We Are Experts
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. is an engineering and environmental consulting firm with more than 1,300 team members and 31 offices nationwide. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, CEC is consistently ranked among the top firms on Engineering News-Record’s annual lists of the Top Design Firms and Top Environmental Firms.
A culture of accountability. We own it.®
At CEC, every member of our team has a personal stake in ensuring the success of our clients. Their success is our success. As employee-owners of the firm, we are all personally accountable for building lasting relationships and delivering outstanding results. Because we don’t just work at CEC. We own it.
Easy To Work With
Being easy to work with. We own it.
At other firms, you may find one person you work well with. Here, our clients tell us they work well with all of us. It’s because all of us are invested in your success. We’re accessible, responsive, and operate with integrity.
People First People
Putting people first. We own it.
At CEC, people come first. Always. Whether that’s our clients, our employees, or our community. It’s why we listen more and work harder to understand the unique needs of our clients. And it’s why we prioritize the career development of every individual on our team. People are why we do this, and why we love what we do.
Teamwork. We own it.
We are at our best when we work together. That means bringing together a diverse team of talented, passionate, multidisciplinary experts to work closely alongside clients to craft comprehensive solutions to complex problems. We believe that by working together, no problem is insurmountable.
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) was founded in 1989 by four engineers and scientists. Today, we have a strong and dedicated leadership team that is positioning the firm for growth and for the seamless transition of the next generation of leaders.
Chief Legal Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Strategic Development Officer
Chief Executive Officer & President
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Technical Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Safety Excellence. We Own It.®
We believe all accidents are preventable and are committed to creating an accident- and incident-free workplace for employees and subcontractors through training, safe work practices, and processes for assessing project hazards. CEC strives for safety excellence throughout our entire organization and holds all individuals accountable for the safe performance of their work. Learn more about our Safety Culture.
Our History 30+ YEARS
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa.
First Branch Office
Cincinnati Office opens
Launch of our Ecological Sciences practice under the leadership of James Mudge
First Annual Planning Meeting
Columbus Office opens
Indianapolis and Nashville offices open
Chicago, Export, and St. Louis offices open
CEC launches its 5th practice - Water Resources
Phoenix Office opens
Austin, Charlotte, Sayre, and Toledo offices open
Launch of Market Groups
Launch of CEC's Market Groups to understand current and future needs of the markets we serve
Ownership + New Locations
Employee stock ownership exceeds that of our founders + Boston & Bridgeport offices open
New Location + First ERG
Philadelphia Office opens + CEC Fit! program begins
CEC's 25th Anniversary, Knoxville/Sevierville offices open
+ First Innovation Awards presented
New Location + Practice
Greenville Office opens, CEC launches its Survey Practice
CEC launches its Air Quality Practice
New Locations + ERG Programs
Buffalo, Kansas City, and Oklahoma City offices open
+ CEC Community and CEC Women programs begin
Milestone + New Locations
CEC's 30th Anniversary + Cleveland and Houston offices open
New Practice + ERG Program
CEC adds Manufacturing Infrastructure Services to expand our support to clients in several markets & launches CEC iDEA ERG
CEC launches its new podcast series, CEC Explains, with new episodes released every month
CEC establishes California operations with the launch of San Diego and Sacramento offices
Milestones + New Locations
Fishers & Martinsburg Offices Open, Dustin Kuhlman becomes the first non-founder CEO, CEC Ignite ERG launches