About

Sam A. Hout, PE
Principal
Experience & Expertise

Mr. Hout has more than 30 years of demonstrated success in engineering and construction of civil engineering and infrastructure projects. His diversified experience in both the public and private sectors has positioned him to be an industry leader in the US and around the globe. He melds strong technical acumen and interpersonal skills with excellent communication abilities to effectively relate to all management levels. He retains a high level of enthusiasm on his assignments and projects. Mr. Hout delivers quality projects on time and within budget. 

 

Mr. Hout's strong sense of mentorship drove him to be a part-time instructor for the graduate civil engineering and construction management program at California State University Long Beach for nearly a decade.  He successfully completed several Leadership Perspectives Programs throughout California.  

 

Major Accomplishments:

 

  • Principal/Owner of Hout Construction Services responsible for business and project development of the firm’s national and global consulting practice.

  • Senior Vice President of CH2MHILL Southern California Transportation

  • Transportation Practice Leader for Southern California – Stantec

  • Vice President of PBS&J for five (5) years responsible for business and project development of the firm in the five Pacific States of California, Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Hawaii

  • Principal/Owner of the Culver Group for four (4) years responsible for business and project development of the firm in California.

  • Project Director with URS for one (1) year responsible for the $800 million infrastructure and parking improvements for the Disney California Adventure project.

  • Program Director with the Orange County Transportation Authority for more than twelve (12) years responsible for the $3.1 billion Measure M transportation program in Orange County, California.

  • Project Director with Bechtel Power Corporation for more than six (6) years responsible for design and construction of complex facility projects, nuclear power plants, and major industrial projects.