Transportation expert Jennifer Ekrami joins HNTB as senior project engineer

Brings 25 years of experience to support the firm’s work on Brightline West, LA Metro and Caltrans projects

SANTA ANA, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2020) – Jennifer Ekrami, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as senior project engineer, based in the firm’s Santa Ana office. She is engaged in project pursuits in the Southern California transportation market as well as throughout the Western United States. She also supports the firm’s work, including the Brightline West project, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority projects, and several Caltrans task orders.

“We are pleased to welcome Jennifer to our growing Orange County team of professionals,” said Wayne Feuerborn, HNTB West Division president. “Her extensive experience with Caltrans as well as her familiarity with regional transportation provide added value as we continue to serve our clients.”

Ekrami has 25 years of experience in highway design and construction administration, including traffic impact studies and investigation; design and inspection of new highway construction, bridges and retaining walls; roadway geometrics and ADA compliance.

Prior to joining HNTB, Ekrami worked as an engineer on street and interchange improvement plans, highway widening projects and traffic impact studies. She also wrote contract special provisions for major highway projects in conformance with Caltrans, city and public works standards.

Ekrami received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is a registered professional engineer in the state of California.