Samuel J. Griffin, PE, CEM, MBA


  • Construction Project Management: Power Plants & Commercial Buildings
  • Electric, Water, & District Cooling Utility Coordination
  • Construction & Equipment Procurement Contract Development & Administration
  • Mechanical System Operations & Maintenance
  • Utility Coordination for Developers of Multi-Family Developments & Hotels

Education & Credentials

  • Master of Business Administration – University of Central Florida, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – University of Central Florida, 1992.
  • Professional Engineer – Florida License 54710
  • Association of Energy Engineers - Certified Energy Manager – CEM 22832
  • LEED⬇ Accredited Professional; LEED⬇ NC version 2.2.
  • American Public Power Association - Key Accounts Certification

Professional Experience- Griffin Enterprises Consulting, LLC, Ocoee FL

  • Providing utility coordination services for multi-family/mixed use building projects; hotels; housing developments; commercial tenant build-outs.
  • Responsible for coordination with various local utilities such as OUC, Duke Energy, KUA, Toho Water Authority; Orange County Utilities, City of Orlando.
  • Provides a single point of contact for developer and utilities to facilitate timely delivery of utility services for new construction projects.

Professional Experience- Orlando Utilities Commission, Orlando FL Senior Engineer - Chilled Water Services Design & Construction - 2017 to 2018

  • Responsible for developing and managing all construction projects for OUC’s Chilled Water Services division, a producer and distributor of chilled water for air conditioning of high density commercial and residential buildings; and complexes.
  • Directed and coordinated all engineering, construction, and administrative resources for projects from feasibility determination to commissioning.
  • Contributed to business development, contract negotiations, and customer relations.

Manager – Key Accounts & Development Services – 2013 to 2017

  • Managed a 5-member Key/Strategic Accounts management team maintaining relationships with OUC’s large and strategic customers and stakeholders.
  • Managed a 4-member Development Services utility coordination team providing a single point of customer interface for new construction of electric and water infrastructure.
  • Provided Business Development support for OUC’s non-regulated services.
  • Provided Business Intelligence in support of OUC’s strategic initiatives.

Construction Manager – 2007 to 2013

  • Construction project management for OUC Energy Production division’s large-scale capital projects including a $300 Million Combined Cycle Power Plant.
  • Development & administration of various O&M Services contracts.

Principal Project Engineer - 2004 to 2007

  • Developed and managed all construction projects for OUC’s Chilled Water Services division, a producer and distributor of chilled water for air conditioning of high-density commercial buildings. Directed and coordinated all engineering, construction, and administrative resources from feasibility determination to commissioning.
  • Design and construction of chilled water production facilities, underground distribution piping, and chilled water energy metering & control equipment.
  • Assisted customers, and their consultants & contractors in determining technical requirements for use of chilled water service and coordinated construction activities.
  • Developed technical standards and contributed to contract negotiations with customers.
  • Developed specifications and contract documents for engineering & maintenance services, design-build construction, and specialized equipment procurement.
  • Assistant project manager for design and construction of the 125,000 sq. ft. OUC Administration Building achieving Gold Certification under LEED⬇ NC v 2.2.

Plant Engineer & Senior Engineer – 1993 to 2004, OUC, Orlando, FL

  • Provided engineering support for maintenance and operation of OUC’s Stanton Energy Center (SEC), a 900 MW coal-fired power generation facility.
  • Evaluated and implemented improvement modifications of plant systems including steam turbine-generators, steam & motor driven boiler feed pumps, flue-gas desulfurization & ash handling systems, and brine concentrator/crystallizer water treatment system.
  • Managed a $33 million construction project to expand facilities for demineralized water production; cooling tower blowdown & reclaimed water and interconnection of facilities between existing coal fired plants and new combined cycle power plant.
  • Coordinated maintenance and repair/overhaul services for steam turbine-generators.
  • Developed contract specifications for and administered a maintenance painting contract including specialty coatings & linings for corrosion control.

Additional Experience (OUC/University of Central Florida & U.S. Navy) Co-op Engineer – 1990 to 1992, OUC/UCF Cooperative Education Program, Orlando, FL

  • Performed basic plant engineering duties in support of maintenance and operations.
  • Assisted Results Engineer with boiler and steam turbine performance testing.
  • Performance resulted in offer of permanent employment at OUC.

Machinist Mate Petty Officer 1st Class (highest rank) - 1979 - 1987, U.S. Navy

  • U.S. Navy Submarine Nuclear Power Program - trained as nuclear submarine propulsion plant mechanical operator and maintenance technician.
  • Qualified Submariner – 13 Nuclear Deterrent Patrols.
  • Supervised and trained personnel in O&M of nuclear propulsion systems including pressurized nuclear reactor; steam propulsion & turbine generators; centrifugal & absorption chillers; and diesel generator.
  • Received commendations for performance and medals for good conduct, honorably discharged.


CEM 22832 2019-2021.pdf

PE 54710 2019.pdf