Ed Copes has over 25 years of experience at ESI and began his career here as a truck driver. Through the years, he worked his way through the Sheet Metal, Service, Startup, and Project Management departments, gaining invaluable experience along the way. Since 2009, Ed has been ESI’s Operations Manager where he is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, including collaboration with ESI’s Sales, Engineering, Startup, and Accounting teams. He oversees the Project Management team, the sheet metal facility, and the field sheet metal personnel. Ed stands behind the fabrication shop’s quality and works with his department to ensure precise schedules, budgets, and cost control.
Ed is a graduate of the New England Institute of Technology and has certificates in Employment Law, Clean Room Design, Essentials of Project Management, Carrier Technical Development Program, and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety. He is also a member of the Sheet Metal Contractors Round Table. Ed holds licenses in Refrigeration and Sheet Metal in Massachusetts, has a Sheet Metal Journeyman license in Rhode Island, and a New Hampshire Gasfitters license. Ed is also EPA certified.