Kevin Marks, PE

Director of Engineering

Leadership Lead

Kevin has served as a designer, inspector, manager, owner, client, and contractor during his 20+ year career in civil engineering. These experiences allow him to bring a unique understanding of clients’ needs to each project and provide them with comprehensive solutions to water, sewer, and municipal infrastructure problems. Kevin’s hands-on knowledge of systems, materials, and construction techniques inspire workable, sustainable solutions. Kevin became part of the Wightman team in 2016. As Project Engineer, he has been instrumental in the assessment, improvement plan creation, and report preparation for 26 community SAW Grant projects.

Areas of Focus

  • Sanitary sewer - collection systems, lift stations & rehabilitation
  • Storm sewer - collection systems & rehabilitation
  • Potable water - distribution systems, hydraulic modeling, booster stations & elevated storage & ground storage
  • Municipal engineering
  • Asset management planning
  • Water reliability studies
  • Utility feasibility studies



B.S. Civil Engineering
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Professional Training & Registrations

  • Professional Engineer in Michigan & Indiana  
  • NASSCO PACP, MACP, LACP U-117-07006841
  • Leadership Accelerator through Kinexus


  • Village of Melrose Park Standpipe - 1999 Steel Tank Institute Tank of the Year
  • Wightman Rock Star Award Winner 

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Michigan Water Environment Association (MWEA)
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • Michigan Rural Water Association (MRWA)

Personal Note

Kevin is a lighthouse enthusiast having visited 220…so far. He also survived the 2010 earthquake in Haiti while there for work.

Kevin Marks Engineering Wightman

Contact Kevin Marks

Office: 269.487.9733 Cell: 630.379.6647

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