Russel Lenz, PE, Senior Vice President and COO of Raba Kistner Infrastructure (RKI), has announced that Fitzgeraldo “Fitz” Sanchez, PE has been hired to serve as Project Manager II with responsibilities for managing the Owner Verification Services on up to one-half of the TxDOT Energy Sector Road Repair Project. This is a construction project that will rebuild 30 separate segments of roadway in the Eagle Ford Shale region in South Texas.
Mr. Sanchez is working under RKI’s contract with TxDOT with the responsibility to verify the quality of the construction on the project, including construction inspection and material testing operations, to ensure compliance with plans, drawings and specifications.
Before joining RKI, Mr. Sanchez worked for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) as a permit engineer for Title V air quality operating permits. He also served as the Webb County Engineer, where he completed the last phases of a $5 million water and wastewater program of projects for the water utilities department, and a $2 million engineering contract for the Border Colonia Access Program for paving projects. Prior experience included working in three TxDOT districts in various capacities in design, construction and traffic operations.
Mr. Sanchez earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&I University – Kingsville (now Texas A&M University – Kingsville), as well as a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Monterrey, Nuevo León.
About Raba Kistner Infrastructure, Inc.
Raba Kistner Infrastructure, Inc. (RKI), the leader in Quality Management Programs, is heavily impacting how tomorrow’s transportation needs will be addressed. We specialize in providing unique approaches that successfully deliver roadway, rail and transit projects. RKI has industry-leading program managers, project delivery specialists, consultants and construction managers on staff. We have created a comprehensive menu of solutions in the development, engineering, financing and management of transportation facilities and our services are tailored to help each client achieve their mobility goals. We have been and are currently involved in planning, design and construction projects worth more than $8 billion.