HNTB Hires Transportation Expert Daza
NEW YORK, NY John Daza, PE, PMP, joins HNTB Corporation as Senior Project Manager-Rail and Associate Vice President, based in the firm's New York City, New York, office.
Daza brings more than 20 years of structural engineering experience in the design and construction of complex transportation projects. His background includes project, program and construction management services for rail and transit systems, bridges, tunnels, roadways and related facilities. Among his many accomplishments is the reconstruction of the roadway network around the World Trade Center site.
"John has a deep understanding of the region's infrastructure network and is a proven leader in developing innovative solutions to challenging projects as our clients work to maximize existing rail transit systems, add much needed new capacity and enhance safety," said Thomas J. Spearing III, HNTB's New York Office Leader and Senior Vice President.
Daza's responsibilities include serving as a key point of contact for clients as well as managing implementation of rail transit projects including staffing, quality control and budget management.
Prior to joining HNTB, Daza was a department manager and senior associate at another major consulting firm. In that role, he led the structural engineering design for railroad bridges and highways, transit station rehabilitation and other transportation facilities as well as structures for education, parks and recreation throughout the New York metropolitan region.
Daza is a professional engineer in New York and New Jersey, and certified as a project management professional. A member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Society of Highway Engineers, Daza hold a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo.
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.