Andres Ocon Joins HNTB as Southern California Office Leader

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Ocon is responsible for leading project delivery, business strategy and successful operation of growing offices in region

Andres Ocon, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as Southern California office leader and vice president, based in the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office.

A recognized leader, community activist and team builder, Andres’ multifaceted knowledge of infrastructure planning and delivery, and his extensive professional network, will be of great value to our clients in this region

Andres Ocon, PE, joined HNTB Corporation as Southern California office leader and vice president, based in the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office. Ocon has over 30 years of experience in business development, program management, construction management, planning and design.

He leads more than 100 multidisciplinary transportation infrastructure and architecture professionals in the firm’s four Southern California offices that deliver aviation, toll, highway, transit, rail, planning, construction management, tunneling and other services to clients in this region.

“A recognized leader, community activist and team builder, Andres’ multifaceted knowledge of infrastructure planning and delivery, and his extensive professional network, will be of great value to our clients in this region,” said Art Hadnett, HNTB West Division president.

Prior to joining HNTB, Ocon served another consulting firm as senior vice president, where he was responsible for overseeing program and construction management efforts for transportation and buildings projects in California and Washington. Previously, he served as the high-occupancy vehicle program manager for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, overseeing the $500 million HOV program and $70 million traffic management system program.

His major project experience in Southern California includes program management for the Los Angeles Community College District; construction management and technical support for Caltrans District 59, Los Angeles and Orange County; and Port of Los Angeles South Wilmington Grade Separation project, among others.

Andres earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering at Marquette University.

His professional affiliations include Construction Management Association of America and Conference of Minority Transportation Officials.

HNTB is a leading infrastructure solutions firm in the U.S., with roots to the West since beginning work on Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco Bridge in 1914, the firm’s first year of operation. HNTB has since been involved in some of the region’s most high-profile, complex infrastructure programs that are reshaping the West.

HNTB’s many signature infrastructure projects in the West Division include: San Francisco 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium, Interstate 405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements project, Seattle’s Sound Transit University Link light-rail and tunnel project, the Tom Bradley International Terminal Expansion for Los Angeles World Airports, and the “Green Build” expansion at San Diego International Airport.

Currently, HNTB is working with the City of Los Angeles to deliver final design and construction support services for the Sixth Street Viaduct over the Los Angeles River between downtown and Boyle Heights. Additionally, the firm is providing design and engineering services for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Project on behalf of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

About HNTB
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. HNTB’s work in California dates back to its founding in 1914. Today, HNTB continues to grow in size and service offerings to clients in California from eight office locations, currently employing more than 350 full-time professionals. With more than a century of service, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients’ most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. Professionals nationwide deliver a full range of infrastructure-related services, including award-winning planning, design, program management and construction management. For more information, visit http://www.hntb.com.

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