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Fairwinds Engineering was founded in 2015 and specializes in electrical and control system engineering. We are a Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).

DUNS: 049950774     CAGE: 7NCL5

NAICS:   541330   541420   541511   541512   541519

Fairwinds Engineering is a trade name of Fairwinds Consulting LLC, which is registered in the VA Vendor Information Pages database as an SDVOSB with DUNS number 049950774.

Joe Carlin, P.E., M.Eng
Founder and President
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Fairwinds Engineering was founded by Joe Carlin. Joe is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia and holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Joe completed graduate-level courses in control system design and digital signal processing, and was an electrical engineering instructor at MIT.

Joe is an experienced control system engineer, and has designed and programmed all major brands of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software packages.

As a Professional Electrical Engineer, Joe has designed the electrical distribution and protection systems for numerous industrial facilities. He has experience in consulting during the construction and commissioning phases of both electrical and controls projects.

Joe has over 15 years of experience as an electrical and controls engineer, and has worked on projects as diverse as water and wastewater treatment plants, manufacturing facilities, U.S. Navy propulsion plants, medium voltage electrical switchgear, and VA healthcare facilities.

Joe served as a U.S. Navy Submarine Warfare Officer and is a service-disabled Afghanistan veteran. He is a retired U.S Navy Commander and served as Commanding Officer of a submarine maintenance unit.

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