David Porter Elected Vice President Of Childs Engineering
Kenneth M. Childs Jr., president of Childs Engineering Corporation, Medfield, Mass., recently announced the election of David L. Porter as a vice president of the corporation. Mr. Porter joined Childs Engineering, a consulting firm specializing in waterfront engineering, as a design engineer in 1972. He is a registered professional engineer in several states. As a certified marine diver, he has combined engineering knowledge with ability to work underwater, giving him "hands on" experience with structural conditions at the sea-land interface. This experience has recently been utilized on a project where he has led a team of engineer/ divers on underwater inspection and assessment of U.S. Naval facilities throughout the United States. Mr. Porter also is project manager for design and construction of a $5.5-million tanker berthing facility in Albany, N.Y. Other experience includes inspection and design of numerous piers, marine railways, and floating drydocks.