Civil/Site Engineering

Native Engineering was founded on providing quality civil/site engineering services with the basic principle of always being available to our clients. We back that commitment with a partnership built on trust and dedication. Native offers a broad range of Civil/Site Engineering and permitting services, including:

• Commercial & Residential Development/Redevelopment
• School Campus Design & Expansions
• Water & Wastewater Utilities
• Lift Stations Design
• Stormwater Management Systems Design
• FDOT Access & Drainage Connections
• Land Excavation Design
• Agency Permitting (Water Management Districts, FDEP, FDOT, EPC, etc.

Transportation Engineering

Native is best known for land development related design services; however, we offer progressive experience in transportation engineering related services. These services include:

• Roadway Widenings
• Intersection Improvements
• Shared Use Paths & Multi Use Trails
• Turn Lanes
• Sidewalks & ADA Safety Upgrades

Landscape Architecture

Native Engineering provides landscape architecture services that many firms would normally hire out at a premium cost. Our integration of these services ensures constant visualization of the end product, resulting in construction of more attractive projects. We offer the following as prime or project support services:

• Code Minimum Landscape Design
• Site & Roadway Beautification & Enhancement
• Streetscaping
• Hardscape Design
• Irrigation Design
• Site Renderings

Stormwater Design

Successful site and transportation systems infrastructure depends on sound stormwater management practices. Native maintains stormwater design and engineering as the backbone of our civil/site and transportation engineering services. Our services include:

• Open and closed drainage systems and modeling
• Above-ground Stormwater Management Facilities (Wet/Dry Ponds)
• Below-ground Stormwater Management Facilities (Chambers/Vaults)
• Pressurized Piping Systems and Pump Stations
• Floodplain Analysis & Modeling
• BMP Systems Implementation
• Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans
• FEMA Letters of Map Revision/Change
• Water Management District Inspections

Land Development Planning

The potential for development is different for every property. Evaluating sites quickly and efficiently affords our clients the ability to make sound financial judgements to maximize profitability. Native offers the following planning services to support the development process:

• Site Investigation and Due Diligence Reports
• Rezoning Services
• PD/PUD Modifications and Amendments
• General Development Plans
• Special Use Permits
• Graphic Renderings and Exhibits

Construction Administration

Successful completion of construction is equally important as the project planning, engineering, and design. Having a partner from the bidding phase through project construction certifications helps ensure project schedules and budgets are maintained. Native’s construction support services are unmatched in our industry and include:

• Construction Advertisement Support
• Bid Evaluation and Support
• Value Engineering
• Site Inspections and Reports
• Construction Materials Review
• Agency Certifications
• Record Drawings

Client Testimonials

“Native Engineering has consistently produced high quality work in a timely manner. With an attention to detail and high level responsiveness, it has been a pleasure doing business with the team at Native.”

Christian Yepes
Belleair Development Group

"Native Engineering provides complete site engineering services for their clients. They excel at close coordination and effective solutions to each Owner’s unique challenge. Chris Mears, PE has decades of experience that enhances your team’s ability to stay on track through design, permitting, and construction."

John W. Thompson
Wilder Architecture, Inc.

Meet Our Team

Josh Bradley, PE

Senior Project Manager

Starting as an engineering intern in 1997, Josh has over 23 years of engineering experience in the Tampa Bay Area, managing all levels of site and municipal development for small and large projects alike. A graduate from the University of South Florida in 1999 with a specialization in drainage design, Josh was born and raised in the Tampa area. As a true "Native," his unique background endears him to the many surrounding governmental agencies, which presents a noted advantage that will often surface during more challenging projects.

Chris Meares, PE

Senior Project Manager

A Florida Native and graduate of the University of South Florida, Chris has over 23 years of extensive experience with civil/site and transportation related projects. He has designed and managed hundreds of projects ranging from roadway widenings, intersection improvements, multi-use trails, office buildings, schools, and parking lot expansions, to several large and small airport projects. He has worked with private clients, cities, counties, the state and nearly all of Florida’s water management districts, including the FDEP and USACE for stormwater and environmental related projects.

Richard Paulin

Senior Technical Manager

Starting in 2005 as an AutoCAD design technician, Rich has been working in the engineering field for over 15 years. Rich has worked his way up through every level of the civil site development process, ranging from developing and maintaining AutoCAD standards, to utility design, to construction administration, and currently taking the lead with complete project management. His wide range of experience, coupled with his proficiency using AutoCAD, is an invaluable asset as he can view a project from a varied and extensive background.

Brian Blazewick, PLA

Landscape Architect

Brian has over 13 years of experience in the design and permitting of projects, ranging from small commercial sites to large residential developments. His involvement ranges from conceptual site design, landscape architecture and permitting, to engineering design support and graphic site rendering. His experience with a variety of software such as Photoshop, Indesign, AutoCAD/Civil 3D and other 3D rendering programs allow him to contribute a varied and unique touch to numerous different projects. Brian is a graduate of The Ohio State University.

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18856 N Dale Mabry Hwy
Lutz, FL 33548

+1 (813) 536 2539