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1727 Southridge Dr.
Jefferson City, MO 65109            
Editor Howard C. Wright Jr.                    
Asst. Editor Ragan Wright

 

April 2016

The Primary Obligation Of Professional Engineers Is To Protect The Public ... Van Kirk, a professional engineer, was one of the more senior experienced engineers on his team at Burns and McDonald (Burns).  Van Kirk has a doctorate in engineering and is licensed in Missouri, Wyoming, Texas, Illinois, and Ohio, among other states.  Van Kirk was employed at Burns for approximately a decade until he was terminated in April 2009.

While working on the Frontier Boiler Project (Project), for Burns, Van Kirk complained that the company was not ensuring that the Project’s drawings, specifications, and contract documents were prepared under the direct supervision of and sealed by a responsible professional engineers licensed in the state where they were performing the work.  He also complained that individuals who were not licensed professional engineers in any state were performing mechanical engineering and engineering Project manager work on the project.  Van Kirk worked on the Project primarily out of the Kansas City office and on a limited basis at Burns office in Houston, Texas and at the project site in Cheyenne Wyoming. (Click to open full Newsletter).

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