Ernest M. Tillman, PE, Principal
As Principal, Ernie is responsible for LLI Engineering operations, internal functions, and overall performance of projects. He contributes to, supports, and helps to execute the firm's administrative direction and strategies. Ernie has primary responsibility for engineering project cost and schedule control.
Ernie has over twenty years of experience, beginning his professional career with Limbach Company in 1984 as a project management trainee. After several years of managing mechanical design-build projects, Ernie led the engineering team in Detroit, Michigan.
Mr. Tillman joined Harley-Ellis, one of the largest Architectural Engineering firms in Detroit as a Senior Engineer. He designed numerous hospitals and laboratories for clients including Parke-Davis, the Henry Ford Hospital, and the Ford Motor Company. In 1996, he returned home to Pittsburgh to join Eichleay Engineers as a Senior Engineer. He eventually became Director of Engineering.
Ernie holds a Bachelor in Architectural Engineering from Penn State University (1984) and an MBA from Duquesne University (2002). He is a registered Professional Engineer (mechanical) in fourteen states and is an active member of ASHRAE, and also the Hospital Engineers of Southwest Pennsylvania.