Established Experience.

E.L. Robinson Engineering has acquired a staff of over 100 full time, experienced professional engineers, surveyors, geologists, and landscape architects who have been carrying clients’ projects from concept to completion since 1978.

Company Leadership

Edward L. Robinson, P.E., P.S.

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Edward L. Robinson, P.E., P.S.


Mr. Robinson founded E.L. Robinson (ELR) Engineering Co. in 1978 with four employees. The firm initially provided land surveying and land development services. Today ELR stands as a diversified civil engineering and...

Randall Lewis

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Randall Lewis

Vice President

Randall Lewis has devoted his career to serving the citizens of West Virginia in the development of infrastructure and promotion of economic development. Mr. Lewis has acquired over 20 years of experience and has...

Brent Downing, P.E.

Director of Operations - Columbus

Mr. Downing is the Director of Operations at the Columbus office, overseeing operations, technical review, quality control, and quality management. Utilizing his expertise in transportation engineering and design, he...

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Rick Engel, P.E

Vice President, Lead Structural Engineer

Mr. Engel has spent the past 11 years managing the engineering work performed by E.L. Robinson Engineering. Prior to joining E.L. Robinson Engineering, Mr. Engel served with the Ohio Department of Transportation (...

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Faheem Ahmad, P.E., P.S., S.E.

Dept. Head - Bridge & Structural Engineering

Mr. Ahmad is an experienced project manager with a track record of managing and delivering projects within budget and on schedule. He has managed all types of projects including design-bid-build, design-build, and...

J. Tom Rayburn, P.S.

Chief Surveyor

Mr. Rayburn utilizes his more than 30 years of Design Surveying and Construction Surveying experience to manage the surveying and control of various design projects, including highways, buildings, and bridges. Mr....

Richard Rockich, Jr., P.E.

Director of Operations - Cleveland

Mr. Rockich works as the Director of Operations and as a Project Manager for E.L. Robinson Engineering, overseeing and managing work at the Cleveland location.  Mr. Rockich has over 30 years of experience in...

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Ray Tilley, P.E.

Director of Operations - Beckley

Mr. Tilley’s is highly experienced in the water and wastewater engineering field. He has worked as a regulator, a PSD Manager and operator as a consulting engineer and has experience in grant and proposal writing....

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Jamal Nusairat, Ph.D., P.E.

Geotechnical Group Manager

Dr. Nusairat has 18 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and experience in foundation engineering and subsurface investigation for highway and bridge projects. Dr. Nusairat has been a Project Manager for...

Paul Amburgey, P.E.

Director of Operations - Ashland, Senior Civil / Infrastructure Engineer

Mr. Amburgey, has over 31 years of civil engineering experience, working in the southeast Ohio and east/central Kentucky markets. He manages water supply, wastewater, stormwater, and CSO infrastructure and site...

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Kevin White, P.E.

Water Resources Group Manager

Kevin White, P.E.earned his MS in Civil Engineering from The Ohio University in 2011 and has over 22 years of experience of which 10 years were at ODOT focusing on transportation hydrology and...