Sean O’Connell Joins Dewberry as Department Manager of Facilities Group in Denver

For Immediate Release
Fairfax, VA | 11.29.2018

O’Connell will lead strategy for water/wastewater facility initiatives in Denver, Colorado, region .

Dewberry announced that Sean O’Connell, PE, has been hired in its Denver, Colorado, office as the department manager of the water/wastewater facilities group.

O’Connell brings more than 25 years of consulting engineering experience in Colorado and the western U.S. delivering large, multidiscipline water and wastewater infrastructure projects. He has extensive experience in wastewater treatment facility design and construction, including screenings/grit removal, primary/secondary clarifier design, activated sludge aeration system design, disinfection facilities, and biosolids treatment, thickening, dewatering, and conveyance. O’Connell also has experience in pump station and pipeline design.

At Dewberry, O’Connell will focus on leading and growing the facilities group in the Denver office, which provides water and wastewater treatment services in the Colorado Front Range area. Prior to joining the firm, O’Connell served as a project manager, client service manager, and department manager working on water and wastewater projects throughout Colorado and the western U.S.

“We are very excited to welcome Sean to the Dewberry team in Denver,” says Dewberry Associate Vice President and Water Service Line Leader Todd Shafer, PE. “His extensive experience, leadership, and energy will enhance our water and wastewater consulting services for clients in Denver and throughout the West.”

O’Connell earned his bachelor’s (1992) and master’s (1994) degrees in civil engineering from Colorado State University, and is a professional engineer is Colorado, Arizona, and Kansas. He is a member of the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (RMWEA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF).

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