Liz Hunter - NWCCD

Liz Hunter

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Liz Hunter

Instructor, Physics

M.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming

B.S. in Secondary Education, Valley City University

B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Wyoming

Liz has over 16 years of consulting experience as a civil engineer.  She managed the Gillette office for KLJ before teaching at Gillette College. She also taught 8th grade science at Elizabeth Middle School in Elizabeth, Colorado, for two years before attending the University of Wyoming to pursue her bachelor’s and master’s in Civil Engineering. Liz has a diverse background in managing, planning, design and construction of power, oil & gas, municipal and transportation projects.

As a project manager and lead designer, she coordinated with the project team, clients and other stakeholders, as well as ensured the project meets schedule and budget requirements throughout development, design and construction. She designed both horizontal and vertical alignments for transportation networks and underground utilities and performed calculations associated with this design. She developed drainage studies and plans as well as performed calculations to determine structure need, size and location. Liz also developed and modified specifications needed for typical transportation/municipal projects.

She is a member of WES (Wyoming Engineers Society), an advisory board member for Area 59 and member of the program committee, and an advisory board member for the NASA Space Grant.

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