SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc. (“SUMMIT”) was founded in the Charlotte-Metropolitan area by three experienced professionals, Douglas J. Curley, PE, Andrew K. Coffey, E.I. and Robert J. McDonnell, in 2004. SUMMIT has since diversified into a multi-disciplinary consulting firm offering engineering expertise through full-service departments including Environmental, Geotechnical, Subsurface Drilling, Special Inspections, Materials Testing, Forensic and Structural Engineering, all backed by a full-service, 5,000 SF, NCDOT Tier III-, AMRL-, CCRL- and AASHTO-certified Laboratory.
Since SUMMIT’s founding, the company has experienced consistent and steady expansion in all of our service sectors, capabilities, clientele and staff size. SUMMIT is now comprised of over 150 employees with five office locations across North and South Carolina. SUMMIT is poised for continued growth within our existing markets in addition to exploring new opportunities throughout the Southeast. We serve our clients from offices located in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC, and Columbia, Greenville and Charleston, SC.
In 2021, SUMMIT partnered with Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc. (UES) to become part of one the largest, most experienced, resource-rich organizations of its kind in the nation. UES is comprised of 2,000 professionals and 38 national branches featuring a broad range of services in both the public and private sectors, including Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing & Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Health & Safety, and Building Envelope Inspections. For more information visit www.universalengineering.com
Our top priority is to work closely with our diverse client base to assist them in obtaining the quality engineering and testing services they require and achieve success on any project. Our clientele know that they can trust the services SUMMIT offers.