Title: Civil Engineer
Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
A. Barry Seymour, Civil Engineer at Black & Veatch, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering.
Inspired by his father to go into engineering, Mr. Seymour exhibited the signs of a good engineer at an early age, excelling in subjects such as mathematics. Upon enrolling in college, he earned a BCE from Pennsylvania State University in 1966 and continued with postgraduate work at the University of Delaware in the early 1970s. Mr. Seymour became a registered professional engineer in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Indiana and is also a registered professional land surveyor in Delaware and Pennsylvania. In addition to the inspiration he received from his father, Mr. Seymour’s other mentor is Jack Hawthorne, who was the regional manager at Camp Dresser and McKee.
Mr. Seymour lead a successful career in the engineering field, with one of his crowning career achievements resulting in landing a major Detroit project. Prior to retiring, he served as the Profit and Loss Registered Manager and General Partner in the Northeast United States of the firm Black & Veatch. He held this role from 1995 to 2009. Prior to these positions, he was the Senior Area Officer of Camp Dresser & McKee from 1991 to 1994, the Senior Vice President and Partner at Camp Dresser & McKee from 1985 to 1993 and the Senior Vice President of Snell Environmental Group from 1980 to 1985. Earlier in his career, Mr. Seymour was a Senior Project Manager at Stanley Consultant, an Executive Vice President at L.H. Doane Associates, a sales engineer at H.H. Robertson, and an assistant office manager and design leader at Swindell-Dressler.
In his career, Mr. Seymour has contributed to the published works in the field, author “Sewer Flow Computerized” in 1975 and “Computer Water Distribution” in 1973 among various entries to articles and professional journals. He has maintained professional affiliation with a variety of organizations that have aided in his development, including the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers, the Michigan Consultant Engineers Council, the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Water Works Association, the National Water Environmental Federation, the Michigan Water Pollution Control Federation, the Golf League of Farmington, the Computer Club, the State of Michigan Chamber of Commerce and the Detroit Chamber of Commerce.
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