Advantages of Joining SPEO
From monthly meetings to annual events, you have the chance to create connections that can lead to business opportunities with clients and teaming partners.
Experience leadership opportunities and skill development through volunteer positions on the Board, as a Director, or on a committee.
Volunteer/Academic Outreach Opportunities
SPEO provides scholarships and outreach to local organizations that encourage and support youth to enter the engineering profession. Throughout the year, SPEO members volunteer for educational camps and workshops to share educational expertise with area youth.
SPEO offers training throughout the year on a variety of topics of interest to our members. Raymond L. Vargo, Director of the University of Pittsburgh SBDC, often hosts these training events at no cost to SPEO members. Members are encouraged to recommend topics for training for consideration at monthly meetings.
SPEO is a non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to mentoring local minority- and women-owned business enterprise (MBE/WBE) firms in Southwestern Pennsylvania and providing networking and subconsulting opportunities to them. SPEO is committed to increasing the opportunities available to its MBE/WBE members and prospective engineering and science students.
SPEO provides assistance with...
Youth engineering initiatives
SPEO members include:
Mentor Firms – Small to Large Engineering Firms and Consultants
Protégé Firms – MBE/WBE companies
Associate/Agency Firms – Government agencies and authorities (or other firms not meeting the Mentor or Protege Member requirements)
Become a Member
To become a member of SPEO, download and complete the profile/application that applies to your company or organization below and send it in with a check (for Mentor and Protege applicants). No check is necessary for Associate Members that are local agencies or authorities.
- Any engineering firm with a substantial work location in Southwestern Pennsylvania that has been established for at least ten (10) years and has committed to enhance the business viability of minority and woman-owned engineering firms in the area may become a Mentor Firm Member.
- Any minority-owned or woman-owned engineering firm with a substantial work location in Southwestern Pennsylvania that needs assistance with establishment or business growth may become a Protégé Firm Member.
- Any individual or any firm or company with a substantial work location in Southwestern PA that does not meet either the Mentor Firm or Protégé Firm Membership requirements may become an Associate Member of the Organization.
- Any federal, state or local governmental entity may become an Agency Member of the Organization.
- Governmental entities are able to join SPEO for no cost.
See what organizations are already members of SPEO below (click to expand each member type):
|A&A Consultants, Inc.||MBE||Geotechnical, civil, structural, and environmental engineering, as well as construction management and construction inspection.|
|Advanced Integration Group||WBE/DBE,
|Electrical & process control systems design & engineering, automation services & equipment supply.|
|Mechanical and electrical consulting engineering services, LEED consulting, and Building Commissioning services.|
|Architectural Innovations, LLC||WBE||Architectural firm designing for school, government, and public buildings.|
|AWK Consulting Engineers, Inc.||MBE||Geotechnical and environmental engineering and surveying.|
|Collective Efforts, LLC||WBE||Civil & Environmental engineering.|
|Cosmos Technologies, Inc.||MBE/DBE||Civil/Site Design, Water/Wastewater Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental and Safety Management, Construction Management/Inspection, Energy Management and Wastewater Process Development and Commercialization. Also 3-D laser scanning and MEP engineering.|
|Crawford Consulting Services, Inc.||WBE||Construction management & inspection.|
|Dawood Engineering||MBE||Civil engineering, structural engineering, surveying and mapping, highway/traffic, and GIS.|
|EHoldings||MBE/WBE||Public outreach, public and community relations programs, technical services, information delivery and IT, as well as urban and strategic planning.|
|G. Stephens Inc.||MBE/DBE||Construction and project management.|
|HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc.||WBE||Materials and construction inspection for public and private entities in the following industries: bridge and highway, railroad, water and wastewater, power, commercial construction, stadium, pressure vessels, and oil and gas.|
|Koryak Consulting, Inc.||MBE||Information technology, management consulting and software development firm. Expertise includes large databases and warehouses that incorporate GIS data, flow monitoring data, asset management data etc. Google applications and Mobile applications.|
|KS Engineers||MBE/DBE NMSDC||Civil Engineering, Structural Design, Construction Management/Inspection, Surveying and Mapping, Traffic & Transportation Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering.|
|Monaloh Basin Engineers||WBE||WBE/DBE practicing in the Civil Engineering field providing Survey, Right-of-Way, Utility Coordination and Construction Inspection services.|
|Moore Design Associates||WBE||Certified DBE-WBE specializing in landscape architecture, planning and sustainable design with over 25 years of experience in the states and overseas.|
|Nemean Engineering Group||MBE||Engineering firm providing innovative solutions through the use of robotics, machine learning and additive manufacturing.|
|Proshare Services||WBE||Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firm with a mission to help businesses in the oil and gas, energy, renewables, and commercial construction sectors.|
|Quality Engineering Solutions, Inc.||WBE||Design and analysis services for asphalt and concrete pavement projects throughout North America (general civil engineering design, structural design, construction management and inspection services).|
|R2O Consulting LLC||WBE/DBE||Civil and environmental engineering consulting services for infrastructure planning, renewal and design projects.|
|Rhea Engineers & Consultants, Inc.||WBE, SBE||Civil, environmental, field monitoring/management, geotechnical and water resources engineering and consulting services.|
|RIG Consulting, Inc.||WBE, SBE||Construction Management, Construction Inspection, Materials Inspection, and Surveying.|
|Sci-Tek Consultants, Inc.||MBE||Civil, environmental, and geotechnical engieering.|
|Sheesley & Associates, LLC||WBE/DBE||Engineering, Surveying, and Environmental Services.|
|Sigma Associates, Inc.||WBE/DBE||Engineering, program management, construction management, information technology and staffing support in the midwest and mid-atlantic regions of the U.S.|
|The Azalea Group, LLC||WBE/DBE||Environmental, permitting, NBIS inspection, highway engineering, structural engineering, construction inspection, municipal and site development.|
|Trans Associates||WBE||Civil Engineering Firm specializing in transportation (traffic studies, transportation planning, roadway/highway/intersection design, parking consulting, traffic signal design, traffic control plans).|
|The Lexis Group||WBE||Subsurface Utility Engineering, Civil Engineering, Site Design, Survey.|
|Tri-State Design & Development, Inc.||MBE||Multi-discipline consulting engineering firm providing bridge design and inspection, construction inspection and management, transportation planning and design, surveying and mapping, and mechanical and electrical engineering.|
|UpStudio Landscapes, LLC||WBE||Landscape architecture with a focus on sustainable landscapes and urban design. Dedicated to creating site-specific solutions – with an emphasis on detailing, planting composition, site planning and design.|
Atlas Technical Consultants
Black & Veatch
Brown and Caldwell
Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
Colliers Engineering & Design
Drummond Carpenter, PLLC
Gannett Fleming, Inc.
Greenman Pedersen, Inc.
Hayes Design Group Architects
Johnson, Mirmiran, & Thompson, Inc.
Larson Design Group
McCormick Taylor, Inc.
McKim & Creed
Michael Baker Corporation
ms consultants, inc.
Mulberry Public Affairs LLC
Pennsylvania American Water
PJ Dick and Trumbull Corporation
Prime AE Group, Inc.
RedTree Web Design
SAI Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Skelly and Loy, Inc.
Stahl Sheaffer Engineering
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Tucker Arensberg, P.C.
Wade Trim Inc.
W.E.C. Engineers, Inc.
Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani, LLC
WSP USA Inc.
Allegheny County Airport Authority
Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN)
Allegheny County Minority, Women, & Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Department
Pittsburgh Parking Authority
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority
Port Authority of Allegheny County
3 Rivers Wet Weather Program
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
U.S. Small Business Administration