Randall A. Hensley, P.E.

Vice President of Design/Senior Electrical Engineer: AKEA Design, Inc.





B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Florida


Registrations & Affiliations:


Registered Professional Engineer - Florida #37944, Georgia #PE018607, Ohio #E59262, and Mississippi #25398


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Randall A. Hensley, P.E. is the Vice President of Design and Senior Electrical Engineer of AKEA Design, Inc. Mr. Hensley is a Registered Professional Engineer with over 38 years of electrical design experience. His career path began as an Engineer-in-Training at Odell Associates in Charlotte, North Carolina.  His previous employment included six years as Lead Electrical Engineer with Affiliated Engineers, a Top 50 design firm specializing in research laboratories and health care facilities, and eight years as a consultant in private practice.  His experience includes design for new and renovation projects for clients including educational, industrial, commercial, government, religious, and health care facilities. He is experienced in all phases of project planning including: concept design development, construction documentation, construction administration, and final project close-out.

Areas of Specialization:


Power Distribution

  • Power distribution design from common service voltages (480Y/277 v, 208Y/120 V) up through medium voltage transmission/distribution lines
  • Substation layout and design, including primary and secondary switchgear
  • On-site power generation for emergency and standby power systems
  • Essential power system design for the critical, life safety, and equipment branches required in health care facilities
  • Distribution to branch panelboards
  • Circuiting of equipment and devices


Lighting Design

  • Selection and placement of interior and exterior lighting fixtures
  • Fixture layout based on illumination calculations per IES standards, the NEC, and applicable energy conservation codes
  • Site lighting for landscape, roadway, parking, and security lighting design
  • Dimming system design


Systems Design

  • Telecom (voice and data)
  • Voice and data systems design per EIA/TIA standards, including Cat. 3, Cat. 5, and fiber optic cabling


Fire Alarm Detection

  • Fire alarm systems utilizing hardwired or networked addressable device technology, designed to all applicable codes, including ADA requirements


Security Surveillance System (Digital, Power Over Ethernet)






Nurse Call


Lightning Protection for U.L. Master Label


Additional Capabilities

  • Utility infrastructure studies, from stand-alone buildings up to an entire campus environment
  • Uninterruptable power supply system design
  • Fault current/short circuit studies
  • Overcurrent coordination studies for selecting overcurrent protective devices and trip settings
  • Process control wiring and interlock diagrams
  • Systems surveys for code compliance issues



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