Young's recognized global executive leadership experience includes major airport terminal projects throughout the world.
NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- James Young joined HNTB Corporation as a senior program manager and vice president, based in the firm's New York City office. Young serves as program manager for HNTB, currently working on the $15 billion John F. Kennedy Airport redevelopment program in Queens. The JFK redevelopment program is the largest public-private aviation terminal effort in the nation and will provide a unified, interconnected world-class airport with improved road and mass-transit access.
"Globally recognized for his leadership and program management expertise, Jim has led aviation terminal modernization and redevelopment projects at some of the largest airports in the world," said Stephen Dilts, New York office leader and senior vice president. "With his leadership, and in partnership with the New York and New Jersey Port Authority, air travelers from across the world will experience an airport facility rivaling those of any other airport in the world."
Young joins HNTB with more than 40 years of global program management experience. His extensive background includes design and construction of a new $13 billion international airport in Mexico City where he had program management responsibility for more than 175 engineering experts, construction specialists, contracting, project controls and administration professionals. He also served as project manager for the $10 billion expansion of the Abu Dhabi International Airport and deputy project manager for the new DOHA International Airport in Qatar.
Young holds a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from the University of Illinois.
In addition to the JFK redevelopment, HNTB plays an integral role in many of the region's most important infrastructure programs, construction manager for renewal and rehabilitation of multiple station facilities for New York City Transit; owner's engineer for the New NY (Tappan Zee) Bridge; lead structural designer of the Kosciuszko Bridge; technical consultant for the Goethals Bridge replacement project; and the general engineering consultant for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, among others.
HNTB Corporation is an employee-owned infrastructure solutions firm serving public and private owners and contractors. Celebrating 105 years of service in the United States, including more than 95 years in New York, HNTB understands the life cycle of infrastructure and addresses clients' most complex technical, financial and operational challenges. HNTB's New York City office in the Empire State Building, together with two other office locations in the state, employs approximately 400 full-time professionals. 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, or follow HNTB on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.