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ZEKE I. GROPPER

2944 West 5th Street

Brooklyn, New York 11224 
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EDUCATION
  • Delhi Agricultural and Technical College, 1953- 1955
  • Plumbing Designer Institute, Diploma, 1963
  • Mechanics Institute, Diploma in Plumbing Design Engineering, 1967
  • (England) Water Works Board. Course in Legionnaires Disease 1990 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • American Society of Sanitary Engineers
  • American Society of Plumbing Engineers
  • American Water Works Association
  • National Fire Sprinkler Association

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

40 years in the Plumbing and Fire Protection industry as an Estimator and Design Engineer for Consulting Engineers and Contractors.  Work has included: estimating, sleeve and insert drawings, specifications and design engineering for plumbing and fire protection systems. The following is a brief summation of my professional experience:
  • Computer literate. Experienced in Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD)
  • Plumbing and Fire Protection Code Analysis
  • Design residential and commercial sprinkler systems
  • The design of plumbing and fire protection systems for new and existing hospitals, laboratories, office buildings,commercial facilities and institutions
  • Conditioned survey of existing plumbing and fire protection services
  • Backflow prevention drawings and filing within the N.Y.C. Cross Connection Unit and N.Y.S. Health Department
  • Design of special plumbing and fire protection systems
  • Water purification systems
  • Medical Gas Systems
  • Special Hospital Systems
  • Swimming pools and decorative display fountain systems
  • Process systems
  • Acid Waste systems
  • Neutralizing systems to meet EPA standards
  • Commercial Kitchens
  • Automotive lubrication systems
  • Fuel dispensing systems including vapor recovery systems to meet EPA standards
  • Estimating and Cost Analysis
MAJOR PROJECTS
 
Design of Plumbing Systems for the following health-care facilities: 
  • Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
  • Reading General, Reading, PA
  • NYU Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Seattle Veterans Hospital, Seattle, WA
  • Beth Israel Hospital, New York, NY
  • Victory Memorial Hospital, Brooklyn, NY 
DESIGN OF FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
  • U.S. Post Office at 34th Street for the U.S. Postal Service, New York, NY
  • Fort Washington Armory, New York, NY
  • Andrews Air Force Base
  • MIT Research Facility, Lexington, MA
  • Falchi Building, Long Island City, NY

DESIGN OF CO2 FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM

  • Westover Air Force Base, Massachusetts
 DESIGN OF PLUMBING SYSTEMS
  • Norfolk Cultural Convention Center, Norfolk, VA
  • Poydras Square Office Building, New Orleans, LA
  • One Post Office Square, Boston, MA
  • Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
  •  The addition to the Virginia Museum of Art, Richmond, VA
  •  The Herbert Lehman H.S., Bronx, NY
  • Marriott Hotel, Boston, MA
  • The Falchi Building, LIC, NY
  • Bergdorf Goodman Department Store, New York, NY
  • Pier I, New York, NY (Retail Store)
  • Levi’s, New York, NY (Retail Store)
  • Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY
  • U.P.S., New York, NY
  • I.B.M., Burlington, VT
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
Instructor at Mechanics Institute, NYC, (22 years) 
  • Plumbing Theory
  • Design
  • Drafting
  • Plumbing Code
  • Estimating  

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