PKB Key Personnel

Principal

Mr. John A. Paul has over twenty years of experience in design, rehabilitation, evaluation, inspection and construction of bridges and buildings. Mr. Paul received a Bachelors Degree in Engineering specializing in Structural Engineering and Management from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He has worked on numerous feasibility studies and design projects, including numerous inspection and evaluation projects. He has experience with numerous Authorities and counties within the State of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Paul is a Principal/ President of PKB Engineering Corporation and is in charge of marketing, strategic planning, resource allocation, standards of operations, staff scheduling, and our Bridge Inspection Department. Mr. Paul has worked with several prominent engineering firms. Mr. Paul also served as a Vice President of another successful engineering firm within the Tri-State area which he help start in 2001 prior to starting up PKB Engineering.

Mr. Paul is a member of many professional societies including an Associate Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (A.M.ASCE), Institution of Structural Engineers, New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc, American Association of Engineering Societies, Structural Engineering Institute, American Concrete Institute, American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc., Construction Institute, American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI), Portland Cement Association, and the Association for Bridge Construction and Design. Mr. Paul is also a member of many professional executive societies including National Association of Corporate Directors, Business Executive Council, Business Executives Association (BEA), and American Management Association. Mr. Paul is also a member of the New York Professional Chapter for Engineers without Borders.

Mr. Paul also served as the Director for the LHV Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers for two years. In addition to his responsibilities at PKB Engineering, Mr. Paul also serves as the Chief Managing Partner of Simpson and Paul Investments, a Real Estate Investment/Development firm located in the State of New York, New Jersey, and West Virginia. Mr. Paul can be contacted at johnpaul@pkbengineering.com .

Mr. Paul has presented papers at the following conferences:

International Bridge Conference
June 2008, New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Next Generation Bridge Inspection Program, Co-Authors: Jean Laird, PE, NJTA and Jeremy Shaffer, Ph.D, InspectTech

New York Bridge Conference
August 2009, Moving and Merging Forward New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Bridge Inspection Program, Co-Authors: Jean Laird, PE, NJTA

International Conference on Bridge Maintenance Safety and Management
July 2010, Integrated Bridge Inspection and Management Software for New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Co-Authors: Jean Laird, PE, NJTA

Mr. Paul has these papers published in:

Roads and Bridges Magazine, March 2009 Issue, New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Next Generation Bridge Inspection Program, Co-Author: Jean Laird, PE, NJTA

Safety and Reliability of Bridge Structures, CRC Press 2009, Edited by Khaled M. Mahmoud; Bridge Inspection, Management and Assessment: Merging and Moving Forward with New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Bridge Inspection Program, Co-Author: Jean Laird, PE, NJTA

Bridge Maintenance, Safety, Management and Life-Cycle Optimization, CRC Press 2010, Edited by Dan Frangopol, Richard Sause & Chad Kusko; Bridge Management Tools & Research: Integrated Bridge Inspection and Management Software for New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Co-Author: Jean Laird, PE, NJTA

Principal

Mr. Thomas J. Kyle III has over twenty-one years of experience in design, rehabilitation, evaluation, inspection and construction of bridges and buildings. Mr. Kyle received a Bachelorís Degree in Engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1993. He received a Juris Doctorate Degree from Rutgers - Newark School of Law in Newark, New Jersey in 2000. He has worked on numerous feasibility studies and design projects, including numerous inspection and evaluation projects. He has experience with numerous Authorities and counties within the State of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Kyle is a Principal of PKB Engineering Corporation and in-house counsel for the firm. Mr. Kyle is in charge of marketing, strategic planning, resource allocation, standards of operations, staff scheduling, and our Construction Management Department. Additionally, he has worked as an attorney on corporate, planning, environmental and real property matters for consulting firms, contractors, banks and individuals for over three years. Mr. Kyle is a Principal of PKB Engineering Corporation and is a qualified Project Engineer and Project Manager for bridge inspection projects. Mr. Kyle has worked with several prominent engineering firms and law firms prior to becoming a Principal of PKB Engineering Corporation.

Mr. Kyle is a licensed professional engineer in the State of New Jersey. He is also a member of the Bar in the States of New Jersey and New York. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), including a member of the New Jersey Professional Chapter for Engineers without Borders. Mr. Kyle is certified as an Asphalt Paving Technologist by the Society of Asphalt Technologists and a Traffic Control Coordinator by the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Mr. Kyle can be contacted at thomaskyle@pkbengineering.com.



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