KDS was formed as need to provide an expert level of service while offering competitive pricing and mobility to execute complex MEP projects. Through constant development and growth, KDS focused on expanding capabilities to penetrate different markets and industries. With any expansion this required the more diverse and qualified individuals. KDS employs Project Managers, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, and Architectural professionals as designers, engineers, and drafters. Customer service has always been a high priority and is achieved by providing the highest quality product and service throughout the entire project life cycle.

 

Our Mission

Provide high quality and best practice engineering, design, drafting, virtual construction, and project management to meet the unique needs of each customer. Through our passion, our drive and the expertise of each individual employee, we are uniquely positioned to provide world class services to a global customer base.

Our Vision

To be an industry leader having the best people to provide the best solutions in our core markets. 

Our Values
• Integrity
• Commitment
•Quality
•Empowerment
•Professionalism


Meet The People of KDS!

 

In 1998, Michael J. Kraemer, PE, founded Kraemer Engineering Services (KES). In 2007 KES was renamed to Kraemer Design Services, LLC (KDS) with Mr. Kraemer as the managing member. Mr. Kraemer graduated from the University of New Mexico in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and has over 30 years of engineering, design, and management experience in the consulting engineering business. Michael has been responsible for designing and managing projects in multiple markets including educational, commercial, institutional, manufacturing, and hospitality. He also has a deep knowledge of applicable codes, construction standards, and design practices for many types of mechanical systems and exemplifies his leadership qualities through motivation of team players and the overall success and reputation of his firm.

Michael J. Kraemer

President / Owner

Nicholas C. Vollrath has over 15 years of experience and is a results oriented leader that understands the value of teamwork, communication and the dynamics of collaborating to achieve success. He received his Bachelors degree from Florida State University and has actively continued his education. He is a results driven Management Professional with quantified experience leading multiple projects and teams. He successfully demonstrates leadership over diverse teams, and embraces the concept of leading from the front. Nicholas is also responsible for overseeing the company's staff, finances and program objectives, as well assisting in developing strategic business plans. He works directly with business unit level leaders and their direct reports to build adaptive and accountable leadership and change capability, while overseeing successful implementation of robust Engineering, BIM integration, Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), and LEAN principles.

Nicholas C. Vollrath

Nicholas C. Vollrath

Director / Owner

Jarrett started his career in Architecture and then achieved his Bachelor of Architecture from Woodbury University. He has specialized in Residential, Commercial T.I., and Greenfield projects with an emphasis on ADA. He was a corporate representative as a Design Manager for The Walt Disney Co. in the Disney Store division. Supported the retail chain of BCBG Max Azria as a Director of Store Concepts. Became a corporate Construction Project Manager for Kinko’s Copies throughout the United States which led to a Senior Construction Project Manager with Bank of America before coming to KDS. Jarrett’s focus is to grow the business by conveying KDS’ Mission, Vision, and Values throughout KDS’ daily operations by being an industry leader in providing high quality and best practice engineering through integrity, empowerment and professionalism of every KDS employee, while being committed to world class customer service.

Jarrett S. Jarrett-Hanover

Jarrett S. Jarrett-Hanover

Director / Owner

Jordan joined KDS as a BIM Manager and assisted in the development and structure of the BIM/VDC team. Focusing on reducing costs and increasing efficiencies, Jordan has help expand the client base and has worked on hundreds of BIM projects nationwide in a variety of industries. With over fifteen years of experience in IT and BIM combined, Jordan has used his skillsets to implement new technologies and processes that have helped with CAD and design operations throughout KDS. As a Director of KDS Jordan assists with the daily operations of the organization and works collaboratively with setting the goals and growth of the business and helps set clear direction that enables success for every employee at KDS.

Jordan M. Quintero

Jordan M. Quintero

Director / Owner

 

Licensed Professional Chemical Engineer with 30+ years of experience. Continues to successfully provide project management, process design, design team management, operations management, and plant commissioning support in the Industrial Process industries (chemical, mining, food, integrated circuit and control systems). Consistently delivers high-quality work product while leading a team of Professional Engineers. Joe’s extensive industry experience and breadth of knowledge makes for a seasoned leader with invaluable insight.

Joseph D. Kuder

Joseph D. Kuder, P.E.

Chemical Engineer

Over 20 years of experience in engineering analysis and design, performed in the capacities of Design Project Engineer, Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Program Leader, Bridge Engineer, Senior Structural Engineer, Principal Engineer, Instructor of PE Review classes, and mentor of Junior Engineers. Has successfully led multidisciplinary teams of engineers, designers and detailers throughout the course of his career. Hadi’s experience makes him a valuable asset to an already proficient engineering team, as well as individuals at the start of their career.

Muhammed “Hadi” Islam

Muhammed “Hadi” Islam, P.E.

Structural Engineer

Graduated with a B.S. Mechanical Engineering and MBA. Professional Engineer since 2007 in multiple states. Holds 15 years of experience as an engineering consultant in the mining, solar, geothermal, power generation and semi-conductor fields. Spent approximately five years in plant operations and maintenance. Held positions as senior engineer, operations manager, and maintenance manager in charge of the design and operation of a $2 billion-dollar power plant. Brian’s understanding of various engineering fields make him a well-rounded professional.

Brian W. Kaspereit

Brian W. Kaspereit, P.E.

Mechanical Engineer

Graduated with B.S. Electrical Engineering. Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states. Holds 15+ years of experience in electrical, instrumentation, controls design, and on-site engineering support in Semiconductor, Mining, Water/Wastewater, airport baggage handling systems, Food Processing, and Solar. Has worked directly with motor control centers, switch gear design, control panel design, medium voltage electrical system design, PLC programming and design, and SCADA for plant automation systems. Notable projects include the Morenci Mine, Nassau Bahamas Airport baggage handling system, and Niland Solar Power Plant (CA). Co-Author of “SCADA Your Way: Customizable Solar Control Systems”. Justin’s in-depth knowledge of various systems and design protocol provides a constant source of dependable project guidance

Justin P. Kudel

Justin P. Kudel, P.E.

Electrcial Engineer

Graduated from University of Wyoming with B.S. Electrical Engineering. Professional Engineer since 2012. Holds years of experience in the petroleum industry, gas and electrical utilities, instrumentation and controls, and power systems for oilfields. With a developed strength in overhead and underground electrical distribution designs, Aaron can effectively design anything from simple service drops to complex subdivision design and reconstruction.

Aaron R. Bassham

Aaron R. Bassham, P.E.

Electrcial Engineer