Freese and Nichols Grows Resiliency Design Group With Addition of McCaskie
AUSTIN, TX Freese and Nichols, Inc. announces that Steve McCaskie, PE, joins the firm's Water Resources Resiliency Design Group. McCaskie, working from Austin and Houston, Texas, will enhance the firm's civil works and large-scale water resource design projects.
McCaskie joins Freese and Nichols with more than three decades of experience in project management, engineering, design, construction, operations and maintenance, and inspection and monitoring of water resource, flood protection, inland navigation, transportation, underground, and port and harbor projects. He also has extensive expertise in geotechnical explorations, condition surveys and evaluations, risk assessments, safety inspections, construction monitoring and inspection, earth dam and levee design, ground modification, soil-structure interaction, and earthquake engineering.
He has a distinguished career working on large-scale civil works projects across the nation and has directly been responsible for the strategic planning, project delivery and quality analysis of flood control and water resource projects. Most recently, McCaskie was project manager and lead geotechnical engineer for the Devils Lake Flood Risk Management in North Dakota, the William G. Stratton Lock and Dam improvements in Illinois, the Cheboygan Lock and Dam improvements in Michigan, and the CapX2020 transmission line crossing of the Mississippi River between Minnesota and Wisconsin.
McCaskie earned his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and a master's degree in civil engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.