Zeyad Alkaisi joins HNTB as senior project manager
He brings broad program and construction management expertise for the design and implementation of complex rail transit systems
NEW YORK (Dec. 21, 2017) – Zeyad Alkaisi, CCM, joined HNTB Corporation as a rail transit senior project manager and associate vice president. Based in the firm’s Empire State Building offices in New York City, he is a member of HNTB’s program management and construction management practice, leading project teams working with key transit clients in the New York and New Jersey region.
“Zeyad’s diverse combination of leadership and project experience for complex rail transit projects further strengthens HNTB’s services to transit agencies as they continue to improve their overburdened systems,” said Phil Brake, PE, HNTB Northeast Division president.
Alkaisi has more than 30 years of experience with New York City Transit. His extensive experience in capital program management includes serving as vice president for program services, deputy vice president for program controls and senior director for strategic scheduling. He also has in-depth knowledge of maintenance, track construction and track safety.
A graduate of City College of New York with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Alkaisi is recognized as a certified construction manager by the Construction Management Association of America, and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
HNTB plays an integral role in many of the region’s most important infrastructure programs, including construction manager for renewal and rehabilitation of multiple station facilities for New York City Transit; program manager for New Jersey Transit’s implementation of Positive Train Control technology; owner’s engineer for the New NY (Tappan Zee) Bridge; lead structural designer of the Kosciuszko Bridge; technical consultant for the Goethals Bridge replacement project; and the general engineering consultant for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, among others.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. With more than a century of service, including 95 years in New York, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. HNTB’s New York City office in the Empire State Building together with offices in Albany NY and Newark NJ employ almost 400 full-time professionals. 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.