SIMCO ENGINEERING, P.C. was founded as an independent consulting practice with the goal of providing high-quality service in traffic engineering, highway engineering, transportation planning, and environmental assessment services to both public and private sector clients. SIMCO has expanded its professional services to include bridge inspection, construction management, and resident engineering inspection services to our clients. SIMCO is also a New York State Certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE).
We provide clients with exceptional technical capabilities, personalized service, responsiveness, and the commitment to delivering a high-quality product in a professional and timely manner. SIMCO has extensive experience in providing professional engineering services to metropolitan area agencies.
AMIR SIDDIQUI, P.E.
Amir Siddiqui, President/CEO of SIMCO, has over 28 years of professional experience in the construction industry. He is a licensed professional engineer in the State of New York and Connecticut with considerable experience supervising various infrastructure construction projects ranging from highway construction and rehabilitation to sewer installation and railroad construction. He also has extensive knowledge in the design, implementation, and inspection of Work Zone Traffic Control (WZTC) plans according to the Federal and State Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). He graduated from NED University of Engineering and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
SUBI CHAKRABORTI, P.E.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Subi Chakraborti has over 28 years of experience with NYSDOT, including servicing as a Regional Director for 10 years. Subi brings over to SIMCO his broad technical knowledge and management experience in transportation planning, design, environmental, construction, traffic and safety, maintenance, operations, and airport management. He also worked as a consultant before joining NYSDOT. Subi’s leadership reinforces SIMCO’s commitment to quality and dedicated services for all its clients.
ROBERT G. HOFFMAN, P.E.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT - CIVIL ENGINEERING
Bob Hoffmann, has 43 years of experience in infrastructure, transportation, and facilities planning, design and construction management. He has extensive experience with public agencies in the NY metropolitan area, as well as domestic and international assignments for the US Army Corps of Engineers. He is a graduate of Manhattan College and a NY Registered Professional Engineer.
WARREN MICHELSEN, P.E., PTOE
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT - TRAFFIC DIVISION
Warren Michelsen is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He has over 16 years of experience in designing and managing numerous traffic engineering projects throughout the New York/New Jersey region. His experience includes traffic signal design, traffic planning, traffic impact studies, maintenance and protection of traffic, traffic control devices, value engineering, accident and safety analyses, and design of roadside appurtenances.
MICHAEL F. MONTELEONE, AICP, PP
VICE PRESIDENT - TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
Michael Monteleone serves as the Vice President of Transportation Planning. He is AICP certified and a Professional Planner in the State of New Jersey. Michael recieved his Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His professional experience includes 31 years in the transportation planning field in the New York Metropolitan Region. He has managed traffic impact, corridor, pedestrian, parking, safety, and transit studies for a variety of clients, including the PANYNJ, NYCDOT, NYSDOT, NYCT, DASNY, NYMTC, NJDOT, and NYMTC.
VICE PRESIDENT - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Howard Chynsky brings 33 years of leadership experience in transportation and infrastructure to SIMCO. Most recently, he served as Vice President at a major Engineering and Construction Management firm. He has scaled business development ventures up to the national arena, negotiated teaming arrangements and represented the firm in public-sector and industry organizations. Howard’s multi-faceted career also includes senior level positions with the MTA NYC Transit and LIRR. Howard holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and an MPA from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.
VICE PRESIDENT - CONSTRUCTION
Ms. Fu has over 20 years of experience in construction and asset management, environmental design and sustainable development for schools, residential and commercial buildings, and public and private infrastructure in the tri-state area. She provides exceptional and dependable services that integrates all stakeholders within a collaborative team environment. Ms. Fu’s approach optimizes available resources, environmental, and social benefits, while incorporating long-term considerations to maximize investment value and product life-cycles. Anna graduated from NYC College of Technology in Civil Engineering Technology and Facilities Management, and also holds a Masters in Construction Administration from Columbia University.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
ROBERT G. HOFFMANN
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
MICHAEL F. MONTELEONE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AMIR SIDDIQUI, P.E.BOARD MEMBER-CHAIR PERSONAmir joined SIMCO’s executive team 2 years ago after serving on the Executive Committee of another mid-size engineering firm. Amir contributed to the growth and success of SIMCO by implementing improvements based on his wealth of experience that have made SIMCO a more robust and resilient company. He is particularly passionate about employee and workplace development and has improved the opportunities for professional development and the working environment for SIMCO employees.←
WARREN MICHELSEN, P.E., PTOEINTERNAL BOARD MEMBERWarren has been a key member of SIMCO’s executive team for 8 years and for the past 6 years has led the Transportation Division. During his tenure at SIMCO, the firm has more than doubled in size, due in large part to his strategic decisions to encourage rapid yet sustainable growth. As a member of the Board of Directors, Warren works tirelessly to identify and deploy innovative business ideas for SIMCO’s continued success.←
GERARD SOFFIAN, P.E.EXTERNAL BOARD MEMBERGerard Soffian, P.E. Mr. Soffian is formerly a Deputy Commissioner for Traffic Operations in the NYC Department of Transportation. Earlier in his career, he was an Environmental Engineer with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region II. Mr. Soffian is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2013 Leon Goodman Distinguished Member, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Metropolitan Section of NY & NJ, and the author of numerous professional articles. He is currently Adjunct Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Urban Planning.←
SIMCO is always searching for outstanding employees looking for a work culture where challenging assignments and hard work are rewarded. If there is an opportunity you may be interested in or would like to be considered for the future, please submit your resume in complete confidence
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