Leading environmental engineering and construction services firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the promotion of Vice President Dave Bergdolt to Western Canada area leader, effective immediately. Bergdolt brings three decades of water and wastewater infrastructure and treatment experience to help clients in the region overcome environmental and water-related challenges.
Having joined the firm 15 years ago, Bergdolt has led numerous highly technical projects from conceptual planning through construction and startup. Projects have included wastewater facility expansions and upgrades, water quality improvements, sustainable water supplies, and sewer system rehabilitation.
As Western Canada leader, Bergdolt will augment the firm’s 60-year history of planning and engineering services for the Lower Mainland’s water and environment sector. In addition to developing Vancouver’s original sewerage plan in 1953, the Rawn Report, projects by the firm include upgrades to the world’s largest trickling filter solids contact wastewater facility and supporting the development of Vancouver’s Healthy Waters Plan.
He will be responsible for operations management, driving new client growth, and expanding the firm’s regional presence to meet market and customer needs. In alignment with Brown and Caldwell’s commitment to First Nations opportunities, he will advocate First Nation engagement on projects within British Columbia and Western Canada to provide contracting and economic development opportunities.
Furthermore, Bergdolt will oversee the hiring and advancement of top talent and strengthen Brown and Caldwell’s reputation as the place to work on the most complex environmental engineering projects.
“Dave’s leadership, experience, and client-centric focus will be key to the continued growth of our Canada business,” said Brown and Caldwell Senior Vice President Steve Anderson. “His deep knowledge will be an asset to our clients and people as we work together to positively impact our communities.”