Joe Carpenter

Joe Carpenter

Director of P3

Georgia DOT

Mr. K. Joe Carpenter, Jr. joined Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) on March 11, 2013 as the Division Director of Engineering.  In January 2014 he was assigned as the Division Director of P3/Program Delivery.  In March 2017 he was assigned as the Division Director of P3.  In this position he oversees the full deployment of the Major Mobility Investment Program and provides innovative leadership to development of additional P3 and Design Build delivery at Georgia Department of Transportation.  He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and is a licensed professional engineer in Arkansas, Georgia and Tennessee.  He has over 35 years of transportation engineering experience and has held similar executive management positions with the Tennessee Department of Transportation as Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Chief Engineer as well as engineering experience with the Texas Department of Transportation.  He also has experience working as a consulting engineer with Buchart-Horn, HNTB and Littlejohn Engineering Associates. 

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