Dave Johnson, PE

Senior Project Manager


Dave Johnson, PE, is a Senior Project Manager who leads HIGHFILL's Columbia, SC office. Dave comes to HIGHFILL from the private sector, where he served as a sales representative for water and wastewater equipment manufacturers in South Carolina. In this role, he worked with utilities, contractors, and consultants to review technical specifications and construction plans, provide equipment operational and maintenance recommendations, and manage bids, submittals, and equipment startup for manufacturers. Also a former plan reviewer for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Dave brings extensive knowledge of South Carolina permitting requirements.

Dave holds a B.S. in Biosystems Engineering from Clemson University. He is a licensed professional engineer in North Carolina and South Carolina, and is an active member of the South Carolina American Water Works Association and the South Carolina Water Environment Association (SCAWWA/WEASC).


Outside of the office, you can often find Dave spending time outdoors with his wife, son, and two dogs.  Dave also enjoys reading novels and embracing new technology.


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“Each day, in some small way, seek to amaze as much as be amazed.”  - Mike Dooley