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Our Role at Lehigh

Utilities and Engineering is responsible for managing Lehigh's complex utility infrastructure, managing the purchase and operation of energy resources, and providing specialized engineering and technical support to construction projects, service contracts and the University.  Utilities provides an array of services, including:

  • Electricity distribution
  • Steam production and distribution
  • Chilled water production and distribution
  • Domestic water supply and distribution
  • Sanitary sewer services
  • Storm drainage
  • Water and environmental quality management
Doug Spengel
Associate Director of Utilities and Energy Management
610-758-3974
Steve Benko
Assistant Director of Utilities
610-758-5378
Steve Schlegel
Energy Conservation Engineer
610-758-5196

Lead Boiler Operator

Fred Bechtold
Lead Boiler Operator
Kent Hayhurst
Lead Boiler Operator
Jim Johnson
Lead Boiler Operator

Boiler Operator

David Coates
Boiler Operator
Rich Eime
Boiler Operator
Benjamin Grams
Boiler Operator
Laine Hardcastle
Boiler Operator
Milton Jenkins
Boiler Operator
Marshall Pysher
Boiler Operator
Tom Richards
Boiler Operator
Rich Walters
Boiler Operator

Maintenance Technician

Kirk Williams
Maintenance Technician
Jeff Worman
Maintenance Technician