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- The Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) 84th Annual Convention is Friday, June 23 through Tuesday, June 27 at the International Trade and Convention Center in
EMC Engineering Services, Inc. began operations in Albany in March of 2004 with the acquisition of Marbury Engineering Company, a local firm in existence since 1913. This office then became an integral part of EMC’s West Georgia Region with the establishment of offices in both Valdosta and Columbus. This transformed EMC into a regional service provider.
In the Winter of 2002, EMC Engineering Services, Inc. opened an Atlanta office. This office expanded the reach of our West Georgia division and allows us to better serve our clients in the Northern part of the state.
The Augusta Branch of EMC Engineering Services, Inc. opened in 2003. The Augusta office is committed to providing quality services on budget on time to the public and private sector throughout the Central Savannah River Area. In 2014, EMC acquired OneSource Engineering. This acquisition has strengthened EMC’s presence in the Augusta area.
In Spring 2003 EMC acquired Pruitt & Purcell, P.C. in Brunswick, Georgia. Brunswick and the Southeast Georgia communities are a growing market and EMC is committed to providing the services this rapidly expanding area requires. In Fall of 2014 the Brunswick office relocated to downtown Brunswick. This location will better serve our existing and future clients.
In 2005, EMC announced the opening of its Columbus (GA) office. We invite you to contact EMC Columbus to learn more about our services, staff and resources. This office along with our offices in Albany and Valdosta make up EMC’s West Georgia Division.
Incorporated in November of 1978, EMC began as a partnership of three professional engineers providing environmental, marine, and civil engineering to the local municipalities, industries, and private developers. After five years, the firm tripled in size and moved from its original offices on Liberty Street in Savannah to the heart of Historic Savannah downtown business district. After ten years in business, EMC had grown to become one of the top three firms in the Savannah area with expanded services that included surveying, transportation engineering, and landscape architecture.
In 1998, after twenty years in business, EMC had grown into a multi-disciplined regional firm with our main office still in Savannah and the first branch office in Statesboro, Georgia. Over the past ten years, EMC has expanded its service area to include Albany, Atlanta, Augusta, Brunswick, Columbus, and Valdosta.
In 2013, after thirty-four years in Historic Downtown Savannah, EMC’s Corporate Office relocated to Chatham Center. The new headquarters provides an excellent work environment for employees and is in a strategic location, providing easy access to Interstates 95 and 16.
EMC’s current staff includes professional engineers, landscape architects, registered land surveyors, geologists, technicians, construction inspectors, and administrative personnel.
In 1998 EMC Engineering Services, Inc., opened it’s first branch office in Statesboro, Georgia. The Statesboro office is part of our East Georgia Division which includes offices in Augusta, Brunswick, and our corporate office in Savannah.
During 2005, EMC predicted the need for engineering services in the rapidly expanding Valdosta, GA area. Our Valdosta office is part of our West Georgia Division which includes offices in Albany and Columbus.
EMC is one of the strongest design firms I have worked with in the past 15 years. EMC’s expertise, experience and commitment have made critical contributions to our design-build team. They are our go to civil and survey design partner.
George Woods, Vice President, Lifecycle Construction Services,
EMC has been essential to our City’s successful navigation through some very rapid growth over the last 18 years. EMC has been extremely responsive to our needs providing quality recommendations and over site in more than $25,000,000 in Water, Sewer, Waste Water Treatment, Roads and Recreational projects for the City of Rincon, in just the past 8 years. EMC has provided the professional service that has helped our city build quality relationships with in our state and community. We look forward to future possibilities with EMC as our engineers.
Wesley Corbitt, City Manager, City of Rincon,
EMC is a quality organization that produces work quickly and with professionalism. Their designs are accurate, cost conscious, met safety requirements, and their creative ideas save money and reduce construction time. They are a “hands on” company that will remain with you throughout the project and be there to handle any unforeseen situations that may arise during construction. Based on their exceptional performance on past and current projects, we are pleased to recommend EMC Engineering Services for all of your design needs.
Matt Schlachter, PE Division Director-Engineering Services Columbia County, GA,
Over the past ten years, Augusta-Richmond County has utilized EMC for; the review of private development construction plans, technical assistance with capital improvement projects, roadway design, water system design and stormwater management projects. It has been refreshing to have EMC provide professional consulting services for Augusta-Richmond County. Their dedication to the EMC mission statement of "Quality Services; On Budget -On Time" is most notable. I strongly recommend utilizing EMC Engineering Services, Inc. to anyone seeking the professional services of an experienced, responsive and client oriented company.
Abie L. Ladson, PE, CPESC Director of Engineering Augusta-Richmond County,
Over the course of the past nine years, I have had the privilege of having EMC assist the City of Metter with numerous municipal projects, and the dedication of their motto, “Quality Services; On-Budget, On-Time”, has always been evident. …I would recommend the services of EMC Engineering Services, Inc. to any municipality seeking the assistance of an experienced, client-oriented professional engineering firm.
Cliff Hendrix – Director of Public Works, Metter Georgia,
EMC’s work has been a major factor in our project's continued success in the CM at Risk Process. EMC has proven consistently that with quick engineering on various scenarios that they are able to reduce the project’s budget without losing quality on the job.
Keith Solomon Project Manager Gardner, Spencer, Smith, Tench & Jarbeau,
Thank you for your excellent report! The "committee of SRS engineers/architects, etc." will be reviewing it soon and we'll begin to deal with the problems. Several other engineers also reviewed the situation and pretty much agreed with your recommendations; although their reports differed slightly from the one you compiled, yours is definitely the most specific and helpful. Again, thank you for your excellent work.
Meade Telfair- Home Owner West Lake Subdivision Augusta, GA,
EMC’s professionals have the expertise, community familiarity, available resources and experience in road design to provide quality services in a timely and cost effective method. Upon our initial meeting, we were told of EMC’s corporate motto of “Quality Services – On Budget – On Time”. The Worth County Board of Commissioners could not agree more as the services we have received have certainly met these criteria. Many citizens have commented how refreshing it is to see road designs being completed for road projects that have been on the paving list for years. It has been noted by local business leaders that the hiring of EMC Engineering Services is one of the best moves that the Commissioners have made in a number of years regarding professional services. It has been expressed repeatedly that our citizens are pleased to see their tax dollars being spent on badly needed road improvements for the first time in years. I strongly recommend using EMC Engineering Services, Inc. for any road improvements project that you may be considering.
Matt Medders Chairman – Worth County Board of Commissioners,
We are pleased with EMC’s work performance and professionalism, and would definitely consider hiring this company for future projects.
Freeman Montgomery Chairman – Talbot County Board of Commissioners,
EMC gives us timely service and their response to our requests cannot be matched. The work that EMC accomplish is professionaly rendered and without question, accurate, and responsive to our needs and requirements. You will be most pleased should you hire EMC Engineering Services, Inc. to assist you with your design and management of any civil and/or environmental activity.”
George L. Smith Director – Physical Plant Georgia Southwestern State University,
EMC consistently provided quality inspection services with a staff that met or exceeded the needs of District 5 and the Department. The staff they provided was dedicated, flexible and willing to work nights, weekends and overtime when called upon to do so. EMC successfully fulfilled their contractural obligations while performing CEI services in District 5 on past contracts. EMC was a key partner in the successful inspection , management and completion of construction projects in District 5. We look forward to opportunities in the future to perform work with EMC.”
Glenn Durrence, P.E. – GDOT District 5 Engineer,
EMC has completed several drainage, transportation, and environmental related project for the City of Savannah over the past 28 years and has been instrumental in assisting with the construction of all of them. Their assistance has helped to assure quality while controlling costs and we commend their efforts.”