Jake Carpenter, PE Joins SEPI as
Charlotte Traffic Operations Manager 

We are excited to announce a key strategic hire in our Traffic Engineering Department. Jake Carpenter, PE joins SEPI this week as the Charlotte Traffic Operations Manager to grow and expand our traffic engineering services. Jake’s leadership within our traffic engineering service line will significantly contribute to our overall Transportation Department. He will lead traffic engineering projects, guide and support SEPI’s traffic engineers, work closely with other department managers, and maintain and develop key client relationships.

Jake brings over 16 years of experience in the private transportation engineering community, with over eight years of experience managing a regional office for Ramey Kemp & Associates, Inc. His most recent role as Senior Transportation Engineer with Gresham Smith involved project management and operational transportation analysis for a variety of large municipal transportation engineering and planning studies, such as the Marshville US-74 Corridor Study.

Over his career, he has developed exceptional technical skills evident in the completion of large, complex, multi-phased transportation engineering studies. In addition, he has experience with project and business management as well as experience cultivating working relationships with private sector clients and municipal agencies. Jake has served over the past year on the Planning and Zoning Board for the Town of Harrisburg, NC.

Jake holds a Master of Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Science degree both from NC State University. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.