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National Firm Expands Charlotte Office, Adds Regional Engineering Manager

Parul Dubey on August 16, 2016 - in News, People

Charlotte, NC—McKim & Creed, Inc., a national engineering, geomatics and planning firm, continues to expand its presence in the Charlotte area with the addition of Donald J. Hamburger, PE, who has joined the firm as regional engineering manager of the Water Group in McKim & Creed’s 50-person Charlotte office.

Mr. Hamburger has 35 years’ experience with large-scale municipal water, wastewater and water resources projects throughout the Carolinas. In his role as regional engineering manager, he will handle all aspects of engineering project activity with a primary focus on the municipal water, wastewater and water resources market. He is also responsible for quality control, effective resource utilization, business development and growth.

Prior to joining McKim & Creed, Mr. Hamburger served as president and chief operating officer of B.P. Barber & Associates, a 225-person engineering firm with offices in Charlotte as well as throughout South Carolina.

“Don is a leader in the water, wastewater and water resources markets in North and South Carolina. Having been the president and COO of a well-respected engineering firm, he has extensive experience building engineering practices, expanding markets, and overseeing large-scale, complex projects.  He also excels in developing long-lasting relationships with clients, and leading productive project teams that develop appropriate and workable solutions to client issues,” said Bryan Blake, PE, regional manager with McKim & Creed.

“McKim & Creed is well known in our area for excellent client relationships and high-quality engineering services, and I feel that this is an environment where I can effectively contribute to both the growth of the firm and our region’s pressing infrastructure needs,” added Mr. Hamburger.

McKim & Creed has experienced significant growth in its Charlotte office during 2016, adding 14 people to the local staff of engineers, surveyors, planners and administrators. More than 50 people work in the company’s Charlotte office, which provides a wide array of engineering, surveying and land planning services. “As a company, McKim & Creed is expanding throughout our geographic footprint, but that energy and growth are especially prevalent in the Charlotte area,” said president and CEO John Lucey, Jr., PE. “We are now the 20th largest civil engineering firm and the #1 geomatics firm in the Southeast. Our Charlotte location is our third largest office.”

McKim & Creed established its Charlotte office in 1994. Notable local municipal projects include the $50-million McAlpine Creek Relief Sewer and the Ramah Creek Interceptor project, both for Charlotte Water; the award-winning Catawba River 30-inch Water Main directional drill project for York County; and the Blythe Creek Interceptor Sewer for Union County.

About McKim & Creed: McKim & Creed is an employee-owned engineering, surveying and planning firm with nearly 400 staff members in offices throughout the U.S., including North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Georgia, Texas, and Pennsylvania. McKim & Creed specializes in civil, environmental, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineering; industrial design-build services; airborne and mobile LiDAR/scanning; unmanned aerial systems; subsurface utility engineering; and hydrographic and conventional surveying services for the energy, transportation, federal, land development, water and building markets. For more information about McKim & Creed, visit www.mckimcreed.com.


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