Looking Forward

Category: Engineering

Mark Sanchez is a Principal and Senior Project Manager and manages the firm’s El Paso office. As the office celebrates 60 years of improving the community…

Crews with Deem Structural Services, steel erector for Lee Lewis Construction Inc., raised a 45-ton truss into place at the roof of The Buddy Holly Hall…

Water covers over 70 percent of the planet, but that doesn’t mean it’s all drinkable. You would never want to take a sip from the ocean...

Seeing the finish line on a project is one of the secrets to its success, but the beginning is just as important. Nicholas N. Ybarra, PE,…

Charles Fiedler is an Associate and Team Leader as a Civil Engineer in PSC’s Environmental Sector. He joined PSC in 2016 as a member of the…

“I’ll begin with a disclaimer — sound is incredibly complicated. First, it involves a serious understanding of physics, biology, mathematics and material science. Then we will…

Fred Hervey Sludge Bed Replacement from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. After 33 years of service, the clay-lined sludge beds at Fred Hervey Water Reclamation…

The following is a time lapse of the last two sections from a custom air handling unit being placed in the mechanical penthouse of UMC’s East…

Water System Simulation

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Keith Rutherford is a Senior Project Manager and a Senior Associate in PSC’s Infrastructure Sector. As an expert in hydraulics, pipelines and pumping systems, he has…

First-Time Water

by Kim LaBree

Kimberly LaBree, PE, works with PSC’s Water Resources Sector. She was the manager of the Canutillo water and wastewater design and has been recognized for her…

Maybe you built Lego kingdoms or toy bridges as a child. Underlying that, however, was a pull from the world of engineering. Perhaps you had a…

The North 2 Tank is an important part of the development for Northeast El Paso and El Paso Water. PSC’s Infrastructure Team Leader Mike Ramirez, PE,…

Parkhill, Smith & Cooper’s work has taken to the skies this year with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones. Drones benefit clients, PSC…

Have you ever wondered how thick runway pavement is? Well, the primary runway at the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport is a total of 44 inches...

Go on-site with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper as construction begins on a new 55,000-gallon pedosphere-style elevated storage tank in Kress, Texas. PSC designed the new elevated storage tank…

Spotlight – Eric West

by Nicole McBride

Eric West is a firm principal, civil engineer and sector director of the Site Development Team. Eric started his professional career at PSC as soon as he…

Holly Holder, PE, PSC Principal and PSC’s Public Works Sector Director, recently received PSC’s Trusted Adviser Award. I recently spoke to him about his passion for…

As El Paso’s eastside area continues to develop at a rapid pace, wastewater infrastructure needed to be expanded to keep up with growth. PSC designed the…

René Franks is an Associate and Stormwater Team Leader in PSC’s Public Works Sector. She is an expert in floodplain management, floodplain hydrology and hydraulics, infrastructure…

René Franks is an associate and leader of the Stormwater Team. She worked for the City of Midland for almost 20 years and reached the position…

I enjoyed a recent phone interview with Roland Holder, Associate and Team Leader for PSC’s Structural Engineering Team. He holds a Professional Engineer license in six…

Daniel Albus, PE, team leader in PSC’s environmental sector, acquainted the attendees of PSCU 2017 with how chlorination revolutionized public health with his presentation, Lives on...

The Case for NACE

by Kevin Fredley

In the desert Southwest, the sun can heat up to unbearable temperatures. These temperatures can create havoc, including killing your plants or fading the coating on...
"Call 811 NOT 911" was a PSCU 2017 course instructed by Scott Honeyfield and David Mendoza. This course reviewed the statute that created 811/one call, which is a...

Time lapse of crane installing new HVAC units on the West Building of Parkhill, Smith & Cooper’s Lubbock office.

Flashback to Clardy Fox

by Travis Cram

PSC was chosen by the City of Lubbock to serve as the engineer of record and oversee construction of the Northwest Lubbock Drainage Improvements project, a...

PSC was proud to Build Community with the Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport and our local schools by hosting a group of Lubbock area students as…