James Reed has been named maritime manager for the Pacific Northwest at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In his new position, Reed will be responsible for business development, client relations and management of projects within the firm’s Pacific Northwest maritime business sector. He will be based in the Seattle office.
Reed has more than 34 years of experience as a civil engineer, project manager, construction manager and quality assurance/quality control manager for planning, design and construction of marine terminals, waterfront structures, gate facilities, terminal buildings, pavements, utilities and rail transportation projects. His expertise also includes strategic asset management and conducting facility condition assessments for ports, military and municipal facilities. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, he held project and program management positions with other maritime and international engineering firms in the Pacific Northwest.
A licensed professional engineer in Washington state, Reed received an M.S. in civil engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a B.S. in civil engineering from Montana State University. His professional affiliations include the American Society of Civil Engineers.