• September Featured Member Spotlight:
    Hinde Engineering, Inc.


    Hinde Engineering, Inc. (Hinde) is a civil engineering firm that was established in 2004 specializing in utility projects for the public sector with offices in Charlotte and Cary. Hinde has developed a reputation for providing their clients with the highest level of service. We are committed to providing their clients with the most innovative and cost-efficient solutions to utility issues. Superior client communication is just one of the keys to their success. Hinde thrives on six basic principles: commitment, integrity, honesty, ethics, quality, and innovation.

    Hinde has a detailed approach to utility coordination from initial client contact through project construction. This process ensures that the client is getting the highest quality of service possible. Hinde staff members have extensive experience in utility construction projects, coordination of utility relocations, utility conflict resolution and contract administration.

    Hinde’s staff has extensive experience with Charlotte Water, all branches of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT), CATS, Anson County, private utilities (Duke Energy, AT&T, Spectrum, Piedmont Natural Gas, etc.) and railroads on numerous utility projects. Hinde consists of numerous water and sewer staff members (4 NC PE’s) along with several private utility coordinators. Hinde also has 3 staff members that are recently retired from the NCDOT Utilities Unit who are extremely familiar with all of the NCDOT processes. They are the former NCDOT State Utilities Engineer, a former Utilities Engineering Squad Leader/Encroachment Review Engineer and a former Utilities Encroachment Coordinator.

    Hinde has been a subconsultant to provide utility design and/or utility coordination on some notable projects such as the Spectrum Arena project, NASCAR Hall of Fame project, Independence Boulevard Widening project, I-77 HOT Lanes project, multiple I-485 projects, Charlotte Gateway Station and numerous NCDOT design-build projects.

    Hinde is classified as a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) with the City of Charlotte and a certified Small Professional Services Firm (SPSF) with North Carolina.

    Hinde has been awarded the “2018 Outstanding Achievement in Professional Services” by the City of Charlotte and the “2012 Crowns of Enterprise Small Business Enterprise of the Year” by the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. 

    Below are some client testimonials:

    “Hinde Engineering recently completed work with Charlotte Water on a complex sewer replacement project in the congested urban environment of Uptown Charlotte. Hinde Engineering provided the design, coordination with other utilities, and construction administration in an expedient and professional manner. They exhibited flexibility and ingenuity in dealing with unique engineering conflicts and dedicated the right resources to successfully manage a 24 hour / 7 day per week construction project.”

    • Charlotte Water PM

    “I would just like to let you know how impressed I’ve been with the work that Hinde Engineering Inc. has done for the Anson County Water Department. You and your staff have provided Anson County with high quality water line design plans, standards and specifications, in a timely manner, and at a substantial cost savings to us. You have always been responsive to our needs and ensure that all of our projects are handled in a professional manner including all State required permits and approvals. In fact, on several of our emergency projects, you have gone out of your way to expedite the design and approval process to provide water to customers in need. The kind of service and savings that you have provided to the Anson County Water Department will keep us coming back to Hinde Engineering for our future projects.” 

    • Mike Sessions, Director, Anson County Utility Department

    “I wanted to take this opportunity to express my appreciation of the services provided by the Hinde Engineering employees who work on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities projects within the North Carolina Department of Transportation projects. As shown by your efforts, you continue to put your clients’ needs first by providing them with a high-quality product in a very timely manner. The caliber of service that you provide is a rare commodity in today’s market and I wanted to call attention to your firm’s performance. Thank you for providing the outstanding level of service that your firm offers.”

    • Charlotte Water PM

  • Do you want to be featured? With more than 200 member firms throughout the state, we’d like to help our members get to better know one another – and your key projects – via this new Featured Member Spotlight. Let us know if you would like your firm to be considered for future spotlights by emailing tbromley@acecnc.org.