We would like to welcome the following people into the PDC family! Ely Galindo is our Front Desk Administrative Assistant. She provides administrative support to all of our staff. Ely has been working as an Administrative Assistant for 20 years and isn’t tired of it yet! She likes to both cook and dance and sometimes dancing while she is cooking! Brandon Rodriguez, E.I.T. is an Assistant Civil Engineer who graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in civil engineering. Brandon recently passed the 8-hour portion of the Water Resources and Environmental PE exam. He gained valuable experience from working at two different civil engineering firms in the San Francisco bay area before coming to PDC. Brandon is responsible for assisting in the preparation of plans, coordinating work assignments with design team engineers, and supporting other staff. He likes to go rock climbing, backpacking/camping, and snowboarding. He also is proud to be a first generation college graduate and anticipates his younger siblings joining him very soon! Ceasar MacPherson joins PDC’s Phoenix office as a Senior Designer. In his position, Ceasar works directly with the Project Manager doing design and drafting for projects. He has over 30 years of experience. Zachariah Trujillo is our Accounting Clerk responsible for posting cash receipts, making bank deposits, creating and mailing client invoices, reconciling time-sheets for our survey crew, and entering project related vendor invoices and employee expense reports. In Zach’s free time, he enjoys building lowriders. Garrett Anderson joins us as an Assistant Civil Engineer. His responsibilities are hydraulic and hydrologic modeling/civil engineering design, engineering support for Professional Engineers, and stormwater permitting/report writing. He has 16 months of experience in engineering. Garrett has never lived in California prior to being hired at PDC. He moved to San Diego from Seattle, Washington. Hayley Monroe, an Assistant Civil Engineer worked as an intern at PDC last summer before going back to Arizona for her senior year of college. After graduating with a Master of Science in Engineering in May, she was a Graduate Teaching Assistant for a senior civil engineering design class. We are happy to have her back as a full-time team member. Jesus Rodriguez, an Assistant Civil Engineer is another former intern who has become a full-time employee at PDC. He assists our Project Managers with a variety of tasks such as hand drafting on mylars, red-lining plan sets, and picking up plans at the City. He still holds a record of being unbeatable at ping pong at his previous jobs!
Ben Blazek joins us as a Project Surveyor. He is a boundary surveyor, assisting Gary Hus in the office and out in the field. Ben has been surveying for twelve years.
Michael Murawski is a Design Engineer and is currently working on grading and improvement designs. He has five years of experience working predominantly on large subdivisions including grading, improvements, utility design, and mapping of subdivisions and easements. Mike has been playing guitar and bass since he was sixteen and used to be in a band called Oddly Enough. Very cool.
Jeff Novoa is a Civil Engineer. Jeff has been at PDC for six months and has three years of experience in the engineering field. He is assisting in the analysis and design of storm water facilities, including storm water BMPs and Low Impact Development techniques. Jeff is also preparing reports and specifications related to water quality, surface hydrology and hydraulics, and stormwater facilities design. Jeff is an Assistant Instructor/Divemaster for SCUBA Diving.
Zach Archer is a new Survey Rodman/Chainman. He assists the survey Party Chiefs and field crew. Zach studied International Security and Political Science at San Diego State. Certainly a non-traditional approach to the field of survey; pretty sweet.
Gary Poeng joins us in the position of Landscape Designer. His responsibilities include participating in the design and/or preparation of site plans, master plans, construction drawings, and specifications for the development of parks, plazas, medians, and other landscape architectural and planning projects. Gary has 6.5 years of experience in Residential Landscape Design and Construction. Plus two years of experience in Skate Park Design and Construction. Gary spent three years working as a Lighting Jockey for a premier nightclub and had the opportunity to meet and mingle with countless musicians and celebrities. Good stuff.
Jesus Rodriguez is our current Engineering Intern. He assists our project managers with a variety of tasks such as hand drafting on mylars, red-lining plan sets, and picking up plans at the City. Jesus is a student worker at the Department of Building, Design, and Construction at San Diego State University. He holds a record of being unbeatable at ping pong at his previous jobs. Whoa!
AJ Adams supports the survey team in the field and serves as a rodperson.
We are happy to have you on our team!