Michael D. Swearingen has been named the new water area manager for the Colorado offices of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.


In this new role, Mr. Swearingen will lead the sales and operations of the firm’s non-industrial water services team in Colorado and surrounding geographies, supporting all surface water, storm water, drainage, water/wastewater treatment and conveyance-related work in the area.

Mr. Swearingen has over 20 years of professional experience across a large range of clients and industries related to infrastructure and civil works projects, including past work for Denver Water and the Colorado Department of Transportation. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, he was a vice president at a global water infrastructure firm, leading projects in the industrial and infrastructure sectors. Over the last few years he has supported programs and projects related large-scale drinking water treatment and delivery, industrial waste water and reservoir support. He has extensive knowledge of management, business operations and business financial management, marketing and employee relations.

Mr. Swearingen earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental science and biology from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Kennedy-Western University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Steel Tank Institute, American Petroleum Institute, International Facility Management Association and U.S. Green Building Council. 

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 36,700 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, 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. wsp-pb.com/usa WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.