Amanda Shifflett, P.E.

2019 Young Engineer of the Year

Amanda Shifflett obtained her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Geneva College in 2009. She joined JMT after graduation and has been an invaluable resource ever since working first with drainage design and then moving into transportation planning and engineering. Amanda has experience in multi-modal engineering, shared-use trails, cycle tracks, transit stations, land use considerations, life cycle analysis, and can develop projects from planning through final design, delivering bid-ready packages for our clients. She has provided short-term and long-range transportation solutions for intersections, park-and-ride facilities, corridors, and towns. Her expertise is in planning and design for roadways, trails, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Numerous projects that Amanda has been involved with or led have received recognition and awards.


Amanda has identified and incorporated new software programs to provide the highest quality products for clients and aid in providing materials for the public to better understand projects and their challenges and benefits. Amanda provides guidance and mentorship to younger engineers not only in helping them understand the project process, but also in providing guidance for their own professional development. Amanda has worked on many challenging projects, including:

  • West Baltimore MARC Preliminary Engineering; Baltimore City, MD
  • I-95 Express Toll Lanes Northbound Extension; Baltimore and Harford Counties, MD
  • MD 22 / Business US 1 Corridor Study; Harford County, MD
  • Needwood Road Bikeway; Montgomery County, MD
  • County-wide ADA Transition Plan; St. Mary’s County, MD
  • Branch Canal Trail; New Castle, DE


Amanda has been active in ASCE, ASHE, MdQI and WTS. She recognizes the benefits of being involved in a professional organization both personally to build a network, as well as to continue to promote the profession to the community and the next generation. Amanda co-founded a women’s group at JMT, highlighting the efforts to ensure that JMT has a group that connects, inspires, and empowers all women at JMT and promotes and encourages future women leaders in the industry.


Amanda is an active member of her community. She has been a member of Christ Fellowship Church in Harford County for 9 years and has held numerous volunteer positions in the church. Amanda is also conscious of the larger community and enjoys participating in events such as 5k runs that benefit charitable organizations.