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Jay Saxena

Vice President

Tampa (Hidden Rvr), FL
813.978.8688
SaxenaJ@AyresAssociates.com

"Our commitment to excellence is unmatched in the industry. Our Ayres culture is founded on timeless principles of our profession, which allow us to serve with the greatest of integrity."
Jay Saxena

Jay brings more than 20 years of success in engineering and business management to his work as vice president of our Southeast Operations division. He oversees our Florida offices (two Tampa locations, Jacksonville, and Titusville) and focuses on expanding the firm's services in the Southeast. Jay has worked in engineering consulting for more than 16 years throughout Florida, including serving in management roles. Jay has provided civil and geotechnical engineering design, project management, and materials testing on a variety of projects throughout Florida in the areas of municipal water supply, utility design, communications, land development, and transportation.

For five years fiber optics work took Jay to a variety of projects throughout the United States. He served as project manager for the permitting and design of fiber facilities in Florida, Tennessee, Kansas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, South Carolina, North Carolina, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. He was responsible for permitting for each facility as well as coordinating, reviewing, and approving construction drawings.

Additionally, Jay has been involved with many sinkhole projects across Florida. He has been designated a certified Neutral Evaluator for all 67 counties in Florida for the Alternative Dispute Resolution process for sinkhole claims with the Florida Department of Financial Services. Jay has completed the circuit civil mediation program.

Jay's expertise includes:

  • Major health care facilities
  • Large educational facilities
  • Multi-family developments
  • Mixed use developments
  • Sinkhole surveys, peer reviews, and in-depth sinkhole investigations
Certifications
  • Florida Certified Circuit Civil Mediator
  • Florida Certified Neutral Evaluator
Education
  • MS, Engineering, Cornell University
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Florida
Registrations
  • Registered Professional Engineer, FL