Civil Engineering

Laying the groundwork

Our team of problem solvers enjoys the challenge of creating designs that enhance the quality of life for generations to come. 

We are also passionate about what we do, and it shows in the creativity of our solutions. 

Our engineering experience and expertise covers a broad range of disciplines including; transportation systems to erosion control projects, from residential and commercial developments to complete water and wastewater systems. 

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Passionate about providing clients with the best solutions to their challenges, Tim brings nearly 20 years of engineering expertise to Lumos. Since joining Lumos in 2014, Tim has grown our water and wastewater resume and in 2021 became Director of Engineering.

Tim Russell, P.E., WRS

Director - Civil Engineering

With over 25 years of Structural Engineering and Construction field, Eric has provided structural engineering services for clients throughout the United States.

Eric Hutchens, P.E.

Director - Structural Engineering

Structural Engineering

A solid framework

Our structural engineering team creates new structures, while also preserving historically important buildings with seismic retrofitting. 

The Structural Engineering Division of Lumos & Associates has extensive experience in the evaluation, rehabilitation, and seismic strengthening of existing structures. A recognized leader in geothermal power plant construction Lumos & Associates has provided structural design for  new power plants and plant expansions throughout the U.S. and in Hawaii, Guatemala, Philippines and Costa Rica.

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Landscape Architecture

Sustainable design

Landscape Architecture incorporates the existing landscape into our design, bridging design with natural aesthetics. 

Lumos & Associates applies a “discovery-based” creative process to artfully blend our client’s needs with the essential qualities of their site. We integrate the unique social, cultural, economic, environ-mental, and regulatory context of each project into distinctive compositions of striking visual impact and superior operational character.

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Over 30 years of landscape architectural design experience that includes land planning, subdivision layout, grading plans, erosion control plans, recreational planning, trail routing, amenities design, as well as landscape and irrigation layout.

Marc Chapelle

Landscape Architect Manager

Greg has nearly thirty years of surveying and mapping experience and an impressive resume of projects throughout Nevada and California.

Greg Phillips

Director - Surveying/Mapping

Surveying / Mapping

Mapping the land

We provide services for our own design projects as well as for contractors and other engineering firms throughout the Nevada and the West. Our survey projects range from complex right-of-way and boundary surveys, to individual parcel maps, to large-scale topographic mapping in forested terrain, to construction staking for major building, road, and utility projects.

We have a highly qualified survey staff, with survey crews in all of our offices. 

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Construction Services

Proven practices

Our Construction Services Division works closely with our clients, quickly becoming an extension of their team.

Our clients, both private and public, benefit from our experienced and knowledgeable staff that is ACI, ICC, NICET, and OSHA-certified and NAQTC.

We are as committed to quality assurance in the construction phase as we are to the accuracy of our plans. 

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Steven has over 27 years of experience in civil engineering and construction management for projects through out Nevada for private and public clients. 

Steven Moon, P.E.

Director - Construction Services

Mitch Burns, P.E., CE., is the Materials Engineering Manager in the Construction Division, overseeing all geotechnical engineering and materials testing for Lumos & Associates. When it comes to geotechnical issues, Mitch is often called upon by other engineering firms and public agencies for his unmatched expertise.

Mitch Burns, P.E., CEM

Materials Engineering Manager


Strong foundation

The foundation of a good design rests on a solid understanding of the underlying soils. Lumos & Associates’ geotechnical staff has the experience and the expertise to investigate and evaluate complex subsurface conditions.

We have performed geotechnical investigations for large municipal buildings, commercial and industrial developments, roads, utilities, tunnels, and pipelines. We are familiar with a wide range of geotechnical stabilization techniques, including piles, reinforced earth mats, retaining walls, geotextile fabrics, and geogrids that are designed to save our clients money while providing a strong foundation for their projects.

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