Lee Dirkzwager, P.E.


Lee Dirkzwager, P.E.
Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 1144
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Minnesota

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12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Dirkzwager joined Donan in 2014 and currently serves as a Forensic Engineer based out of the firm’s Minneapolis, Minnesota office. He began his engineering career in 1974 and has worked in the following industries: construction, electrical, environmental, forensic, industrial, mechanical, petrochemical, utility, and water resources engineering. Lee’s areas of expertise
are electric shock/electrocution, electrical failure/defect, electrical fire causation, farm equipment fire, fire investigation, fire protection engineering, hydraulic machinery and systems, machinery safety and guarding, mechanical fire causation, oil & gas, plumbing failures, and product liability-mechanical defect, among others.
He is a licensed professional engineer in Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Minnesota in Agricultural, Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Electric Shock/Electrocution
Electrical Failure/Defect
Electrical Fire Causation
Farm Equipment Fire
Fire Investigation
Fire Protection Engineering
Hydraulic Machinery and Systems
Machinery Safety and Guarding
Mechanical Fire Causation
Oil & Gas
Plumbing Failures
Product Liability-Mechanical Defect

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Professional Engineer, Colorado
Professional Engineer, Iowa
Professional Engineer, Minnesota
Professional Engineer, Wisconsin
Professional Engineer, North Dakota
Professional Engineer, South Dakota
Certificate of Electrical Power Design

EDUCATION

1991 University of Colorado at Denver
Certificate of Electrical Power Design

1974 University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Science, Agricultural,
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Relevant Experience

2014 – Present DONAN
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Forensic Engineer

2013 – 2014 Wood Group Mustang
Minot, North Dakota
Supervising Engineer

2011 – 2013 Hess
Minot, North Dakota
Senior Facilities Engineer O&G

2007 – 2011 All American Biodiesel, Inc.
York, North Dakota
President and CEO

1995 – 2007 Colorado Webco, Inc
Avon, Colorado and York, North Dakota
President

1990 – 1995 Behrent Engineering
Denver, Colorado
Senior Engineer V

1983 – 1990 Pyro Engineering, Inc.
Mound, Minnesota
President



Lee Dirkzwager, P.E.
Forensic Engineer
800-482-5611 Ext: 1144
[email protected]
Based Out Of: Minnesota

Send Correspondence To:

12450 Lake Station Place
Louisville KY, 40299

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