Berkeley County Hires Frank Carson as County Engineer

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - (January 7, 2019) – Berkeley County welcomes Frank Carson back as the County Engineer. Carson’s first day is today, January 7, 2019. Carson brings more than 40 years of experience in the public and private sectors and previously worked for Berkeley County as the Public Works Director and County Engineer from 1991 to 2015.

Prior to joining Berkeley County in 1991, Carson worked in the private sector as a consulting engineer for more than 15 years. His experience included project management with several firms. He dealt with planning, design, and construction of infrastructure to serve utility improvements, commercial and residential development, as well as parks and other institutional projects.

During his time at Berkeley County, he also served as Chairman of the County Transportation Committee (CTC) from its formation in 1994, until 2015. He managed the Transportation Sales Tax Program and developed recommendations for projects included in two successful referenda which were approved by the County's voters.

In 2015, Carson joined Charleston County in the Public Works Department where he most recently was the Operations Manager. In addition to managing the department's field operations, he led the department's response and recovery efforts following the 2015 flooding, Hurricane Matthew, and Hurricane Irma.

Carson is a member of the American Public Works Association and serves on the national Emergency Management Technical Committee, the SC Chapter Board of Directors, and is a past president of the Lowcountry Branch.

Carson brings a great mix of knowledge and experience to an incredibly important position. Berkeley County is blessed to have him back as a leader in this key role. Building and improving roads is a priority for us in Berkeley County. Carson is the person who will lead us in the right direction. We are fortunate to have him on our team. – Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb