Employee Spotlight:
Carter Hastings 

Carter Hastings: Leading the Charge with Passion and Precision

At the core of Colwill Engineering’s success is a team of dedicated, hard-working professionals, and leading the charge is Carter Hastings, our dynamic Vice President of Electrical. With over 19 years in the Electrical Industry, Carter brings a wealth of expertise and a proven track record of accomplishments to his role.

Nearly Two Decades of Industry Insight 
Carter began his journey in the Electrical Industry as a Project Manager, gradually rising through the ranks to become the Vice President of Electrical at Colwill Engineering. His near twenty years of operations management experience have been marked by a commitment to excellence and a client-centric service approach that sets him apart.

Seminole Success Story
Carter laid the groundwork for his career at Florida State University, earning Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Multinational Business in 2004. This educational foundation has contributed to his strategic and business-oriented approach to electrical operations.

Impactful Contribution to Key Projects
Carter has a stellar history successfully delivering a diverse range of projects, including Design Build, Design Assist, and Plan and Spec initiatives. The four projects below showcase Carter’s technical prowess, innovation, and results-driven approach.



Heron @ 815 Water St, Tampa, FL
About: Positioned at the entrance to the Riverwalk, Heron is an upscale living community in the heart of downtown Tampa.
Size: 1,200,000 sq ft
Units: 420
Completion: 2020

Heron at 815 Water St Tampa FL


Marymount University Cauthers Hall, Arlington, VA
About: Designed and built with concentric circles, the versatile space features four levels of underground parking, private suite-style housing for over 200 students.
Size: 271,850 sq ft
Certification: LEED Silver
Completion: 2011

Marymount University Cauthers Hall


Ritz Carlton Residences, Sarasota, FL
About: Elegantly designed residences with panoramic views through large-scale windows, exquisite finishes, and expansive private terraces.
Units: 73
Stories: 20
Size: 600,442 sq ft
Completion: 2020

Ritz Carlton Residences


Elser Hotel and Residences, Miami, FL
About: Luxury living space in the heart of Miami with opulent suites and top-notch amenities.
Units: 646
Stories: 54
Size: 1,050,000 sq ft
Completion: 2022

Elser Hotel and Residences


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Colwill Engineering, a subsidiary of Norlee Investments LLC, is a Florida corporation formed in 1998 by founder Charles Colwill. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Colwill is considered a premier Florida electrical, mechanical, technology and engineering contractor specializing in design-build commercial construction, large-scale multi-family projects, low-voltage services and full-scale electrical and mechanical engineering.

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