Freese and Nichols Names Jim Heydorn Treatment Discipline Leader for Southeast U.S. Markets

Freese and Nichols has added Jim Heydorn, PE, an accomplished water/wastewater treatment engineer, as Discipline Leader to help expand services available for clients across the Southeastern United States.

With more than 20 years of treatment and program management experience, Jim will lead projects in Georgia and Florida and will share his expertise with teams across the markets that Freese and Nichols serves in the Southeast region.

His experience covers the study and design of a wide range of wastewater and water treatment facilities as well as treatment plant construction projects. His leadership roles have included Program Manager, Project Manager and Client Service Manager.

Jim recently served as Program Manager for the DeKalb County Consent Decree Program Management Services contract for the assessment and rehabilitation of the County’s sewer system. His duties included technical tasks along with working regularly with local officials and regulatory agencies.

With his treatment and program management background, he will help Freese and Nichols expand those services in multiple markets.

“Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and a diversity of skillsets that will broaden what we will offer to our clients in the Georgia and Florida markets,” said Trooper Smith, Freese and Nichols’ Georgia/Florida Division Manager. “We are excited to have him on our team.”

Jim received a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Duke University.