Warrendale, Pa. — Urban Engineers announced that Robert Tuttle, PE, was promoted to office manager of the firm’s Warrendale location. He previously served as a project manager and will continue to manage the firm’s construction management freight efforts for private rail clients.
“Rob is a proven talent in the industry who has shown a keen ability to thrive in dynamic work environments,” said Kenneth R. Fulmer, PE, Urban’s president and CEO. “He has been an excellent construction manager and a strong advocate for his clients, making him an exceptional selection to run our western Pennsylvania office.”
Tuttle provides project and construction management for a variety of rail and transit projects, including new, expanded, and renovated rail maintenance shops; track replacement; track installation; and employee welfare and storage facilities. His skills include change order evaluation, payment application evaluation, schedule analysis, and construction inspection, as well as coordination among the various contractors, designers, and owner personnel. He has managed and inspected welded rail installation, insulation joint installation, tie replacement, electrical work, steel erection, auger cast concrete piles, crane erection, and MEP and fire protection work.
A graduate of Drexel University, where he earned his degree in civil engineering and architectural engineering, Tuttle is a registered Professional Engineer in Pennsylvania. As an experienced project manager, he has concurrently completed work managing the construction of a 44,000-square-foot locomotive maintenance building while also managing construction of a 12,000-square-foot welfare and material storage facility. His ability to communicate and resolve project issues before they arise has positioned him as a trusted leader among the various contractors, designers, and clients.