Chip Hobson, P.E.
Chip Hobson is a founding partner of Turbo Solutions Engineering LLC. He is responsible for the company’s project management, general engineering, contracting and administrative operations. Chip has more than 20 years of experience in turbomachinery rerates, project engineering and management, equipment and system design, software development, permitting, construction, procurement, start-up, and operations. He has worked in the power, process, energy, metals, mining, and agricultural industries. His expertise includes advanced turbomachinery design and development, heat and power cycles, construction management, ASME codes, pumps, compressors, turbines, fuels, burners, boilers, flue gas treatment systems, heat exchangers, cooling towers, tanks and pressure vessels, piping systems, welding, lead and asbestos abatement, coatings, and corrosion control.
Prior to the creation of Turbo Solutions, Chip worked for Concepts NREC, Thermoflow, Fluor Daniel, Central Maine Power Company, AMAX Mining, and Farris Brothers Custom Harvesting.
Chip obtained his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Maine, and is a licensed Professional Engineer and member of ASME.