Joseph G. Belechak has been promoted to chief operating officer, a new position, at Pittsburgh-based contractor dck Worldwide LLC. Since joining last September, he has been senior vice president of strategy and operational excellence. Belechak formerly is a senior vice president of nuclear fuels at Westinghouse Electric Co. and chief operating officer at Duquesne Light. He also was president of a consulting firm, Transformation Services. dck Worldwide ranks at No. 172 on ENR's list of the Top 400 Contractors, with $315 million in 2011 revenue.
James C. Griffin Jr. has joined Gannett Fleming as vice president of engineering and technical services, based in Morrisville, N.C. The new role follows the firm's acquisition in January of Griffin Engineering and Technical Services, of which Griffin was co-founder, vice president and principal engineer. That firm was founded in 2003.