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Our Story

Electrical Distribution Equipment Testing Services for Utilities and Industry
It all started back in 1995 with a simple idea; provide practical, cost-effective electrical testing services to the Utility and Industrial sectors of southeastern Wisconsin.  With two employees and 20+ years of experience, A. C. Engineering Company was born.  Today our client list has expanded, technology has helped shape the industry, and yet we remain focused on that simple idea our founders established.

Meet the Team

Learn a little about our field service engineers and technicians

Bob Lavin

Founder & Engineer

Bob graduated from the University of Illinois in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Bob began his career with Westinghouse Engineering Services where he worked as an electrical testing engineer, project engineer, and manager in both Chicago and Milwaukee.  After founding A. C. Engineering Company in 1995, Bob has continued to work as a field service engineer specializing in Industrial electrical distribution systems, system/coordination studies, and arc flash studies.  Bob is a member of IEEE and holds a Professional Engineering License with the State of Wisconsin.

Ray Jacques

Founder & Field Engineer

Ray graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in 1975 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  Ray began his career with Westinghouse Engineering Services where he worked as an electrical field service engineer, project engineer, and engineering supervisor.  After founding A. C. Engineering Company in 1995, Ray has continued to work as a field service engineer specializing in the testing, start-up, and repair of large electrical equipment in both industrial and utility applications.

Jason Lemke

Field Service Engineer

Jason graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  Jason began working for A. C. Engineering Company while attending college and has continued in the testing, maintenance, and start-up of electrical distribution equipment with an emphasis in medium voltage protective relaying and distributed generation.

Dan Gies

Field Service Technician

Dan graduated from the Milwaukee Technical College in 2000.  Dan joined A. C. Engineering Company in 2007 and rejoined in 2010.  Dan is a field service technician with a diverse background in both electrical and mechanical systems.  Dan specializes in circuit breaker testing, ground fault systems, and apparatus repair in industrial applications.

Matt Adams

Field Service Technician - in training

Matt joined the A. C. Engineering Company team in 2018.  Matt has a background in field service work and is currently training to be a field service technician.

Sam Fassbender

Field Service Engineer - in training

Sam graduated from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.  Previously Sam worked for two years as an intern with A. C. Engineering Company while attending school.  Sam is continuing his training as a field service engineer focusing on medium voltage distribution equipment, system/coordination studies, and arc flash studies.