Associate / Lead Plumbing Designer

Roger Shira graduated from Los Angeles Trade Technical College.  He has taken additional engineering courses at the University of California at Los Angeles Extension.  Roger is a charter member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) and during the origination of the Society was instrumental in creating many of the details in the Plumbing Engineering Handbook.

Roger started with Hellman & Lober following graduation from LA Trade Technical College in 1962 and has been a consistent contributor to the improvement of plumbing engineering strategy paying attention to innovations in the industry.  He continues to refine a variety of engineered-system standards, domestic hot water distribution systems, domestic water booster pump stations, and fire protection piping arrangements.  Through his leadership, the plumbing engineering division has consistently provided the highest level of engineering quality to our clients.

Roger Shira directly manages the major projects in the office through construction phase services.  His knowledge and experience is highly respected by our clients during the design phases and by the plumbing subcontractors constructing the projects. 

Plumbing & Fire Protection