CRANSTON — DiPrete Engineering has announced that Chris Duhamel has been promoted from vice president to principal of the firm. The firm said that in his new role, Duhamel, a professional engineer and surveyor with 30 years experience, will be responsible for improving relationships with clients and working with new clients to evaluate development projects.
“Chris has been by my side since the beginning and I couldn’t be more proud of his continued quality of work,” said Dennis DiPrete, president of DiPrete Engineering. “He’s a natural problem solver.” Duhamel’s recent projects include the Matunuck Oyster Bar’s 3,000-gallon commercial high strength wastewater design, and Cedar Ridge, a 104 unit condominium project in West Greenwich.
Duhamel teaches the senior civil engineering capstone design class at the University of Rhode Island, and has been active in state and national professional groups. He served 14 years on the Westerly Town Council as a member, including about seven months as presdient, and was also a member of the Planning Board. He was recently reappointed to the Rhode Island Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.