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KAI Promotes Milenkov to Engineering Design Principal

Aleksandar Milenkov
Aleksandar Milenkov
DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX — KAI announces the promotion of Aleksandar Milenkov, PE, LEED AP to Engineering Design Principal at its Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, office. Milenkov joined KAI in 2020 as Director of Mechanical Engineering.

In his new position, Milenkov will provide overall practice leadership for KAI’s Engineering business. His primary focus will be resource management; talent growth, retention, and development; technical standards and quality; and budget and schedule execution for engineering projects. Additionally, Milenkov will drive engineering best practices, fostering an environment of collaboration within a multi-discipline team environment.

Milenkov has over 20 years of mechanical engineering experience in HVAC; steam and chilled water systems; utility master planning; energy, stress, and flow modeling; facility energy auditing and analysis; and construction administration.

“Aleksandar is a recognized industry leader with extensive experience across a wide range of markets and projects,” said KAI Managing Partner Brad Simmons, FAIA. “He brings a comprehensive understanding of the engineering business. Over the last several years at KAI, he has consistently assumed progressive management responsibilities culminating in this expanded role as the top leader for KAI Engineering practice. I have had the pleasure of working with Aleksandar not only at KAI but previously in our careers. He is a trusted partner and proven performer. We’re thrilled about the prospect of him leading and expanding our national engineering team.”

Milenkov’s extensive portfolio of projects at KAI includes:

Takeuchi Mfg Ltd
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  • Parkland Family Medicine Clinic
  • UTSW Clinic at Redbird
  • DFW Airport CTX Recap
  • Dallas County Emergency Operations Center
  • Dallas College - Eastfield College
  • Dallas ISD Pinkston High School
  • Fort Worth ISD YMLA
  • National Juneteenth Museum

Prior to KAI, he worked as a Senior Mechanical Engineer for BW Design Group; Director of Engineering Services for Axxis Building Systems; and Senior Mechanical Engineer for Jacobs Engineering Group, each in Fort Worth, Texas.

Milenkov has a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a member of ASHRAE.

KAI Enterprises is a national design and build firm providing delivery-oriented building solutions with a diverse portfolio of experience, in-house multi-discipline professionals, and expertise in both design and construction delivery. Founded in 1980, KAI has grown into one of the largest minority-owned firms in the AEC industry. For more than 40 years, KAI has transformed communities through its expertise in residential, commercial, K-12, higher education, health care, science and technology, aviation, mobility, sports and entertainment, government, water, and community-focused projects. KAI Enterprises is comprised of four distinct business units — KAI Design, KAI Engineering, KAI Build, and KAI 360 Construction Services.

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