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Tim Kennelly has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Mr. Kennelly has contributed more than 30 years of experience to civil and electronic engineering

Mr. Kennelly is a principal hydroelectric power utility engineer for the California Department of Water Resources.

    SACRAMENTO, CA, October 05, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Tim Kennelly has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Kennelly is a principal hydroelectric power utility engineer for the California Department of Water Resources in California. In his role since 2016, he is responsible for the electrical engineering services for the State Water Project, overseeing various projects of plant electrical equipment that require refurbishment or replacement. He also supervises the activities of approximately 50 employees who support his position. Mr. Kennelly formerly spent five years as the Department's supervising hydroelectric power utility engineer, 10 years as senior corrosion engineer and two years as associate corrosion engineer, dating to 1999. He also gained 10 years of expertise with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) in progressive roles, beginning as a student assistant and working his way up to associate materials and research engineer between 1989 and 1999.

Finding great reward in his work, Mr. Kennelly is dedicated to the engineering field. Part of the mission of the State Water Project is to deliver affordable water to the residents of California, as well as for the public entity. Striving every day to support that mission, Mr. Kennelly enjoys knowing that he is making a difference in society. He is also passionate about working with a team that also believes in those same values. In the coming years, he sees himself working in a consulting capacity so he can provide his expertise to others. However, he has no plans of leaving his position at the Department.

Among his most noteworthy projects, Mr. Kennelly was project manager on the Thermalito Pump-Generating Plant Restoration, which was 10 years in the making. He also managed the Table Mountain 230kV Powerline Realignment, which was the result of the 2017 Oroville Dam Spillway incident. This project required moving their 230kV transmission line because it was in jeopardy of collapsing. What would normally take approximately five years to complete, Mr. Kennelly and his team finished in just eight months.

Civically, Mr. Kennelly serves as a volunteer amateur radio operator for Amateur Radio Emergency Service. Providing service throughout the United States and Canada, these volunteers assist with public service and emergency communications.

Following in his father's footsteps, Mr. Kennelly's father held an engineering degree and also worked for Caltrans. He was inspired by his father growing up. Additionally, Mr. Kennelly completed three years of auto shop courses during high school, which sparked his interest in the technical field. After graduating, Mr. Kennelly received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering at California State University, Sacramento in 1993. He also achieved an Associate of Applied Science in electronic engineering technology at the Cleveland Institute of Electronics in 1996 and a Bachelor of Technology in electronic engineering technology at World College in 2000. Furthermore, Mr. Kennelly is a licensed engineer in civil and electrical engineering in the State of California. He is also a certified martial arts instructor who has been practicing the art form for the past 25 years. He is a fourth-degree black belt in karate and a fifth-degree in weaponry.

Supporting his career, Mr. Kennelly is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers International.

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