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Kiera Usagawa

Engineering Designer

Kiera is passionate about civil engineering because she believes water is one of the most important resources in the world, and everyone should have sustainable access to it. She works on water and wastewater projects — everything from pump stations, to pipelines, to master plans. Kiera genuinely cares about reducing our environmental impact and loves being able to do that through project work. 


Originally from Kāneʻohe, Hawaii, you can find Kiera hiking, paddling, or anywhere near water when she’s not in the office.  

What would surprise people about you? I’ve danced hula almost my whole life.

Indulgence: Traveling, red wine, and really nice restaurants.  

Thing you most dislike: Single use plastics — or anything intended for a single use!  

Career in your next life: Conservationist.

Murraysmith Since


Office Location

Portland, OR


BS, Civil Engineering, Oregon State University