Digital Design

Utilizing various software and hardware technologies, DHA provides the latest in drafting and design standards.  Applications such as AutoCAD Building Design Suite, O-Calc Pro, EasyPower, ArcGIS, and various Microsoft database tools are at the forefront of our engineering tool-set.  The in-depth familiarization of these technical platforms enables our staff to deliver sleek and current design formats that meet the clients specifications.

Efficient Communication

DHA is committed to proactively listening to your needs.  Your goals, concerns, budget and schedule are carefully considered.  Our goal is simple, to build a long term relationship with our clients.  The more we get to know our clients and their operation, the greater value we can bring to the process.  DHA has been serving clients since 1967, and many continue to work with us to this day.

Problem Solvers

We put ourselves in your shoes.  We approach each client and project with their own unique perspective.   Having a complete understanding of the clients system, project, schedule, and budget enhances our ability to mitigate risk.  Our staff have extensive troubleshooting and maintenance related experience, because of this our designs include features for ease of maintenance and repair. Familiarization of regulatory requirements and adherence to code standards help us to give our clients the needed ease of mind.

Client Support

DHA extends its value in client services by offering a multitude of consultation programs, studies, and design services.   Our focus and understanding is on both sides of the meter, and helps us to know both utility and customer needs.  We explore the opportunities to save energy with the best recommended long term system to balance energy and cost goals.  Sustainable systems that stand the test of time.

Our Company

For over forty-five years D. Hittle & Associates, Inc. Electrical and Consulting Engineers  have been serving the Pacific Northwest providing cost effective engineering solutions for utilities, commercial and industrial installations. DHA is recognized as a leader in client service.

 We are diverse in experiences, an integrated team meeting the needs of a changing market-place. Located in both Kennewick and Lynnwood, Washington,the DHA professional staff includes registered professional engineers, electrical consultants, and electrical designers.

Our team approach often leads to win-win solutions for our clients. DHA is responsive to a changing utility market. We are proficient in substation design, with over 30 successful projects including specifications and inspection service. DHA’s team knowledge and expertise consistently save the client money. We have over 350 line miles of transmission and distribution line designed. Services include appraisal, inspection and staking.

DHA prepares financing and economic analysis reports including revenue requirements, cost of service analysis, retail rate design and power supply options. DHA is focused on client concerns and project goals. We are a team who anticipates needs before they become problems. Our team is noted for consistency and clarity of design drawings. DHA is experienced in contract negotiations and project management.

DHA is an associate member of several Associations throughout both Oregon and Washington. DHA has extensive experience in public relations, project accounting, bid documents and public notifications, and in permitting and regulatory compliance.

Electrical and Consulting Engineers serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 45 years.

Professional Organization Affiliations