Central Ohio Chapter

HAWA Incorporated offers engineering design solutions for clients from our offices in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio. Since our founding in 1954, we have provided consulting engineering on thousands of projects involving billions of dollars in total construction costs.

The team at HAWA is driven by a philosophy that the best service comes from a personal commitment to the client’s needs, combined with the experience and ability to tailor services to meet those needs. We thrive on long-term relationships in which we understand the client, the purpose and objectives of their project, and the requirements of the end user. Applying our knowledge and experience is what makes HAWA a leader in the field of consulting engineering.

HAWA Engineers
570 Polaris Parkway, Suite 410
Columbus, OH 43082

Partner Contact

Jeff Ortman

Mr. Ortman is the president of HAWA Incorporated and has over three decades of engineering experience, primarily with HAWA. As president, he leads the overall company management and guides the business development efforts as part of the companies Business Development Leadership Group.

His current project involvement is typically in the role of principal-in-charge where he applies his extensive design background towards developing system concepts, quality control and problem solving when needed. Mr. Ortman has developed an expertise in projects involving the design of new and renovated health care and laboratory research facilities. He has managed the design of mechanical and electrical systems for healthcare projects with total construction costs in excess of one billion dollars. His resume includes experience in all phases of design, from planning, programming and design development through construction documentation and construction administration. Mr. Ortman is a registered Professional Engineer in five states, a member of ASHRAE and has achieved ASHRAE certification as a Healthcare Facility Design Professional.



  • Building Information Modeling
  • Model Sharing – Design and Construction

Team Development

  • Team Selection
  • Team Communication Methods


  • Design Assist
  • Pull Planning


  • Design-build