Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce that Michael D. Venezia, PE, has been promoted to Principal Engineer. An ECS employee since 2012, Mr. Venezia began his tenure at ECS as a Staff Project Manager before transitioning to Project Engineer and subsequently Senior Project Engineer with the firm.
Mr. Venezia oversees the coordination of subsurface explorations and preparation of reports of geotechnical engineering analysis for a wide range of projects primarily related to urban construction and/or deep foundations. His experience includes providing design phase engineering and consulting services in support of high-rise buildings and earth retaining structures, as well as construction phase engineering and consultation related to temporary excavation support and dewatering systems, deep foundation dynamic load testing and non-destructive integrity testing, 3-D movement monitoring and various instrumentation. He additionally serves as the Special Inspection Engineer of Record for construction materials testing on projects actively under construction.
“It is a great pleasure working with Mike and watching his progression at ECS,” said Bryan Layman, Vice President and Office Manager with ECS Mid-Atlantic. “He is an extremely talented engineer with great technical and managerial skills. While being designated as a Principal Engineer within ECS is a significant achievement, it is undoubtedly one of many to follow in his career with us.”
Mr. Venezia is a registered Professional Engineer in Washington, DC; Maryland; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; and Virginia. He received his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and his Master of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Geotechnical Engineering from New York University – Polytechnic School of Engineering. A member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), he has served as the ASCE National Capital Section Vice President (2019-2020), Secretary (2018-2019) and the Director/Younger Member Forum (YMF) President (2016-2018).