Paul Swenson

Paul Swenson

Paul has over 35 years of civil engineering experience providing design, permitting, construction contracting and administration, and hydrologic and hydraulic analysis services. He has worked on numerous earthwork and water-management projects involving landfill permitting, design, and construction; stormwater drainage design; levee and dam design; and environmental assessment and remediation. Paul serves mining clients with his expertise in mine water management design; waste permitting, design, and construction management; and tailings management planning and reclamation design. Paul also serves industrial clients in forest products, power generation, cement manufacturing, agribusiness, municipalities, and governmental agencies. His recent project work includes installation of new auxiliary boilers for a power plant, environmental services for coal-yard decommissioning, and design and permitting for an oilfield special waste landfill.



Vice President
Senior Civil Engineer


Professional Engineer (CO, MI, MN, SD, WV)


BS, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities


Barr Engineering Co.
650 S. Cherry Street
Suite 510
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: +1 952-832-2803

Related projects

Installation of new auxiliary boilers for power plant
Reclamation of legacy tailings site
Design and permitting for WISCO Oilfield Special Waste Landfill