About

Senate’s President, Mr. Gordon T. Taylor is responsible for the overall administrative, financial, marketing and quality management functions of the firm. His thirty years of experience within the regulatory, consulting and industrial sectors provides a solid foundation for his role as a Principal in the firm.

Mr. Taylor has over twenty five years of civil/environmental project and project management experience within the regulatory, consulting and industrial corporation sectors. This experience includes oversight and participation roles as a regulator; conceptualization, estimating, grant writing, scheduling, design, procurement and surveillance of civil/environmental and public works projects as a consultant and; managing civil/environmental projects for a major corporation from establishment of project goals through the investigative, design, construction and O&M phases. Specific areas of expertise include:

  • Development of civil/environmental project goals and procedures to complete projects within budgetary and scheduling constraints;
  • Management of in-house staff, consultants and contractors;
  • Development of budgets, schedules and contract documents;
  • Procurement of access agreements and permits;
  • Design of water and wastewater treatment systems, solid and hazardous waste management facilities and erosion and sedimentation control facilities;
  • Project quality management; and
  • Negotiating with regulatory agencies and third parties and presentations for public awareness and participation forums.

As Vice President of Senate Engineering Company, Mr. Michael Malak is responsible for corporate development activities as well as the day to day operation of the company, including scheduling of projects and personnel and quality review of all work. His 10 years of experience as a municipal engineer includes a strong background in water/wastewater treatment applications, waterline and sanitary sewer design. Mr. Malak has a B.S. degree in Environmental Science from St. Francis College and a M.S. Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering from West Virginia University.

Staff Resources:

  • Registered Professional Engineers
  • Professional Land Surveyors
  • Registered Landscape Architects
  • Certified Construction Inspectors (NICET)
  • Federally Certified Bridge Inspectors

GIS Resources:

  • 2 ESRI ArcView 10.4.1 work stations, 1 ArcInfo work station
  • 2 Hewlett-Packard Wide Format, Professional DesignJet Printers/Plotters for printing GIS, maps, aerial photographs, CAD drawings & renderings

GPS Resources:

  • Trimble sub-meter mapping grade GeoXH GPS unit, with Pathfinder Office software

Support Resources:

  • Automated Billing, Cost and Schedule Control
  • Office Wide Local Area Network

Software:

  • Computer Aided Design and Drafting: Multiple CADD Stations running Auto CAD and Microstation
  • Softdeck Civil/Survey Packages
  • Intergraph Microstation

Survey Equipment

  • Global Positioning System (GPS) Survey Equipment
  • Electronic Distance Measurements
  • Robotic Data Collectors

As Senate continues to grow, we are dedicated to attaining and exceeding our client’s expectations and goals.

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