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01.16.19 Transportation Engineer, Patrick Krych, PE Joins Parametrix

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Spokane, WA – Patrick Krych, PE has joined Parametrix’s Spokane office as a senior engineer. He has over 30 years of experience as a project manager and engineer on a wide range of transportation and site design projects. Krych comes to Parametrix from Jacobs, where he served as a civil engineer with the firm’s transportation business group in Spokane. His project experience includes Spokane’s Riverfront Park Redevelopment and the Howard Street and Post Street bridge projects. At Parametrix, Krych will support the firm’s work with the Washington State Department of Transportation Eastern Region. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing engineering, planning, and environmental services. Founded in Sumner, WA in 1969, Parametrix now has 500 employee-owners based out of offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. In 2018, Seattle Business Magazine named Parametrix one of the top three la...

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12.18.18 Parametrix Spokane Office Moves into Wonder Building

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Spokane, WA – Formerly located on West Mission Avenue, Parametrix’s Spokane office has moved to the Wonder Building in downtown Spokane, located at 835 North Post. The firm occupies 8,000 square feet of space on the second floor. Parametrix is the first tenant of the newly renovated Wonder Building, which originally was the Wonder Bread Bakery building. Parametrix served as the civil engineer for the project. Parametrix established a Spokane office in 2016 when Taylor Engineering was acquired. The staff of approximately 35 provide services in general civil engineering, landscape architecture, and land surveying. Roger Flint, Parametrix’s Chief Operating Officer, who is based out of Spokane stated “this move has allowed us to improve our proximity to our clients and the downtown core while enhancing the overall work environment for our employees-owners. The Wonder Building offers the look and feel of a historic building while provi...

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12.06.18 Jared Smith Joins Parametrix

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Seattle, WA – Jared Smith has joined Parametrix as a Principal Consultant in the firm’s Seattle office. He has 34 years of experience with a focus on transportation and transit design projects ranging from interstate freeways and bridges to streetcar systems and major regional light rail systems. His experience also includes urban bikeways, ferry terminals, and arterial projects. Prior to joining Parametrix, Smith oversaw Parsons Brinckerhoff (now WSP) Northwest operations from 2001 to 2013. In addition to his business management role, he was actively engaged in a variety of high-profile projects including planning, design and construction management for a variety of Sound Transit projects, emergency design and construction of the I-5 Skagit River Bridge, the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program and the SR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV Program. He also served as Director of the City of Seattle Office of the Waterfront where he wa...

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11.14.18 Engineering News Record Northwest Publishes 2018 Top Design Firms List: Parametrix Ranked #5

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has been ranked as the 5th largest design firm in the Northwest, including Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. This is up from number 8 in 2017. Engineering News Record Northwest’s top design firms list ranks publicly and privately held firms based on the previous year’s design-specific revenue in the region. The survey includes more than 30 firms that posted a combined $963.36 million in revenue. Parametrix has 114 licensed professional engineers in the Northwest region. The firm had over $73 million in revenue in the Northwest region in 2017, 50% of which came from transportation projects, 21% from general building, and 15% from sewerage/solid waste. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Founded in 1969, Parametrix now has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New...

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11.13.18 Land Surveying Added to Parametrix's Portland Office Service Offerings

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Portland, OR – Parametrix’s Portland office, which currently offers services in transportation, environmental planning and compliance, and water solutions will add a survey division. The firm currently offers land surveying services out of several of their other offices including Bend, OR; Seattle, Puyallup, Bremerton, Spokane, and Pullman, WA; Boise and Coeur d’Alene, ID; and Albuquerque, NM. Skye Thomas will lead the survey division in Portland. Thomas has been with Parametrix for 3 years and was formerly based out of the firm’s Seattle office. He has over 10 years of experience. Prior to joining Parametrix he worked for the Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife in Vancouver, WA and CESNW in Tigard, OR. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Founded in 1969, Parametrix now has offices...

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11.01.18 James Shamrell, PE Joins Parametrix

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Portland, OR – James Shamrell, PE has joined Parametrix as a senior engineer in the firm’s Portland office. He has 13 years of experience with an emphasis in multi-modal transportation design. Shamrell comes to Parametrix from CH2M (now Jacobs) where he practiced a wide array of design including roadway, bicycle, pedestrian, bus rapid transit, and rail facilities for both small and large projects. His experience includes projects for TriMet, Multnomah County, as well as the Oregon Department of Transportation and Washington State Department of Transportation. At Parametrix, Shamrell joins the firm’s Portland transportation team, supporting projects such as TriMet’s Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Founded in 1969, Parametrix now has offices in Washington,...

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10.30.18 Rebecca Parker, PE Joins Parametrix

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Seattle, WA – Rebecca Parker, PE has joined Parametrix as a senior engineer in the firm’s Seattle office. She has 12 years of experience in transportation project management and design for both urban and rural freeway, roadway, and municipal projects. Parker comes to Parametrix from CH2M (now Jacobs) where she served as a civil design engineer, providing transportation engineering and Civil3D expertise. She was a member of the Seattle Waterfront Program and located in the Seattle Department of Transportation office. Prior to that, Parker worked for CH2M in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. At Parametrix, Parker joins the firm’s Seattle transportation design team, managing and supporting projects such as Canyon Road East Northerly Extension for Pierce County and the SR 305 Improvement project for WSDOT. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences...

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10.08.18 Parametrix Moves Utah Office to Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City, UT – Parametrix’s Utah office, formerly located in Midvale, has moved to a new location in Salt Lake City. The new, larger space is located at 4179 Riverboat Road, Suite 130. Parametrix’s Utah office specializes in transportation planning, transportation and traffic engineering, and environmental planning and compliance. Parametrix established a presence in Utah in 2015 when InterPlan was acquired. David Pennington, Parametrix Vice President overseeing Utah operations stated, “We are excited to continue providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental services from our new location. This larger space will also allow us to expand our services in order to better serve clients throughout the region.” About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing engineering, planning, and environmental services. Founded in 1969, Parametrix has 500 employee-owners based out of offices in Utah, New ...

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09.27.18 Parametrix Named #5 Best Large Company to Work for in the Inland Northwest

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Spokane, WA – The Spokane Journal of Business and Best Companies Group honored the Best Places to Work in the Inland Northwest award winners with a breakfast at the Davenport Grand Hotel. Parametrix was named the #5 Best Place to Work in the Inland Northwest for the Large Companies category. A total of 35 companies were included in the rankings. Rankings were determined by a survey conducted earlier this Summer to all employees in the Inland Northwest. Questions measured overall experience, workplace policies, practices, philosophy, system, and demographics. The program has been designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the Inland Northwest, including Spokane, Pend Oreille, and Stevens counties in Washington State; and Kootenai and Bonner counties in Idaho. The rankings were published in the Spokane Journal of Business. Parametrix’s offices within the survey region included Spokane, WA and Coeur d’Alene, ID. T...

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09.13.18 Bardia Nezhati, PE, PTOE Joins Parametrix

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Las Vegas, NV - Bardia Nezhati, PE, PTOE has joined Parametrix as Senior Vice President for the firm’s new operations in Las Vegas. Nezhati previously served as the Transportation Market Strategist and Client Account Manager for the Southwest Region at CH2M (now Jacobs). His 34-year professional experience includes a unique blend of transportation planning and engineering, delivering large-scale projects and programs as project manager, principal-in-charge, and in key advisory roles. A sampling of those projects includes:-Nevada Department of Transportation’s Multistate I-15 Corridor System Master Plan and I-15 Mobility Alliance Program Management (Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah)-Nevada Department of Transportation’s Statewide Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Policy Framework Program -Nevada and Arizona Departments of Transportation’s I-11 and Intermountain West Corridor Study from Mexico to Canada-Nevada Department of Transpor...

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09.06.18 Surveyor Randy Hewitt, PS Joins Parametrix

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Albuquerque, NM – Randy Hewitt has joined Parametrix’s Albuquerque office as a Surveying Supervisor. He comes to Parametrix from Cobb, Fendley & Associates. He is experienced in boundary and control surveys, topographic design surveys, right-of-way map production to NMDOT standards, survey control reports, construction plan computations and staking, as well as legal descriptions and easements. His project experience includes:-Establishment of geodetic control networks for the City of Carlsbad, NM and the Pueblo of Acoma, NM along with several New Mexico and Texas Department of Transportation roadway projects-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects including dam deformation surveys at Abiquiu Reservoir, NM and aerial control surveys for Reaches 7 and 8 of the Rio Grande River basin -Multiple projects for the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority including design/utility surveys at the water/wastewater treatment plant...

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08.20.18 Best Places to Work Inland Northwest: Parametrix Ranked Among the Best

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Spokane, WA – Parametrix has been named one of the Best Places to Work Inland Northwest. The third annual list was created by the Spokane Journal of Business and Best Companies Group. The list includes 35 companies. The competition consists of a survey to all employees within a company's Inland Northwest region which measure overall experience, workplace policies, practices, philosophy, system, and demographics. This program is designed to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the Inland Northwest, including Spokane, Pend Oreille, and Stevens counties in Washington State; and Kootenai and Bonner counties in Idaho. Parametrix’s offices within the survey region include Spokane, WA and Coeur d’Alene, ID. These offices, along with an office in Pullman, WA and Boise, ID comprised Parametrix’s Intermountain region. The four offices consist of over 60 professionals providing multidisciplinary services in transportation, wat...

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08.16.18 Senior Marketing Coordinator, Dana Rivera, Joins Parametrix

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Spokane, WA – Dana Rivera has joined Parametrix’s Spokane office as a Senior Marketing Coordinator. She comes to Spokane from Phoenix where she was responsible for marketing and business development at CORE Construction Services of Arizona, Inc. She brings over 10 years of experience in professional services marketing. At Parametrix, Rivera will be responsible for general business development, coordinating proposal efforts, and tradeshow/conference management. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing engineering, planning, and environmental services. Founded in Sumner, WA in 1969, Parametrix now has 500 employee-owners based out of offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. In 2018, Seattle Business Magazine named Parametrix one of the top three large companies to work for in Washington. Connect with Parametrix at www.parametrix.com, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Become an employe...

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08.10.18 Parametrix Ranked as a Top 200 Environmental Firm

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Seattle, WA - Parametrix has ranked number 169 on Engineering News Record’s 2018 list of the top 200 environmental firms. That’s up four spots from 173 in 2017. Firms are ranked based on their gross revenue generated from environmental services in 2017. Environmental services include water treatment/supply, wastewater treatment, environmental management, environmental science, and more.Revenue generated in 2017 for the top 200 environmental firms fell by 2% from the previous year, at $53 billion. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm comprised of 500 professionals dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Parametrix has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Connect with Parametrix at www.parametrix.com, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Interested in becoming an employee-owner at Parametrix? Check out our available op...

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07.24.18 Parametrix Named a Top 25 Wastewater Treatment Plant Design Services Provider

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix was named one of the top 25 wastewater treatment plant design service providers nationally. This is according to Environmental News Record (ENR), which ranks firms based on revenue each year, both in categories and overall. Parametrix was also ranked 164 out of the top 500 design firms overall. Some of the firm’s recent wastewater projects include the Nisqually Wastewater System Improvements and the Cowlitz Casino Development and Water Reclamation Plant. Parametrix got its start in the wastewater industry in 1969 when the firm was founded. The company now provides multi-disciplinary services in transportation, community building, water solutions, and environmental engineering and science. About Parametrix Parametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm comprised of 500 professionals dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Parametrix has of...

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