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Corps hires Wallace

David Wallace

David Wallace

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected David Wallace as chief of its Design Branch of Engineering Division.

In this position, Wallace will be responsible for supervising and managing the branch to provide engineering design activities to support the Vicksburg District’s civil works program. The civil works-engineering program consists of major construction of navigation locks and dams, flood control dams and reservoirs, channel improvements, floodwalls, pumping stations, and road and railroad relocations.

Prior to this selection, he was chief of the Technical Services Section of the Technical Support Branch of Engineering Division where he was responsible for the acquisition and management of architectural and engineering contract services and public facility relocation services for the District.
Wallace began his career with the District in 1990 as an environmental engineer in the Water Quality Section, Hydraulics Branch of Engineering Division. He later was selected by the Environmental Protection Agency Region 4 as a national Brownfield liaison for the City of Jackson.

A native of Amite City, La., he is a graduate of Amite High School. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in civil engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He and his wife, Stephanie, have four children.

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