The City of Opelika and its Engineering Department are excited to announce Lee McInnis as Opelika’s new Assistant City Engineer. In his position, McInnis will be in charge of performing inspections of new construction, public relations, conducting studies, preparing contract specifications and bid packages, reviewing construction plans, designing and preparing construction plans and maps, and performing related administrative and clerical task.
Prior to joining the city, McInnis worked at Volkert, Inc. in Montgomery, Ala. as a Project Engineer on more than 20 roadway construction projects with clients, including Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and state municipalities.
McInnis graduated from Auburn University in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. Throughout his college years, he worked as a lab technician for the National Center for Asphalt Technology where he was involved in the testing of different pavements from various DOT’s across the United States.
“I plan on using my 12 years of experience in roadway construction and erosion control to add to the City’s Engineering Department. As this community is continuously growing, I look forward to having his family being a part of this growth” says, McInnis.
“The Engineering Department is pleased to have Lee join the staff. We are confident that Lee’s experience and knowledge in transportation project management, and his professional engineering license will be a vital addition to the Department. Lee will have an active role in all aspects of the administration of the Engineering Department as we look to continue to grow and develop with the City of Opelika” says, Scott Parker, City Engineer.
We are excited to welcome McInnis and his family to Opelika and are confident that his professional experience will make him a great asset to the City of Opelika’s Engineering Department.
For more information, please contact Scott Parker, City of Opelika City Engineer, at 334-705-5451.