Gittens Joins KCI as Highway Practice Leader, Office Manager

KCI welcomes J. Carlos Gittens, PE, as highway practice leader and manager of the firm’s new office in Greenville. He will be responsible for business development, quality control, and project management for transportation projects throughout the state.

Gittens brings to KCI more than 16 years of infrastructure experience in design and management. His background includes construction management, rail coordination and extensive utility coordination and management. Gittens has worked with state and municipal organizations on a wide range of projects, including road widening and bridge replacements for the South Carolina Department of Transportation, the South Carolina Port Authority’s Inland Port, University Point Boulevard in Charlotte, as well as North Carolina Department of Transportation design-build contracts for the new Salem Creek Connector and widening of eight miles of I-85 in Cabarrus County.

Gittens attended the University of Central Florida, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1998 and a Master of Business Administration in 2000. He is a registered professional engineer in South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida. Gittens currently serves nationally as the vice chair of the Professional Engineers in Private Practice Committee of the National Society of Professional Engineers and previously led the organization’s Central Florida chapter.