Rochester Hills, MI (April 1, 2014) – Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. (SDA), a national civil engineering, landscape architectural, and surveying firm, hires David E. Richmond, PE as a Project Manager within their Engineering Department. With more than 28 years of experience in the engineering industry, Mr. Richmond will manage engineering design projects for both municipal and private development clients.
Mr. Richmond earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1996 from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan. He holds Professional Engineering licenses in Michigan, North Carolina, and Virginia and is a member of the American Public Works Association.
Mr. Richmond’s primary focus will be the management of water/wastewater and water resources projects. These include sanitary sewer overflow (SSO) control programs, detailed drainage studies, watershed master plans, design of sanitary and storm sewer collection systems, design of water distribution systems and facilities, and design of natural stream channels. He is an advocate of Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development (LID) techniques and has significant knowledge of Michigan Department of Transportation, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and FEMA permitting requirements and technical standards.
Dave views his relationships with clients as long-term partnerships; that commitment to his clients leads to successful completion of his projects within schedule and budget. He will ensure the quality solutions our clients deserve. “Dave’s experience overseeing and performing engineering design work in the private and public sectors makes him a tremendous asset to our clients. His enthusiasm and commitment to environmentally sound design are what stand out the most when you first meet him. Dave brings impressive credentials, and we are very excited to have him join the SDA team,” said Cheryl Gregory, PE, Director of Engineering.
About Spalding DeDecker
Established in 1954 and celebrating its 60th year in business, Spalding DeDecker Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned consulting engineering and surveying firm specializing in infrastructure, land development, landscape architecture, and surveying. With regional offices in Detroit and Rochester Hills, Michigan, and San Antonio, Texas, and several field offices, SDA offers a diverse set of skills to clients who seek solutions to construct and maintain their infrastructure. The firm offers municipal engineering, construction engineering, forensic engineering, transportation engineering, land development, landscape architectural, pavement management, and land surveying services.