SOURCE: Parsons Corporation

Parsons Corporation

October 05, 2009 13:04 ET

Vilker Joins Parsons as Vice President and Program Manager, Water & Infrastructure

PASADENA, CA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2009) - Parsons is pleased to announce that Robert P. Vilker has joined the company as Vice President and Program Manager for its Water & Infrastructure group. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the pursuit and delivery of large water and wastewater programs worldwide.

Mr. Vilker has more than 25 years of experience in project delivery, including program management, planning, design, construction, training, and startup activities as well as acting as the owner, consultant, and contractor. He also has extensive experience in wastewater planning, conceptual design, stakeholder group involvement, and permit negotiations. Prior to joining Parsons, Mr. Vilker served as a partner with a company that specializes in providing planning, design, and construction management services for municipal customers.

"We are pleased to add Bob to our talented team of professionals," said Rich Wankmuller, Parsons Group President. "His in-depth knowledge of water, wastewater, and water-related infrastructure will support Parsons in successfully executing its work."

Mr. Vilker holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin and a master's degree in civil/environmental engineering from the University of Washington. He will be based in San Diego, California.

Parsons, celebrating 65 years of setting industry standards, is a leader in many diversified markets such as communications, education, energy, environmental, facilities, federal government, healthcare, infrastructure, life sciences, transportation, vehicle inspection, and water/wastewater. Parsons provides technical and management solutions to private industrial customers worldwide, as well as federal, regional, and local government agencies. For more about Parsons, please visit