Jerry J. Novak, P.E., QSP, QSD
Senior Civil Engineer
Jerry has been practicing civil engineering for over 36 years. Throughout his career, he has worked on a wide variety of public works projects covering all aspects of a Capital Improvement Program. Beginning as a plan check engineer, his outstanding skills lead him to project design, and eventually managing a $63 million five-year Capital Improvement Program covering transportation, parks and recreation, and municipal facilities. He is highly experienced in administering a project from creation to project close out, including budgeting, environmental constraints, right-of-way conflicts or acquisition, design and construction. He is well versed in federal, state and regional grant funded projects (TEA, ARRA, HBRR, STP, TLC, NMTPP, FEMA, TE, STIP, SR2S, TDA3,TFCA, TSM, STSM,P-TAP, CEC), having designed and administered many over his career with the City of Novato.
Through his experience, he has become proficient in Caltrans construction standards (plans, specifications, design manuals, traffic manuals and Local Assistance Procedure Manual). He is well versed in the procedures for managing Capital Improvement Projects including the procurement and administration of grant funding. He has extensive knowledge about California Public Contract Code, the Subdivision Map Act, and State and Federal laws. Since leaving the public sector and joining the private sector his engineering knowledge translated well into private sector thorough a handicap barrier removal program, numerous single-family developments, multi-family developments, subdivision and commercial developments. He has obtained general understanding of agency requirements grading, drainage and storm water/erosion quality control.