Looking Forward

Tag: History

Kyle Womack was the catalyst of many firsts in the early years of the Midland office. He managed the office for 30 years and has served…

Sheri Mullins has been referred to as the inventor of the PSC Project Assistants (PASS) Team responsible for the record of projects for all of PSC….

Eric West, a trailblazing engineer in the Midland office, has attained that work/life balance that makes him an inspiration to others, said Jay Edwards, chief operating…

Les Burke, AIA, is a senior associate and studio leader in PSC’s K-12 Sector. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Texas Tech University and…

Gary Harris championed many small-town projects beginning in 1982 when he joined Parkhill, Smith & Cooper as a project engineer. Maybe that was because he grew…

For senior associate and engineer, Larry Bell, working for PSC in the Aviation Sector has always encouraged his fascination with airports and incorporated his experience in…

As a principal at PSC and the director of the Higher Education Sector, as well as a member of PSC’s Board of Directors, Dan Hart, FAIA,…

Ken Buchanan worked 43 years with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. Before joining PSC, he served as a senior technician in the City of Lubbock Traffic Engineering…

Starting in May 1996, the original Midland Airport terminal was serving its last years until construction of a new Midland International Airport terminal was completed. Machinery…

Clarence Cooper

by Valerie Edgren

Samuel Clarence Cooper started his engineering career in Crosbyton, Texas, in 1924 as a bookkeeper, abstractor and rodman. In 1929 he left Crosbyton to join the…

This Throwback Thursday shows Bill Cartwright standing in front of the girder of the Central Church of Christ in Amarillo. His son, Mike Cartwright, was the engineer...

Pat Conover

by Valerie Edgren

Pat started his engineering career as a structural engineer before he joined Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. His education includes a master’s and bachelor’s degree in civil…

Terry Bilderback

by Valerie Edgren

Terry Bilderback started his career at PSC in 1973. He worked on a part-time basis prior to his graduation with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering…

Bill Bissell

by Valerie Edgren

Bill’s engineering career began at 19 years old. Bill surveyed in oil fields, staking oil locations for former President George Bush Sr. He honed his engineering…

Daniel Knorr

by Valerie Edgren

Daniel B. Knorr started at PSC in 1971. He became the El Paso office manager in 1989 and served on the Board of Directors as Vice…

While still a student at Texas Tech University, Clarence “Tex” Kidwell began working as a surveyor for the engineering firm of Parkhill, Smith, and Cooper in…

Marlin Rocelius “Red” Smith Jr. helped found Parkhill, Smith & Cooper in 1945. He worked hard but took a strong interest in family. “He was one of…

In 1958 Gordon Parkhill moved to El Paso to organize the second location for Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. The office was on the third floor of...
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...
Brian Griggs is a Principal based in PSC’s Amarillo Office in the Higher Education Sector. He is currently in Spain, researching his book on the architectural heritage...
Brian Griggs is a Principal based in PSC’s Amarillo Office in the Higher Education Sector. He is currently in Spain, researching his book on the architectural heritage...