RPS Klotz Associates Adds Two Senior Project Managers in Austin and One in Houston
AUSTIN, TX Texas-based civil engineering firm RPS Klotz Associates adds two Senior Project Managers to its Austin, Texas office and one Senior Project Manager to its Houston, Texas, office.
Jim Patek, PE, brings more than 30 years' engineering experience, specializing in environmental engineering, chemistry, aquatic biology, surface water hydrology, and hydraulic, hydrodynamic and environmental studies. He has a bachelor's degree in chemistry and a master's degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas. Patek is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Texas Floodplain Management Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.
Wade Benton, PE, has more than 20 years' experience in municipal transportation, drainage and infrastructure. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas and is a Past President of the American Consulting Engineers Council San Antonio Chapter and current President-Elect of the American Public Works Association Texas Chapter.
"We continue to see growth in the central Texas region and are pleased to welcome these experienced engineers to our Austin team," said D. Wayne Klotz, PE, D.WRE, President of RPS Klotz Associates.
Iqbal Hossain, PE, joins RPS Klotz Associates as a Senior Project Manager in Public Utilities in RPS' Houston office.
Hossain brings nearly 25 years of experience, specializing in water and wastewater treatment plants, pipelines, pumping stations, compressors, and hydraulic structures. He holds a bachelor's degree from the Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology and a master's degree from the University of Texas at Arlington.
"Water and wastewater is a critical area for us this year as we begin work on the Northeast Houston Water Purification Plant - the largest water project currently underway in the United States," said Klotz. "We welcome Iqbal, and look forward to leveraging his specialized expertise."