Atlas Technical Consultants acquires SCST Engineering
and continues to strengthen its position in the infrastructure engineering, program management
and construction inspection & testing industry
Austin, TX— Atlas Technical Consultants (“Atlas”) has acquired SCST, Inc (“SCST”) – a provider of
environmental science, geotechnical, geophysics, special inspection & materials testing, facilities
consulting, and telecom & utilities services. The acquisition marks the second since September
2018 for Atlas, a leading provider of infrastructure project delivery services across the United
States. The acquisition will grow Atlas’s engineering and construction inspection market share
and adds to the company’s capabilities in helping customers deliver safe and sustainable
infrastructure across the United States.
Atlas ranked 17th among Engineering News Record’s Top 100 construction management firms.
Atlas provides public and private sector clients with comprehensive support in managing small and
large-scale infrastructure improvement programs through engineering, construction inspection,
construction materials testing, design, program and construction management, land acquisition
and project control services.
“We are especially proud of this acquisition as it comes at the end of a banner first year for
Atlas,” said Atlas CEO L. Joe Boyer. “SCST joins a rapidly growing national firm built from strong
regional brands. We couldn’t be more delighted to have them as part of the family.”
SCST has a long legacy of building strong relationships through a commitment to quality services
and engineering excellence. SCST has a diverse background working on a variety of projects in
both the public and private sectors with substantial federal experience across the entire South
Pacific and Midwest regions. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, the firm consists of over 200
professionals with additional offices located in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago, and Milwaukee.
Additionally, SCST operates four geotechnical and materials laboratories throughout the
Southwest, including one of the most complete and sophisticated labs in San Diego County.
“For seventy years we have provided exceptional service to our clients, always relying on our
core values of integrity, ethics and professionalism,” said John Kirschbaum, President and COO of
SCST. “Today, we are excited to begin a new chapter in our company’s history—a chapter that
will continue our efforts to provide lasting infrastructure for generations to come.”
About Atlas Technical Consultants
Combining world-class infrastructure service providers Pavetex Engineering, Moreland Altobelli
Associates, Engineering Testing Services, Piedmont Geotechnical Consultants and now SCST,
Atlas Technical Consultants is a leading infrastructure project delivery service provider focused
on public and private sector. Backed by Bernhard Capital Partners, Atlas is headquartered in
Austin, TX with offices across the United States and 1,400 employees providing comprehensive
construction and program management support for large-scale infrastructure improvement
Established in 1959, SCST has approximately 200 employees across the West and Mid-West
regions providing professional expertise in the areas of environmental science & engineering,
geotechnical engineering, geophysics, special inspection & materials testing, facilities consulting,
and telecom & utilities.