George Melo

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George Melo, P.Eng., FEC, LEED AP

Senior Project Manager, Buildings

Partner

Key Highlights:

  • More than 28 years’ experience in the design, construction, and inspection of electrical systems for wide variety of new, renovated, and upgraded medium- to large-scale buildings, including healthcare, institutional, correctional, commercial and airport projects
  • Skilled in providing project management, value engineering, sustainable design, conceptual design, and master planning
  • Extensive electrical systems design experience with expertise in life safety and integrated security systems
  • Expert in the design of well-engineered specialty systems and controls that result in energy efficiency, low maintenance, and reduced manpower requirements
  • Active participant in task forces reviewing current practices, including the proper verification and commissioning of electrical systems
  • Extensive experience in security / control / communication systems (standalone and fully integrated systems design), CCTV surveillance, card access entry control, intercommunications, intruder alarm / monitoring (perimeter, area coverage, distress and exterior), and personal alarm transmission

Select Project Experience:

  • General
    • Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, British Columbia
    • Mountain Institution Expansion, Agassiz, British Columbia
    • Robson Square, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • North Vancouver Provincial Courthouse, North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Institutional Buildings
    • Surrey Memorial Hospital Tower Expansion P3, Surrey, British Columbia
    • Green Timbers RCMP Head Quarters (compliance), Surrey, British Columbia
    • Surrey Pretrial Services Centre Expansion, Surrey, British Columbia
    • Fraser Regional Correctional Centre Upgrade, Maple Ridge, British Columbia
    • Kelowna Provincial Courthouse, Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Transportation Buildings
    • YVRAA Vancouver International Airport East Concourse and East Chevron Expansion, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Port of Entry Border Crossings, Abbotsford and Surrey, British Columbia
    • Douglas Border Crossing (Peace Arch Crossing to U.S.A.), Surrey, British Columbia
  • Healthcare
    • Surrey Memorial Hospital, Phase Two, Surrey, British Columbia
    • Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, British Columbia
    • Chilliwack Hospital, Chilliwack, British Columbia
    • Royal Columbian Hospital Renovations, New Westminster, British Columbia
  • Security / IT
    • YVRAA Vancouver International Airport East Concourse and East Chevron Expansion, Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Surrey Pretrial Services Centre P3, Surrey, British Columbia
    • RCMP E-Division P3, Surrey, British Columbia
    • Langley RCMP Building, Langley, British Columbia

 

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Projects

  • project_vancouver_SurreyMemorial4
    Surrey Memorial Hospital, Critical Care Tower

    The 34,556 m2, eight-storey critical care tower expansion to the Surrey Memorial Hospital will deliver significant improvements to patient care in Surrey. The P3 project also created more than 3,270 construction-related jobs. The new tower will serve as the new main entrance for the hospital campus. Building massing includes two levels of parking, eight levels…

  • Project_Healthcare_RoyalInland1
    Royal Inland Hospital Emergency Department

    Over 8,000-ft2 of new and renovated space, including the expansion of the radiology and emergency departments MMM provided lighting, electrical, security, and communications design consulting Lighting design included a 25% lighting load reduction due to luminaire specification, T-8 lamps, PL compact fluorescents, electronic ballasts, daylight control, and occupancy sensors Roles: electrical communications lighting security

  • project_P3_SurreyPretrial1
    Surrey Pretrial Centre

    The first P3 correctional facility in British Columbia, the project involved the construction of a high security and state-of-the-art 216-cell expansion to the existing pretrial centre. It was part of an overall capital plan that represented the largest single investment in correction facilities by British Columbia in more than half a century.  MMM provided mechanical,…

  • Vancouver International Airport – Oval and Link Building
    Vancouver International Airport

    The Link building and Oval acts as the central hub to the airport and connects the domestic and international terminals. The five-storey expansion provides increased international check-in capacity, passenger screening, additional baggage systems, and corporate office space. This was a multi-phased project due to the complex location of the in-fill, which replaced the Level 3 link.…

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