Highway Engineer

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Latrease Savant

latrease.savant@gmail.com | (201) 849-6161 | Albuquerque, NM


I am a Highway Engineer with 4 years experience in the field. I have worked on various projects, both big and small, and have gained a wealth of knowledge in highway design, construction, and maintenance. I am passionate about my work and take pride in ensuring that every project is completed to the highest standard possible. I am an excellent communicator and have superb problem-solving skills; two essential qualities for any successful engineer. With my experience and abilities, I am confident that I can make a significant contribution to any organization


Highway Engineer at New Mexico Department of Transportation, NMJun 2022 - Present

  • Led the design team for a new highway that improved traffic flow and reduced commute times by 20%.
  • Implemented a innovative drainage system on a major highway project that saved $1 million in construction costs.
  • Researched and wrote grant proposals that resulted in securing $5 million in funding for highways projects.
  • Managed a crew of 30 workers during the reconstruction of 5 miles of interstate Highway.
  • Inspected completed sections of highway to ensure they met all safety standards before opening to the public.

Senior Highway Engineer at New Mexico Highway and Transportation Department, NMSep 2018 - May 2022

  • Led the design of a 4-mile, $22 million highway reconstruction project that improved safety and reduced traffic congestion by 30%.
  • Managed a team of 10 engineers in the development of plans, specifications, and estimates for roadway projects.
  • Completed construction administration for 3 major highway rehabilitation projects totaling $45 million.
  • Conducted feasibility studies for 2 proposed interstate highways totaling 100 miles in length.
  • Authored or co-authored 5 technical papers on topics related to highway engineering.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologySep 2014 - May 2018

I have learned how to use various software programs, such as AutoCAD and Microsoft Office, how to perform various engineering calculations, and how to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff and clients.


  • AutoCAD
  • Civil 3D
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • MicroStation
  • Highway Design Manuals (AASHTO Green Book, etc.)
  • Traffic Analysis Software (HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic)
  • Construction Materials Testing

Januita Hilbert

januita.hilbert@gmail.com | (548) 769-4309 | 1245 Houston Street,


As a Highway Engineer for over 4 years, I have gained extensive experience in the design and construction of highways. My responsibilities have included overseeing the construction of new highway projects, as well as maintaining and repairing existing highways. In addition, I have also been responsible for ensuring that all safety standards are met during construction and maintenance activities.


Highway Engineer at TxDOT, TXMay 2022 - Present

  • Led the design of a 5-mile section of interstate highway, including realignment of two major intersections and construction of 6 bridges.
  • Supervised the reconstruction of a 3-mile urban roadway, including coordination with utility companies for relocation of underground facilities.
  • Managed the installation of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) on 20 miles of state highway to improve traffic operations.
  • Conducted safety analyses that resulted in redesigns which prevented an estimated 50 serious injuries per year.
  • Authored or co-authored 4 technical papers that were presented at national conferences.

Senior Highway Engineer at Halff Associates, TXAug 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Led the design and construction of a $10 million highway reconstruction project.
  • Successfully managed a team of 20 engineers and technicians.
  • Completed all phases of the project on time and within budget.
  • Improved traffic flow by 30% through innovative design solutions.
  • Received accolades from state officials for outstanding work.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at University of HoustonAug 2013 - May 2018

I have learned how to design and analyze structural and geotechnical systems using various computer software programs.


  • Roadway design
  • Pavement engineering
  • Traffic engineering
  • Bridge engineering
  • Materials science and engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Structural analysis