SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Michael Shewchuk has been appointed a vice president in the San Francisco buildings office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Mr. Shewchuk will manage multi-disciplinary teams providing electrical designs for commercial building systems. He has more than 25 years of experience in operational management, business development as well as project management and project delivery. He will immediately apply his past experience on a wide variety of projects, including multi-use facilities, universities and airport facilities, on such projects as the Moscone Expansion and 706 Mission Residential Tower in San Francisco and the SJSC Residential Twin Towers in San Jose.
“Michael has a proven track record as a hands on, strategic team player whose focus on collaboration, foresight, creativity and team building has led to highly successful projects,” commented Steve Burrows, director of buildings at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff.
Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr. Shewchuk was associate vice president and business unit leader (buildings and places) in the Alberta, Canada office of an international engineering organization. He was responsible for business unit operations management inclusive of PL financials, budgeting, resource management, safety, staff recruitment, mentoring and development, as well as quality management.
Mr. Shewchuk received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.
The San Francisco buildings office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff offers complete services in structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering; architectural lighting design; building technology; high performance design by Built Ecology; acoustics; commissioning; and building enclosures. The firm’s recent projects in the region include 350 Mission Street; Salesforce Tower; Transbay Transit Center; and 181 Fremont. The firm also has offices in three other California locations – Los Angeles, San Jose and Oakland.
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wsp-pb.com/usa WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.