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For the third year in a row, SMRT has been selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Maine. SMRT's winning employee programs include company-wide lunch and learn seminars, quarterly "fireside chats" to share financial and strategic information and paid time off to volunteer at local nonprofit organizations.
The new US Government Land Port of Entry in Calais, built for the General Services Administration, has been awarded LEED Gold designation in recognition of its sustainable energy features. SMRT provided building commissioning and LEED consulting services.
Eastern Maine Medical Center recently hosted a celebration marking the successful completion of their Champion the Cure campaign at the new Lafayette Family Cancer Center, designed by SMRT. Mark Johnson, ASLA, of SMRT conveyed the best wishes of the entire SMRT team in his remarks.
Bill Heil, PE, LEED AP has joined SMRT to lead its growing electrical engineering group. Bill has more than twenty years experience in healthcare, higher education, government and industrial electrical design.
SMRT is looking for Commissioning Agents to join our growing team! To be based out of Portland, Maine or North Andover, Massachusetts, we're looking for self-starters with a strong understanding of the construction process, building systems and the ability to evaluate and document these systems. See our careers page for more information.
SMRT recently won a Beacon Award from the Society of Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), Maine Chapter, for the company's 125th anniversary promotional campaign. During 2009, SMRT sponsored a variety of community events celebrating its founding and developed an integrated marketing campaign centered on the anniversary. SMRT's roots go back to 1884, when John Calvin Stevens founded his architectural practice in downtown Portland.
SMRT's Lafayette Cancer Care Center took the Best in Healthcare Design Award at the IIDA New England Interior Design Awards in Boston. Competing nominees included projects affiliated with Brigham & Women's / Mass General, Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center, Dana Farber / Brigham & Women's and others.
Military and local government officials gathered recently to cut the ribbon on a new building to house Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 27 at Westover Air Reserve Base. SMRT worked successfully to provide a facility to support the mission of NMCB 27 to provide quality, timely construction support globally to the U.S. Armed Forces, principally the United States Marine Corps.
SMRT has been selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Designer Selection Board for a "House Doctor" contract to provide design and engineering services for Army National Guard facilities throughout the state. SMRT will be providing studies and final designs for the renovation, alteration, modernization and additions to Armories and other properties.
The St. Lawrence County Jail has been recognized as a High Performance Building by NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research and Development Authority) for reaching an energy efficiency greater than 30% above the building code.