Boston, MA – DiPrete Engineering has announced that Chris Duhamel, a professional engineer and professional land surveyor, has been promoted to principal of the firm.
He has over 30 years of land surveying and engineering experience across New England and has worked with many clients and team members to identify cost-saving measures and engineering techniques that have added value to both the firm and its clients.
In his new role, he will be responsible for improving the firm’s relationships with existing clients and extending opportunities to new clients.
Recent projects Duhamel has worked on include Matunuck Oyster Bar’s 3,000-gal. commercial high-strength wastewater OWTS design, and Cedar Ridge, a 104-unit condominium project in West Greenwich, R.I.
“Chris has been by my side since the beginning and I couldn’t be more proud of his continued quality of work,” said Dennis DiPrete, President of DiPrete Engineering. “He’s a natural problem solver, constantly working with our engineering team to find the quickest and most efficient ways to solve design issues and navigate regulatory challenges. His support and encouragement has helped a lot of people and projects.
Outside of work, Duhamel teaches the Senior Civil Engineering Capstone Design class at the University of Rhode Island. Duhamel serves as Vice President to the Providence Engineering Society Board of Directors. He served for 14 years on the Westerly Town Council as a member and as President and was also a member of the Town Planning Board. Duhamel has recently been re-appointed by Governor Gina Raimondo to the Rhode Island Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. He is also active in the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES)’s promotion of civil engineering student development.