Paul Birkel, PE

Executive Vice President, Wastewater Practice Group Leader

Phone: (207) 523-1400

Paul has provided leadership and guidance in the study, design and construction of wastewater collection, pumping and treatment facility projects for nearly three decades. Throughout his career, he has sought to provide his clients and project teams cost effective, technically sound, sustainable solutions meeting the needs of the clients being served while safeguarding and protecting our environment. As Executive Vice President and leader of Wright-Pierce’s Wastewater Practice, he continues to provide technical oversight and direction on the Firm’s most complex and challenging wastewater projects. Paul manages our Portland, Maine office and sits on the Board of Directors for the Firm.


On the weekend you can find me…

On a boat on Casco Bay looking at the beautiful waters we work so hard to protect.

My best advice…

Embrace self-awareness. It leads to greater understanding of ourselves and our capabilities; of those we interact with; and allows us to unlock our full potential.


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