Bizier Joins Barge Waggoner Sumner And Cannon

Friday, December 20, 2013


Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon announced that Paul Bizier, PE, BCEE, has joined the firm as Project Delivery Manager. 

“We are really excited about the addition of Paul Bizier to our Water Services group,” states Barney Fullington, PE, Director of Water Services.  “His experience in all aspects of water and wastewater infrastructure work will be a great asset to our program.  Paul’s specific expertise in treatment plant design helps strengthen our team and gives us additional technical depth for this type of work”.

Mr. Bizier has 29 years of experience in engineering with over 25 years of experience in process design and analysis. His experience includes design roles in dozens of wastewater treatment facilities and process systems for activated sludge and biosolids treatment.

He earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Central Florida as well as a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. Bizier has participated in national-level committees for both the Water Environment Federation and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He is a Board Certified Environmental Engineer and sits as President-elect with the Environmental and Water Resource Institute of ASCE.



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