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Ken Van Cleave Joins Parametrix

11.28.22

Puyallup, WA – Ken Van Cleave has joined Parametrix as a Senior Surveyor based in Puyallup, WA. He has 40 years of experience coordinating field crews, processing field work, and delivering final products. He has worked across Western and Eastern Washington.Van Cleave joins Parametrix from Huitt-Zollars. His experience includes preparing FEMA surveys, formal plats, short plats, boundary line adjustments, testamentary surveys, right-of-way, and ALTA surveys. He has worked for clients such as the Washington State Department of Corrections and Tacoma Metro Parks. His project experience includes municipal park sites, road widenings, sewage treatment plants, and a new ferry terminal.At Parametrix he joins the firm’s Puget Sound Surveying group, working for public and private clients throughout the Pacific Northwest including King County, Washington State Department of Transportation, Cascade Natural Gas, Lakehaven Utility Dist...

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Parametrix Promotes Roché and Watson to Senior Vice President

11.10.22

Seattle, WA – Richard Roché, RG, LHG and Darby Watson, AICP have been promoted to Senior Vice President at Parametrix assuming overall leadership responsibility of their respective regions and serving on the company wide Operations Leadership Team. Richard Roché, RG, LHG leads the Oregon and Southwest Washington region of the firm, which includes 120 staff with offices in Portland and Bend, OR and Vancouver, WA. He has been with Parametrix since 2002 and has over 30 years of experience as an environmental consultant providing project and program management for industrial, data center, and public clients.Darby Watson, AICP leads the Puget Sound region of the firm, which includes 330 staff with offices in Seattle, Mukilteo, Bremerton, Puyallup, and Tacoma, WA. She joined Parametrix in 2019 and has 26 years of experience overseeing transportation and urban planning programs.About ParametrixParametrix is a 100-percent...

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Parametrix Adds Cultural Resources Staff in Boise

11.08.22

Boise, ID – Three cultural resources specialists have joined Parametrix’s Boise office, which includes 25 staff providing transportation planning and design, survey, environmental, and general engineering services.Jillian Martin joins Parametrix as a Senior Cultural Resources Specialist with 18 years of experience conducting archaeological and built resource investigations throughout Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.She is experienced in the administration and management of cultural resources projects, which includes compilation of cultural resource reports according to Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. Her experience also includes Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966 evaluations, precontact and historic site excavations, artifact recordation and preservation, geographic information systems mapping, supervision of intensive and reconnaissance pedestrian field surveys, and ...

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Hailey Brey Receives Washington State Trails Coalition Emerging Leader Award

11.03.22

Hailey Brey, Parametrix (Emerging Leader Award); Alan Carter Mortimer, Washington Trails Association (Lifetime Service Award); Yvonne Kraus, Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance (Trail Leader Award); Canyon Creek Downhill (Outstanding Trail Award)Seattle, WA – Hailey Brey is a Transit/Active Transportation Planner based in Seattle, WA who joined Parametrix in 2020. Through her volunteer work with Leafline Trails Coalition over the last couple of years, she is making an impact to trails in the region. She helped launch a Map Vision and maintains the dataset that will help to cohesively connect Central Puget Sound through over 900 miles of trails. On October 28, 2022, Brey was recognized at the Washington State Trails Coalition Conference with the 2022 Emerging Leader Award. This award honors an emerging leader who has distinguished themselves with a significant, positive contribution to any aspect of Washington trails over the last ...

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Parametrix to Support Washington State Department of Transportation with Fish Barrier Removals

10.13.22

Seattle, WA – Parametrix has been selected as part of the team to review and assess the scope of upcoming fish barrier removals for the Washington State Department of Transportation. The team will complete field investigations to improve the collective understanding of each fish crossing, including hydraulics, geomorphology, biology, road and structure design, constructability, and complexity.This work will improve the planning of future phases as the Washington State Department of Transportation continues to deliver access for salmonids to critical spawning and rearing habitats. Parametrix will serve as a subconsultant to HDR, providing project management, transportation planning and design, environmental planning, and more. The team also includes HWA, Ott-Sakai, Natural System Design, Northwest Watersheds, EES, and Anchor QEA.This work is part of the 2013 injunction to open 90 percent of the target fish habitat in by 2030. Pa...

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Parametrix Employee-Owners Receive APWA Excellence Awards

10.12.22

Seattle, WA – On Thursday, October 6, 2022 the American Public Works Association (APWA) Washington Chapter held their annual “Night of Excellence” award ceremony in Spokane, WA. Individual awards are given to “long-time service leaders quietly making change in our communities.” Parametrix’s Brenna Harrington, PE and Dan McReynolds, PE, PMP were recognized for their dedication to public works.Brenna Harrington received the Young Leader Award, which recognizes young public works leaders who demonstrate commitment to the profession and show potential for future growth with APWA. The winner of this award receives a scholarship to attend the National Congress. Harrington joined Parametrix in June 2022 and is part of the Puget Sound Transportation team. She has six years of industry experience and has served as the APWA Washington Emerging Professionals Committee Chair since 2018. She has also played a r...

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Parametrix to Provide Project Control Services to Seattle Public Utilities

10.04.22

Seattle, WA – Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) has selected Parametrix to provide on-call project control services for capital improvement projects over a three-year period. Project partners include minority and women-owned businesses Aquanti, Jimale Technical Services, MPM Consulting, and Ott-Sakai & Associates. Other project partners include Kennedy Jenks and Tanner Pacific. This project will be led by Parametrix’s new Strategic Advisory Services group, including support from Delivery Advisory Services professionals. Parametrix has been serving clients in the Puget Sound area for 50 years and has over 350 professionals located in the region.About ParametrixParametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing inspired solutions in engineering, planning, and environmental sciences. We are comprised of 600 employee-owners serving our clients from locations across the Western United States. Parametrix has been named ...

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John Baker Joins Parametrix

09.27.22

Puyallup, WA – John Baker has joined Parametrix as a Senior Construction Manager based in Puyallup, WA. He has over 30 years of experience in construction management working with government, petroleum, aerospace, manufacturing, and pharmaceutical clients.Baker comes to Parametrix from Akana. He specializes in field project supervision, project management, regulatory compliance, and quality control for construction, environmental, and health and safety projects. His project experience includes serving as Construction Inspector for Metro’s Central Waste Transfer Facility Stormwater Treatment System project. At Parametrix, he joins the firm’s community building division, providing project and construction management services to public and private clients throughout the Puget Sound region.About ParametrixParametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing inspired solutions in engineering, planning, and environmen...

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Parametrix Ranked #38 Design Firm in Southwest Region

09.26.22

Albuquerque, NM – Engineering News Record Southwest has released their 2022 list of top design firms based on revenue generated in 2021. Parametrix was ranked number 38, up one spot from 2021. This list includes firms in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Parametrix has 10 licensed professional engineers in the Southwest region, which includes offices in Albuquerque, NM and Las Vegas, NV. The firm’s largest project to break ground in the region in 2021 was the $24.5 million I-40 Reconstruction in Laguna, NM. In 2021, the firm’s Nevada and New Mexico offices generated over $7 million in design revenue. Nearly ninety percent of that revenue came from transportation projects. About ParametrixParametrix is a 100-percent employee-owned firm providing inspired solutions in engineering, planning, and environmental sciences. We are comprised of over 600 employee-owners serving our clients from locations across the Western Uni...

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Parametrix Ranked #16 Design Firm in Intermountain Region

09.08.22

Boise, ID – Engineering News Record Intermountain has released their 2022 list of top design firms based on revenue generated in 2021. Parametrix was ranked number 16 out of all firms in Idaho, Utah, and Montana. This is up from the firm’s number 26 ranking in 2021.Parametrix also ranked number three in the Intermountain transportation sector and number six in the civil engineering sector. Parametrix has 19 licensed professional engineers in the Intermountain region, which includes offices in Boise and Coeur d’Alene, ID and Salt Lake City, UT. The firm’s largest project to break ground in the region in 2021 was the $109 million I-84 Franklin Road Interchange to Karcher Interchange in Nampa and Caldwell, ID. In 2021, the firm's Idaho and Utah offices generated over $18 million in design revenue. Eighty percent of that revenue came from transportation projects, fifteen percent from telecommunications, and two pe...

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