Inwood News

September 20, 2012 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Renato Chuw, PE, as Associate Principal. Mr. Chuw has managed the Transportation Drainage group and served as Senior Engineer on Inwood’s drainage design projects since 2007. As Associate Principal, he will continue to perform his normal duties as well as take on an ownership role and responsibility in the overall management and direction of the firm. Mr. Chuw graduated from UCF with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and has over 17 years of experience in the industry.

September 11, 2012 | Events

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has unveiled a new look and an updated website. The site features expanded service listings, project information, news articles, and career opportunities. In addition, Inwood launched a social media initiative. You can now connect with us online through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and our RSS feed. The goal is to stay current and remain connected with fellow engineering companies, clients, employees, and job candidates.

September 5, 2012 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Joshua Spence, PE, CFM, to project manager. Mr. Spence has been with Inwood for over six years. He has served as project engineer on various drainage and water resource projects throughout the state. His experience includes watershed modeling and stormwater retrofits, including drainage infrastructure inventory and evaluation, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain analysis, and stormwater design. His new responsibilities will include management of the project scope, schedule, and budget as well as participation in project marketing and client management.

August 24, 2012 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. added three new engineering interns during the months of July and August with more additions expected to be announced in September. Our recent project awards have created the need for this internal growth.

Michael Pfister, EI, joined Inwood’s Transportation group as part of the design team where he is primarily responsible for roadway design, cost analysis on design alternatives, and construction plans production. Mr. Pfister served as an engineering technician, construction inspector, and ultimately a drafting technician and surveyor for the U.S. Air Force prior to earning his bachelor of science in civil engineering in 2011.

June 27, 2012 | Projects

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc., as part of the Kimley-Horn & Associates (KHA) team, was selected for the Osceola Parkway Extension PD&E Study for Florida's Turnpike Enterprise. Inwood is a major partner on this project and contributed to the win with our experience in completing the original feasibility study, which was initiated by Osceola County and completed in association with KHA in early 2012.

May 31, 2012 | Projects

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is part of Leware Construction Company's team that was selected for the SR 37 Design-Build project for FDOT District 1. The project consists of widening the existing SR 37 roadway to four lanes and completely replacing the existing two-lane bridge over the north fork of the Alafia River. While Leware is the lead contractor and will handle bridge construction, Inwood is the lead engineer and will cover project management, roadway and drainage design, traffic control plans, signing and pavement markings, utility coordination, and permitting.

September 21, 2011 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. added three new engineering interns to the firm. Chase Wilkinson, EI, joins Inwood’s Roadway/Transportation group; Jarrod Hirneise, EI, joins the Drainage team; and Paul Biscardi, EI, joins the Water Resources division. With these additions, Inwood is over 40 employees strong, including 19 certified professional engineers and eight certified engineering interns. 

As part of the Roadway/Transportation division, Chase Wilkinson, EI, is primarily responsible for roadway design and construction plans production. He will also be performing engineering and cost analysis on design alternatives. Wilkinson graduated in May 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida (UF).

July 7, 2010 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mandee Brandt, P.E., has been elected President of the Central Florida Chapter of the Florida Engineering Society (FES).  Brandt was inducted into her new position on June 16, 2010.
Brandt has been involved with FES since 2000. She has served as Secretary, Treasurer, and Vice President, among other roles with the organization. During Brandt’s one-year term as President, her responsibilities will include working to maintain membership, encouraging volunteerism in the community, and increasing fundraising efforts for scholarships.

June 17, 2010 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. is pleased to announce that five employees earned their certification from the Florida Board of Professional Engineers. David Ledgerwood, PE; Hadil Jardaneh, PE; Josh Spence, PE; Kevin Iannarone, PE; and Tom Amstadt, PE, have earned their registered Professional Engineer designation. The firm is currently 46 employees strong with 20 registered professional engineers and nine certified engineer interns.

May 13, 2010 | Events, Projects

In February 2010, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), District One announced the completion of the Fort Fraser Trail extension, located in Polk County.  As part of the design-build team, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. was selected by FDOT to provide the engineering design of the trail.
The Fort Fraser Trail extension is a multi-use trail connection between the existing, 7.5-mile Fort Fraser Trail, located along U.S. 98 between Lakeland and Bartow, and the Circle B Bar Reserve’s 3.5-mile trail network. The trail extension provides regional, recreational connections that allow for a more pedestrian and bike friendly community.

April 29, 2010 | Events

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc., located in Oviedo, is pleased to announce that the year 2010 marks the firm’s 15th anniversary.  The firm employs over 45 engineers, technicians, and administrative personnel.  Over the years, Inwood has developed a reputation of providing quality civil, environmental, transportation engineering, planning, and public involvement services to governmental clients throughout the state of Florida. 

May 28, 2009 | Personnel

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc is pleased to announce that Environmental Scientist, Jason Houck, PWS, is an Authorized Gopher Tortoise Agent. This designation is the result of a permit issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) after review of Mr. Houck's demonstrated experience and training.

Mr. Houck is authorized to provide Inwood's clients with the surveying, excavation, trapping, marking, transporting, and relocating of gopher tortoises. As a result of the new gopher tortoise permitting guidelines FWC implemented in April 2009, Mr. Houck took the steps necessary to continue providing these services to clients.

May 14, 2009 | Events

&In support of the vision impaired community in Central Florida, Inwood Consulting Engineers participated in Lighthouse Central Florida's (LCF) 22nd annual Sight and Sole Walk. The team of employees, family, and friends were among over 325 walkers who attended the event on Saturday, May 9 at Universal Studios Orlando. Inwood placed first in the Corporate Team category contributing to the grand total of nearly $42,000 raised at the event. This is Inwood's eighth year to participate in the walk.

Kristen Ganoff, Engineer Intern at Inwood, explained, "I walked for LCF because it is important to support our local community in need. I enjoyed raising money and awareness for such a worthy cause."

May 6, 2009 | Projects

Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. has been selected by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 5 to study the widening of United States Highway (U.S.) 441, also known as Orange Blossom Trail (O.B.T.), in Osceola County, Florida. The project begins at U.S. 192 (Vine Street) and extends northward to Country Road (south of Osceola Parkway), a distance of approximately two miles. The PD&E Study process will involve the development of roadway improvement alternatives, a comparative evaluation of the social and environmental effects, and the overall costs of each alternative. It is anticipated that the existing five-lane roadway will need to be widened to a six-lane divided urban roadway.

February 5, 2009 | Events

As part of the firm's community involvement efforts, Inwood Consulting Engineers, Inc. hosted a blood drive on Tuesday, February 3 to benefit Florida's Blood Centers (FBC). The "Little Red Bus" collected blood donations from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Inwood's parking lot. According to FBC, Inwood employees donated enough blood to save 30 lives.

"I participated in the blood drive because it makes a difference in our community. The company blood drive made it convenient and easy to make a donation. I am happy to do every bit I can do to improve the quality of life for others," stated Mark Hales, Associate Principal of Inwood.