Latest News from Universal Engineering
Top 25 Engineering Firms
Universal Engineering Science’s Orlando office is very pleased to announce that once again our Orlando office ranked among the top 25 Central Florida engineering firms in the 2.14.14 issue of the Orlando Business Journal.
Allan G. Abubakar, PE, is a published author!
Very exciting announcement… Allan G. Abubakar, PE a registered professional engineer in the state of Florida, and a project engineer at Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc. is now also a published author! Allen’s paper book, “Useful Equations for HP 35s or HP 33s Calculator for the Civil PE Exam,” available at Amazon.com, is a tool to help those taking the Civil PE exam to solve problems with ease.
“Stop Hunger Now” Food Packaging Event
On December 20, 2013, Universal Orlando staff was privileged to participate in a fast-paced meal packaging event sponsored and organized by non-profit group “Stop Hunger Now” in cooperation with “Mission of Hope Haiti” and “Convoy of Hope…”
Bon Voyage, Brian!
It is with sadness we say goodbye to one of Universal Orlando’s faithful employees, Brian Meikle, who has been with the company for 25 years.
Top 100 Privately Owned Companies
Universal Engineering Sciences was pleased to be among the City of Orlando’s Top 100 privately owned companies honored at the annual awards event.
Top 25 Environmental Firms
Universal Engineering Sciences was named as one of the top 25 environmental firms in Central Florida in the March 29-April 4, 2013 edition of the Orlando Business Journal.
Universal Engineering Awarded Consultant of the Year!
Universal Engineering Sciences was awarded Consultant of the Year for the APWA Central Florida Branch at the American Public Works Association (APWA) Central FL Branch Annual Scholarship Fundraiser/Awards Business Meeting on March 20, 2013. Christiane Nelson accepted the award
Universal Engineering Sciences is 49 Years Old!
On March 1, 2013, Universal celebrated its 49th year in business. In today’s economy, that is a big deal! The company has survived many challenges and difficulties over the years. We are happy to report that the busniess is thriving and growing. The company president, Mark Israel, thanked all employees for their part in the success of the company which has been family-owned and operated since its founding 1964.
FES Award for Outstanding Service Presented to Robert Gomez, P.E.
We are pleased to announce that Robert Gomez, P.E., branch manager of our Sarasota, Florida, office received an award for “outstanding service to the engineering profession” from the Florida Engineering Society in a ceremony on Friday, February 15, 2013. Way to go Robert! We are proud of you.
Guy Rabens, P.E. Joins Universal’s Orlando Office
We are pleased to announce that Guy Rabens, P.E. formerly branch manager of our Pensacola, Florida office, has returned home to Universal’s Orlando Office as manager of our geotechnical and environmental services groups. Guy worked in the geotechnical department of the Orlando office several years before being promoted to the Pensacola branch manager. Welcome back Guy!
Announcing Our New Assistant Construction Services Department Manager
We are pleased to announce that Christiane Nelson was promoted to Universal’s Orlando Construction Services Department as assistant department manager of the Orlando construction testing and inspection services group. Christiane has been with Universal since 2005 when she entered our internship training program. She worked in the geotechnical and environmental departments before being hired to help manage the Construction Services Department as a project and contract manager. Congrats Christiane!