Underbrink named Engineer of the Year by Texas organization


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June 22, 2021

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Underbrink named Engineer of the Year by Texas organization

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — David Underbrink, P.E., a vice president and senior project manager at Hanson Professional Services Inc., has been recognized by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) with its Engineer of the Year Award.

Underbrink, who works at Hanson’s Corpus Christi office, has served as president of TSPE for the past year. He also is a director of TSPE’s Nueces Chapter, from which he received its Young Engineer of the Year Award in 1989, President’s Award in 2001 and Engineer of the Year Award in 2018. He also is a member of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, the American Concrete Institute, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. In 2002, the Texas Engineering Foundation named him a Distinguished Engineer of the Foundation.

Underbrink joined Hanson in 2016, when Naismith Engineering Inc. was acquired by the firm, and oversees the company’s transportation and water resource operations in Texas. He received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from Texas A&M University and is a licensed professional engineer in Texas.

The award is the highest honor given to a member of TSPE and is based on engineering achievements; professional and technical society activities; and civic, humanitarian and social activities. All TSPE award honorees were recognized June 17 during the organization’s conference and annual meeting in Frisco.

Hanson is a national, employee-owned consulting firm providing engineering, planning and allied services. The Corpus Christi office is located at 4501 Gollihar Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78411. The office may be reached by phone at (361) 814-9900.


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