John has 33 years of experience in civil engineering, including 26 years at Nitsch Engineering, where he is a Principal and shareholder. His expertise has focused on providing innovative civil engineering design services for commercial, residential, and recreational developments.
John’s experience working in the City of Boston has allowed him to establish close relationships with the city’s decision makers. In addition to his expertise in working with the Public Improvement Commission, Boston Conservation Commission, Boston Public Works Department, and the Boston Transportation Department, in 2005 John assisted the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the Boston Water and Sewer Commission in drafting the technical components of the city’s groundwater recharge regulations known as Article 32, Groundwater Conservation Overlay District. Since 2006, John has also served as the lead designer for the redevelopment of Fan Pier and Seaport Square in South Boston. These two developments consist of over 30 parcels on over 40 acres of land.
John has been recognized for his expertise: in 2000 he won the Boston Society of Civil Engineers (BSCES) Bertram Berger Young Engineer Award, and in 2006 he won the BSCES Ralph Horne Citizen Engineer Award. He is an active member of BSCES and the American Society of Civil Engineers, is a member of ACEC/MA Program Committee, and a member of the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI’s) Boston/New England District Council’s Infrastructure Products Council and Residency Council. John has a B.S. in civil engineering from Northeastern University.