FINLEY Hires Alejandra Duarte, EIT as a Bridge Designer
Bridge Design and Construction Engineering firm, Finley Engineering Group (FINLEY) is proud to welcome Alejandra Duarte, EIT, as a Bridge Designer to its’ expanding bridge design and construction engineering firm.
Alejandra obtained her BA in Civil Engineering and her ME in Structural Engineering from the University of Florida, and joined the FINLEY team as an Engineering Intern in March of 2020. Alejandra brings to FINLEY a background in bridge design and engineering from both her coursework at University of Florida, as well an internship with where she received training in Bridge Development Reports, calculation books, plans, and cost estimation and design.
As a Research Assistant at University of Florida, Alejandra assisted in the development and validations of several modeling software, including the bridge FEA software, FB-MultiPier. She also gained experience in development and revision of technical documentation for a geotechnical program and served as a Teaching Assistant for one year in Mechanics of Engineering Structures.
“I had a wonderful experience during my time as an intern with FINLEY, and I am excited to stay on as a full-time Engineer In Training. I really look forward to building my knowledge of innovative practices in bridge design and construction engineering,” said Alejandra.
Alejandra will be working as a Bridge Design Engineer for the SR25/Okeechobee Road Interchange Improvement Project in Miami, Florida, the I-95/I-595 Expansion in Ft. Lauderdale, and the Lynnwood Link Extension in Seattle, Washington.
“Alejandra did a great job on our Lynnwood Project (cast-in-place, segmentally constructed box girder bridge) in Washington during her internship this summer,” said Craig Finley, P.E., President, FINLEY. “We’re very happy she is now part of Team FINLEY and one of our best and brightest Bridge Designers.”
FINLEY seeks to attract the best and brightest talent and uses industry benchmark surveys to measure it’s workplace practices and employee benefits. See more at www.finleyengineeringgroup.com