Sundt Welcomes New Estimator to Tempe Office
TEMPE (Aug. 9, 2017) – Vijetha Shetty has joined Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) as an estimator. Her responsibilities are estimating and providing design and engineering assistance for projects during the preconstruction phase. She will focus on industrial projects including water treatment plants, power plants, mining infrastructure projects and manufacturing facilities.
Shetty’s previous project experience as a civil engineer includes the Metro Vancouver Improvements, Kennedale Balancing Reservoir pressure reducing station and the San Jacinto River Authority pipe break. Her work included preparing engineering calculations, participating in project schedules and coordination with other disciplines, preparing engineering studies and reports and providing detailed design and analysis of pipelines.
Shetty is a native of India. She graduated with a bachelors in civil engineering from Gujarat Technological University in India and moved to the United States to pursue her master’s in construction engineering and management from the University of Texas-Arlington.
She is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and has volunteered for a variety of industry conferences including ASCE’s Pipeline Conference, the North American Society for Trenchless Technology conference and the Underground Construction Technology Conference.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 127-year-old firm specializes in transportation, industrial and building work and is known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has offices throughout Arizona, Texas, California and Utah and is 100 percent owned by its approximately 2,000 employees. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities and, in 2016, was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America for the second time in a decade – an honor no other contractor can claim. Sundt’s charitable arm, the Sundt Foundation, recently crossed the $7.9 million mark in donations made to hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country.