RPS Klotz Associates Adds 2 Senior Project Managers in Austin

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Texas-based civil engineering firm RPS Klotz Associates has added two senior project managers to its Austin office.

Wade Benton, PE

Wade Benton, PE

Jim Patek, PE

Jim Patek, PE

Jim Patek, PE, brings more than 30 years’ engineering experience, specializing in environmental engineering, chemistry, aquatic biology, surface water hydrology, and hydraulic, hydrodynamic and environmental studies. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas. Mr. Patek is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Texas Floodplain Management Association, American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

Wade Benton, PE, has more than 20 years’ experience in municipal transportation, drainage and infrastructure. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas and is a past president of the American Consulting Engineers Council San Antonio Chapter and current president- elect of the American Public Works Association Texas Chapter.

“We continue to see growth in the central Texas region and are pleased to welcome these experienced engineers to our Austin team,” said D. Wayne Klotz, PE, D.WRE, president of RPS Klotz Associates.