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Kristen Keane, P.E., LEED AP, CFM

Assistant Vice President

513-271-9026 (Work)
3950 Virginia Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45227

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Professional Registration:

PE 3325/ KY [State of Kentucky Engineering License]
PE 69309 / OH [State of Ohio Engineering License]
PE 6201067881 / MI [State of Michigan Engineering License]
PE 121956 / TN [State of Tennessee Engineering License]

Summary of Experience:

Kristen has over 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry. Prior to joining J.S. Held, she worked as a Senior Engineer and Project Manager for local and regional civil design firms. Her work included road, utility, subdivision, and site development with a concentration on stormwater management. Prior to her design experience she served as a Project Manager and Project Engineer for the build-out of telecommunication networks across the US. Prior to that she worked in costing and accounting for a regional high-end homebuilder and started her career as an intern engineer with a local electric utility company.

Kristen’s project design and support experience included theatre facilities, data centers, medical facilities, retail centers, residential developments, religious projects, parking garages, private club renovations, industrial developments and commercial facilities including kitchen facilities.

At J.S. Held, Kristen has provided surety support services, project representation, and project management services to a variety of clients. Owner Representative duties included permitting, programming, estimates, schedules, plan development, budget and feasibility evaluations, bid process, construction observation, payment application certification, change order review, and client relations. Kristen also provides support on civil engineering and stormwater claims.