August, 2000; Boston, MA – ohn M. Schmid was awarded the 2000 Bertram Berger Young Engineer Award. This award serves to recognize an outstanding younger member of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers for his/her professional achievements and service to the community and profession. John is a Civil Engineering Project Manager at Nitsch Engineering. He has been an employee at Nitsch Engineering for eight years.
Over the past eight years, a subspecialty of John’s career has been performing consulting engineering services for municipalities. He has done so, he says, because, “Municipalities need to ensure their interests and those of the community are being looked after. I take a great deal of pride in providing the advice and technical support needed for the many issues presented to the various municipalities, and in making sure that they comply with permitting requirements and are designed with sound engineering practices.”
John received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University in 1991. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts and is certified by the Department of Environmental Protection as a Title 5 System Inspector. His engineering experience includes site design and permitting for transportation, commercial, residential, and recreational developments. He is a resident of Hull, Massachusetts, and was elected to the Hull Planning Board in 1995 and became the chairman in 1998.