August 30, 2017

Site Development

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We have provided site civil design services for many development projects in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. Clients have included architects, engineering firms, housing authorities, educational facilities, developers, and public entities. Site civil design projects generally include:

  • Topographic and Boundary Surveys
  • Utility Coordination and Design
  • Grading, Drainage, and Parking and Pavement Design
  • Erosion & Sediment Control Plans
  • Stormwater Management Plans including Green Stormwater Infrastructure
  • ADA Accessible Plans
  • Facility Permitting
  • Construction Plans and Specifications
  • Construction Administration Services
  • Geotechnical Subsurface Exploration
  • Environmental Assessments and Remediation


The City of Pittsburgh is planning alterations to a 26,000 SF building that is to be occupied by the Construction Division, Facilities Maintenance Crew, and Department of Public Works Warehouse Division. Building goals include the following: reduce energy usage in the existing building, efficient and functional interior and exterior layout, reconfiguration and/or creation of parking spaces, remediate insulation issues in the existing warehouse, improve site security, and upgrade data and telephone infrastructure. As a subconsultant to Buchart Horn, Sci-Tek provided surveying and site civil design services.

Barrett Playground Renovations

City of Philadelphia, REBUILD

Barrett Playground, a 5.7-acre recreational center in the Olney neighborhood of northern Philadelphia has been chosen by the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild Program for renovations and upgrades. Project Manager Nicetown Community Development Corporation (CDC) determined through a community engagement process the community’s needs and expectations concerning site layout, programming, access, and safety and security. As a member of the design team, Sci-Tek is providing site assessments and site civil design services.

Workforce Development & Training Center

Community College of Allegheny County 

The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) is planning the construction of a 50,000 square foot, 3-story workforce training center to deliver instruction for a range of high-demand jobs, including those in the additive manufacturing (3D printing), IT, and culinary fields. Other features will include smart classrooms, laboratories and multi-use spaces. CCAC’s intent for this building project is to achieve a LEED Silver rating. As a subconsultant to the architect, Sci-Tek is providing geotechnical engineering, site civil design, surveying, and environmental consulting services.