Unparalleled Solutions.

Why J.R. Evans?

J.R. Evans Engineering offers unparalleled solutions to multifaceted, complex projects. We assess our team members’ previous experience, personality, and more before finding you the perfect match. The best people provide the best results. This mindset allows us to cultivate and maintain relationships with our clients for many years to come.

FEMA-certified and licensed in Florida, South Carolina, and Texas, J.R. Evans has executed some of the most renowned stormwater design, floodplain management, and land development projects in the U.S. For more information, please refer to the comprehensive map below.

Joshua Evans

President

With 23 years of civil engineering consulting experience, Mr. Evans specializes in land development consulting, including project due diligence, strategic entitlement planning, infrastructure design, and value engineering. He also provides a high level of technical expertise in stormwater design and floodplain management to include FEMA coastal map revisions.

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Elizabeth Fountain

Vice President – Floodplain Management and Stormwater Design

With 21 years of civil engineering consulting and floodplain management experience, Ms. Fountain specializes in the design, permitting and overall management of projects involving utility distribution systems, surface water management systems, hydrologic restoration, coastal hazard studies and floodway/floodplain-management-systems. Ms. Fountain manages a team of skilled Engineers and Certified Floodplain Managers focused on water resources-related projects, from coastal environments to riverine floodplains.

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Chris Mitchell

Vice President of Operations

With nearly 25 years of engineering design and permitting experience, Mr. Mitchell has a proven ability to efficiently and effectively execute complicated projects, while building quality relationships with key project contributors. His responsibilities include firm growth, client development and management, contract procurement, staff management, and daily business operations.

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Kristina Johnson

Vice President – Land Development Engineering

Ms. Johnson oversees a team of highly talented professional engineers, ACAD designers, and engineering interns with all facets of civil engineering design and permitting. With 15 years of land development experience, she is recognized for her team mentality in completing complicated projects and building strong relationships with her clients and stakeholders. Ms. Johnson also provides expert witness testimony in Collier and Lee Counties.

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James VonRinteln

CRS/NFIP Consultant

With nearly 40 years of management, emergency management and floodplain experience, Mr. VonRinteln has led response to and recovery from 17 tropical storms and hurricanes as well as continues to coordinate NFIP and emergency related services.

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Brandon Frey

Sr. Project Manager

With nine years of industry experience, Mr. Frey specializes in development master planning, permitting, utility design, and surface water management systems. Mr. Frey has completed the design and permitting for over 5,000 residential units, and multiple associated amenity centers.

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Zach Taylor

Sr. Project Manager

Mr. Taylor has 7 years of experience designing and permitting land development projects in Southwest Florida. He applies his expertise in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling by focusing on the stormwater management aspects of land development projects.

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Alvaro Yusty

Project Manager

Mr. Yusty has been involved in the design, permitting, and construction of a variety of land development projects which include commercial, industrial, and residential developments since graduating from the University of Florida in 2017.

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Faleesha Fernandez

Project Manager

Having 4 years of engineering design and floodplain management experience, Ms. Fernandez conducts watershed analyses, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain and floodway analysis, surface water management system and coastal hazard analysis and modeling.

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Austin Wise

Project Engineer I

Mr. Wise conducts watershed analyses, hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, floodplain and floodway analyses and coastal wave hazard analysis and modeling. He also conducts hydraulic assessments of surface water management systems and works on drainage improvement projects.

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Lawrence Sekaluvu

GIS Specialist

Mr. Sekaluvu has over 7 years of experience working on projects associated with assessments involving hydrology and water quality of surface and groundwater systems. He prepares hydraulic, hydrologic, and water quality models to evaluate effects of land development projects. He utilizes the application of geographical information systems (GIS) in watershed analysis, flood mapping, and water quality/watershed monitoring.

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Thomas ‘Justin’ Ebrite

Project Manager

Mr. Ebrite served our Country for 7 years in the U.S. Army including combat missions in Afghanistan. After being honorably discharged Mr. Ebrite moved back home to Naples Florida to pursue a career in Civil Engineering. He has 6 years of engineering experience including the design, permitting, and construction of Land Development in Southwest Florida. His background includes design-build projects, quality control, and cost efficiency analysis. Mr. Ebrite’s primary focus has been as a project manager on commercial and industrial projects with a transition into residential development.

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Vincent Fancera

GIS Specialist

Mr. Fancera has 6 years of GIS and front-end development experience conducting hydraulic and topographic mapping, database creation and extraction, as well as design work including creating future development raster’s and mapping documents.

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Shawn Carlisle

CAD Manager

After working for 20 years in the Northeast as an AutoCAD Manager in Land Development, Mr. Carlisle moved to Southwest Florida in 2014 to further his career. Mr. Carlisle’s experience includes all aspects of land development including site plans, detailed grading plans, 3D fill models and calculations, cross sections, utility design and layout, quantity breakdowns, conversion of survey data, and plan production. In his role as CAD Manager, Mr. Carlisle is responsible for the creation and implementation of CAD standards, quality control plan review, and managing workflow within the design team.

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Civil Engineer Position

Experience: 2+ Years
Academic Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited University

Job Description:

JR Evans Engineering, P.A. is seeking a Civil Engineer with a 2+ years of experience in land development. As a design engineer, you will be involved in all aspects of land development including planning, design, permitting, client and agency communication, construction observation, and plan production. This position is part of an exciting team and applicants have many opportunities for growth.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from four‐year college or university. Must have passed or be eligible to take the FE exam. Position qualifications include:

  Ability to coordinate with clients and regulatory agencies.
  Hard working, detail oriented, and technically sound with engineering principles & practices.
  Motivated to progress in career path with a growing firm.
  Able to work effectively within a team environment.
  E.I. preferred.
  AutoCAD/Civil 3D experience preferred.
  Working knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Project.
  Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  Possession of valid Florida driver’s license with excellent driving record.
  Candidates with related work experience in Florida preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
  Gather project data.
  Prepare and assemble engineering reports and drawings.
  Perform hydraulic analysis, pump station designs, utility pipeline design, data collection and calibration of water and wastewater facilities.
  Perform routine engineering calculations.
  Assist with CAD drafting and design, and preparation of construction documents.
  Observe and attend meetings with clients or project stakeholders.
  Ability to multi‐task, prioritize, and take direction and ability to work independently.

Interested candidates must include a cover letter, resume, and relevant work history. Candidates will be evaluated based on relevant work experiences and interview.

Civil Engineer/Project Manager Position

Experience: 6+ Years
Academic Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET Accredited University
Licensure Requirements: Florida Professional Engineer (P.E.) Certification

Job Description:

JR Evans Engineering, P.A. is seeking a Civil Engineer Project Manager with a minimum of 6 years of experience in land development and infrastructure design and permitting. As a project manager, you will be involved in all aspects of land development including planning, design, permitting, client and agency communication, construction observation, and plan production. You will be responsible for managing staff members time and input for successful project completion. This position is part of an exciting team and applicants have many opportunities for growth.

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from four‐year college or university. Must have passed the PE exam. Florida Professional Engineer preferred. Must be eligible to register within the state of Florida if not a PE in Florida. Position qualifications include:

  6+ years of experience directly related to design and construction of stormwater, municipal, and land development projects.
  Experience in storm water analysis and modeling.
  Strong computer skills utilizing AutoCAD Civil 3D, storm water modeling software, as well as Microsoft Office programs.
  Ability to coordinate with clients and regulatory agencies.
  Hard working, detail oriented, and technically sound with engineering principles & practices.
  Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  Motivated to progress in career path with a growing firm.
  Able to work effectively within a team environment.
  Possession of valid Florida driver’s license with excellent driving record.
  Candidates with related work experience in Florida preferred.

Key Responsibilities:
  Manage multi‐discipline land development design and entitlement teams.
  Lead mentoring and training for design engineers and engineering interns.
  Assist in new client development.
  Serve as point of contact for clients.
  Direct responsibility for projects and leading a team in the development of plans and specifications for commercial, mixed‐use, multi‐family, residential and other types of projects.
  Responsible for project management reporting, scheduling and client invoicing.
  Perform hydraulic analysis, pump station designs, utility pipeline design, stormwater design, pavement design, and routine engineering calculations.
  Observe and attend meetings with clients or project stakeholders.
  Ability to multi‐task, prioritize, give direction, and supervise/manage staff.

Interested candidates must include a cover letter, resume, and relevant work history. Candidates will be evaluated based on relevant work experiences and interview.

Civil Engineering Design Technician Position

JR Evans Engineering, P.A. is looking for a Civil CAD Design Technician to join our team. This candidate will support our Civil Engineering Land Development Department. Work will include red-lining and preparation of site development plans, design and layout of civil infrastructure including but not limited to wastewater, water, and stormwater management.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with licensed Professional Engineer on challenging land development projects for residential and commercial sites
  • Review plans with Project Manager of all drawings for completeness and accuracy
  • Coordinate with team daily on various projects
  • Work with AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 - 2021
  • Ability to organize drawings to company standards and policies
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Create profiles and cross sections
  • Create existing condition surfaces from cogo points
  • Create pipe networks and pressure pipe networks
  • Knowledge of proposed grading is a plus
REQUIREMENT:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 2+ years’ experience preferred
  • Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 -2021
SKILL LEVEL:
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D in a design capacity.
  • Microsoft Office Proficient
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
Employee Benefits

J.R. Evans Engineering offers a competitive compensation plan and benefits package. It includes paid holidays; paid time off; medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; 401(k) plan with profit sharing; and health savings accounts. Our Employee Referral Program rewards team members for bringing in new talent, and telecommuting opportunities are available in qualifying circumstances. Meanwhile, company events are designed to build a stronger, happier firm.

Employee Benefits Package

  • Medical: Employer covers 50% of employee base plan premium; amount applied to other plans if chosen
  • Dental: Employee paid
  • Vision: Employee paid
  • Basic Life and AD&D: Employer paid
  • Health Spending Account (HSA): Allowable only on Base HDHP Plan
  • Voluntary Long-term Disability: Employee paid
  • Voluntary Short-term Disability: Employee paid
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D: Employee paid
  • Dependent Life & AD&D: Employee paid
  • Telemedicine Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Will Preparation Services
  • 401(k) Plan: Eligible for enrollment first of the month following 12 months of service
  • Profit Sharing
  • Paid Time Off (PTO): Varies with years of service
  • Paid Holidays

Mentoring Program

Managers meet with employees every three months (at lunch away from office) to review progress and to mentor if/when needed. This gives the employee and manager a great opportunity to be candid regarding career path, growth, and grievances/concerns (with tasks or other personnel), etc.

Telecommuting

Telecommuting is defined as regularly working a full or partial workday from home or some other alternate work site.

The Company may make telecommuting available to employees when it benefits organizational and departmental needs. This option may not be available in some job classifications due to business needs. The Company reserves the right to determine positions within a department that may be suitable for telecommuting. If you are granted a telecommuting arrangement, you will be subject to the same performance standards as prior to telecommuting. Telecommuting work areas may be evaluated to ensure that appropriate safety standards are met.

If approval is granted to telecommute, you will be required to sign a Telecommuting Policy prior to beginning working from home.

If you have questions, please talk to your supervisor or Human Resources.

Telecommuting may be a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act; consult Human Resources if you are requesting telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation.