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For Immediate Release, 31 October 2011
For More Information, Contact:
Karen Wiesneski
262-317-3292

Diego Silva Joins R.A. Smith National's Appleton Office as a Civil Engineer in the Transportation Division

Diego SilvaAPPLETON, Wis. — R.A. Smith National – a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm – Appleton, Wis., has added Diego Silva as a civil engineer in the transportation division.

Silva has more than three years of experience in transportation and utility design, surveying and construction services for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and local government. At R.A. Smith National, Silva will be responsible for data analysis, report writing, highway design, drainage design, construction cost estimates, environmental documentation, and plan preparation.

Silva has gained diverse experience in the civil engineering and surveying industries prior to recently earning his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Marquette University. He previously worked for R.A. Smith National as a survey technician; as a civil engineer co-op student for the City of West Allis and as a design engineer for a local consultant. Most recently, Silva was employed with A.W. Oakes and Son in Racine as a project engineer.

Silva is a member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). He lives in Appleton, Wis. 

About R.A. Smith National, Inc.

R.A. Smith National, Inc. is a leading consulting engineering firm, providing multi-disciplinary services to government and the land development industry. Our comprehensive services include civil engineering, surveying, construction services, ecological services, landscape architecture, irrigation design, water resource engineering, geographic information systems (GIS), visualization and 3D laser scanning. Our corporate headquarters are located in Brookfield (Milwaukee), Wis. with additional offices in Appleton, Wis.; Orange County (Los Angeles), Calif. and Tarentum (Pittsburgh), Pa.

Established in 1978 as R.A. Smith & Associates, Inc., the firm acquired National Survey & Engineering in 1994. National Survey & Engineering, founded in 1929, operated as a division of R.A. Smith & Associates, Inc. until the R.A.Smith National brand was created in March 2008.

R.A. Smith National’s mission is to deliver excellence, vision, and responsive service to our clients. The company is driven by core values that include accountability, client satisfaction, innovation, positive work environment, ethics and integrity, and community and professional involvement.

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