Construction Today 2018 - Volume 16, Issue 3 - 38
Exclusive Features | MASER CONSULTING
MASER CONSULTING ENJOYS EXPONENTIAL GROWTH
WHILE MAINTAINING A CLOSE-KNIT CULTURE
AMONG ITS WORKFORCE. BY JANICE HOPPE-SPIERS
ith a diverse portfolio of engineering services, Maser
Consulting prides itself on creating customized
solutions for its clients in a variety of markets. "Diversity is what has made us so successful," President
and COO Kevin L. Haney says. "Having a wide range of services has
served us well over the years by sustaining us during economic
market shifts, and now our geography has further contributed to it
through the 24 offices we have nationwide."
Committed to introducing and developing the next generation
of engineering services, Maser Consulting was founded in 1984 by
Richard M. Maser. Headquartered in Red Bank, N.J., the company
focused on civil/site development, municipal, traffic and land
Today, Maser Consulting specializes in civil/site, energy, traffic
and transportation, municipal, survey/geospatial, infrastructure,
Headquartered in Red Bank,
geotechnical, environmental and telecommunication segments of
N.J., Maser Consulting serves
both public and private clients.
the industry for both public and private clients.
"In either sector, about 85 to 90 percent of our business is gained
engineering (SUE) to create more comprehensive service packages
through repeat clients and contractors," Haney notes. "Because we
to meet clients' specific needs.
develop a partnership with them from the beginning, they have
come to rely on our judgment in identifying potential pitfalls during
the course of a job. If we do come across an issue, we can usually reDown the Coast
solve it in-house which eliminates the need to outsource. Providing
For the past three years, Maser Consulting has focused on expandsuccessful services builds a certain level of trust with clients which
ing in the Southeast, opening offices in Florida and the Carolinas.
results in loyalty."
"The Florida markets are being driven by booming commercial and
The implementation of geospatial surveying technology like
real estate projects that are also being fueled by the availability of
mobile LiDAR and unmanned aerial system (UAS/drone) platforms
infrastructure funding," Haney explains. "This work includes new
have also been a catalyst to regional expansion due to the mobility
roads, ports and railway improvements, as well as overall growth in
of these service lines. Mobile LiDAR mapping is
the heart of Florida."
capable of high-speed, accurate surveying for largeThe Carolinas are driven by utility
scale projects and is becoming the preferred methinfrastructure
and energy markets. "In
od of data acquisition for infrastructure projects.
less than one year our Charlotte, N.C.,
* Headquarters: Red Bank, N.J.
UAS has added an additional dimension, not
office has gained 50 employees," Haney
* Employees: 750+
only with use of aerial LiDAR mapping, but also
says. "By the end of the year, we expect to
* Specia y: Consu ing and
through its capability to morph into a tool that
have close to 100 employees based on exengineering firm
uses a variety of other sensors such as high-resoisting contracts and have already opened
lution imagery and video. Aside from improving
a second office in Raleigh."
overall field safety, these technologies have com- Kevin Haney, president and COO
bined as a component of other in-house services
One Big Family
that support infrastructure and utility projects
The firm's executive committee recently
like GIS asset management and subsurface utility
invited Allison Colantuoni, PHR, SHRM-
Maser Consu ing
"People are our biggest asset,
so we invest in em."
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