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Black & Veatch, a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company, has named Larry Jaworski as a vice president. In his new role, Jaworski will manage client services for several clients of the company’s water business in the East Region and will lead the region’s Wet Weather Solutions practice.
“Larry is an important addition to our Black & Veatch water team, and we’re extremely pleased to have him join us,” said Andy Petkash, East Region managing director for the company’s water business. “His familiarity with this region, coupled with his program management experience, makes him a great fit for us by contributing to the management and overall success of the East Region.”
Jaworski brings more than 30 years of experience to Black & Veatch, and he has practiced for the last 20 years on the East Coast and in the Mid-Atlantic area. His experience encompasses wastewater collection, treatment and disposal, and water treatment and distribution, with emphasis in program management of wet weather solutions. Jaworski has been involved in the study, design, construction and operation of a variety of systems including municipal and industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
A registered professional engineer in eight states and the District of Columbia, Jaworski served as president of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in 2003-2004. He earned the Charles Alvin Emerson Medal from WEF in 2000 and the Arthur Sidney Bedell Award from WEF in 1997.
Jaworski received both his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in civil/environmental engineering at the University of Illinois in Urbana, and he currently serves on the board of directors for its alumni association. In 2002, Jaworski was presented with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Illinois Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumni Association.