Drey Antonio, EIT Joins R&M’s Airport Engineering Group

April 6, 2021

Drey Antonio, EIT recently joined R&M as a Staff Engineer in the firm’s Airport Engineering Group. Drey will assist with planning and design of civil engineering projects, with an emphasis in analysis and design for airport and other civil engineering-related work.

“We are very thankful Drey is working with us. He is motivated and enjoys learning airport design,” said Carla Baxley, PE, Group Manager of Airport Engineering. “Since he joined R&M, Drey has completed excellent work on the design tasks given to him thus far. He is a positive and valuable addition to our team and I am excited he is following his dream to design airports.”

Drey is a flexible, detail-oriented and organized individual who knows how to communicate clearly and effectively. His experience includes working as an Engineering Intern with the Municipality of Anchorage’s Project Management and Engineering Department. In this role, Drey assisted in gathering ramp and sidewalk data for the City’s ADA compliance plan; completing an ArcGIS database catalog of all ADA ramps and sidewalks; inspecting project sites and locations; and surveying waterways and streams for environmental compliance. He is knowledgeable in AutoCAD, Math CAD and Risa3D.

Since joining R&M, Drey has been supporting design efforts for the Bethel Airport Main Runway Reconstruction, Chefornak Airport Rehabilitation, Kipnuk Airport Rehabilitation and Antarctica Palmer Station Pier Replacement projects.

“I’ve always enjoyed traveling through airports and would think about how they work and how to improve them,” said Drey. “Working in this position at R&M allows me to indulge in that design aspect of airports I enjoy so much.”

Drey has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alaska Anchorage and holds his Engineer-in-Training certificate. He grew up in Southeast Alaska and enjoys hiking, karaoke, watching foreign films, playing Nintendo video games and is learning to play the ukelele. Drey is also fluent in two languages (English and Filipino) and learning Japanese on his own.