Marquis Top Science, Technology and Engineering Professionals

Patrick J. Tracy

Title: Engineering Consultant
Location: Garrett Park, Maryland, United States

Patrick J. Tracy, independent engineering consultant, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in environmental law and engineering consulting.

With 45 years of experience to his credit, Mr. Tracy has excelled as a self-employed engineering consultant since 1998. He served in the infantry of the United States Army in the Vietnam War. He found success as a lawyer and garnered a stellar reputation as a field engineer and a project manager since 1998. Prior to becoming a consultant, he worked as a startup engineer for construction companies, such as those involved in projects for General Motors. In addition, he has experience managing wastewater and water projects. 

Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Tracy pursued an education at the University of Cincinnati where he earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 1968. He continued his academic efforts at the Ohio State University, obtaining a Master of Science in civil engineering in 1971. He concluded his studies at the University of Detroit Mercy, graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 1988. Beyond his responsibilities within the field, he has participated in numerous endeavors outside of his professional circles and offered pro bono legal work to members of his community. In addition to his primary vocation, he remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise, including as a member of Mensa.

In light of his impressive undertakings, Mr. Tracy has accrued several accolades throughout his career. He was presented with the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, an award for honorable military service in the Republic of Vietnam, from the United States Army in 1975. He also received a Combat Infantry Badge and an Army Combat Award for deployment in the 101st Airborne Division, I Corps, from the United States Army in 1969.

Mr. Tracy attributes his success to perseverance. His most notable achievement was the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station project in Phoenix, AZ. It was a $800 million project where he worked in the preliminary development states of the water reclamation facility. He aims to complete his career in a professional and exemplary role. He has already achieved many of his goals, including in the army and in construction fields.

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