Nicholas Rich to Head Elec. Dept. in Seattle for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

2016.0307.Re-S.Nicholas RichNicholas Rich has been named a vice president in the Seattle buildings sector office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.

In his new position, Mr. Rich will head the office’s electrical department, managing projects in Seattle and throughout the Northwest. Some of the firm’s recent clients in the region include Amazon, The Boeing Company, and the University of Washington.

Mr. Rich has more than 27 years of electrical engineering experience, serving as a senior electrical engineer, project manager, and principal-in-charge for wide variety of project types, including cultural and civic, commercial/office, K-12 and higher education, hospitality, and science and technology. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was a principal with an engineering firm, directing multi-disciplined teams and leading electrical engineering and design for major buildings projects.

“Nick’s depth of experience and long-standing client relationships make him ideally suited to lead our electrical group. We are very pleased that he has joined our team,” said Tom Marseille, Director of WSP | Parsons Brinkerhoff’s Building practice in Seattle.

Mr. Rich received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Gonzaga University. His professional affiliations include A4LE, SCUP, and USGBC LEED AP. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.

About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide.