ERI Vet Hired By Hodge For Structural Engineer Role


A 23-year veteran of ERI-Electronics Research Inc. who most recently served as the Structural Division’s Senior Engineer has been hired by Hodge Structural Engineers (HSE) to serve as its Principal Structural Engineer.

John W. Robinson, P.E. officially began his new role on June 1.

As Principal Structural Engineer, John will supervise the engineering analysis, design and specialty services/structures for HSE’s broadcast and communications clients.

“I am appreciative and excited for the opportunity to work with Gray Hodge and his team, including long-time colleagues and former co-workers, Keith Barnett and David Davies,” Robinson said.

Robinson is a Professional Engineer licensed in 18 states and is a member of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) T.R. 14 Committee; Robinson is also a contributing author of the current TIA-222 and 322 Design Standards.

Gray Hodge, HSE’s owner, said, “The growth of our tower division has been phenomenal.  John’s expertise in tower and antenna design and analysis, along with his knowledge of the TIA Standard, expands and enhances the services we offer to our clients. John would be an asset to any organization, and I am excited to be working with a stalwart of the tower design community.”

HSE is a structural engineering consulting firm specializing in the art of engineering buildings, industrial structures, special structures, broadcast towers and above-ground steel storage tanks and foundations.