Richard "Rick" Phillips, PE has joined E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. as a Senior Vice President for Utilities on the West Region. Rick brings over 40 years of Utility experience spanning across engineering, operations and program management. Rick will focus on managing existing business and adding new business to E2’s utility operations in the western region.
Rick has held various positions in his career with one of the largest utilities in California and has extensive experience in large scale program and project management. Recently, Rick has led a $500M IT/Operations project and a $1B gas transmission pipeline rehabilitation project. He has a diverse background and has held several senior leadership roles in Supply Chain, Engineering, Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Service Operations and Gas Storage operations. Rick has successfully led multiple large teams for achievement of process improvements and cost savings of over $50M in annual savings. Rick has co-led the merger team in the engineering, gas transmission and distribution operations functions and has experience in developing and leading high performing teams.