Larry J. Hoover, P.E.
October 1984 to Present – Ridge & Associates, Inc.
President of Ridge & Associates, Inc. Responsible for day-to-day operation of Ridge & Associates, Inc., including design, project management, business development, and administrative functions. Annual fee volume typically
is in excess of $2,000,000.
March 1979 to October, 1984 – Ridge & Associates, Inc.
Project Engineer, Project Coordinator, and Manager of Engineering Operations for Ridge & Associates, Inc., Findlay, Ohio. As Project Engineer, supervised the design of several bottom loading, vapor recovery, and storage tank projects in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, New York, New Jersey, and Georgia. As Project Coordinator and Manager of Engineering Operations, was responsible for the scheduling and planning of all engineering projects and the assigning of fifteen (15) technical personnel to projects.
June 1976 to March 1979 – EDECO, Inc.
Project Engineer, EDECO, Inc., Findlay, Ohio. Worked under the supervision of Jack W. Ridge, P.E. and John T. Seery, P.E., as a Project Engineer. Directed the design of several hydrocarbon loading terminals and other projects in the petroleum storage and handling field. These projects involved pumps, piping, loading arms, data systems, and new electrical service. Supervised the activities of up to seven (7) technical personnel.
May 1972 to June 1976 – KZF Environmental Design Consultants, Inc.
Design Engineer and Project Engineer, KZF Environmental Design Consultants, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio. As a Design Engineer, worked under the direct supervision of Raymond Lenz, P.E., in the gathering of field information and the preparation of preliminary engineering reports for the Safety Upgrading and Safety Improvement of several miles of major Interstate Highway s in Hamilton County, Ohio, and the rehabilitation of a major concrete bridge/viaduct structure in Cincinnati, Ohio.
As a Project Engineer, worked under the direct supervision of Mr. Robert Frankland, P.E., in the preparation of Construction Drawings for Traffic Control, Safety Upgrading and Safety Improvement on Interstate Highways I-75, I-71, I-275, and State Routes 50 and 52 in Hamilton County, Ohio, projects with a 1975 estimated cost of $5 million plus. Also directed and supervised the efforts of as many as twelve (12) engineers, draftsmen and technicians, plus an entire survey crew. Met periodically with high ranking members of the State Department of Transportation and the City of Cincinnati to discuss various aspects of the expressway projects.
September 1968 to April 1972 – Ohio Northern University
Student at Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio.