A Vice President and Office Manager, Charles (Chuck) F. King, PE, is responsible for the operation and management of the New York City, NY office.
Chuck has a diverse background in program and construction management, with more than 30 years of experience on complex transportation projects. He specializes in strategic planning, cost analysis and budgeting, stakeholder relations, schedule and scoping analysis, contract management, and public relations. Chuck’s experience ranges from on-site management, including inspection and field engineering, to document control, change order processing, claims mitigation, and quality assurance/ quality control. These management skills coupled with his design and construction engineering expertise allow him to quickly understand and resolve cost, schedule, quality and safety issues. He has also represented owners on important New York City projects such as the World Trade Center Reconstruction and NYPD’s E911 Facility in Brooklyn.
Outside of the office, Chuck’s passion is the theatre, where he started his professional career, later focusing on engineering. He has applied his understanding of drama to large complex projects with inspiring results, such as the Reconstruction of the World Trade Center.
A Professional Engineer registered in six states, he earned his Master of Civil Engineering and Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees from the University of Oklahoma. Chuck represents Urban on the New York State American Counseling Engineering Council, where he serves as the Chairman of the Committee for the Dormitory Authority State of New York (DASNY). He is a member of American Society of Civil Engineers and The Railway Club of New York.