Mr. Qaqish is responsible for the Capital Improvement Program Management Group, Office of Program Management, Safety and Document Management. He is a Registered Professional Engineer. Previously, Mr. Qaqish served as the Assistant Director of Engineering Services. Before coming to the Department in 1980, Mr. Qaqish worked with consulting engineering firms and governmental agencies in Utah, Wyoming, Nebraska, and overseas with the government of Jordan. Mr. Qaqish has extensive experience in planning, design, construction and management of water and wastewater projects. Mr. Qaqish holds a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Utah State University. Mr. Qaqish's awards include the 1996 Outstanding Civil Engineer award from the Michigan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the 1998 Zone II Governmnent Engineer of the Year award from the American Society of Civil Engineers, the 1999 Outstanding professional Engineer award from the Michigan Society of Professional Engineers and the 2000 Leadership award from the Design-Build Institute of America.
Awni Qaqish, P.E.