Meet Wesley E. Gilbert, Civil Engineer

GilbertWes has more than 35 years of progressively responsible Civil Engineering design, Land Surveying and Hydraulic/Hydrology experience. Wes’s experience working on public works and private development projects includes street design, utility design, detention basin design, boundary/property surveys, construction staking surveys, as well as hydraulic, hydrology and stream/river modeling.

Wes has provided Civil Engineering and Land Surveying for residential / commercial / industrial projects in Chico and surrounding communities. These services include the design of street improvements, water systems, storm drains collection and detention/retention facilities, sanitary sewer collection and treatment facilities and residential, commercial and recreational site layout and design including parking lot plans, grading, drainage and utility plans. Surveying responsibilities include performance of topographic, property and construction staking surveys; preparation of legal descriptions and preparation of parcel, record of survey and subdivision maps.

Credentials and Experience

Wes graduated from California State University, Chico, in 1977 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. He is a Qualified SWPPP Developer (QSD) and Qualified SWPPP Practitioner (QSP). Wes is also a Butte County Certified On-Site Wastewater Designer.

His qualifications include:
⦁ Registered Civil Engineer, with authorization to practice Land Surveying, CA – RCE 31689.
⦁ American Society of Civil Engineers.
⦁ American Council of Civil Engineers of California.
⦁ American Water Works Association.
⦁ Flood Management Association.
⦁ California Onsite Wastewater Association.
⦁ District 2 Director on the Butte County Resource Conservation District Board of Directors, Vice-president and Secretary-Treasurer.
⦁ Member of the Oversight Board, Successor Agency to the Chico. Redevelopment Agency.
⦁ Member of the Butte County Wastewater Advisory Committee.

⦁ W Gilbert Engineering, Chico, CA, Owner & Principal, February 2012 – Present.
⦁ Lumos & Associates, Inc., Chico, CA, Engineering Manager, August 2006 – January 2012.
⦁ Gilbert Engineering, Chico, CA, Owner & Principal, October 1991 – July 2006.
⦁ Glenn County Public Works Director, Willows, CA, Public Works Director, December 1986 – September 1991.
⦁ Glenn County Public Works Department, Willows, CA, Deputy Director of Public Works, August 1985 – November 1986.
⦁ Glenn County Public Works Department, Willows, CA, Assistant Civil Engineer, July 1984 – August 1985.
⦁ W.E. Gilbert Farms, Chico, CA, Farm Manager, March 1982 – July 1984.
⦁ McCain Associates, Chico, CA, Assistant Engineer, December 1977 – March 1982.