James Fetty portrait James Fetty - Assistant General Manager & Chief Engineer

James W. Fetty, Jr. was appointed Assistant General Manager/Chief Engineer of the Morgantown Utility Board in March, 2020. Before serving as Assistant General Manager/Chief Engineer, Mr. Fetty served as a Senior Engineer for the Morgantown Utility Board for 8 years. Prior to joining MUB he worked for the consulting firm of Hatch Mott MacDonald for 3 years as a Project Manager/Engineer.

Mr. Fetty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from West Virginia University. He graduated with honors from WVU in May 1982. He is a registered Professional Engineer in West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

Mr. Fetty brings extensive experience in the areas of water, sanitary sewer, and stormwater as he has focused much of his career in the municipal engineering field. He served as City Engineer/Utility Engineer for the City of Fairmont, West Virginia for 21 years.

Mr. Fetty oversees an in-house engineering staff that designs utility system components, oversees the repair of systems, solves complex issues, engages contractors, protects resources, and provides customers professional advice. This in-house engineering capability keeps costs down and provides the community with a significant knowledge base.

Click here to view the organizational chart for MUB's engineering team.