David is adept at uncovering site development solutions for projects with complex zoning, land use, and environmental requirements. As Ghafari’s Manager of Civil Engineering, Dave puts these skills to daily use, leading our Dearborn-based civil team. In this role, he is responsible for design and production oversight, resource management, team member development, and client and government agency interface.
Throughout his career of more than 35 years, Dave has completed a variety of industrial, aviation, government, commercial, and residential projects. As a civil engineer, he specializes in land development, including underground utilities, storm drainage, detention systems, sanitary sewer systems, site grading, paving, hydraulics, road design, and government approvals.
Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from Michigan State University. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Engineering Society of Detroit.