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Milestone Anniversaries: 20 Years for Michael Gavitt

Leonard Bradley, Jennifer Sweet, Michael Gavitt, Christian Sutter, Eric Prive, Kevin DeMers and Audie Osgood Senior Survey Project Manager, Michael Gavitt, marked 20 years with DiPrete on May 22. Michael has been with the firm since finishing up his bachelor’s in civil engineering from URI. “I started working with DiPrete the day after graduation,” said Michael, while taking courses alongside VP Chris Duhamel, who was working on his master’s degree at the time. Duhamel suggested…
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June 23, 2015
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Virks in the Works

Photo credit: NEMD Architects Molly Titus is set to make all that is old new again, at a site in Cranston. DiPrete Engineering has teamed up with NEMD Architects to renovate the Virks building — keeping some architectural elements that give the structure its unique character. Molly is overseeing renovations at the Pastore Center where 50,000 square feet of a former institutional hospital is being transformed into offices for the RI Department of Health &…
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June 23, 2015
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Brett Dellit’s Big Move

If you haven’t met Brett Dellit yet, just listen for the Australian accent! Brett joined DiPrete on May 26 as a project engineer and formerly worked in engineering on the Gold Coast. He has settled in Wakefield with his wife Marilyn and baby son Luca. “Colleagues and friends pointed me in the direction of DiPrete,” said Brett, who moved to the U.S. in February. “I was very impressed with what I saw.” Brett is an…
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June 23, 2015
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Summer Intern: Nick Hetland

Nick Hetland of Pawtucket — a Civil Engineering major who just finished his third year of a five-year bachelor’s/master’s program at the University of Rhode Island — is working with Project Manager Eric Prive. An interest in problem solving drives Nick to engineering. He’s been on site at Village at the Waterfront and is getting a better sense of the general lifespan of a project. He explained that Prive wants him to spend some time…
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June 23, 2015