Karen Q. Bates, P.E.
Civil Engineer - State of Hawai'i, 2005
Civil Engineer - State of Virginia, 2001
B.S., Civil Engineering,
Purdue University, 1995
Bills Engineering Inc. - Honolulu, Hawai'i
Project Engineer, 2005 -
Involved in planning and site development for subdivisions and multi-family housing.
•Mehana at Kapolei
•Saipan Drainage Project
•Sand Island WWTP Remediation
WWD Corporation - Monterey, California
Project Manager, 2002 - 2005
Managed and designed development projects, specializing in large-scale master-planned residential projects and commercial developments; responsible for project proposals, planning, scope, budget, design, preparation of construction documents and construction administration.
• Marina Heights (BRAC Project)
• Crossroads Shopping Village
Woolpert, LLP - Virginia Beach, Virginia
Project Manager, 1998 - 2002
Managed and designed development
projects, specializing in commercial/retail and redevelopment
projects. Also managed office/industrial, recreational, institutional,
residential and government agency projects; responsible for project
proposals, planning, scope, budget, design, preparation of construction
documents and construction administration; assisted in public
• University Village, Old Dominion University
• Portsmouth Central (Shopping Center)
Metric Construction - Honolulu, Hawai'i
Temporary Contractor Quality Control Officer, 1998
Temporary position for U.S. Navy BEQ renovation project on Ford Island at Pearl Harbor, Hawai'i. Responsible for inspecting all contractors’ and sub-contractors’ work, materials and installation; ensured all construction activity complied with contract and construction documents; reviewed and approved shop drawings and supplier submittals.
MSE Corporation - Indianapolis, Indiana
Design Engineer, 1993 - 1997
Managed and designed site development and site improvement projects, including single- and multi-family housing developments, recreational, commercial, municipal and industrial sites. Prepared construction documents, engineering reports and agency submittals; managed projects with special conditions including regional lift station design and upgrade, hydraulic engineering, watershed analysis and floodplain engineering; responsible for complying with applicable regulations, permitting procedures and attending public hearings.
• Conseco Fieldhouse (Indiana Pacers’ Arena)
• Sycamore Springs (Mixed Residential Development)
American Society of Civil Engineers, Hawai'i Section