CHARLOTTE, NC--Keith Powley has been named a senior engineering manager and rail transportation construction program manager at WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.
In his new position, Mr. Powley will be responsible for managing high-profile rail transportation infrastructure programs throughout the region.
Mr. Powley has more than three decades of experience in design and construction management. He brings a unique perspective through hands-on experience as a contractor, agency manager and program management/construction management consultant. He has served as design manager on light rail, commuter rail and freight rail improvement and expansion projects and has provided construction management services on a range of complex infrastructure improvements. Earlier in his career, he served as way, power and signal superintendent at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in California and wrote the agency’s track maintenance and safety standards manual.
Mr. Powley holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and is a certified construction project manager. He is a director of the passenger and transit group with the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association, serves on the standards of practice committee with the Construction Management Association of America and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He is active in the American Red Cross.
About WSP USA
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