Neal P. McAllister

Professional Engineer,Bloomington office Education & Background Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, 2006 Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois FHWA Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges Certification IDOT Approved Bridge Safety Inspection Program Manager IDOT Documentation of Contract Quantitates Certification IDOT Illinois Construction Record System Certification Experience & Responsibilities Responsible for design of site […]

Lucas C. Hicks

Engineering and Survey Technician , Bloomington office Education & Background General Studies, Richland Community College, Decatur, IL Joined our staff in September 2017 Experience & Responsibilities Responsibilities include engineering and land surveying related tasks, topographic and as-built surveys and construction layout Experienced in Autodesk Civil 3D® and Microsoft Office software PCC 1/IDOT/ACI Course Training ACI […]

Jonathan M. Scherer

Structural Engineer, Decatur office Education & Background Bachelor of Science in Physics, Illinois State University, Bloomington-Normal Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 2007 Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Structural), University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign  in 2010 Licensed Professional Engineer in Illinois Licensed Structural Engineer in Illinois Experience & Responsibilities Responsible for […]

Cordney J. Ingram

Staff Engineer, Decatur office Education & Background Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Jackson State University – Jackson, MS Joined our staff in May 2016 Experience & Responsibilities Responsibilities include designing structural foundations and preparing plans for grain handling facilities including Grain Storage Bin and Hopper Bottom Bin Foundations, Dump Pit , Tower Foundations and […]

AgRail-Bloomington, Illinois

SKS Engineers has been working at the AgRail site in Bloomington, Illinois from the beginning.  This site, next to the railroad, appeared suited for a grain handling facility.  So in 1997, Grain Flo Inc. of Heyworth, Illinois contracted with SKS Engineers to conduct subsurface investigations and provide a geotechnical report with recommendations for development on the site.   […]

Cargill Inc. – Dana, Indiana

SKS Engineers began working with Cargill Inc. at their Dana, Indiana facility in 2007. Initial services provided by SKS Engineers included subsurface investigation of the soils on their property in areas where Cargill planned to expand their grain handling and storage facilities. From this soils investigation SKS Engineers generated a geotechnical report that included recommendations […]

Watchfire Signs Facility Expansion – Danville, Illinois

In 2012, SKS Engineers LLC partnered with Curry Construction of Mattoon, Illinois on a major expansion to the Watchfire Signs facility in Danville, Illinois. This expansion included the addition of approximately 125,000 sq. ft. to their plant which allowed Watchfire Signs to consolidate several area operations into a single facility. Foundation Design and Electrical System […]

Richland Community College-Decatur, Illinois

Plans to build a permanent campus for Richland Community College began in 1985.  SKS Engineers performed subsurface investigations, prepared a geotechnical report with foundation recommendations and provided a topographic survey of the site for the project architect.  When construction began in 1986, SKS Engineers provided construction inspection and material testing services. Since then there have been several […]

Jackson Ford Dealership-Decatur, Illinois

SKS Engineers LLC began design for improvements to the Jackson Ford Dealership in late 2009.  At first the intent was to remodel the existing facility and add features requested by the Ford Motor Company.  However, it was later decided to construct an entirely new facility.   The design took into account several demolition and construction phases […]

Eisenhower High School Improvements-Decatur, Illinois

First built in the mid 1950s, Eisenhower High School recently underwent major renovations to the existing 216,200 sq. ft. high school building. SKS Engineers LLC was involved in the design of the site improvements on this project. The addition of a new 10,200 sq. ft. gymnasium required that the student parking lot be reconstructed.  Other site improvements […]