Precis Engineering, Inc. was founded in Ambler, PA, in 2005 with a commitment to providing strategically sensitive and technically complex engineering services with an emphasis on project leadership. Today, the leadership team includes founding principal Robert Dick, PE, and principals Vincent O’Brien, PE; John McCullough, PE, and Josh Capparella, PE, LEED AP BD+C. They are supported by a senior management team comprised of industry leaders in clean, compliant facility design and facility/campus utility infrastructure. Principal-level project leadership and hands-on technical expertise guide every project.

Precis has had steady growth of staff and technical expertise and offers a range of diverse and highly complex skills for projects of any size. Our geographic reach includes three locations and engineers registered in more than 33 states. The Precis team provides engineering for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fire protection, life safety, and process automation systems for technically demanding clients and projects. Precis engineers focus on systems and utilities where functionality within specific parameters is not just a guideline – it’s a requirement.

Our cost-effective, innovative engineering solutions support our clients’ business goals today and in the future. Our designs are strategically sensitive to schedule, construction and operating costs, and our clients’ business operations and profitability. Our commitment is to provide leadership and excellence in every aspect of our work. Precis Engineers are your trusted advisors.

Precis fosters a culture of technical excellence.  A passion to achieve and commitment to continuous improvement are the only prerequisites needed to join our team.  We feel that a diverse staff, where are all are free to bring their authentic self, creates a stronger and more creative work environment that ultimately delivers better results to our customers. Precis is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Robert A. Dick, PE
Principal | President
A mechanical engineer with 25+ years of industry experience.
Vincent P. O'Brien, PE
An electrical engineer with 25+ years of industry experience.
John McCullough, PE
A mechanical engineer with 15+ years of industry experience
Josh Capparella, PE, LEED AP BD+C
Principal | Director of Project Management
A mechanical engineer with 18+ years of industry experience.
John Volence, PE, CEM
Principal | Sr. Director, Mechanical Engineering
A mechanical engineer with 14+ years of industry experience.
Scott Bierwerth, PE
Principal | Sr. Director, Electrical Engineering
An electrical engineer with 12+ years of industry experience.
Murray Sterling, PE
Director, Engineering Services
An accomplished senior executive with 45+ years of technical engineering and business development experience.
Kristina Pumphrey, PE
Director of Process Engineering
A veteran process engineer and operations excellence executive with two decades of experience.