Rick Capka was this month appointed to the Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) Seattle office, US. He took the role of area manager of construction serives. His responsibilities will include the Alaskan Way Viaduct bored tunnel replacement.

A PB spokesman said, “Capka most recently served as a construction manager for Sound Transit, working on several underground construction contracts associated with the University Link light rail in Seattle. Prior to his employment with Sound Transit, he was a resident engineer for Parsons Brinckerhoff, working on the Beacon Hill tunnel and station of Sound Transit’s Central Link light rail.”

Capka studied at the US West Point Military Academy. He earned a degree in civil engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in Washington.