Founded by José Villalobos in May of 1979,
V&A Consulting Engineers, Inc.
is a consulting firm with a reputation and long-established history providing responsive service and successful solutions for water, wastewater, and transit infrastructure agencies.

 

At V&A, we are proud to have built an extraordinary team combining comprehensive applied experience with a genuine commitment and passion to provide clients
with Grade-A services.

 
To dedicate our expertise to achieve a better world through
resilient and sustainable civil infrastructure.
— The V&A Team
Debra L. Kaye, PE  President, Principal-in-Charge 38 Years Experience   San Diego Office  dkaye@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Civil Engineer, CA (77221)  Civil Engineer, NV (014881)

Debra L. Kaye, PE
President, Principal-in-Charge
38 Years Experience

San Diego Office
dkaye@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Civil Engineer, CA (77221)

Civil Engineer, NV (014881)

José L. Villalobos, PE  Founder, Chairman Strategic Marketing Officer 46 Years Experience   Oakland Office • San Antonio Office  jvillalobos@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1006)  Civil Engineer, CA (C26659)  Civil Engineer, TX (015884)  Civil Engineer, NV (79525)  Civil Engineer, OR (91708PE)

José L. Villalobos, PE
Founder, Chairman
Strategic Marketing Officer
46 Years Experience

Oakland Office • San Antonio Office
jvillalobos@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1006)

Civil Engineer, CA (C26659)

Civil Engineer, TX (015884)

Civil Engineer, NV (79525)

Civil Engineer, OR (91708PE)

Glenn Willson, PE  Western Regional Manager 37 Years Experience   Oakland Office  gwillson@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1076)  Civil Engineer, CA (C57739)  Civil Engineer, FL (PE86800)  Civil Engineer, HI (11304)  Civil Engineer, OR (77410)  Civil Engineer, WA (45578)  National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Coatings  Coatings Inspector CIP2 #6397

Glenn Willson, PE
Western Regional Manager
37 Years Experience

Oakland Office
gwillson@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1076)

Civil Engineer, CA (C57739)

Civil Engineer, FL (PE86800)

Civil Engineer, HI (11304)

Civil Engineer, OR (77410)

Civil Engineer, WA (45578)

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Coatings

Coatings Inspector CIP2 #6397

 
Megan Brown, PE  Southwest Regional Manager 16 Years Experience    San Diego Office  mbrown@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Professional Engineer, CA (C74708)

Megan Brown, PE
Southwest Regional Manager
16 Years Experience

San Diego Office
mbrown@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer, CA (C74708)

Chris Hunniford, PE  Chief Operating Officer,  Acting Central Regional Manager 14 Years Experience   Houston Office  chunniford@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Professional Engineer, TX (107411)  National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) - Cathodic Protection Technician - CP3  Confined Space Entry Certified

Chris Hunniford, PE
Chief Operating Officer,
Acting Central Regional Manager
14 Years Experience

Houston Office
chunniford@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer, TX (107411)

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) - Cathodic Protection Technician - CP3

Confined Space Entry Certified

David J. Hunniford, PE  Southeast Regional Manager 33 Years Experience   Florida Office  dhunniford@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Professional Engineer, FL (43314)

David J. Hunniford, PE
Southeast Regional Manager
33 Years Experience

Florida Office
dhunniford@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer, FL (43314)

Kim L. Costa  Controller   Oakland Office  kcosta@vaengineering.com

Kim L. Costa
Controller

Oakland Office
kcosta@vaengineering.com

OAKLAND OFFICE

Glenn Willson, PE, CIP2
Western Regional Manager

Noy Phannavong, PE
Condition Assessment
Practice Leader

Nicole Kwan, PE
Project Engineer

Tony Lam
Accounting Manager

José Villalobos, PE
Strategic Marketing

Oliver Pohl, PE
Project Manager

Chelsea Teall, PE, CP4
Project Manager

Ken Kalemkarian, EIT
Assistant Engineer

Pablo Jimenez
Technician

Kevin Krajewski, PE 
Flow Monitoring Practice Lead

Angel Mejia, PE, PMP
Project Manager

Matthew H. Snow, EIT, CP4
Associate Engineer

Jennifer Asher
Technician

Kim L. Costa
Controller

Mike Johannessen, PE, CP2
Senior Project Engineer

Manny Najar, PE, CIP2
Coatings Practice Lead

Sara Schaab, EIT, CP2
Assistant Engineer

SAN DIEGO OFFICE

Debra L. Kaye, PE
President, Principal-in-Charge

Megan Brown, PE
Southwest Regional Manager

Brian Briones, PE, CP2
Project Manager

Farshad Malek, PE
Project Engineer

Sylvia Goebel
Engineering Assistant

Michael Sherman, CP2
Engineering Assistant

Jessica Bolaños, PE, C1P1
Project Engineer

Joseph Garcia
Technician

HOUSTON OFFICE

Chris Hunniford, PE, CP3
Chief Operating Officer,
Acting Central Regional Manager

Alejandro Caicedo Ramirez, PhD, EIT
Assistant Engineer

Christopher Sheldon, PE, CIP1, CP4
Sr. Project Manager & Technical Lead

Brian Huang, PE, CP2
Project Engineer

Will Pester, EIT, CP2
Associate Engineer

SARASOTA-BRADENTON, FLORIDA OFFICE

David J. Hunniford, PE
Southeast Regional Manager

Culture

At V&A, we’re proud to have built an extraordinary team combining comprehensive applied experience with a genuine commitment and passion in providing clients with grade-A services resulting in the best possible solutions.

Our reputation is exemplified by our team’s passion, experience, and commitment to quality work driven by field-conducted data collection and analysis. We are one of very few firms employing hands-on engineering strategies. Because of this, and our superior reporting capabilities, we meet and often exceed client expectations as evidenced by our long-standing roster of clients and partners.

Our culture attracts and retains some of the best people in the industry and fosters a passionate commitment to transparency, teamwork, and integrity. This offers our clients the kind of efficient, innovative service, and responsive solutions they’ve come to expect.


Job Openings


 

Project Manager - Houston, TX

Job Summary/Overview

The Project Manager is responsible for directing, coordinating and exercising functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in the development of proposal materials, scopes of work, schedules and fees for projects pursued by the firm. Tracks future opportunities, participates in client interviews, and assists with the negotiation of contracts.

  • Maintains relationships with current and past clients, including prepositioning the firm for future opportunities.

  • Executes projects within schedule, budget, and scope to meet client expectations and profit goals.

  • Leads and/or manages field activities as required to ensure the quality of the data collected and that the scope or work is met.

  • Follows V&A’s project management procedures and delegates tasks as required.

  • Communicates project delays, budget overruns, and potential scope creep to the Regional Manager and/or Technical Leads in a timely manner.

  • Maintains active membership with technical association(s) approved by management.   

  •  Attends meetings and seminars as a representative of V&A.

  • Prepares detailed construction cost estimates and schedules.

  • Prepares and signs plans and specifications, and oversees the development of complete construction bid packages.

  • Uses technical and/or engineering knowledge to complete calculations, summarize results, and write reports.

  • Maintains target billable ratio.

  • Ensures the maintenance, cleaning, and general upkeep of all V&A equipment, tools, vehicles, and office and warehouse spaces utilized during the execution of the project.

  • Utilizes available staff to complete projects in approximate proportion to the resource allocation estimates.

  • Completes project closing procedures for all projects.

 

Education, Experience & Knowledge

Education: Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Driver’s License.  Registered as a civil, mechanical, electrical, corrosion or chemical engineer.

Experience: A minimum of 7 years of experience in similar nature to this position.  Must have managed a $2,000,000 of profitable projects in the last three years.

Benefits

V&A offers an extremely competitive benefits package including a 401(k) match, 100% of employee medical premium up to $800/month and 85% of employee with dependents up to $2,500/month.

 

 


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