Stellar has hired Steven Hawkins as their new director of Automation Services, according to the company.

Hawkins will put over 20 years of experience to work overseeing the Automation Services department and all aspects of automation on Stellar projects. He will also handle design development and will be responsible for site inspections and oversight. Prior to Stellar, Hawking worked as a director of business development for RWD Technologies. He is a graduate of Auburn University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.