ABES Engineering works diligently to exceed client expectations while meeting and surpassing industry standards. As a black-owned small business, ABES also prides itself on growth and development with a focus on helping communities thrive.

The company holds numerous certifications that serve as a testimony to its expertise, quality standards, integrity, and professionalism. ABES is also certified as a minority-owned business and a small business enterprise.

ABES Engineering provides world-class engineering services and expertise. The firm is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with agencies in Memphis, Nashville, and Kentucky with the capacity to obtain certification in other jurisdictions. ABES is also a SBE business.

Minority Certifications

  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
    ABES is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with all pertinent governmental agencies in Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee. MBE identifies businesses that are 51% minority-owned.
  • Disadvantage Businesses Enterprise (DBE) certifications with multiple states. DBE identifies small businesses 51% owned or controlled by socially or economically disadvantaged business owners:

    • Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)
    • Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
    • Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
    • Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT)
    • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PENNDOT)
  • Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
  • Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) with the US Small Business Administration (SBA), given to socially and economically disadvantaged business owners.
  • Locally Owned Small Business (LOSB) – Shelby County
  • HUBZone ‒ a SBA program for small companies that operate and employ people in historically underserved business zones.

Professional Certifications

ABES Engineering holds all required professional certifications to perform engineering services, construction engineering inspection (CEI), and construction management.

  • Engineering Firm Registration:

    • Tennessee
    • Georgia
    • Texas
  • Professional Engineer Licenses: Tennessee (TN), Georgia (GA), Mississippi (MS), Texas (TX), California (CA), Missouri (MO), Washington (WA), Pennsylvania (PA), and Illinois (IL)
  • Local Government Guidelines Program and Right of Way (TDOT).
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Construction and Engineering Inspection Certifications (CEI).
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Inspector Certifications: Concrete Technician, Soil and Aggregate Certifications, Asphalt Roadway Certifications, and Asphalt Plant Certifications
  • Pre Qualified Consultant:

    • Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)
    • Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)
  • Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Prequalification: Construction Supervision, Hydraulic and Hydrological Studies (Roadway), Location Studies, Traffic Operation Studies
  • Georgia Soil Water Conservation Commission (GSWCC) Level II Certification as a “Certified Design Professional” for Erosion and Sedimentation
  • Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Worksite Erosion Control Supervisor (WECS) Certification
  • National Association Of Sewer Service Companies

    • Certified Pipeline Assessment Certification Program (PACP)
    • Certified Manhole Assessment Certification Program (MACP)
    • Certified Lateral Assessment Certification Program (LACP)