WHO WE ARE
Pritchard Engineering, Inc. occupies a 4000 square foot engineering design and administrative office. We offer extensive services to developers of commercial and industrial facilities including a complete design package that consists of construction plans for grading and drainage, underground utilities, erosion and storm water management, road and parking lot layout, construction layout and boundary and topographic surveys.
Pritchard Engineering personnel have provided materials engineering services to a wide variety of private, commercial, municipal, and industrial clients. We work closely with the owner and engineers, as well as the contractor and his subcontractors, during the construction phase to provide responsive feedback as construction progresses. Our laboratory technicians inspect, test, and certify every type soils and construction materials required by project specifications.
After construction, we review the test data and provide summary documentation for the project. From initial project design through final approval, our laboratory services ensure rapid and timely test turnaround.
Field survey data acquisition is performed utilizing state of the art electronic robotic and GPS based total station instruments. Download and design are accomplished utilizing AutoDesk Civil 3D 2015. At present, a total of ten (10) computer stations are available for the various technical job tasks. Geotechnical exploration and sampling is performed by experienced Pritchard Engineering personnel utilizing two (2) tractor mounted Giddings Model TS-25 and TS-35 hydraulic boring rigs. These rigs are 4WD tractor mounted providing for access in all terrain with drilling and sampling capability utilizing split-spoon or undisturbed Shelby tube techniques to depths approaching 100 feet.
We are sufficiently and adequately staffed to perform not only with reasonable dispatch, but in an expeditious manner. In addition, to the personnel and project team presented, we routinely employ two to three MSU civil engineering students on a part-time basis.
Clyde L. Pritchard, P.E. is President of Pritchard Engineering, Inc. and serves as senior project engineer for all projects. Mr. Pritchard is a Mississippi native, graduate of Mississippi State and Purdue Universities, and has been a Mississippi Registered Professional Engineer since 1986.
David B. Harrelson is a Mississippi Registered Professional Engineer and a Land Surveyor intern.
John D. Weaver is Mississippi Registered Professional Engineer and Professional Land Surveyor, and a Louisiana Registered Professional Engineer.
Mitch Sisson graduated from East Mississippi Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree in Design and Technology. His expertise with AutoCAD enables him to create and design topographic maps and boundary surveys with great detail.
Jed White is ACI Certified as a lab technician. His role as Lab Manager enables him to oversee all lab activities such as scheduling, proposals, testing, and reporting.
Pritchard Engineering is dedicated to the profession of civil engineering. We are enthusiastic and passionate about creating a legacy of successful projects with enduring value for our Clients.
Pritchard Engineering is a small business with a focus on direct principal involvement in all of our projects. We execute projects through a team approach, utilizing a network of highly-skilled associates who share our passion for excellence and customer service.
Pritchard Engineering makes every effort to attract and retain excellent, motivated employees, who are the source of our success.
Pritchard Engineering behaves ethically and are respectful, open and honest in our business.
Pritchard Engineering provides high-quality engineering to meet client needs.
Pritchard Engineering engages our clients and the communities we serve so that they know us, trust, and value our services.