JAMES P. MEIER Vice President

Mr. Meier has over 25 years of experience in the civil engineering and land surveying industry. His projects have included major land developments, interstate highways and regional stormwater-management systems. His project experience includes educational, residential, commercial, industrial and office developments. As Project Manager, Mr. Meier will coordinate and lead the project team in delivering service on your project. He will coordinate and lead the project quality-control process and serve as a technical resource. His responsibilities include Project Management, Client Management, Business Development, Team Building, Land Surveying, Engineering Design and Quality Control. Mr. Meier’s strong background in stormwater management and natural resources and his ability to harmonize nature with development offer clients the unique opportunity to provide benefits to society while maintaining fiscal-development solutions.


  • Performed, directed or managed surveys for over 1000 cellular communications sites for various clients and providers throughout the Midwest
  • Completed stormwater management plans and reports for over 250 developments of varying size, location and complexity
  • Served as expert analyst and provided testimony for several property boundary disputes
  • Completed hydraulic surveys and hydraulic engineering models for rivers and creeks throughout Illinois and Wisconsin
  • Performed, directed and managed surveys for several state, county, municipal roadway and railway right-of-ways
  • Completed route and topographic surveys for public utility providers in northeastern Illinois
  • Completed plans and specifications for land development projects ranging from small commercial sites to large-scale residential developments covering hundreds of acres


  • AS, Science and Mathematics, William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL
  • BS, Agricultural Engineering, Natural Resources and Environment, University of Wisconsin, Madison


  • Professional Engineer: State of Illinois (062-051277)
  • Professional Land Surveyor: State of Illinois (035-3295)
  • Professional Land Surveyor: State of Wisconsin (S-2192)
  • Certified Flood Plain Manager: United States of America
  • Master Captain United States Coast Guard


  • Harper College Educational Foundation Board Member
  • Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member
  • University of Wisconsin Engineering Curriculum Committee