Carroll Oliva, PE, RA an engineer and architect with PS&S, has been named 2020 Civil Engineer of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) New Jersey Section.
Oliva has over 60 years of experience in sanitary engineering and architecture, having been involved in hundreds of complex projects at treatment plants up to 330 MGD contributing to their planning, design and construction. After working his way up to Senior Vice President with Killam Associates, Oliva joined PS&S and established the company’s sanitary engineering group in 1989. For 12 years he provided process and architectural wastewater expertise while mentoring many designers, engineers and technical staff along the way. Oliva returned to PS&S in 2014 to continue his contributions to the Water Resources practice.
While with PS&S and other consulting engineering firms, Oliva has managed major engineering and architectural projects throughout New Jersey, including the following treatment plants: Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, Joint Meeting of Essex and Union Counties, Bergen County Utilities Authority, Madison-Chatham Joint Meeting, Hackettstown Municipal Utilities Authority, Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority and Rockaway Valley Regional Sewerage Authority to name a few.
Oliva is a Life Member of the Water Environment Federation, American Water Works Association and American Society of Civil Engineers and has presented numerous papers and contributed to many industry publications.