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​​​​​​​David A. Burgess, P.E.


  • M.Eng. Civil Engineering/Construction Mgmt: University of MD, College Park, MD, Dec 2000

  • Squadron Officer’s School, US Air Force, Feb 1998

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering:  Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Dec 1989


  • Owner & Principal Engineer - Burgess Engineering, PLLC, 1/06-Present

  • Civil Engineer Officer - 235th Civil Engineer Flight, Maryland ANG 6/00-9/12

  • Associate - Booz Allen Hamilton/ASE 10/04-1/06

  • Vice President - Campbell & Paris Engineers 9/00-10/04

  • Project Engineer - Clark Construction Group 5/98-9/00

  • Civil Engineer Officer - U.S. ​​Air Force 12/89-5/98​

Qualifications / Affiliations

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Georgia, South Carolina and Vermont

  • Lieutenant Colonal (retired), Maryland Air National Guard

  • Member of Illuminating Engineering Society - Airfield Lighting Committee and Society of American Military Engineers​​​

Highlight Projects

  • Cat II/III Lighting and NAVAIDS Upgrade Program, Basrah Int'l Airport, Iraq​​

  • Replace Airfield Lighting Vaults, Upgrade to Cat II Approach Lighting, Replace Airfield Lighting Controls, Install Runway Centerline Lights, Install Emergency Power Systems, Piarco Int'l & Crown Point Int'l Airports, Trinidad & Tobago

  • Exercise Related Construction (ERC) project design and construction management with National Guard troop labor, various European, African & Middle East Locations

  • Runway 17-35 Rehabilitation, Augusta Regional Airport, Georgia

  • Runway 1L-19R Centerline Duct Replacement, Washington-Dulles Int'l Airport

  • Munitions Storage Area Lightning Protection System - Middle East

  • Design-Build Expeditionary Combined Air Operations Center, Al-Udied AB, Qatar