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Monday, December 11, 2017
Kimberlee McKitish Kimberlee McKitish

Salisbury native engineer of year

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

NuTec Design Associates, Inc., an integrated engineering and architectural firm, announces that Kimberlee McKitish, PE, LEED Green Assoc. has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers.

McKitish, who grew up in Salisbury Township, graduated from Allentown Central Catholic High School in 2004, and received an Integrated Bachelors-Masters of Architectural Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 2008. McKitish became a licensed structural engineer in 2014 and is a certified LEED Green Associate through the US Green Building Council. She has been with NuTec Design since January 2010, and manages the firm’s structural engineering department.

McKitish, a speaker at national industry conferences, presented “Learn to Be Selfish” at the Women in Design and Construction Conference, Scottsdale, Ariz., in November. She has written articles for national industry publications, including “Thinking Outside the Wooden Box” in the June 2016 issue of Structure magazine and “Building Rapport with Senior Leadership: A Millennial’s View” in the September 2015 issue of A-E Marketing Journal.

McKitish received the Young Engineer of Central Pennsylvania from the Central Pennsylvania Engineers Week Council in January 2017, Rising Star Award from the USGBC Central PA in October 2015, and New Faces of Engineering, Professional Nominee from the National Society of Professional Engineers in April 2016.