New Director of Coastal Engineering Services for KS Associates

KS Associates has announced that Mark P. Cencer, P.E., has been promoted to Director of Coastal Engineering Services.

In his new role, Mark leads the KS Coastal Engineering Group in providing planning, design, and construction engineering services for all types of waterfront infrastructure, with a focus on projects along the Great Lakes and inland bodies of water throughout Ohio.

Since joining KS in 2013, Mark has assumed increasing levels of responsibility, overseeing important waterfront projects for diverse clients.

Recent work includes:

  • Performing an assessment of maritime infrastructure at the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Cleveland Bulk Terminal on Whiskey Island, and leading the design of necessary improvements;
  • Serving as Project Manager for the new fishing pier and shoreline protection at Lake Metroparks’ Painesville Township Park;
  • Working with Cleveland Metroparks on several waterfront improvements including designing infrastructure to support Water Taxis on the Cuyahoga River, improvements to E. 55th Street Marina, and lakefront park and beach enhancements;
  • Designing repairs to the shoreline of Burke Lakefront Airport after it suffered damage from Superstorm Sandy.

Mark is a Professional Engineer licensed in Ohio, Michigan and Florida. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Master of Science Degree in Ocean Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology.

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