District where he managed infrastructure design for more than 360 schools and 40 administrative and support staff offices. In a five-year span, Adair set district-wide standards, oversaw projects under construction and helped open ten to 14 new schools each year.

Brett McMahan, Revit Tech


McMahan was hired as FEA’s newest Revit tech following his May graduation from the University of  Nevada, Reno, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. McMahan started with FEA as a summer intern, working in the mechanical engineering department in 2018. McMahan remained on staff with FEA and continued to work remotely during his final year at UNR, providing remote Revit support and assisting the firm with investigatory site visits for projects in Reno.

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