Dave Kinchen, DBIA
Principal/National Construction Director/Water
Burns & McDonnell
David Kinchen, DBIA, is the National Construction Director for Burns & McDonnell where he is responsible for strategic positioning and growth of water construction projects throughout all 50 U.S. states.
Kinchen has nearly 35 years’ experience working for self-perform national and international contractors, leading multidisciplinary teams on water, wastewater and other critical infrastructure projects. Most recently, Kinchen has been serving as regional director for construction projects, based in Dallas-Fort Worth.
Among recent career highlights, Kinchen has served as project director for the Northwest Wichita Water Facility, a new $500 million, 120 million-gallon-per-day water treatment facility that incorporated a progressive design-build project delivery approach to save Wichita millions of dollars off initial estimates.