Durvall A. Pedro

Durvall A. Pedro, MEPFP Engineer/Project Manager joined J. Kelly Advisors in 2019 to leverage his 25-year professional background in the areas of Healthcare, Life Science, Higher Education, and Commercial engineering.

Prior to JKA, Durvall built a successful career as an Associate Principle/Project Manager with BR+A consulting engineers. BR+A is one of the nation’s largest Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire Protection and Low voltage consulting engineering companies. As project manager his focus was on healthcare and life science projects. This career with BR+A spans over 18 years of engineering, design, and project management. Durvall was also the department head of the Plumbing and Fire Protection that included managing a staff of 8 plumbing and fire protection designers. As Project manager, his responsibilities were to understand the owner’s expectations that included, but not limited to budget and schedule. This understanding is extremely important when designing the MEPFP systems as they can be the most expensive cost of a project and in most cases the longest lead times on specified equipment. It was also his PM responsibility to be the conduit of information between the MEPFP design team, Architect, and owner. Durvall was also involved in the construction process and attended Owner, Architect, Contractor meetings.


Prior to BR+A, Durvall was a project manager for Smith Seckman and Reid Consulting Engineers for 9 years. SSR is another large national MEPFP engineering firm that specialized in healthcare and hospitality projects. Along with the day to day PM responsibilities, Durvall was also responsible for projections, staffing, invoicing, collections, and client relations.

Durvall Pedro is a graduate from the Massasoit Collage in Massachusetts where he obtained his Associates in applied science. He is also a certified medical/lab gas inspector. Durvall enjoys outdoor activities such as golf, motorcycle riding, boating and fishing.

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Representative Clients

Max Planck research facility: 120k sq.ft w/10k sq.ft. vivarium. New construction

Lois Pope Life Center, Miami: 83k sq.ft. w/6 floor primate holding. New construction

Florida Atlantic University Schmitt Bio-Med research center: 90k sq.ft. classrooms and Labs. New Construction

Florida Atlantic University Sea Tech: 50k sq.ft. of Lab for Ocean Engineering Dept, FL. Renovation of existing 2 story building.

NOVA Southeastern University: 715k sq.ft. of administration, Osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, anatomy labs. New construction.  

TEVA Pharmaceuticals: 20k sq.ft. of Lab and 5k sq.ft. of clean room. Renovation

Memorial Hospital Specialty Pharmacy: 31k sq.ft. New Construction

Memorial Hospital Specialty Lab: 20k sq.ft. of lab space. New Construction

Holy Cross Hospital Pharmacy: 15k sq.ft. Renovation

Jupiter Medical Center Pharmacy: 10k sq.ft. Renovation

University of South Florida Moffit Cancer Center and research: Updated Exhaust/HVAC for 70 fume hoods.

University of South Florida Lee Moffit Cancer Center Tampa: 46k sq.ft. of Lab space. New construction

Cleveland Clinic Hospital Weston: 230k sq.ft. New construction.

Ridge Hospital Ghana Africa: 400k sq.ft. New Construction

Holy Cross Hospital ED: 30k sq.ft. Renovation

Jackson Memorial Hospital Diagnostic Treatment Center: 150k sq.ft. New Construction

Delray Medical Center Proton Therapy Center: 35k sq.ft. New Construction

University of Miami Proton Center: 35k sq.ft. New Construction

Nicolaus Children’s Hospital: 40k sq.ft. Central Plant expansion, central security, and engineering. New Construction

Boca Raton Beach Resort: 230 guest rooms, 36 cabanas, 2 swimming pools, and 2 restaurants. Renovation

Citizen M Hotel Bicknell: 120k sq.ft. New Construction

Citizen M Hotel Miami World Center: 210k sq.ft. New Construction

Ransom Everglades STEM School: 38k sq.ft. of classrooms and Lab space. New Construction


Community Impact


Durvall has a great passion of animals. He volunteers time and donates food at the local human society for dogs and cats. Durvall has adopted several English bulldogs and cats through the human society. He also takes his passion for motorcycle riding and participates in multiple fund-raising rides to raise money for many charitable organizations.

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