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.