Meet Our Team

Tom Hutchins

G. Thomas Hutchins, P.E., Principal Engineer

Tom graduated from Clarkson University and completed his graduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He founded Hutchins Engineering in 2000 after working for area consulting firms.  He has over thirty years of experience in industrial, commercial, and residential and civil, mechanical, and environmental engineering.  

A native of the Adirondacks and an avid outdoorsman, Tom especially enjoys activities such as hiking, skiiing, bicycling, motorcycling, and outdoor cooking.

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Lucas Dobie

Lucas W. Dobie, P.E., Project Engineer

Lucas has been involved in excavating, site work, and trucking since his childhood and works closely on our projects with many of the North Country excavating companies and local builders, applying theses experiences to our projects.  A 2002 graduate of SUNY Adirondack and a 2005 graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Lucas has been an employee of Hutchins Engineering since 2003, with three years of a co-op program through RIT and a full-time design engineer since June 2005.  Subsequently, he earned his engineering license in June 2016 and is registered as a Professional Engineer in New York State.

Lucas’ areas of specialties are in residential, lakefront, and commercial property development; site work; on-site wastewater systems and stormwater management; and subdivision projects.  Other areas of specialty include working with regulatory and municipal entities such as local town Planning and Zoning Boards, Lake George Park Commission, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Adirondack Park Agency.

Outside of work, Lucas enjoys outdoor recreation--boating, snowmobiling, camping, motorsports, and spending time with his family with whom he resides in North Queensbury.

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Jason Simmes

Jason R. Simmes, CAD Technician

Jason was raised in a family of carpenters and woodworkers, spending much of his time learning the ins and outs of the construction industry, contributing to his keen interest of the field. A 2015 graduate of SUNY Onondaga, earning an Associates Degree in Architectural Technology, Jason has been an employee of Hutchins Engineering since May 2015 providing drafting and design services.

Jason’s areas of specialization include residential and commercial planning, on-site wastewater systems, stormwater management, and architectural drafting.

In his free time he enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, kayaking, and hiking with family and friends around his home in Queensbury, New York.

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Summer Steves

Summer Steves, Office Manager

Summer graduated from Queensbury High School in 2002 and received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2006.  After pursuing post-baccalaureate studies in New York City, she moved back to Queensbury and joined Hutchins Engineering in 2010.  

In her free time, she enjoys volunteering with local non-profit organizations, crafting, event planning, kickboxing, being a mother and wife, and spending time with her family and friends.

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