Michael J. Churchill has joined WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a senior supervising mechanical engineer in the firm’s Atlanta office.


In his new position, Mr. Churchill will serve as lead design engineer responsible for supervising and performing mechanical engineering for a tunnel ventilation system rehabilitation and renewal project for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA). The project involves restoring the existing MARTA ventilation system through a combination of repair, rehabilitation or replacement of tunnel ventilation equipment. WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is lead designer on a design-build team led by Archer Western Construction.

Mr. Churchill has 25 years of professional experience in the design of commercial, corporate, industrial, municipal, institutional, multi-family residential, governmental, and military projects. He previously served as a mechanical department manager at an Atlanta engineering firm. From 1994 to 2006 he was a supervising mechanical engineer with Regional Transit Partners in Atlanta, a joint venture that served as the general engineering consultant for MARTA.

Mr. Churchill has a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Clemson University. He is a registered professional engineer in Georgia, South Carolina and California.

Since designing the original New York City subway line at the turn of the 20th century, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has participated in the design and construction of some of the longest, largest, deepest, and most complicated tunnels in the world, including tunnels built in hard rock, soft ground or mixed-face conditions, and using mining, boring, jacking, cut-and-cover, and immersed tunnel technology. The firm’s ventilation group has been responsible for numerous ventilation design breakthroughs that have cut costs while providing a superior environment for rail and road tunnel users.

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