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Voices of HED - Larry Yetter
In recognition of the amazing people that make our firm exceptional, we asked our team some questions about their role and what inspires them and their work.

Today, we're recognizing Larry Yetter, a Mechanical Engineer in our Detroit office.

What was the most recent project you completed with HED? What did you learn on that project?
Oklahoma State Animal Physiology, where I learned about the complexities of aquatic animal water treatment.

What’s your favorite part of your job? What attracted you to this role?
The diversity of projects and the learning experiences from them as well as the variety of the work and the opportunity to help train future personnel.


What do you wish people outside the industry understood about your job?
It is very rewarding to have the ability to work in the A/E field and in multiple types of projects.


What do you wish people inside the industry would understand about your job?
I am a great source of knowledge and experience and they should not be afraid to seek my help.


What do you love about your job?
What is not to love about it?


What assignment or project are you most proud of? Why?
The Kansas State Biosecurity Research Institute. It is a one of a kind facility, and very complex.


What experience (project type, location, dream client etc.) do you hope to have before your career ends?
To see the completion of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) new testing facility up and operating.


If you could give yourself 1 piece of advice on your first day at HED, what would it be?
Research as much as you can and let work be fun.