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

Lee Dirkzwager joined Donan in 2014 as a forensic engineer based out of the firm’s Minneapolis, Minnesota office. He has 43 years of engineering experience, and has completed over 200 forensic investigations for Donan. Mr. Dirkzwager has worked in the following industries: oil and gas production and processing; chemical processing; metal processing; food processing; beer production; chocolate and confectionery production; grain handling; water and air pollution; dust control; biodiesel production; ethanol production; agricultural processing; soap production; and building construction. His areas of expertise are salt water processing malfunctions. Mr. Dirkzwager’s other project capabilities petroleum oil and gas components, lightning damage, mechanical and electrical control systems, fire ignition energy studies, pyrolization and exothermic chemical reaction studies and more.

Mr. Dirkzwager is a licensed professional engineer in Colorado, Minnesota and Wisconsin. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering from the University of Minnesota.

REPRESENTATIVE EXPERTISE

Salt Water Processing Malfunctions
Lightning Damage

PROJECT EXAMPLES

Petroleum Oil and Gas Processing, Handling and Pipelines
Lightning Damage
Mechanical and Electrical Control Systems
Fire Ignition Energy Studies
Pyrolization and Exothermic Chemical Reaction Studies

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

Professional Engineer, Colorado
Professional Engineer, Minnesota
Professional Engineer, Wisconsin
Professional Engineer, North Dakota
Professional Engineer, South Dakota

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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