PITTSBURGH, PA — John P. Osterle has been named supervising engineer for water and environment in the Pittsburgh office of WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.
In his new position, Mr. Osterle will focus on expanding the water engineering practice in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. He will also provide technical support including inspection, permitting, design, analysis and construction on a variety of water related and interdisciplinary projects.
Mr. Osterle has worked as an engineering consultant for over 32 years on a variety of civil, hydraulic, geotechnical and structural engineering projects. He is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of dam, levee and flood protection engineering. Prior to joining WSP, he served as a vice president of an international engineering consulting firm. During his tenure, Mr. Osterle worked on some of the largest dam rehabilitation projects in the U.S. and overseas including Taum Sauk Dam, Saluda Dam, Bagnell Dam and Wyaralong Dam.
A registered professional engineer in 19 states, Mr. Osterle received his M.S. and B.S. in civil engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University. He is the vice chair of environment and sustainability committee for United States Society on Dams (USSD) and has authored several technical papers, developed training workshops, and participated in panel discussions on topics in his areas of expertise.
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