Jim Sharpe


I consider myself very fortunate to have found a company like AEI so early in my career. I’m always challenged and learning and that’s why I’m still here after 30-plus years!”

Jim Sharpe is a Principal in Affiliated Engineers’ San Francisco office, specializing in Science and Technology, Healthcare, and Energy Infrastructure projects. Starting in the AEI Wisconsin office and then opening the California office in 1991 has given Jim a broad view of the industry and our largest markets.

Jim’s background includes design, applications, and research experience with mechanical and electrical systems. His specialized experience includes complex building system design, sustainable design, energy management controls, central utility plants, and utility distribution. His project diversity includes biotechnology and academic research laboratories, cancer centers, acute care hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and central plants.

As Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager, Jim enjoys all phases of systems development, from master planning, programming, and conceptual design through layout and construction supervision, all distinguished by his enthusiastic problem solving and ability to create a cohesive team.