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Who We Are

Estes and Estes Engineering, Inc. has over 40 years of experience with civil engineering, structural design, and land surveying.  Licensed in 13 states for engineering and 2 for land surveying.  We are a small business comprised of 9 highly qualified individuals who all contribute to the success of each and every project. If you have a project you need some help on reach out any one of our employees below.

Maddison May 

Marketing Coordinator 

Maddison started at Estes and Estes Engineering, Inc. in September 2023. She comes with a Bachelors' in Finance from UTC and years of experience in Marketing. She is also a veteran of 4 years with the Tennessee Army National Guard.  Maddison served as a 13M out of the Tennessee Army National Guard in Chattanooga, TN. 

James "Cliff" Fite

Land Surveyor

Cliff has worked at Estes and Estes Engineering since January 2022.  He has 25 years of experience in the land surveying business. He comes with an Associates degree in Civil Engineering Technology and Certificates in Surveying and Structural Engineering from Chattanooga State.  He is currently certified in Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control (EPSC) level 1 and 2 in the state of Tennessee. 

Carol McNeely

Accounting Representative

Carol graduated from NC State University and is an avid Wolfpack fan.  She has been in the accounting field for 15 years.  Previously she was a schoolteacher, a full time mom, a tennis player and instructor and is now a self-taught artist in her spare time. 

”Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the customer gets out of it.”

 -- Peter Drucker

Andy Hamilton

Civil CAD Designer

Andy joined Estes and Estes Engineering in April of 2022. He has a degree in drafting and design and over 15 years of experience in design, surveying, and construction. Andy is always ready to take your ideas and turn them into reality!

Ethan Palmer

Field Technician

Ethan has worked at Estes and Estes Engineering since August 2023. He is often in the field learning to be a land surveyor. Ethan has been a great addition to our team.

David Cartwright- Nashville Office

Principal Structural 

David joined Estes and Estes Engineering in July of 2018. He comes with a civil engineering degree from TTU. He is licensed in Tennessee, Georgia, and Kentucky. 

Leadership Team

John "Russell" Faulk- Nashville Office

Principal Surveyor

Russell Faulk started at Estes & Estes in June 2021. Before that, he had his own land surveying business for 20 years. He has handled projects of all types, including, but not limited to   residential, subdivision development, municipal utilities and industrial asbuilts.

David E. Estes, PE, PLS

Mr. Estes is both a licensed Professional Civil Engineer and a Professional Land Surveyor.  His experience encompasses the planning, design, construction, and operations of public infrastructures.  He has provided engineering services for streets, highways, airports, storm systems, site improvements, landfills, sanitary sewer facilities, and water systems.  He has extensive experience with the public sector having served for 32 years as the appointed City Engineer for numerous communities as well as the District Engineer for water and sanitary agencies.  He holds TN and GA Level 2 EPSC certification for stormwater design.

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