Philip Doorlag, PE

Regional Director, Kalamazoo; Secretary on the Board of Directors

Since joining the Wightman in 2006, Philip has worked in a variety of capacities – surveying, construction staking, and drafting and design – all of which have given him the hands-on perspective he applies to every project in his current role as a Senior Civil Engineer. Philip provides clients with timely and efficient solutions to their current problems and advises them on potential issues on the horizon. His expertise is in transportation design; asset management planning; water main, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer design; road reconstruction and rehabilitation; and identifying grants and other funding sources.

Areas of Focus

  • Transportation
  • Asset Management Planning
  • Water main
  • Sanitary sewer
  • Storm sewer
  • Road reconstruction & rehabilitation
  • Projects with Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
  • Grants & other funding sources
  • Project management & construction engineering



B.S. Civil Engineering
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

A.S. Drafting & Design
Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI

A.S. Civil Engineering
Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Kalamazoo, MI

Professional Training & Registrations

  • Licensed Civil Engineer with Transportation Focus in Michigan
  • American Council for Engineering Companies (ACEC-MI) Emerging Leaders
  • PSMJ Project Management Bootcamp
  • Southwest Michigan First 1st 50 Leadership Program

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Vice Chair - Complete Streets Advisory Committee - City of Kalamazoo
  • Secretary of the Wightman Board of Directors
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Contact Philip Doorlag

Office: 269.264.4089 Cell: 269.779.6923

Philip's Featured Projects