Daniel Rukakoski, PWS, CWS, PSS

Vice President, Business Line Leader - Environmental Consulting

“Environmental permitting can be a challenging process, and it varies greatly from state to state. I work with clients throughout the northeast to help steer projects through local, state and federal environmental permitting to achieve overall project success.”

Vice President Dan Rukakoski is the Business Line Leader of our Environmental Consulting services and a Principal Environmental Scientist. He has more than 25 years of experience in environmental consulting, including environmental and energy permitting, wetland delineation, sediment evaluations, regulatory negotiations, site assessment, and environmental construction observation.

As a Project Director and Client Services Manager, he regularly leads the environmental permitting efforts for municipal, commercial, and public utility projects throughout the Northeast. Rukakoski often provides senior technical guidance on dam removal, dam repair, and dredging projects. Most recently, Rukakoski served as a Technical Director in the Environmental Business Line and was elected to Tighe & Bond’s Board of Directors in 2020.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA).

Life Outside of Work

Dan is a big fan of his kids, sports, and nature. Besides coaching Little League, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies include improvements to his 1800’s house, refurbishing vintage cars, hiking, running, and various outdoor activities.

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