Skanska Promotes Greg Zwiep to Operations VP

With 20 years of engineering, design and construction management experience, Zwiep will focus on the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s $1.8 billion Regional Connector Transit Project.

Greg Zwiep, Skanska
Greg Zwiep, Skanska

Skanska has promoted Greg Zwiep to vice president of operations. In his new role, Zwiep will focus on the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s $1.8 billion Regional Connector Transit Project. The 1.9-mile underground light-rail system connecting the Metro Gold Line to the 7th Street/Metro Center station in downtown Los Angeles is slated for completion in 2021.

Zwiep has 20 years of engineering, design and construction management experience, including five years with Caltrans’ District 7 Engineering Department and more than a decade of experience on large, multidisciplinary design-build projects. He has managed complex, high-profile construction projects that require constant interaction with various stakeholders, from workforce, operators, clients, general public to governing agencies.

Zwiep has many heavy civil projects under his belt, such as transit and transportation, as well as projects involving heavy excavation work. His previous experience includes the Expo 2 LRT Design-Build Project, LA Metro Gold Line Eastside Extension Design-Build project, the San Fernando Valley Bus Rapid Transit Design-Build project and the I-15 Design Build Corridor Reconstruction through Salt Lake City for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Zwiep is a graduate of University of California at Berkeley and a licensed California professional engineer.

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