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AB Consultants, Inc. (AB) is a multidisciplinary engineering and engineering support services Certified SBE/DBE/MBE firm, founded in 1993.

AB provides professional services in Land Surveying, Land Planning, Environmental Sciences (Wetlands, Streams, Forests), Stream Restoration Design, Landscape Architecture, Site Civil & Highway Engineering, Hydraulic/Hydrologic Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Site Assessments, Geotechnical Engineering, Utility Engineering, Site Structural, Subsurface Utility Exploration (Designations and Test Holes/Pits), Construction Management and Inspection, Materials Sampling and Testing, and CCTV Pipleine Inspection with Pipeline Flushing.

Since its inception in 1993, AB has developed a highly successful track record for providing their services to both public and private sectors.  After successful delivery for traditional design-bid-build projects AB targeted being part of design-build projects. Consequently, AB gained an understanding and approach which can benefit any client relationship in a variety of configurations and scenarios. This design-build understanding combined with AB’s planning, engineering, and construction inspection experience, allows AB to emphasize value engineering, constructability reviews, and economic solutions.  AB takes pride in providing designs which lead to cost effective, change order free, construction projects for owners. For Design-Build contracts, AB works with the Design-Build contractor to have continuous quality control checks by the contractor throughout the design process. This facilitates a cost effective “bullet proof” design which is  highly “construction friendly” and satisfies all of the owner’s expectations. Construction Friendly equates to savings for the client while still providing high quality and working within all applicable regulations.

This design-build philosophy we refer to as “Total Project Management Mindset”; a Total Project Management Mindset ensures project completion is on time, work is of high quality, and the project is most cost effective as a total project (design, permits, construction). Our successful history, as being part of design-build teams, for county, federal, and private clients, has established an enviable track record, especially for a small business.

 

The engineers within AB Consultants, Inc., having been part of the design-build process and projects, and having this “Total Project Management Mindset”, function much better as engineers to the betterment of the project and fulfillment of client needs and objectives.

 

AB Consultants, Inc. is unique in another fashion: AB has diverse services. AB, although a small, minority business, has the services diversity of many large firms, and even offers services which many large firms do not. AB has in-house soil drilling and a materials laboratory which has been assessed by AMRL and is enrolled in the AMRL fine aggregate, course aggregate, CBR and soil proficiency sample programs. AB Consultants at one time having a construction division, is not afraid of offering heavy equipment dependent services such as utility test hole excavation using air vacuum trucks, and performing pipeline flushing with a jetter/vac truck supporting  CCTV pipeline assessments which is also equipment dependent.

 

Combine the engineering, environmental services and field services, and you have AB, a “one-stop shop” for most civil engineering design projects.
AB, a small business with large business services.

Our Team

Senior Management

President
Amrish A. Patel, PE
Phone: (301) 306-3091

Senior Vice President
Steve Foster
Phone: (443) 729-2705


Land Surveying

Managers
Vernon Kelly, Prof. LS
Phone: (240) 582-8030
Jacob Deaner, Prof. LS
Phone: (240) 582-8060

Subsurface Utility Exploration

Managers
Vernon Kelly, Prof. LS
Phone: (240) 582-8030
Jacob Deaner, Prof. LS
Phone: (240) 582-8060


Marketing & Business Development

Managers
Vice President
Michael Morse, FE/EIT
Phone: (240) 582-8002
Marketing and Business Development Manager
Olta Deaner
Phone: (443) 729-2701


Geotechnical Structure Engineering & Inspections

Manager
Vice President
Kim-Hou Chan, PE
Phone: (240) 582-8028

Structural: Bridges, Buildings, Inspections, Site

Manager
Vice President
Kim-Hou Chan, PE
Phone: (240) 582-8028


Engineering

Highway, Utility, & Site Civil Engineering, Planning
Manager
Vice President
Sanjay Patel, PE
Phone: (240) 582-8021

Water Resources & Environmental
Manager
Vice President
Sanjay Patel, PE
Phone: (240) 582-8021


Pipeline Assessments

Pipeline Flushing
CCTV Pipeline and Manhole Assessments/Inspection

Manager
Vice President
Sanjay Patel, PE
Phone: (240) 582-8021


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