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Phone: 844-201-5244

Gene Haynes
Client Manager (Hickory)

Mr. Haynes is a Client Manager and leads the HMW office in Hickory, North Carolina. In this role, he provides engineering services involving site development, water, sewer and roadway infrastructure and comprehensive architectural services. His professional caliber and experience involving technical assistance for engineering services is an asset to any project. He is skilled in negotiation and coordination of services to achieve optimum results for the customer. He is experienced in municipal engineering, holding various positions in his three-decade career with the City of Hickory.

During Gene’s time with the City of Hickory, he served 10 years in the Engineering Department, where he was the chief of the survey crew. He then served 23 years with the Public Utilities Department, where he held various positions beginning as the lead crew supervisor for the utility construction crews, transitioning to the Assistant Utilities Director, then as the Utilities Director for the remaining 10 years of his career.


  • B.A., 1972, Catawba Valley Community College


  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • North Carolina Rural Water Association (NCRWA)


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