Irving, Texas – Kleinfelder is pleased to announce that Ray Carr has joined the company as Program Manager for the Texas CEI (Construction Engineering and Inspection) practice.
Ray officially started on October 31, 2016 and is housed in our Irving office. Ray has over 48 years of Project Management, Construction Management, and Marketing experience in both consulting and private sector roles.
Ray holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and has also completed postgraduate work in business administration at UTA. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in Texas and several additional States.
Ray joins Kleinfelder following two years as the Owner Verification Construction Manager for TxDOT on the Border West Expressway in El Paso, Texas. This is a 7.5 mile, four-lane Design-Build Toll Road between I-10 and the International Border, with a total budget in excess of $600 million.
Ray’s professional engineering experience includes planning, design, and construction management of multidiscipline projects for both public and private clients. His diverse contributions include office startup; client retention and profitability; serving as a liaison with Local, State, and Federal agencies; establishing design and construction standards; and marketing and managing multi-phase design and construction contracts.
Ray has been responsible for construction projects with a total cost of $978 million, ranging in size from several thousand dollars to more than $600 million of project costs. Ray has extensive experience in program management, preconstruction, construction management, design-build, aviation, planning, streets, highways, private development, water and sewer, healthcare facilities, parks, drainage, fire training, wetlands, Municipal, State, Department of Defense, Federal Government, and regulatory compliance issues.
Ray has served as City Engineer for several small cities; as District Engineer for a water district; and managed projects for TxDOT, LaDOTD, NMDOT, DHS CBP, USAF, USAFRC, FAA, EPA, USACOE, and the Republic of Honduras, Carswell Air Reserve Station, Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas Love Field, Sheppard Air Force Base, Spinks Municipal Airport,; the Counties of Angelina, Collin, Grayson, and Plaquemines Parish; and the Cities of Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Ennis, Wylie, Plano, McKinney, Little Elm, Waco, Royse City, and Granbury.
Ray is an Alumni Member of the Boy Scouts of America and assisted as a volunteer conducting numerous Pinewood Derbies and outdoor adventures. Please join in welcoming Ray to the Kleinfelder family!
Founded in 1961, Kleinfelder is a leading engineering, construction management, design and environmental professional services firm. Kleinfelder operates from over 60 office locations in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California.