Bursich Associates Inc., a full-service civil engineering firm based in Pottstown, Pa., has hired Richard M. Coleman as director of government services. A licensed professional engineer in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, and Maryland, he comes to Bursich with an extensive background involving work on high-level public projects throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
A seasoned veteran, Coleman has more than 40 years of experience in the civil engineering field with expertise in the design, supervision, and project management of interstate highways and bridges, highway relocations, traffic studies, and highway safety improvement projects. His background also encompasses utility investigation and relocation, railroad projects, erosion control, drainage facilities, and site planning and development.
Bursich’s Government Services Division provides a host of engineering services to clients including local, county, state, and federal government, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Coleman is in charge of contract review, quality control, and providing leadership to Bursich’s team of engineering professionals in order to ensure high-quality customer service. His responsibilities also include development and management of budgets and business development.
“Our clients and employees will greatly benefit by having such a well-respected industry veteran among our ranks,” said Scott Exley, president of Bursich. “His experience, knowledge, and positive reputation in our industry will further enhance our ability to provide high-caliber service to our public sector clientele.”
Bursich Associates Inc., founded in 1972, is an engineering, planning, and land surveying firm based in Pottstown, Pa., with locations in Leesport, Lansdale, and Southampton. The firm specializes in highway and roadway design; bridge, culvert, and retaining wall design; water and wastewater engineering; land development site design engineering and storm water management; and land surveying in Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware. With a staff of more than 70 professionals, Bursich services residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional clients in the private sector and local, county, state, and federal governments within the public sector.