A little about us...
Holste & Associates, Inc. consulting Engineers is a full service
mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering
firm dedicated to providing accurate and competitive design
services for our clients. The firm was established in 1961 as
Fred Holste & Associates by Mr. Fred Holste, P.E. with a staff
of 3. We are licensed to practice in many states. The firm
includes mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers and
designers, as well as draftspersons and support staff.
We utilize computers for heating and cooling load, building
energy life cycle costing, lighting, short circuit and hydraulic
calculations. We also utilize AutoCAD for our CAD construction
We pride ourselves in providing principal involvement, and
analysis of emerging technologies tempered with client's needs,
and feel that construction administration is now more than ever
a very important part of the design and construction process.
And our team...
Fred R. Holste, P.E. is a Principal of the firm at Holste
& Associates Inc., and serves as Project Manager for many
projects. He is a 1949 graduate of Texas A&M University with a
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and is a 1955
graduate of the University of Houston with a Master of Science
in Mechanical Engineering. Fred has been a Project Manager and
Project Engineer since 1958 and has extensive experience in the
engineering and management of many varied types of projects
ranging from office complexes to laboratories and hospital
Randall J. Holste is President of the firm at Holste &
Associates, Inc. He is a 1977 graduate of Pre-engineering from
Southwest Texas State University and a 1980 graduate from the
University of Houston in Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Randall graduated in May 1996 with a Masters Degree in Business
Administration from the University of Houston. Randall has been
Office Manager on many projects of various complexities,
including hospitals, laboratories, computer centers and special
Jerrell Coker is the Chief Mechanical Designer at Holste
& Associates, Inc. and has been an employee for over 20 years
and an Associate since 1985. Jerrell is a graduate of the
University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical
Engineering. He has been responsible for the design of major
mechanical systems for office complexes, computer facilities,
churches, laboratories, schools and universities. He has been
involved with the design of projects for the Cy-Fair, Conroe,
LaPorte, Brazos, Galveston and Houston Independent School
Roger Swayze is an Electrical Designer at Holste &
Associates, Inc. Roger's duties include systems design,
inspections, client and Contractor relations, specification
writing, and CADD system programming. Projects designed include
office buildings, restaurants, laboratories, gas stations,
schools, hospitals, breweries, petrochemical plants, steel
mills, coal mining facilities, and medical projects.
Randy Mueller is a Senior Project Manager and Mechanical
Designer at Holste & Associates, Inc. Randy is responsible for
the management of projects, including all phases of project
development including Planning and Pre-Design, Design,
Production, Bidding and Construction Administration. He brings
to the Holste and Associates, Inc. design team a strong
background in commercial, laboratory, schools and retail project
design over 30 years of MEP design experience.