Urban Engineers, an employee-owned company, is pleased to announce that Jason Cardinal, PE, CCM, has been elected to the firm’s board of directors. Mr. Cardinal serves as a vice president and is the New England regional manager at Urban. He assumes a seat vacated by a retiring director.
“We are excited to welcome Jason as a director to our board,” said Urban President and CEO Kenneth R. Fulmer, PE. “A longtime Urban employee, he brings his regional perspective, construction expertise, national project experience, and exceptional leadership and work ethic to our governance team.”
“I am honored to be joining Urban’s board,” said Mr. Cardinal. “As an employee-owner, it is a privilege to have been nominated and elected to this position by my peers. I look forward to working with my fellow board members to advance the interests of our firm.”
Mr. Cardinal is responsible for the operation and management of Urban’s Hartford, CT, office and overseeing strategic pursuits in the New England Region. He manages all office personnel and provides technical oversight on major projects and programs. This entails providing leadership to the staff and working directly with directors in all areas of project management, business development, training, mentoring, and other tasks to maintain quality in the office and foster growth. Mr. Cardinal’s achievements include strengthening Urban’s presence in New England while supporting many of Urban’s national regions and markets.
With more than 25 years of industry experience, Mr. Cardinal has varied knowledge in all phases of constructing highways, bridges, and other transportation facilities. His project experience includes working for both a heavy civil contractor and large and small consultant engineering firms. His major focus of work consists of significant rail and transit projects and programs under Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, MBTA, Amtrak, Metro North, and CTDOT, as well as other state, municipal, and private sector clients. His roles on these projects and programs are valued at up to several billion in size and encompass every aspect of work, including quality inspections, project controls, resident engineering, project management, and program management.
Mr. Cardinal is a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) and Professional Engineer (PE) in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island, and he is a former licensed Building Official in Connecticut. He earned his master’s in construction management from Central Connecticut State University and his bachelor’s in civil engineering with a transportation concentration from the University of Connecticut.