Project Engineer and AutoCAD Manager
Experience & Expertise
Ms. Hout is responsible for program management on projects with the City of Rancho Palos Verdes. This includes work on the City’s sanitary sewer system, as well as the Peppertree drainage replacement project. As Project Engineer, Dena oversees design/construction work and provides comprehensive engineering and program management services to the projects. In addition, Dena is responsible for all AutoCAD drafting services and provides high quality 2D technical drawings.
Her previous experience consisted of working for a small structural firm performing structural design and field inspections, a large consulting firm performing drainage design, and independent contractor work focused on AutoCAD drafting. While working as a Drainage Engineer, Dena worked on the I-90 Design Bid Build project in Cleveland, OH, the I-405 Design Build project in Washington State, and many other projects. As a Drafting Manager, Dena was responsible for delivering completed plan sets for over 30 buildings, which consisted of the sheet production from start to finish.
Dena holds both a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.