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Dawood Engineering Welcomes Two Senior Project Managers in Canonsburg Office

Dawood Engineering, Inc. (Dawood) is pleased to announce the addition of two senior project managers in our Canonsburg, PA office. Eric Saffell, PE and Rocky Saporito, PE have joined the Dawood team.


Eric A. Saffell, PE is a Senior Project Manager and Mechanical Engineer with over 10 years’ experience in heavy industrial, power, mining, and construction operations. He is proficient in developing projects from concept to construction, including client coordination, project estimation, scheduling, specifications, construction closeout, and turnover. He is experienced in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of midstream oil and gas facilities in the region, as well as EPC of bulk material handling facilities throughout the US. He will be working primarily with the firm’s industrial and pipeline clients to assist in the design and development of new midstream projects.


Rocky Saporito, PE is a Senior Project Manager and Geotechnical Engineer with over 18 years’ experience in project management, construction, civil engineering, oil & gas design and utility engineering. He has provided geotechnical support utilizing graphical modeling for slope stability and foundation recommendations, performed landslide evaluation, and designed repair solutions. Additionally, he provides expertise in the natural gas distribution arena, delivering constructability options and costs for commercial, residential, and natural gas conversion opportunities. He has been a key contributor at various stages of natural gas production planning and design.

Dawood, founded in 1992, is a multi‐disciplined consulting firm headquartered Enola, Pennsylvania in the Harrisburg Region. The Canonsburg office is its largest regional office and serves energy, transportation, municipal, and land development clients in Ohio, Southwest Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Dawood has additional offices in King of Prussia and Philadelphia, Sayre, PA, Bridgeport, WV, Caldwell, OH, and Sturbridge, MA. Our clients and peers have recognized the talent of our team and quality of our work with numerous accolades. Dawood was nominated in 2013, 2014 and 2017 and was awarded the 2013 Supplier of the Year award by the EMSDC. In 2014 and 2015, we received an ACEC/PA Diamond Award for bridge replacement projects. Dawood has been ranked as an Engineering News Record Top 500 Design Firm.

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