Article originally posted in Times Free Press.
Steve Poteet, a mechanical engineer who has worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority and HDR for more than three decades, was awarded the highest honor Monday by the Chattanooga Engineers Club during the start of the club's annual Engineer Week celebrations.
Poteet, who serves as the 2021 president of the Chattanooga Engineer Club, was presented the Outstanding Engineer of the Year award for this year. Poteet is a senior project manager at HDR where he has worked for over 11 years. Previously he has 30 years of hydro and fossil power experience with TVA. Poteet graduated from UTC with a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering and has been a past chairman of ASME Chattanooga.
The Engineers Club also recognized Larry Stanley as its Technician of the Year, Denise Rice of Peak Performance as its People to People Award winner and Akram Saad, a UTC engineering student from Sudan, as its Young Engineer of the Year.
The 2021 EWeek Luncheon event recording is available now. Click here to gain access.