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Louis Brown to Lead Transportation Safety and Security Engineering in Washington, D.C.

Louis J. Brown has been named a senior engineering manager in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.

 

WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Louis J. Brown has been named a senior engineering manager in the Washington, D.C. office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.

In his new position, Mr. Brown will serve as a principal safety consultant supporting the firm’s transit and rail practice. An experienced transportation system safety engineer with more than 43 years of transportation management and engineering expertise, he will provide client services relating to all aspects of safety and security engineering for transit and rail operations. In addition, he will serve as the deputy safety engineer for the Maryland Transit Administration’s Purple Line, a 16-mile light rail line that will extend from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George's County.

Before joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Mr. Brown was acting chief safety officer for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. He was responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe environment for all employees and customers through the direction, oversight, development and implementation of a system safety program.

A licensed professional engineer in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, Mr. Brown earned a master’s degree in aviation management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University. He is a member of the System Safety Society and the Society of Automotive Engineers.

About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 36,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wsp-pb.com/usa  WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has numerous openings in engineering, technical and managerial positions across the United States. Job descriptions, locations and benefits are posted on the firm’s careers site.