President - Senior Engineer/Project Manager

L. Ashley Porter, P.E. is President of Porter Consulting Engineers, P.C. and has in excess of 25 years of experience in the engineering field. Mr. Porter has extensive experience on a wide range of engineering projects and has a thorough knowledge of civil and environmental engineering as well as surveying methodologies and procedures.

Prior to founding PCE Consulting Engineers in 1997 and subsequently incorporating the firm as Porter Consulting Engineers, P.C. in 2000, Mr. Porter was employed for more than eighteen years in various technical and managerial positions with a small consulting civil and environmental engineering firm located in northwestern Pennsylvania. During this time period, Mr. Porter attended evening classes at Youngstown State University and earned his Bachelor of Engineering degree and Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering, as well as his registration as a Professional Engineer in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Mr. Porter is also a registered Professional Engineer in New York and Ohio.

L. Ashley Porter, P.E. is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the services provided by PCE. His responsibilities also include detailed project design engineering; project submittals, including permit applications and approval requests; specification preparation; project management, construction and operations management; and project data acquisition and interpretation. Mr. Porter's engineering knowledge and personal dedication to the successful outcome of each project has contributed to Porter Consulting Engineer's growth and recognition as a prominent engineering firm within northwestern Pennsylvania.

Education

Master of Science Degree in Civil Engineering
          Youngstown State University
Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering, "Summa Cum Laude"
          Youngstown State University

Short Courses, Seminars, and Workshops

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    -Residual Waste Regulations
    -Land Recycling Regulations
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection & Pennsylvania Department of Community Affairs
    -Geographical Information Systems
Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors
    -Construction Surveying and Stakeout
    -GPS Application & Equipment
    -Retracement Survey Procedures & Retracement of Property Boundaries
    -ALTA/ASCM Title Surveys
American Society of Civil Engineers
    - Hydrology and Hydraulics
    - Geotechnical Site Characterization
Underground Detention Design for Stormwater Management
Package Sewage Treatment Plant Operation and Maintenance
Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry
    -Hazardous/Residual Waste Regulations
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
    -Statewide Building Code

Professional Memberships

National Society of Professional Engineers
Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers
Ohio Society of Professional Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
         President of Northwestern Pennsylvania Branch (2003-Present)
         Director of Northwestern Pennsylvania Branch (1997-2003)
American Society of Highway Engineers
Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors
American Water Works Association
Western Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Association
Pennsylvania State Association of Township Engineers
Construction Specifications Institute
American Concrete Institute

Professional Registrations

Pennsylvania Registered Professional Engineer No. 052292-E
New York Registered Professional Engineer No. 075921-1
Ohio Registered Professional Engineer No. E-64240

Experience

9/29/1997 - Present Porter Consulting Engineers, P.C.; Meadville, Pennsylvania

President, Senior Engineer/Project Manager

Responsible for the overall supervision and management of all civil and environmental engineering services provided by Porter Consulting Engineers.

Responsibilities also include detailed project design engineering, specification preparation, project management, construction and operations management, and project data acquisition and interpretation. Mr. Porter maintains a close involvement throughout the duration of all projects and is committed to obtaining each client's satisfaction.
 
1979 - 9/29/1997 Richard A. Deiss & Associates; Meadville, Pennsylvania

Project Engineer/Project Manager (1991 - 1997), Engineering Technician (1982 - 1991), and Detail Draftsman (1979 - 1982) for a consulting firm specializing in environmental and civil engineering.

Responsibilities included detailed project design engineering, specification preparation, project management, construction and operations management, and project data acquisition and interpretation. Additionally, responsibilities included employee task assignment and scheduling, and project cost proposal preparation.
 
1978 - 1979 Talon, Inc.; Meadville, Pennsylvania

Detail Draftsman - Industrial equipment and machining.

2003 Porter Consulting Engineers, P.C.
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