P&N Engineer, Will Thies, Earns PE License

Prein&Newhof is proud to announce that Will Thies recently earned his Professional Engineer (PE) License in the State of Michigan.

To earn the PE License in the State of Michigan, one must complete a four-year college degree, pass the Fundamentals of Engineering exam, work under a Professional Engineer for at least four years (three years for those with a graduate degree), and pass the Principles and Practice of Engineering exam. This extensive process ensures competency in the profession.

Thies joined Prein&Newhof in 2014 as a Field Technician Intern. He returned in 2016 as a full-time employee, after graduating from Calvin University with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a civil and environmental concentration. His responsibilities focus on process engineering, including assisting in the design of pump stations and treatment facilities, improvements to wastewater treatment systems, and community asset management. Thies is certified in Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspection. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and serves on the Young Professionals Committee for the Michigan Water Environment Association.

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