William Wachel has been named a Senior Supervising Engineer, Ports and Marine, in the Houston office of Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global infrastructure strategic consulting, engineering, and program/construction management organization.
In his new position, Wachel will manage ports and marine projects throughout Texas and the Southeastern United States.
Wachel comes to Parsons Brinckerhoff following 25 years with the Port of Houston Authority. He most recently served as Managing Director in the agency’s engineering department, where he was responsible for managing a $400 million capital improvement budget. He previously served as the agency’s Assistant Chief Engineer with responsibility for managing all in-house design efforts as well as master planning and development for the multi-billion dollar Bayport container terminal.
Wachel received a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Texas A & M University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Society of American Military Engineers, and the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.