John Volence, PE, CEM
John Volence, PE, CEM
Principal and Senior Director, Mechanical Engineer

John Volence joined Precis in 2007 as a mechanical engineering. He was promoted to Senior Director, Mechanical Engineering and in 2021 was named a Principal. He leads the company’s Mechanical Engineering Department.

In 14+ years of experience in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and higher education projects, John has completed complex HVAC and MEP designs and assessments across the U.S. He provides mechanical engineering design, management, and analysis for all types of Precis projects including laboratories, cGMP manufacturing and packaging, cGMP storage facilities, data centers, vivariums, distribution centers, and office spaces. As a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), John offers expertise in energy modeling, analysis, and system operation. His experience in HVAC system design includes precision temperature, humidity, and building automation systems. Using his strong computer and analytical skills, John works to continuously improve Precis mechanical technical and graphic standards.

John holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and membership in the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE).