ZAPATA is pleased to announce Mr. Richard Fernandez, PE has joined the firm in its Atlanta, Georgia office. He is a professional engineer with 15 years of experience providing civil site designs and quality assurance/quality control reviews for land development projects throughout the country, with a concentration in the Southeast. Prior clients include residential and commercial developers, local government agencies, and the U.S. Department of Defense.

Mr. Fernandez is a graduate of San Agustin University, Peru, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He is certified through the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission as a Level II Erosion Control–Certified Design Professional and Level IB–Certified Inspector.

Mr. Fernandez’s expertise includes land development, site and civil design, hydrology, utility relocation, and erosion control. Recent work involved civil site designs for fueling facilities at military bases throughout the U.S. and its territories; this included site layouts, pavement and road designs, and fuel spill containment calculations and technical specifications.

At ZAPATA, Mr. Fernandez will continue to provide civil designs for construction and commissioning requirements for projects that support the firm’s military, industrial, and utility clients. He will manage the design and construction of various projects including stormwater management, utilities, roads, site design, and highly specialized requirements for new/retrofit buildings and infrastructure.

Welcome to the team, Richard!

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