MemberMr. Kambar is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a BS in Civil Engineering Technology. Under RIT’s Cooperative Education Program, Christopher worked for Monroe County’s Engineering Department in the Surveying Division and RIT’s Physical Plant in the Project Management Division. After graduating he worked for Crane Hogan Structural Systems, Inc. as a field office manager before joining APD Engineering and Architecture, PLLC. Mr. Kambar is currently licensed as a professional engineer in New York State and holds the position of Member at APD.
He has more than twenty years of experience in project engineering, drafting, management and supervision with several retail companies and municipalities (e.g. ALDI Inc., Monro Muffler Brake, Walmart, Lowe’s, Dollar General, Sam’s Club projects, Hunt Hollow Ski Club and the Village of Palmyra). His experience includes performing such tasks as creating site development plans, which include demolition, site, erosion and sediment control, grading and drainage, utility, landscaping design, and lighting layouts, as well as details and specifications. Coordinating with clients, developers, municipalities, agencies, contractors, utility companies and co-workers also plays a vital role in his work and occurs daily.
Mr. Kambar has prepared numerous post construction stormwater management plans, stormwater pollution prevention plans, hydraulic flow reports, environmental assessments and has worked on DEIS and FEIS documents. As well as procured countless municipal and agency approvals and permits for site plan; subdivision; variance (e.g. special use, change in use and area); Corp of Engineers and NYSDEC wetland mitigation; NYSDEC (SPDES, SEQR and Floodplain Management); PADEP water quality and quantity control; Local and State Health Dept. backflow prevention and watermain dedication; NYSDOT and PADOT highway work permits; County highway work permits, sanitary connections and erosion and sediment control mitigation; Utility connections and extensions; and other project specific approvals. He has created and utilized site renderings and PowerPoint presentations to help obtain these approvals.