P.O. Box 1268, Raleigh, NC 27602


The Engineers' Extra
The Raleigh Engineers Club (REC) has been in existence since 1926.  The club seeks to promote the Engineering field through monthly technical meetings and support of those pursuing a future in the Engineering discipline.  We award an annual scholarship to a Raleigh area graduating high school senior to enter the school of engineering at NC State. Our members have a diverse background of engineering disciplines and represent several companies and government agencies located in the Raleigh area.

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Join the Raleigh Engineers Club!

Annual membership is only $35 per year and the meeting costs are a value with lunch included! Our goal is to provide great programs to its members, offer licensed members an opportunity for continuing education credits, and award a semester of tuition to NC State University. The scholarship goes to a deserving, graduating Raleigh area high school senior choosing engineering as a career at NC State. Membership is available to anyone working in support of the engineering profession. You do not have to be an engineer. Download an application here and bring it and your payment with you to the next meeting or email the completed application to secretary@raleighengineersclub.org. We'll get you on the mailing list right away!
The Raleigh Engineers Club has monthly  lunch meetings that  cover engineering topics of interest to all types of engineers and people interested in engineering activities regardless of discipline. The Raleigh Engineers Club is a NC Board of Registration for Engineers Certified provider of professional development hours (PDH credits) for licensed engineers. Eleven meetings are held annually with one set aside for scholarship awards and updates on successes of engineering graduates from NCSU. So ten professional development hours are provided each year. Note that you do not need to be a licensed engineer or a graduate engineer to be a member! View our Constitution and Bylaws !

Email us at secretary@raleighengineersclub.org if you have questions

Chelsea Parkinson, PE
2020 Club President

September 21,2020
12:00 - 1:30PM

DOT Update for 40/440/540 Projects

I-40 Project
Robert Bullock, CCM, P.E. - Assistant Resident Engineer, Division 5 at NCDOT
Mr. Bullock is the Project Manager for Summit Design and Engineering who is overseeing the I-40 Widening Project in Wake/Johnston Counties for the NCDOT Resident's office. Mr. Bullock has a BS from North Carolina State University and is registered in North Carolina as a Professional Engineer. He has over 10 years of contract administration experience on NCDOT projects. He enjoys woodworking, traveling, and weightlifting.
Jonathan Bivens, P.E. - Vice President of Engineering and Design-Build for S. T. Wooten Corporation
Mr. Bivens is Vice President of Engineering and Design-Build for S. T. Wooten Corporation in Wilson North Carolina. A thirty-three year employee, he is responsible for preconstruction of Highway Division and engineering coordination of Design-Build Projects. Mr. Bivens has a BSCE from University of Tennessee and is registered in North Carolina as a Professional Engineer. Mr. Bivens is a member of the NCDOT/CAGC Joint Cooperative Committee. Mr. Bivens also represents the Carolina Associated General Contractors on the North Carolina Sedimentation Commission. When not working, he enjoys boating, golf, walking dogs, and hiking in mountains.
Mr. Bivens is the Design Build Project Manager for the I-5111/I-4739 I-40 widening project responsible for the overall coordination between the NCDOT, S. T. Wooten, and RK&K, their designer, during pursuit, design, and construction phases. He also serves in this role on the I-5986A/I-5877 I-95 widening project.

440 Project
Troy Carter, P.E. - Project Director at The Lane Construction Company
Troy Carter is the Project Director for the 440 Beltline Project in Raleigh for NCDOT.  He has a degree in Civil Engineering from the Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and holds a PE license in NC and VA.  He has been in the road building industry professionally for 25 years building a variety of road, bridge, rail, and building infrastructure across the US specifically FL, AZ, TN, SC, and NC.  15 years of that experience is working in and around NCDOT projects throughout the state. He enjoys outdoor activities and travelling with his family.   He says, "I am very passionate about this business and am fortunate to do what I love to do." 

540 Project
Dennis Jernigan, P.E. - Director of Highway Operations for the North Carolina Turnpike Authority
Dennis Jernigan serves as the Turnpike Authority's Director of Highway Operations. Prior to this role, Dennis served as the NCDOT Division 5 Construction Engineer. He has over 29 years with the Department, including Roadway Construction Engineer for the Central Construction Unit, Division 4 Resident Engineer, and Assistant Resident Engineer in Divisions 6 and 8. Dennis holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from North Carolina State University, and is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Certified Public Manager.


The Raleigh Engineers Club is proud to announce Gautham Reddy as the 2020 recipient of the REC's annual engineering scholarship.  He graduates from Green Hope High School in Cary and plans to pursue a mechanical engineering degree at NC State University.  His academic and extra-curricular activities are impressive, including Eagle Scout.  He was chosen from a pool of highly-qualified graduating seniors from throughout Wake County.  Our scholarship will cover the cost of tuition for his first semester.  Congratulations to Gautham and we wish him nothing but the best.

This event will provide 1.5 PDH                       Register with Eventbrite

The link to attend the webinar will be emailed after registration on EventBrite. All 2020 Raleigh Engineers Club members will attend free of charge by using their coupon code.

Upcoming Webinars

October 19th
Noon - 1:00 P.M.
Mark Martyak with PowerSecure, Inc.  (Meeting will be about battery storage and/or microgrids, Mark's bio is on Eventbrite)
This event will provide 1 PDH

               November 2nd
               Noon - 1:00 P.M.
               Meandering Streams and Their Impact on Infrastructure Design with Michael Ellison
This event will provide 1 PDH

Announcements for attending these and other programs are coming soon.

Note that these webinars provide pdh credits and are free to members using their special coupon code. Non members will pay $10 each so check to be sure your dues up to date. Don't forget the scholarship contributions!