Baxter & Woodman Consulting Engineers announces the hiring of new staff members to serve the firm’s growing client base.
Douglas Swanson joined B&W Control Systems Integration, LLC as Systems Integrator. Swanson will design, install, and test supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and will work out of the firm’s Mokena office. Swanson earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Olivet Nazarene University. Most recently with Enercon Engineering, he has 7 years of experience in PLC programming and electrical engineering.
Emily Grimm joined the firm’s water/wastewater design group after completing her Master of Science in Civil Engineering degree from Purdue University, focusing in hydraulics and hydrology. She serves as an environmental project engineer responsible for the study and design of water and wastewater systems.  Grimm recently relocated from Bloomington, IN to Wicker Park in Chicago.
Baxter & Woodman has also added a new office located in the U.S. Cellular Plaza in Chicago, IL. The 7,380-square-foot space supports 25-30 personnel operating across the firm’s civil engineering and technology service lines. The new office is led by Vice President John Ambrose, P.E. and supported by a staff of professional engineers with expertise in transportation, water, wastewater, GIS, Control Systems, and related municipal engineering services.

Baxter & Woodman is an employee-owned engineering firm that provides planning, design, construction and technology services for water, wastewater, stormwater, and transportation facilities for municipalities, counties, and state agencies. Environmental, geographic information systems (GIS), water and wastewater operations, and advanced technology needs complement the firm’s civil engineering expertise. Clients are served from seven regional offices in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. For more information, visit