Susan H. Richard, PE

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Qualifications/Registration

Project Manager
Licensed Professional Engineer in Civil Engineering: Louisiana License No. 24628
Licensed Professional Engineer in Environmental Engineering: Louisiana License No. 24628

Work Experience

Design Engineer for several highway design projects and for various land development projects, including utilities, streets, and drainage, in Florida and Louisiana; preparation of various environmental permits (stormwater, coastal construction) in Florida; preparation of portions of Development of Regional Impact Study for the Sarasota Memorial Hospital Care Centre East; design of various drainage improvements for the City of Lafayette, LA.

Project Engineer/Manager for Louisiana Community Development Block Grant (LCDBG) Wastewater Collection System Improvements for City of Bunkie, LA; LCDBG Wastewater Collection System Improvements Projects for the City of New Iberia, LA – Martin Luther King Park area, St. Jude Avenue area & Anderson Street area; LCDBG Water System Improvements project for the City of Bunkie, LA; LCDBG Sanitary Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation Project for the City of Breaux Bridge, LA; Water Treatment Plant Expansion for the Town of Iota, LA; preparation of the Sludge Management Plan for the City of New Iberia, LA, for inclusion in the Facility Plan as required for funding through the State Revolving Loan Fund; Inflow/Infiltration Prioritization and Report for the City of New Iberia, LA; Report for Livingston Parish Sewer District No. 2 Collection System Repairs; Water Treatment Plant Repairs and Tank Repainting for the Town of Youngsville, LA; various Capital Improvement major channel drainage improvements projects for Lafayette Consolidated Government; Line Study for the Extension of Ambassador Caffery North to Carencro for the La. Dept. of Transportation and Development; administered four I/I mitigation projects for the City of New Iberia totaling approximately $5.1M in construction contracts under the DEQ State Revolving Loan Fund; design and construction of three major collector sewer pump stations for the City of Youngsville, totaling $1.95M construction costs; design and construction of various sewer rehabilitation and improvement projects including pump stations and flow rerouting projects for the City of New Iberia under the $6.5M State Revolving Fund Loan

Education

B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1987

Special Skills:

HEC-2, XP-SWMM, various DOTD hydraulic programs
Presenter – LA Conference Shortcourse “A Cost Effective Approach to I/I reduction” March 1996
Presenter – Stormwater Management and Treatment Seminar – Sarasota, FL

Affiliations

American Society of Civil Engineers

  • 1998 Outstanding Young Engineer Award – Louisiana Section

Chi Epsilon Honor Society

Louisiana Engineering Society

  • Awarded the 1996 F. Hugh Coughlin Award of Merit for Young Engineers
  • Awarded the 2010 Waldemar S. Nelson President’s Award
  • State Director – 1995-1997
  • Past Lafayette Chapter President
  • 2010 – 2011 State President
  • 2012 – Present National Society of Professional Engineers Representative

Water Environment Federation
National Society of Professional Engineers/Professional Engineers in Private Practice

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Engineering Alumni Steering Committee
  • Civil Engineering Advisory Board Member
  • Alumni Association Board Member 2006 – 2012

Our Lady of Fatima

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Lector
  • Outreach Committee

Girl Scouts – Brownie Troop Leader