About Us

We serve some of Ventura County’s largest private sector businesses, global standouts in agriculture, and municipalities implementing cutting-edge infrastructure. Our clients choose us for reputation; stick with us for dependability; and refer others to us because we’re tried and true in getting the job done.

 

Decades of Local Leadership

Jensen Design & Survey, Inc. (JDS) is a full-service civil engineering, surveying, planning, and construction administration firm.

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Company History

Founded in 1989 by Donald Jensen PE, Jensen Design & Survey, Inc. is the largest engineering firm headquartered in Ventura County.

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Core Values

JDS is committed to being the leader in civil engineering – providing professional state-of-the-art services and a commitment to excellence.

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Our Services

From the inception of our company, we discovered a full-service firm was a client’s greatest asset for project quality and efficiency. With our multi-disciplined firm located under one roof in Ventura, California, we can provide clients seamless project development – from concept to construction.

 

Civil Engineering

Our Civil Engineering Department is comprised of smaller civil engineering design teams headed by Donald Jensen, Rick Giroux, and Susanne Cooper.

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Surveying

Our Survey Department works as a combination of field and office survey staff to provide high accuracy mapping and construction services.

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Planning

Our Planning Department brings a range of tried and true expertise in assisting private and public sectors to realize project goals efficiently,

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Construction Management

Our Construction Management Department assists private and public sector clients with construction projects from bid assistance to ribbon cutting.

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Our Portfolio

Our Clients

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Our Team

Our mid- size company of 40+ staff is efficient and comprehensive in our range of quality services provided. Our company thrives as a result of our company DNA: highly-motivated expert staff with a vested interest in our communities. Over the years, our staff has earned the trust of our clients as shown in long-term relationships and consistent new referrals.

In-house available staff includes eight licensed professional civil engineers, four licensed land surveyors, a registered geologist and a certified land planner. These professionals are supported by a complete CAD department of experienced engineering technicians, planning staff, and field surveyors utilizing progressive technology solutions.

Don_JensenDonald M. Jensen, P.E.Chief Executive Officer
Don is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Jensen Design & Survey, Inc., the largest civil engineering firm headquartered in Vent
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R_GirouxFrederick T. Giroux, P.E.Engineering Manager
Rick has extensive experience working directly on a variety of complex civil engineering projects in addition to managing a staff of enginee
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S_CooperSusanne Cooper, P.E.Senior Civil Engineer
Susanne has extensive experience as a Senior Design Engineer managing a variety of projects through grading, sewer, water, storm drain, stre
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K_HensleyKinsey Hensley, P.E.Civil Engineer
Kinsey is a Civil Design Engineer and Project Manager providing a full range of services from front-end processing and design to approval. 
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A_EdigerAva Ediger, P.E., QSDCivil Engineer
Ava is a registered civil design engineer/project manager with experience in large, multi-component, mixed-use subdivisions.  Her projects r
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Ka_KnightKathleen Knight, P.E.Civil Engineer
Kathleen is a registered civil design engineer/project manager with experience in large, multi-component, mixed-use subdivisions, as well as
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Jim_McCoskeyJim McCoskey, P.E., QSDCivil Engineer
Jim is a project manager and design engineer for various industrial, commercial, and residential projects throughout Ventura County. Jim des
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Erin LaBuda, P.E., QSDCivil Engineer
Erin is a registered civil engineer and has design experience working on a variety of residential, institutional and commercial infrastructu
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Bill_HurdleBill Hurdle, P.L.S., CFedSSenior Licensed Land Surveyor
Bill has over 30 years in the profession specializing in knowledge of advanced technology solutions. He has widespread experience from field
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M_CartellieriMaren Cartellieri, P.L.S.Professional Land Surveyor
Maren is a Licensed Land Surveyor and Project Manager providing a full range of services from research through recordation. Past projects ha
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S_MedinaSteve MedinaSenior Project Manager
Steve has over 30 years of experience in project management, preparation, processing and quality control of construction documents for resid
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L_FaulknerLawrence FaulknerField Survey Manager
Lawrence has over 20 years of project management experience working as a field supervisor and chief estimator in the construction industry f
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L_WoodburnLisa WoodburnPlanning Manager
Lisa is actively involved in processing high profile and multi-faceted projects for a wide variety of Jensen Design and Survey clients inclu
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R_TalmadgeRob Talmadge, A.I.C.P.Associate
Rob has over 30-years’ experience producing consistently innovative and cost effective land planning design for projects with complex gradin
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E_NagyErik NagySenior Planner
Eric is a Land Use Planner with extensive experience in residential, commercial, industrial, and telecommunications projects.  He processes
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K_WaldronKevin WaldronStaff Planner/GIS Specialist
Kevin has proven public- and private- sector experience in urban design, public policy writing/analysis, project management of complex proje
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Our Company Culture

We are committed to providing our staff with a working environment that is fun, family oriented, and professionally fulfilling and challenging.

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Our Employee Benefits

At Jensen Design & Survey, Inc. we provide our employees with an excellent work environment and a superior compensation package.

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Job Openings

Are you interested in working with us? Send us your resume and a cover letter. We are always open for quality people to join our team.

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