WHO WE ARE
Our company has developed a strong reputation as a premier consultant for road, bridge, hike and bike trail, drainage improvement, storm water quality program and emergency management projects. Our consulting business model revolves around civil engineering for public infrastructure projects including highways, roads, bridges, storm water drainage systems, flood control facilities, water and wastewater systems and airports.
Our success is directly correlated to the strength of our people and the quality of the products that they produce. We are proud of our team of technical and administrative professionals dedicated to project success. Our team strives to go beyond meeting guidelines; we provide innovative ideas to keep projects on schedule while providing an exceptional product.
For a project to be successful, there must be a collaborative process in place with continual and consistent communication. Our approach addresses the five critical elements that determine a project’s success: project, team, cost, information and quality management.
CivilTech provides planning, analysis, project management and design services to federal, public, and private clients throughout the United States. Honesty and integrity are two of our core values. We understand the importance of the projects we work on and take our professional responsibility seriously.
With over 200 years of combined experience, our civil engineers, hydraulic engineers, hydrologists and structural engineers have the knowledge and expertise to produce reliable, innovative and cost effective solutions. Augmented by our in-house economics and GIS professionals, we provide our clients with comprehensive services to meet their unique needs and ensure their success.
Transportation Engineering & Design
Life is a journey. We provide the transportation engineering services solutions to get you there.
Water Resources Engineering
Creative engineering design solutions for drainage, hydrology, and hydraulics.
Building a strong foundation for neighborhood bridges and interstate overpasses; drainage structures and parking garages.
Turn-key services that include economic analyses, expert witness testimony, GIS and more.
Bringing innovative design solutions to life.
From vision to reality. Small-scale neighborhoods, full-scale mixed-use master plans, and commercial developments.
CivilTech holds a number of certifications as a small/minority/disadvantaged business enterprise at the federal, state and local level.
CivilTech logos and brochures are available for download. Additional logo formats may be obtained by contacting Samantha Harn
CivilTech belongs to numerous local and national professional organizations and affiliations.
We see ourselves as our clients’ partner, building mutual success one project at a time. Our reputation is built on our
commitment to the highest standards of quality and client satisfaction. We honor this commitment not by focusing on projects alone, but by building lasting relationships.
CivilTech’s Construction Services Adds New Director
May 2020 — CivilTech Engineering, Inc. welcomes new Director of Construction Services, Michelle Milliard, P.E. She joins the team to assist current Vice President Amir Mosaffa expand CivilTech’s construction management and inspection services across Texas. Michelle has more than 30 years leading engineering teams in the design, construction and maintenance of interstate and major…
CivilTech Begins Study on Lower Greens Bayou Watershed
April 2020 — CivilTech Engineering, Inc.is conducting a watershed planning study for proposed drainage improvements to Lower Greens Bayou Watershed. The purpose of the study is to identify a plan to reduce flood risk along lower Greens Bayou. The study area consists of approximately 42 square miles and includes 13 stream miles along Greens Bayou….
CivilTech Engineering, Inc. Adds Two Key Executives
CivilTech Engineering, Inc. (CivilTech) is pleased to announce two new additions to its management team, Sam Talje, P.E., Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, and Michael McGovern, P.E., CFM, Vice President and Director of Water Resources Division. CivilTech CEO and President Melvin G. Spinks, P.E. said both Sam Talje and Michael McGovern are…
Welcome Barry Vanderwalt, P.E. to the Water Resources team
CivilTech Engineering is pleased to announce the addition ofBarry Vanderwalt, P.E. to the Water Resources team. He joins us with an impressive more than 30 years’ experience in civil engineering and infrastructure solutions, with a strong focus on hydrology and hydraulics. Mr. Vanderwalt’s expertise lies in water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer and drainage improvements….
CivilTech Congratulates Three Associates on Recent Promotions
January 2019 – CivilTech Engineering, Inc. (CivilTech) is pleased to announce the recent promotions of now Executive Vice President Darrell Kaderka, P.E., Vice President of Transportation Paul Baxter, P.E. and Senior Project Manager Curtis White, P.E. “These well-deserved promotions are in line with CivilTech’s continued commitment in providing superior technical quality work,” said President Melvin…
CivilTech Welcomes Two New Senior Engineers
William Gunkle, PE joins our Transportation Division as senior project manager with 24 years’ experience including all aspects of transportation engineering such as roadway, highway, railroad, and rail. At CivilTech, Bill will be responsible for design calculations, plan preparation, and direction of schematic designs for highway and roadway projects for clients such as TxDOT, City…
Warm welcome to our Marketing Intern at CivilTech; Mira Talje
This month we’re excited to announce the newest member of our team at Civil Tech! As Marketing Intern, Mira Talje brings a world of skills and passion for communication, web design and advertisement to help connect and build relationships with our online audience. “Visiting the IH-45 construction field was incredibly special. I am honored to…
CivilTech happy to begin CM&I on IH 45
Our team is currently providing construction engineering and inspection services and construction management of specific operations for IH 45: from SP 5 to IH 69. Specifically, the team is providing Engineer Led Inspection Teams (ELIT) to provide structural, concrete paving, hot mix asphalt and storm water pollution plan inspection as well as review traffic control…
CivilTech Welcomes New Vice President John Perez, P.E., C.F.M., and Sr. Project Manager Tara Burrer, P.E.
June 2017 – CivilTech Engineering, Inc. announces that John Perez, P.E., C.F.M. has been named vice president to lead municipal and transportation engineering operations for the San Antonio area satellite office and Tara Burrer, P.E. as senior project manager for the design and transportation department in the Cypress office. “Our success is directly correlated to…
CivilTech Awarded 6×5 TxDOT Contract
May 2018 – CivilTech Engineering, Inc. was awarded a Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI) services contract from the Texas Department of Transportation Houston District (TxDOT). The contract includes Engineer Led Inspection Teams (ELIT) to perform various CEI services and manage the construction of specific operations for various projects. CivilTech’s team will be responsible for providing…
CivilTech Conducts Bridge Scour Analyses Across Texas
April 2018 – CivilTech Engineering, Inc. ramps up for various bridge scour analyses projects across Texas to address the structural integrity of some of the state’s most important roadways. Currently, CivilTech is working on the Odessa Bridge Scour, a Texas Department of Transportation Odessa District project, using the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) standards for the…
Construction Complete for CivilTech Designed Woodland Hills Drive Expansion Project
January 2018 – Construction was recently completed for the CivilTech Engineering, Inc. designed Woodland Hills Drive Expansion Project in east Harris County. The project included widening the existing two-lane roadway to four lanes from Beltway 8 for approximately 1,400 feet to Sunset Breeze Drive. CivilTech’s design included removing the existing concrete curb median; restriping the…
CivilTech Welcomes Sandra Ortiz as Strategic Communications Manager
Mrs. Ortiz comes to CivilTech from the Harris County Flood Control District where she was responsible for internal communications, public outreach, social media, media relations, and emergency management operations during times of severe weather (most recently Hurricane Harvey). Her more than 11 years of experience in government, corporate, non profit and private sector makes a…
CivilTech welcomes Sam Sadeghi, PE as Bridge Inspection Engineer
Mr. Sadeghi brings more than 35 years of experience, including 20 years of project management for TxDOT where he worked as District Bridge Inspection Engineer. During his time with TxDOT, Mr. Sadeghi scheduled, assigned and supervised the Bridge Inspection Program and contracts in his sector by thoroughly conducting inspections for routine, fracture critical, and underwater…
CivilTech welcomes Larry Goldberg, PE as Director of Infrastructure
Mr. Goldberg joins CivilTech as Director of Infrastructure with more than 34 years of experience in project management, planning, business development, and contract negotiation to name a few. He’s also held various technical and executive positions managing large multi-million dollar projects. We look forward to him being a part of the CivilTech team and the…
Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM) 2017 Announcement
CivilTech Engineering, Inc. is pleased to announce Senior Project Engineer, Connor McColloch, and Project Engineer, David Juan, have recently received their designations as Certified Floodplain Managers (CFM). The need for floodplain managers is expanding due to increases in disaster losses, the emphasis on reducing the constant damage and rebuilding cycle, and a recognized need for…
CivilTech Begins Design for One of Texas’ Oldest Highways
JUNE 2017–CivilTech has recently begun design services associated with roadway improvements for one of Texas’ oldest highways, SH 5. SH 5 was one of the original 26 highways proposed in 1917 and aimed to extend from New Mexico to Amarillo. Realigned in 1959, the route now takes travelling public from Richardson to north of McKinney….
CivilTech Celebrates 20 Years of Service
APRIL 20, 2017—CivilTech celebrated 20 years of engineering better communities. We were proud to host more than 100 of our closest colleagues and friends. This celebration gave our team a great opportunity to look back on the last 20 years and thank our clients and friends that have made success possible as well as look…
TxDOT Houston District
CivilTech is proud to have recently been selected by the TxDOT Houston District as prime and subconsultant for its Hydrology and Hydraulic indefinite deliverycontracts. This selection is a key win for CivilTech. The program will include the development of drainage design and drainage studies or reports; preparationof plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E) package; construction phase…
Running of the Pi
Kicking off 2017 Engineer’s Week, CivilTech employees participated in organized “Running of the Pi” events in both College Station and Houston. The 5k race supports area Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic (STEM) programs. Proceeds additionally fund local elementary, middle, and high schools that support STEM programs. Participants were rewarded for their efforts with pi-inspired food,…
Dear CivilTech Engineering, We are writing to express the gratitude of Just4Water for your support this past year in assistance of our organization’s objectives to provide self-sustainable water solutions to developing countries. As a result of your generosity, we are one step closer to accomplishing our goal of creating easier and sustainable access to clean…