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Sam Yaghmaie joins WHPacific’s construction management team
Sam Yaghmaie, PE, LEED AP joined WHPacific as construction manager in the company’s Bothell office. Yahhmaie has more than 29 years of diverse experience in providing project management, construction management, business development, design peer review, client management, project LEED certification, and materials engineering.
"I am thrilled to have Sam Yaghmaie join our construction management services team,” said David Williams, Bothell office operations manager. “Sam’s reputation, capabilities, and focus on customer service will continue our strong growth in Construction Management for clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.”
His project experience includes geotechnical consulting for water and wastewater facilities and conveyance systems, transportation, transit, tunnels, dams, ports, high-rise buildings, and power facilities. Sam excels at managing teams of engineers, geologists, environmentalists, scientists, construction managers, and field QA/QC staff on public and private projects. While managing projects, he was responsible for staffing, contract and scope negotiation, budget maintenance and reporting, scope management, and quality control supervision.
Prior to joining WHPacific, Yahhmaie held positions with CDM Smith, Inc. and Harris & Associates, where he was involved with a variety of large projects in Washington, such as the Brightwater Treatment Plant in King County, various phases of Sound Transit projects, and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) projects, as well as smaller roadway improvements projects.
Yahhmaie regularly publishes articles and presents on public works issues at Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA), Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Washington Association of Sewer and Water Districts (WASWD), and American Public Works Association (APWA) conferences. Sam’s focus as WHPacific construction manager will include sales and business development, managing projects and staff, and providing technical oversight and guidance on projects.