An award winning, woman-owned firm comprised of engineers, planners, surveyors and scientists, improving the built environment in the Carolinas, and beyond.

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We create physical solutions that enhance our natural and structural environments, through a comprehensive understanding of engineering design, landscape architecture and applied science, with the in-house support of geomatics, subsurface utility and construction administration professionals.

Our locally-minded & nationally recognized team offers three key service disciplines to both the public and private sectors:

Decades of experience and the latest tools are coupled with a personal approach and uncommon attention to the unique aspects of each project.

Our public and private sector clients demand exceptional performance and value from providers of professional services. We deliver intelligent and cost effective solutions to these challenges, while improving, protecting and restoring the quality of interaction between people and their environment.

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To continue our expansion as a Relationship Inspired, Regionally Recognized consulting firm

Core Values:

We create, develop, and implement solutions to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and competitive advantages for our clients.

We promote careful, responsible, and sensible management of resources.

We collaborate to produce excellence.

Purpose Inspired:
We design quality solutions for the good of the environment and the benefit of our community. 

We accurately represent our capabilities and perform as promised.

Improving. Protecting. Restoring.

Recent Highlights

This Veterans Day, we would like to honor all of the men and women who have served our nation and defended freedom. We appreciate your sacrifice, your bravery, and the example you set for us all. Thank you for your service!

CES Group Engineers, LLP was formed and began operations ten years ago today!  We are incredibly thankful for the relationships we've built since then and proud of how much we've accomplished! We owe our success to all of our staff members and our wonderful leadership team! Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way - we look forward to another exciting ten years and beyond!

Congratulations to all our staff for having won the 2020 Crowns of Enterprise Prime Contractor of the Year award! This honor is awarded to businesses who have demonstrated exemplary business leadership and diversity in their work. We're truly privileged to be recognized among many successful businesses and hope to provide exceptional services and opportunities for years to come! Thank you to the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County for putting on a smooth virtual event and recognizing all of the hard work and sustainable growth happening in our great city.

While CES has provided subsurface utility engineering (SUE) services since 2015, including a large project at Fort Bragg, we are expanding these capabilities with substantial equipment upgrades and the addition of an experienced SUE Operations Manager, Terry Worley.

NCDOT’s 26-mile I-77 HOT Lanes, the state’s first P3 project, will be completed in late 2020, with CES having provided environmental, land surveying and civil engineering services as a prime consultant to the design-build contractor for the past 5+ years.

Judy Heleine, Founder and Managing Partner, was recognized as one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Women” by The Mecklenburg Times.

Established in May, 2019, the CES Columbia, SC Regional Office is on the move. With its work progressing on a number of SCDOT and other public and private projects, CES was recently certified by the City of Columbia as a Columbia Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (CDBE), while also being approved as a Protégé firm under the City’s Mentor-Protégé Program. Tom Cannarella, PE, LEED AP, is the CES Columbia Regional Manager, with Dan Bonenfant, PLS, overseeing Columbia Regional land surveying projects.

CES is delighted to announce an expansion of our offering enabled by the acquisition of CMW Design Strategies, PLLC, and the arrival of Augustine Wong, PLA. Augustine, or Auggie as many friends and clients know him, is joining forces with CES to lead our newly created Design Services Division, which provides landscape architecture, urban design and transportation enhancement services, as well as comprehensive civil engineering design and construction administration services.


Charlotte, NC
Two Metropolitan Area Offices:
Denver, NC  |  Fort Mill, SC


Columbia, SC

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