Industrial Utility Efficiency

Brown and Caldwell Hires New Pittsburgh Leader

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell is pleased to welcome Heather Dodson as its new Pittsburgh leader. The strategic hire highlights the firm’s continued expansion to better serve clients in the Northeast’s municipal and private water, wastewater, and stormwater sector.

Heather Dodson brings vast knowledge of regional environmental market.

With 17 years of extensive experience in water, wastewater, and stormwater management design and permitting, land development, and municipal engineering, Dodson brings a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Northeast’s most complex water and environmental challenges.

As Pittsburgh leader, Dodson is responsible for operations management, providing exceptional client service, and expanding Brown and Caldwell’s regional presence and talent pool to meet market and customer needs. She will provide marketing and technical leadership during the procurement and quality delivery of impactful water, wastewater, and stormwater projects the firm is renowned for in the environmental market.

“I am very pleased to welcome a leader of Heather’s caliber to our growing Northeast business,” said Brown and Caldwell Northeast Leader Lauren Fahnestock. “Her skills and experience will be a great asset to our clients as the region continues to address aging infrastructure challenges, regulatory changes, and environmental stewardship.”
A licensed professional engineer and LEED accredited professional, Dodson holds a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

About Brown and Caldwell

Headquartered in Walnut Creek, CA, Brown and Caldwell is a full-service environmental engineering and construction firm with 52 offices and 1,700 professionals across North America and the Pacific. For more than 70 years, our creative solutions have helped municipalities, private industry, and government agencies successfully overcome their most challenging water and environmental obstacles. As an employee-owned company, Brown and Caldwell is passionate about exceeding our clients’ expectations and making a difference for our employees, our communities, and our environment. For more information, visit