Bio: David Wilcoxson

DaveWilcoxson_croppedDavid Wilcoxson, PE
Committee Member

VP & Regional Project Technical Lead, Design West
MWH Global
Walnut Creek, California, USA

Phone: (925) 627-4561


David Robert Wilcoxson is a Vice President and Regional Technical Leader with MWH Global in Walnut Creek, California. David has over 34 years of experience in various instrumentation and control environments. He has worked in the pharmaceutical industry with Boots PLC, in Nottingham, England, where he started as an apprentice Instrument Technician. Whilst in England David received his BSc. in Industrial Measurement and Control. David came to the United States in 1987 and worked in the biotech industry as a Plant Engineer at a Fermentation Plant for Bayer Corporation in Berkeley, California. For the last 19 years David has worked in the water and wastewater industries with MWH Global. David has worked with all types of instrumentation and PLC and computer controls. David has extensive experience with both DCS and PLC based systems, including the specification, installation, troubleshooting, programming and start-up of computer based SCADA systems.  In his current job David has worked in all types of water related facilities including a high purity water treatment plant, potable and reclaimed water and wastewater pumping, treatment and aquaculture facilities. David has been an active member of ISA since 1994 and has been a senior member since 2000. David is a licensed Control Systems Engineer in California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and Colorado and is a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP). David presented at last year’s WWID Water and Wastewater Symposium with a presentation and paper called “Optimization of Wastewater Lift Stations for Reduction of Energy Usage and Greenhouse Gas Emissions”.