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 34 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
34 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 44 Years Experience   Oakland 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
44 Years Experience

Oakland 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 36 Years Experience   Oakland Office  gwillson@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1076)  Civil Engineer, CA (C57739)  Civil Engineer, HI (11304)  Civil Engineer, OR (77410)  Civil Engineer, WA (45578)  National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Coatings  Inspector Level 1 - CIP# 6397

Glenn Willson, PE
Western Regional Manager
36 Years Experience

Oakland Office
gwillson@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Corrosion Engineer, CA (CR1076)

Civil Engineer, CA (C57739)

Civil Engineer, HI (11304)

Civil Engineer, OR (77410)

Civil Engineer, WA (45578)

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) Coatings

Inspector Level 1 - CIP# 6397

 
  Megan Brown, PE  Southwest Regional Manager 15 Years Experience     San Diego Office  mbrown@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Professional Engineer, CA (C74708)

Megan Brown, PE
Southwest Regional Manager
15 Years Experience
 

San Diego Office
mbrown@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer, CA (C74708)

  Chris Hunniford, PE  Chief Operating Officer, Acting Central Regional Manager 13 Years Experience   Houston Office  chunniford@vaengineering.com  REGISTRATION  Professional Engineer, TX (107411)  National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) - Cathodic  Protection Technician - CP2  Confined Space Entry Certified

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

Houston Office
chunniford@vaengineering.com

REGISTRATION

Professional Engineer, TX (107411)

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) - Cathodic

Protection Technician - CP2

Confined Space Entry Certified

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

Kim L. Costa
Controller

Oakland Office
kcosta@vaengineering.com

OAKLAND OFFICE

Glenn Willson, PE
Western Regional Manager

Noy Phannavong, PE
Project Manager

Nicole Kwan, PE
Project Engineer

Kevin Krajewski, PE 
Flow Monitoring Practice Lead

Chelsea Teall, PE
Project Manager

Oliver Pohl, PE
Project Manager

Manny Najar, PE
Coatings Practice Lead

Angel Mejia, PE PMP
Project Manager

Matthew H. Snow, CP3
Associate Engineer

Kim L. Costa
Controller

Mike Johannessen, PE
Senior Project Engineer

Sara Schaab
Assistant Engineer

SAN DIEGO OFFICE

Debra L. Kaye, PE
President, Principal in Charge

Megan Brown
Southwest Regional Manager

Brian Briones, PE
Project Manager

Jenna Mariano
Assistant Engineer

Sylvia Goebel
Engineering Assistant

Michael Sherman
Engineering Assistant

HOUSTON OFFICE

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

Christopher Sheldon, PE, CIP1, CP4
Sr. Project Manager

Brian Huang, PE
Assistant Engineer

Will Pester
Assistant Engineer

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 California 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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