Director of Public Works, Daniel Borges

Daniel Borges is director of public works for the city of East Providence.

Borges, an East Providence resident, oversees a number of divisions under DPW including, highway, building, central garage, public buildings, refuse and recycling, engineering, water, wastewater and parks.

Prior to joining the city of East Providence, Borges was an environmental project engineer at CDM Smith in Providence, RI. During his eight -year tenure at CDM, Borges was involved with a number of projects including: sewer and water main designs, wastewater treatment facility upgrades, wastewater system modeling, sewer system capacity analysis, city-wide sewer flow metering programs and more.

Before being named environmental engineer, Borges spent a year working as field engineer and project engineer at Daniel O’Connell’ Sons Inc. in East Providence.

Borges, who is bilingual in Portuguese and Spanish, enjoys giving back to the community. He’s an active member of the Merrimack College Alumni Board where he is involved with organizing events to help provide scholarships to existing engineering students.

Borges is National Association of Sewer Service Companies (NASSCO)-Pipeline Assessment Certification Program-certified.

Borges earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Merrimack College and a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering from Northeastern University.