Benjamin K. Hearn, P.E.
Associate / Project Manager - East Region Civil / Municipal Group
Team Member since 2014
Ben Hearn began interning with GMB in 2014 and joined our full-time staff upon his 2016 graduation from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. Ben was promoted to Associate in 2023. As a Project Manager in our Seaford and Lewes offices, Ben’s primary focus is on municipal engineering, with experience in projects such as asset management, I/I analysis, wastewater collection and transmission facilities, water main distribution systems, street improvements, and site development. His main clients include the Cities of Seaford and Lewes, Delaware, and he has also served public and private clients throughout Sussex County and in some parts of Maryland.
Ben was heavily involved as the Design Engineer on the Gills Neck Road Wastewater Flow Diversion project, which won the 2019 Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Delaware.
Ben is actively involved in his native Seaford, Delaware community, having served the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department (SVFD) for over a decade. In December 2011, he became a Volunteer Firefighter who is called upon for any emergency situation in the SVFD coverage area. He received extensive training to best remedy the emergency at hand. Ben served as Vice President of the SVFD from January 2017 to May 2020.