Urban Engineers is pleased to announce Patrick Williams, PE, LEED AP, was elected secretary of the Dallas branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Mr. Williams previously served as the Texas Section Director for the chapter, and works as a senior project manager in Urban’s Irving office.
“It is an honor to be given this regional leadership position by ASCE, an important organization in the engineering industry,” Mr. Williams said. “In my new position, I plan to continue ASCE’s mission to provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public welfare in Texas.”
In his new role as secretary, Mr. Williams will maintain records for the branch, manage communications, and negotiate contracts, per board approval. He will also coordinate between the communications and hospitality committees to host and promote branch events, as well as manage and distribute correspondence.
Mr. Williams has more than 15 years of engineering design and construction management experience, focused on airport design and site development. He is skilled in designing pavement for runways, taxiways, aprons, roadways, and parking lots; as well as completing Federal Aviation Administration-compliant obstruction analyses and security fence and gate hardening work. He is also adept at performing stormwater management calculations; designing ADA-compliant facilities; providing horizontal and vertical pipeline alignments; and applying best management practices to design, utility relocation, erosion and sediment control, and environmental permitting efforts. Mr. Williams consistently meets fast-track schedules for complex projects for Site Development for clients such as the City of Dallas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), the City of Fort Worth Transportation Authority (FWTA), and more.
ASCE Dallas is one of the largest and the second oldest branch in the United States. It supports and encourages the equitable opportunity for participation of all people within the civil engineering profession without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, or physical challenges.