Mr. Runk has more than 30 years of experience in the design and construction management of major civil engineering projects, including roadways, bridges, sewer and water improvements, and flood control facilities, as well as grading for public works projects and the construction of commercial and industrial buildings. Mr. Runk’s specific responsibilities have included design, quality control, specifications, estimates, construction bid packages, construction coordination and construction management, cost analysis and control, scheduling, manpower forecasting, staffing and marketing. He has also assisted public agencies and developers in the procurement of funding from Caltrans and other federal and state agencies.
Mr. Runk has a proven track record of meeting schedules and adhering to budgets. Since joining DTA in 2000, he has worked with local agencies to resolve community issues and to negotiate scope changes with contractors to ensure the timely and satisfactory completion of construction projects. He has also acted as project manager for the establishment of Assessment Districts and the preparation of numerous AB 1600 Development Fee Justification Studies. Mr. Runk specializes in preparing assessment apportionment formulas and fee studies for roads and storm drains, as well as water and wastewater facilities.
Prior to joining DTA, Mr. Runk, as Senior Construction Manager for Holmes & Narver, Inc., successfully completed the construction of SR-41 Freeway in Fresno County, which was the County’s first Measure “C” sales tax funded freeway. Prior to this project, Mr. Runk successfully completed SR-71 Freeway in Chino/Chino Hills, Calif. This $98 million project was the first Measure “M” sales tax funded project for the San Bernardino Association of Governments. Mr. Runk’s responsibilities on both of these projects included contract management, quality control, public relations, cash flow analysis, project closeout and compliance with Federal and State funding requirements.
Previously, Mr. Runk held positions with various public and private engineering entities in which he delivered projects requiring a wide variety of engineering expertise. He holds a B.S. in Engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from California State University at Long Beach. Mr. Runk is a registered Civil Engineer in the States of California and Washington.