Marco Menendez leads the water and wastewater division of McAdams. He has extensive experience as a project manager and engineer on water distribution and wastewater collection projects across the Southeast and eastern U.S. His experience includes design and construction management of new water/wastewater infrastructure as well as rehabilitation of water/wastewater pipelines and structures. He has executed all phases of work, including development of planning documents, design, permitting, bidding, construction administration, and startup.
Menendez has been in the Raleigh area for over 11 years, focusing on developing relationships and leading design projects in the water/wastewater market. Before that, he worked in Virginia and in Florida where he managed numerous water and wastewater projects. He has authored numerous published papers and presentations. Some of his areas of specialty include energy savings in various water and wastewater treatment options, reclamation and re-use, odor control, and alternative treatment technologies. Menendez’s process experience covers all phases of design, start-up, testing and training. Marco is a longtime member of the North Carolina AWWA/WEA where he serves on the Annual Conference Program, Communication, Collection/Distribution, and Resource Recovery and Reuse committees.
Marco holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University and a Master of Engineering with a specialty in environmental engineering from the University of Florida. He is a licensed professional engineer and is an active member the Water Environment Federation.