Design Section Manager January 2008 to CurrentHillsborough County Public Works Department － Tampa, Florida
Supervise and guide roadway design team staff on overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.
Make independent decisions on engineering problems and methods, represent the organization, resolve important questions, and plan and coordinate work.
Manage and lead the in-house roadway design staff on; intersection designs and project reviews of plans submitted by engineering firms for CIP projects as well as private development projects.
Investigate and respond to citizen inquiries concerning traffic problems, general roadway design or safety issues.
Manage the planning, development and implementation of long and short range comprehensive plans.
Manage the development and design phase of a public works projects by developing scopes of services and orchestrating design activities among consultants; provide advice to County engineering design staff on compatibility of design with related projects; coordinate with other County departments or agencies to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations; conduct public information meetings; review design for land and right-of-way acquisitions.
Sign and seal designs, calculations, specifications, permit applications, estimates, reports and other engineering documents prepared by staff.
Assisting in the construction phase of public works projects by directing resident engineers, inspectors and technical teams; resolve design conflicts in the field; monitor schedules; coordinate activities with regulatory agencies to ensure contract compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws; approve final inspection; identify construction deficiencies and direct corrections; Administer a public work program by responding to administrative referrals, engineering inquiries, and citizen complaints; maintain a technical library; develop budgets; develop standards and specifications; conduct public meetings; and provide expert testimony in court as needed.
Project Manager January 2004 to January 2008HDR Engineering, Inc － Tampa, FL
Manage and oversee the work of EITs and designers.
Duties included preparing civil engineering design plans for roadway and interstate projects.
Managing the design phase of US 301, Hillsborough County, FDOT District 7.
The US 301 Project was 4-mile roadway improvement project on from south of SR 674 (Sun City Center Blvd) to south of Balm Road in Hillsborough County.
The proposed roadway design involved widening a 2-lane roadway to a 6-lane divided highway with a curbed median, flush 8-foot shoulders, a 5-foot sidewalk on one side and a 12-foot multi-use path on the other side.
As Assistant Project Manager, led the design effort for the 10-mile widening project of a 2-lane US 301 to a 6-lane highway.
Project was in Hillsborough County, FL.
The client was FDOT District 7.
The project limits were from south of Balm Road to north of Gibsonton Dr./ Boyette Rd.
General Engineering Consultant support for FDOT District 7.
Responsibilities included assisting FDOT with their work program, preparing job cost estimates, construction estimates, and field reviews of future projects.
Suncoast Parkway (SR 589) @ Lutz-Lake Fern Rd.
Interchange Design Build Criteria Package, Lutz, FL in Hillsborough County.
Managed production of conceptual plans for a new folded diamond interchange.
Served as Project Engineer on a PD&E for a segment of the Florida Turnpike in Hollywood, FL.
The Sheridan Street (CR822) overpass study (PD&E) evaluated several alternatives for Sheridan Street over the Florida Turnpike.
My responsibilities were to lead the preliminary engineering design, develop alternatives, derive geometrics, adhere to current design standards, assess right-of-way impacts, preliminary drainage, and plan production.
In addition to the plans, I was also responsible for authoring a Preliminary Engineering Report to discuss the PD&E study.
CR 296) Connector Feasibility Study, Clearwater, FL in Pinellas County.
Prepared a Feasibility Study and PD&E Study for the 118th Avenue Connector from US 19 to East of 49th Street North.
The proposed design includes an elevated freeway option with slip ramps and multi-level flyover interchange at US 19 and 118th Avenue (Express).
My responsibilities were to assist in the preliminary engineering design and develop additional alternatives.
Senior Project Engineer January 2001 to January 2004Parsons Corporation － Carmel, IN
Served as a lead roadway design engineer for Parsons on various design projects and roadway studies.
Design Projects Served as Lead Project Engineer on I-465 West Leg Project; Indianapolis, IN.
Project consisted of reconstruction of 12 mi.
of I-465 including 8 interchanges.
My responsibilities included roadway geometric design, value planning/engineering, preliminary drainage design, and alternative analysis.
Project was a $1.2 billion Design-Build Project that consisted of reconstruction of 17 mi.
of two interstate highways (I-25 & I-225), as well as construction of 19 mi.
of new light rail transit (LRT) line, and 13 new LRT stations.
My responsibilities included roadway geometric design, interchange design and details associated with interchange layout, design of cross street improvements and widening, plans production, inroads design, QA/QC (ISO 9001), and cadd work.
Roadway Studies Lead Project Design Engineer for the US 31 Improvement Project (EIS); Hamilton County, Indiana.
My responsibilities on this corridor study included; design of preliminary alternative alignments, alignment analysis and screening, horizontal and vertical geometric design interchanges and cross streets, cross section design and modification, preliminary drainage design, right-of-way, maintenance of traffic, construction cost estimating, coordination with the client and subconsultants, attending public meetings, attending stakeholder meetings, EIS document preparation, and authoring Engineer's Report.
Served as the Lead Roadway Engineer for the US 31 Kokomo Bypass (EIS), Howard County, Indiana.
This project was very similar to the other US 31 project and my responsibilities on this corridor study were the same as mentioned above.
Served as the Lead Roadway Engineer for the SR 431 EA Project, Carmel, IN.
My responsibilities on this corridor study included coordination with the client and subconsultants, attending public meetings, attending stakeholder meetings, and EA document preparation.
Served as a Project Engineer for the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project, Louisville, KY.
My responsibilities on this very large and high profile corridor study included roadway geometric design, interchange design and details associated with interchange layout, plans production, inroads design and cadd work.
Project Engineer January 1997 to January 2001Presnell Associates, Inc － Louisville, KY
Served as lead project design engineer on roadway projects.
Responsibilities included; Horizontal and vertical geometric design, drainage design, roadside design, right-of-way layout, traffic maintenance, construction cost estimating and other critical design elements of interstates, highways, interchanges, bridge replacements, and other types of civil projects.
Site design including grading, detention, and storm sewer design on commercial and residential project sites.
Corresponding with state and other government agencies, coordinating work of sub-contractors such as survey crews, mapping companies, geotechnical, and others.
Supervising drafting work and design work of cad technicians and EIT level staff.
Design Projects include: Pratt Bridge Replacement (WVDOH), Industrial Parkway (KTC), US 119 (KTC), KY 11 (KTC), WV Route 9 (WVDOH), Hoosier Heartland Highway SR 25 (EIS) (INDOT).
Highway Engineer January 1995 to January 1997Haworth, Meyer and Boleyn, Inc － Frankfort, KY
Served as EIT on roadway projects.
Responsibilities included; Horizontal and vertical geometric design, drainage design, roadside design, right-of-way layout, traffic maintenance, construction cost estimating and other critical design elements of interstates, highways, interchanges, and bridge replacements.
Corresponding with state and other government agencies, coordinating work of survey crews, mapping companies, geotechnical, and others.
Design Projects include: US 52 (WVDOH), KY 1529 Bridge Replacement (KTC), Barkley Drive Bridge Replacement (KTC), KY 924 Bridge Replacement (KTC), Weigh Stations I-75 (KTC), US 231 Interchange (INDOT).
B.S : Civil Engineering Construction Engineering and Management Land Surveying, 1995Purdue University － West Lafayette, IN, USA