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Now Hiring: Power Generation Professionals

Founded in 1944, Curtis Engine is a highly-specialized provider of world-class power generation equipment and services throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.  We are a growing company and always looking for customer-service oriented, knowledgeable, intelligent, and ambitious sales engineers and generator field service technicians. 

Business as Usual, In Unusual Circumstances

A story of a company and its people supporting emergency response

COVID-19 Update: 3/31/20

To our valued customers, colleagues and partners, On March 30, 2020, the Governors of Maryland and Virginia, along with the Mayor of Washington, D.C., issued stay-at-home orders to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Curtis Engine provides provides mission-critical equipment, parts, and services to a number of the sectors that are considered Essential Critical Infrastructure Industries throughout the region. Therefore, we are continuing to safely provide generators, parts, and services to our customers, working from home whenever possible, while continuing to provide pay and benefits for our employees during this unprecedented period.

COVID-19 Update: 3/24/20

To our valued customers, colleagues and partners, As you may know, the Governor of Maryland yesterday issued an Executive Order closing non-essential businesses in the State of Maryland in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19. According to the interpretive guidance from the Governor’s Office of Legal Counsel, Curtis Engine provides mission-critical equipment, parts, and services to a number of the sectors that are considered Essential Critical Infrastructure Industries including Commercial Facilities, Communications, Critical Manufacturing, Emergency Services, Energy, Financial Services, Food and Agriculture, Government Facilities, Healthcare and Public Health, Information Technology, Transportation, and Water and Wastewater Systems. Thus we are not required to close in response to this Executive Order.

COVID-19 Readiness at Curtis Engine

To our valued customers and partners: As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to evolve, Curtis Engine is aggressively monitoring the situation and will continue to manage its response under the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the local public health authorities. We know that our customers, who depend on us for power generation in often mission-critical applications, need us more than ever in uncertain times like these. We stand ready to help.

Best Practices for a Successful Generator Set Installation

In the Summer issue of our Power Generation PULSE  eNewsletter, we examine the question: What is involved in a successful generator set installation? To come up with the answers, we spoke with three of Curtis Engine’s longtime electrical contracting partners. Don D’Amato, President Electric Advantage

3 Ways to Prepare Now for the Next Hurricane

Calling for a near-normal hurricane season, NOAA predicts four to eight hurricanes this year – including two to four major hurricanes. National Hurricane Center data show that at least 13 hurricanes affected Mid-Atlantic states between 1995 and 2017. Many of us have vivid memories of Hurricane Isabel in September 2003, one of the most destructive tropical cyclones to ever hit the Baltimore area. All it takes is one powerful storm to wreak havoc on communities in its path.

New Digital Tools MTU Go! Act and MTU Go! Manage Support Global Customer Service

Rolls Royce Power Systems Digital Solutions unit has launched a number of digital products such as the MTU Go!Act smartphone app and the MTU Go!Manage web application to provide operators and managers of MTU-powered equipment with analysis of operating data from connected equipment.

New Law Requires Backup Emergency Power Generation Requirements for Assisted Living Facilities

Residents in assisted living facilities in the Commonwealth of Virginia will have greater assurances of uninterrupted electrical power in the event of loss of grid electricity from natural disasters or other events thanks to a newly enacted law. Senate Bill No. 1077, signed into law on February 21, 2019, requires all assisted living facilities in Virginia to install and maintain adequately sized emergency generators or have the capability to accept mobile generators.

Shouldering Responsibility for Protecting Workers From Arc Flash Incidents

From a creating culture of safety to investing in training and personal protective equipment (PPE), senior management has a crucial role to play in ensuring that construction workers and foremen are equipped with the tools and skills, as well as the organizational support, to recognize and avoid hazardous conditions that could lead to an arc flash incident. 

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