STV named Brandon Swartley, PE, a power systems engineer and expert in traction power systems, to VP.
Swartley joined STV in 2015 and is the Transportation & Infrastructures Division’s chief electrical engineer of power systems. He has led multidisciplinary project teams that have supported new and renovated power systems infrastructure used by some of the nation’s busiest rail operators, such as Amtrak, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Long Island Rail Road, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Chicago Transit Authority, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and others.
In his current role, he is responsible for all aspects of technical oversight, engineering design, project management, systems analysis, QA/QC, and construction support services related to electrical power systems projects. He is presently leading a load flow study for a large DC traction power system, a 230 kV substation protective relaying replacement project, and a traction power frequency converter station project.
Swartley is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and chair of the IEEE Philadelphia Chapter’s Vehicular Technology Society and is a member of the Electrical Association of Philadelphia.