Civil Engineering

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

We boast ten licensed professional engineers in the department and a complete team of Engineers in Training and CAD specialists.

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Some examples of Civil Engineering services include but are not limited to:

    • Road Widening & Road Design
    • Sewer and Storm drain Design
    • Waterline and Pipeline Design
    • Preliminary Engineering Studies
    • Hydrology Studies
    • Grading and Drainage Plans
    • Utility Plans
    • Floodplain analysis
    • Water & Wastewater System Modeling
    • QSP Inspections
    • Water Studies & Fireflow Tests
    • Infrastructure Constraints Analysis
    • Tentative Tract Maps
    • Stormwater Prevention Plans
    • SQUIMP studies
    • Bike, Pedestrian Paths & Trails
    • Civil Improvement & Circulation Design
    • Hydraulic Design/Analysis of Structures, Rivers, and Creeks
    • Analysis of channel and wetland restoration
    • Bio-technical Channel Stabilization

Surveying

Our Survey Department has a combination of field and office survey staff who seamlessly work together to provide high accuracy mapping and construction services.

The field survey crews run the ground with state-of-the-art Trimble survey equipment while our office survey staff produces mapping and construction documents with AutoCAD Civil 3D computer software.

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Some examples of Surveying services include but are not limited to:

    • Base Mapping & Topographic Mapping
    • ALTA Surveys
    • Boundary Analysis
    • Aerial Survey Control
    • Lot Line Adjustments
    • Lot Mergers
    • Sketch & Legal documents
    • Construction Staking
    • Drone photography

Planning

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

We bring proactive project solutions with in-house technical skills, land use expertise, and decades of working relationships with regulatory agencies. Where a project requires a multi-disciplinary approach, our business structure is intentionally different and affords us the opportunity to have a team of experts at our fingertips with engineering and survey departments all under one roof. This multi-disciplinary approach saves client time, money, and produces a project designed with built-in solutions.

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Some examples of Planning services include but are not limited to:

    • Tentative Tract Maps & Parcel Maps
    • Land Use Entitlements
    • Conditional Use Permits
    • Lot Line Adjustments
    • Lot Mergers
    • Zone Changes
    • Building Permit Assistance
    • Conceptual Design and Alternatives Analysis
    • Site and Terrain Analysis
    • Scenarios for Development Intensity
    • Master-Planned Community Design
    • Specific Plan Documents
    • 3D Visualizations and fly-through videos
    • Before and After Photo Simulations
    • Community Outreach/Charrettes
    • Scenarios for Development Intensity

Construction Management

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

In many cases, we are the planners, surveyors and engineers for a project since day one, and with our Construction Management Department, we take it a step further: we ensure the project designed and permitted is contracted and constructed correctly. We take the lead in getting a project to bid, project scheduling, cost management, quality management, contract administration, safety management, implementing project controls and developing communication protocols. In our engineered construction documents, we have built-in solutions for issues that can arise in construction phases, however, in plans created by others and our own, contractors will invariably have issues requiring attention, there will be disputes and claims – how those are proactively identified, contracted for, handled and solved is the key to successful project construction.

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Some examples of Construction Management services include but are not limited to:

  • Public Infrastructure Projects
    • Municipal Governments
    • County Governments
    • Conditional Use Permits
    • Street widening
    • Water and Sewer Pipelines
    • Streets, new construction and improvements
    • Stormwater infrastructure projects
    • Utility relocation
    • Site and Terrain Analysis
  • Private Infrastructure Projects
    • Residential
    • Commercial
    • Institutional
    • Agricultural
    • H.O.A.

Water Resources

Our Water Resources Engineering Department is one of five departments under one roof in our firm and is headed by Scott D. Meckstroth, P.E. LEEP AP.

Our firm has teamed with several municipal governments, public works agencies and water companies to provide consulting and engineering design services.

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Some examples of Water Resources services include but are not limited to:

    • Waterline and Pipeline Design
    • Hydrology Studies
    • Floodplain analysis
    • Water & Wastewater System Modeling
    • Hydraulic Design/Analysis of Structures, Rivers, and Creeks