Patrick D. Leighty, PE, PS
Mr. Leighty is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a BS in Civil Engineering. He received his +24 Hours in surveying at Columbus State Community College. He also received a MS in Engineering in Transportation and Infrastructure with an emphasis on Bridge Design. He is a Professional Engineer and Surveyor specializing in water, wastewater, boundary surveying, transportation infrastructure and highway design. He began his career as a Project Manager at Ross Brothers Construction Company from 2001 until 2004. He then returned to design in 2004 after joining E.L. Robinson Engineering as a Project Engineer for the Ironton Office in charge of design and construction. In 2011, he was promoted to Director of Operation of the Ironton Office in charge of the day-to-day operations, management of projects for the Southern Ohio region, and Surveying throughout all of Ohio. In May 2015, he joined the County and has been working as the Lawrence County Engineer ever since.
He is experienced in project management for water, wastewater, stormwater, municipal buildings, transportation, structural, and surveying projects. He also has expertise in project funding with OPWC, OEPA DEFA, OEMA, ODOT, FEMA, and FHWA. During his career, he has been successful in managing and assisting in obtaining funding for millions of dollars in infrastructure projects for his communities.
He was raised in South Point in a household of a Village Administrator and saw the inner workings for the management of municipalities. He has two children, Ryan and Taylor Leighty and continues to live in South Point, Ohio.
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2001
+24 Hours of Surveying Specifics, Columbus State Community College, 2008
M.S. Engineering, Transportation and Infrastructure, Marshall University, 2016
Registered Professional Engineer - Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia
Registered Professional Surveyor - Ohio, Kentucky
County Engineers Association of Ohio – 2015 to Present
Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2004-2015
Portsmouth Area Chamber of Commerce through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2004-2015
Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2008-2015
Ashland Alliance through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2004-2015
Water Environment Federation through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2004-2010
Society of American Military Engineers through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2004-2009
Ohio Rural Water Association through E.L. Robinson Engineering - 2004-2010
First Southern Baptist Church in South Point
South Point Free and Accepted Masons #497
Order of Scottish Rite Valley of Covington
El Hasa Shriners
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