Felix Vergara Joins HNTB’s Florida Construction Services Practice as Senior Project Engineer
LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Felix Vergara, PE, joined HNTB Corporation’s construction services practice in Florida as senior project engineer. Vergara is responsible for overall contract management, administration and coordination on mid- to large-size projects throughout Florida. He is based in HNTB’s Ft. Lauderdale office.
Vergara has more than 34 years of experience in the administration of highway and bridge projects. Throughout his career, he has served on major projects for Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise; FDOT Districts 1, 4 and 6; Miami-Dade Expressway Authority; and Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority.
“Felix brings a tremendous amount of experience navigating the complexities of infrastructure projects throughout Florida,” said Chris Lory, PE, PMP, HNTB Florida Construction Services leader and vice president. “HNTB is committed to hiring outstanding talent to support significant transportation infrastructure construction in the state, and Felix brings knowledge that is critical to this ongoing need.”
Prior to joining HNTB, Vergara served as a senior project engineer for another consulting firm. Throughout his career, he has served on a wide range of complex projects in South Florida, including the SR 836 Infrastructure Modifications for Open Road Tolling (East Section) project for MDX and the Miami Tunnel Access Project for FDOT District 6.
Vergara earned a Master of Science in geotechnical engineering and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the University of Florida.
HNTB is a leading provider of construction services across the U.S., encompassing transit and rail, highway and roadway, bridge and tunnel projects. In Florida, the firm has provided construction engineering and inspection for more than 25 years. Examples of HNTB’s Florida CEI expertise include work on the I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project for FDOT District 5, All Aboard Florida/Brightline passenger rail service, and South Florida Regional Transportation Authority’s general engineering consultant contract.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and construction contractors. With more than a century of service in the United States and more than 60 years in Florida, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients from nine Florida office locations, currently employing nearly 700 full-time professionals in the state. HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit www.hntb.com.