O’Dell Engineering aims to improve communities with the completion of important improvement projects. Our civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, and planning professionals work together to support public and private infrastructure projects throughout Northern California.
Each division is staffed by knowledgeable professionals, known in their respective industries for developing creative and thoughtful solutions. Within these divisions we currently offer the following service lines to best meet the needs of our clients.
Civil engineering is integral to virtually every constructed project and is our cornerstone discipline. The department is led by Registered Civil Engineers who direct the efforts of our highly qualified and experienced engineers and other professionals.
O’Dell provides joint utility trench design and coordination services for a variety of projects. In PG&E areas, we can provide full gas and electric system design services.
O’Dell offers QSD & QSP services to provide expert guidance through the permit and construction process.
O’Dell’s land surveying department is led by Professional Land Surveyors. They support design and construction projects with land surveying, construction surveying, mapping, and GIS services. Survey crews are equipped with modern survey equipment, including small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), laser scanning, robotic total stations, GNSS/GPS, and digital level technology, and are supported by office personnel using the latest version of AutoCAD, Microstation, Trimble Business Center, Pix4D, and surveying software.
O’Dell Engineering offers high-technology services alongside traditional surveying and engineering, resulting in additional value and cost savings for our clients. 3D & Reality Capture services offered include Building Information Modeling (BIM), High-Definition 3D Laser Scanning (HDS), GIS, and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Mapping and Surveying. Our experienced survey technology professionals move quickly to deploy hardware and software technology to capture accurate site and building conditions.
O’Dell’s landscape architecture department is led by Professional Landscape Architects. They provide design and planning services for parks, playgrounds, trails, bike paths, facilities, sites, residential developments, roadways, utilities, and more. Grant support, public outreach services, 3D project modeling, sustainable and LEED design, playground inspection, and arborist consulting are also available.
O’Dell believes that everyone has the right to play. We offer Socially Inclusive Play Design, which centers on the philosophy that play should be accessible to all, regardless of age or ability. It incorporates ADA regulations and removes physical and social barriers, allowing everyone to fully participate.
Entitlements are fundamental to land development. O’Dell has been providing entitlement processing and land use planning services since the company was established in 1994. We offer our clients assistance in navigating the complicated and bureaucratic public processes toward project approvals.