Our Purpose

We help dreams become realities by creating trusted partnerships with stakeholders to provide safe and lasting infrastructure that our employees, clients and communities are proud of.

WHO WE ARE

We see beyond the project and focus on what is most important—improving the lives of the people in the communities in which we live and work.

As a world-class organization of over 1,000 people in over 30 offices dedicated to creating lasting infrastructure, Atlas Technical Consultants is uniquely connected to the communities we serve. Our family of companies listed below have over 80 years of collective experience.

Our services have grown to include everything from design, construction engineering, construction management to materials testing and land acquisition services.

We invite you to explore our website and contact us with any questions you may have.

OUR CORE VALUES

Relationships
The courage to collaborate and work as a team

Accountability
Delivering high-quality services that we stand behind

Integrity
Being honest and doing what’s right every time

Safety
Valuing the well-being of everyone above all else

Excellence
Never settling for anything but the very best in everything we do

Community
Enhancing the lives of people who live in the environments we create

Respect
Recognizing the importance of others’ opinions and input

The Engineering Testing Services (“ETS”) Family of Companies has provided innovative solutions to construction challenges, quality control testing and inspection for construction material manufacturers around the world since 1985. ETS companies’ capabilities include all aspects of environmental, geotechnical engineering, materials testing and special inspection services, as well as construction management and engineering geology. ETS includes Consolidated Engineering Laboratories, United-Heider Inspection Group, Materials Testing and Inspection, CEL Consulting and Geosphere Consultants.

Moreland Altobelli Associates (“MA”) is a full-service engineering and program management firm. Founded in 1987 by Thomas D. Moreland, PE, former Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation, MA employs a wide range of civil and structural engineers, community planners, landscape architects, construction inspectors, appraisers, land acquisition agents, surveyors, environmental specialists and support staff.

PAVETEX Engineering (“PaveTex”) specializes in construction materials testing, quality control testing, construction engineering, pavement engineering, hot mix and concrete design. Broadly regarded as the nation’s asphalt technology leader, PAVETEX employs world-class material experts. PaveTex has nine full-service laboratories and nearly 20 years’ experience building infrastructure.

L. Joe Boyer

L. Joe Boyer

CEO

L. Joe Boyer is a passionate leader whose experience spans the full spectrum of infrastructure challenges ranging from tsunami recovery work in Indonesia to complex highways here in the states for federal, public and private clients. With nearly 30 years of helping clients solve infrastructure challenges in new build, recovery, or resiliency scenarios, he has found that an often overlooked key to success lies in the ability to collaborate with clients, employees and the communities in which we work and live.

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Walter Powell

Walter Powell

CFO

Walter Powell is a CPA offering 25 years of working with finance teams in local and global companies. His professional experience includes both public and private integrated audits, advising corporations through IPO’s, complex restructurings, international expansion and capital market transactions. Walter believes that creating a collaborative working relationship is the key to long-term partnerships and professional development of teams.

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Gary M. Cappa

Gary M. Cappa

President / Chief Executive Officer / Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL)

Gary M. Cappa assumed leadership of Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL) in September 1985.

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Jim Backman

Jim Backman

Chief Operating Officer / Consolidated Engineering Laboratories (CEL)

Jim Backman has been in a leadership role in the Testing and Inspection industry for more than 30 years.

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Buddy Gratton, PE

Buddy Gratton, PE

President & COO / Moreland Altobelli (MA)

Buddy Gratton, PE joined MA in 2009 as Executive Vice President following his retirement from GDOT and was named President October 2010.

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Maghsoud Tahmoressi, PE

Maghsoud Tahmoressi, PE

President / PaveTex

Maghsoud Tahmoressi, PE, has over 30 years in the transportation industry.

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