DL Engineering & Controls hire Calif. engineering director

Gene Heyer joins DLEC with base in Escondido office...

ESCONDIDO, CA, Aug. 16, 2005 -- DL Engineering & Controls Inc. (DLEC) is pleased to announce that Gene Heyer, P.E., PMP, recently joined the firm as director of engineering. He is based in Escondido, Calif., and will be responsible for managing engineering activities and representing DLEC's services in California.

Heyer brings with him more than 30 years of experience in master planning, design, construction services and integration in the municipal public works arena. He has completed projects for numerous municipal water and wastewater agencies in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system design, programmable logic control systems, (PLC) and application engineering for flow, level, pressure, chemical feed, analytical instrumentation and communications.

A few of his recent notable projects include the Orange County Sanitation District P2-66 Headworks Replacement, aeration upgrades at the City of Riverside Regional Water Quality Control Plant, district-wide SCADA master plan for the Santa Margarita Water District and personal computer-based SCADA pilot project combining water distribution system control and security with video surveillance for the Valley center Municipal Water District.

Heyer, a graduate of California State University, Fullerton, is a registered professional engineer and holds his PMP (Project Management Professional) certification. He is a senior member and past chair of the San Diego Chapter of the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society, a member of the California-Nevada section of the American Water Works Association (and past chair of the water controls committee and the water distribution division), and a member of the Water Environment Federation, the California Water Environment Association, the San Diego County Water Works Group, the Orange County Water Association and the Project Management Institute.

DL Engineering & Controls Inc. (DLEC) specializes in industrial facility electrical design, SCADA system design, construction management services, and integration and support services, with a major focus in the water and wastewater industry. Headquartered in Phoenix, DLEC provides solutions ranging from system analyses to multi-million dollar design and integration projects for municipalities, private water companies, developers, civil engineering firms and general contractors throughout the western United States.

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