METAIRIE, LA.—(Oct. 10, 2019)—M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) has appointed John C. Carter, III, P.E., P.M.P., manager of the firm’s Electrical Engineering Department. With over 25 years in supervisory, project management and engineering experience, Carter has provided technical leadership over large, multi-site design projects undertaken to improve the reliability of off-site and on-site power systems.
Carter has worked nationally with clients on electrical power studies, electrical maintenance, electrical risk mitigation and cyber security. His background includes high-profile design projects in the energy sector encompassing generator excitation, voltage regulation, fuel oil storage, transformer replacements, control system digital upgrades, protective relaying and diesel generators. Among his experience, he was project engineer for a $600 million medium-voltage nuclear substation construction project and supervised a team of 10 design engineers implementing a condensor retube nuclear safety project.
“I am certain John will be a key contributor to the MSB team. His exemplary experience in electrical engineering and project management as well as his accomplishments managing large-scale projects will be an excellent addition to MSB’s strong Electrical Engineering capabilities,” said MSB President Leo L. Holzenthal, Jr., P.E.
In his role, Carter oversees the engineering consultancy’s range of electrical system technical services for industrial, commercial and utility customers, which includes electrical studies design, analysis, retrofit and maintenance of power distribution infrastructure.
Carter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Clemson University, where he received a National Science Foundation undergraduate research assistantship for his primary studies in power system analysis, complemented by study in digital electronics and robotics. In addition to being a certified Project Management Professional since 2005, Carter is a registered Professional Engineer (Electrical) in North Carolina and South Carolina.
One of the Gulf South’s most respected and versatile multi-discipline engineering corporations, MSB delivers integrated, turnkey engineering services for complex engineering projects from California to the Northeastern U.S. MSB serves a broad range of systems engineering needs for its clients in oil and gas, petrochemical, government, as well as clients managing large public venues such as hospitals, convention centers, airports, universities and sporting venues. MSB specializes in the fields of electrical and power systems, instrumentation and controls, telecommunications, and security and networking.
About M S Benbow & Associates
A multi-discipline, integrated engineering consultancy, M S Benbow & Associates is regarded as one of the top professional engineering firms in the region serving some of the most notable refineries, airports, convention centers, campuses, and large public venues in the United States. With professional registrations in over 30 states and offices in Metairie and Mandeville, La., Houston, and Dallas, MSB provides expertise in Electrical Power Systems, Instrumentation & Controls, Telecommunications & Technology, and Drafting & Design with end-to-end project management services. MSB provides a wide range of engineering services including feasibility studies, front-end engineering design, detailed design packages, site acceptance testing, startup/commissioning services and specialty installation services.