EBA Engineering, Inc. (EBA) is pleased to announce the promotion of R. Joseph Burns, PE, to vice president. Burns joined EBA in 2016 and is the firm’s Water Systems Engineering Department and Civil Engineering Department manager.
“Joe has a proven commitment to our clients and team, which is something we value deeply at EBA,” said EBA President and CEO Rizwan Siddiqi, PE. “He has also played an integral role in EBA’s growth and success since he joined the firm.”
Burns has more than 40 years of experience in water systems engineering and site planning/design. In addition to his extensive project management experience for public and private clients, he specializes in design for stormwater management, new and relocated water and sewer mains, storm drains, site plans, grading, and erosion and sediment control.
He also has expertise in a wide range of water systems, including transmission/distribution mains, storage and collection facilities, treatment plants, and pumping stations.
He earned both a bachelor of science in engineering degree and a master of environmental engineering degree from The Johns Hopkins University. He is a licensed professional engineer in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and he holds certifications in erosion and sediment control and NASSCO pipeline assessment.