About Us

The Engineering Division is responsible for the construction administration of capital improvement program projects, city capital outlays projects and other special funding projects. These duties include the construction administration, survey, design and inspection of projects. The division reviews and coordinates the preparation of plans and specifications by consultants for various projects. Projects include all types of municipal infrastructure such as streets, drainage, water, sewer and other special projects. Other functions include GIS System updates, archiving of the city construction plans, responsibility for city construction standards, surveying functions for the city and special studies/reports. 

George Hennessee - City Engineer

Provides supervision for the Engineering Division including 3 Civil Engineers, 1 Development & Construction Manager, 1 Land Surveyor, 1 Senior CAD Technician, 1 Right of Way Agent, 4 Construction Inspectors and 1 Administrative Assistant. Performs special studies/reports and manages various projects.

Current Projects: Oversight of All Construction Projects

  • Agendas, Budget, Personnel Reviews, ROW Etc.
  • City Master Plans
  • Subdivision/Building Permits/Off-Site Improvements
  • City Standard Specifications and Details
  • 2008-01 Rogers Lane (Flowermound to I-44) – West Mile
  • 2012-11 CIP 2012 Local Streets Repair Phase 1
  • 2012-11 CIP 2012 Local Streets Repair Phase 2
  • 2013-09 Safe Routes to School-Pat Henry
  • 2014-03 NW 2nd Street (Columbia to Ferris)
  • 2014-09 Bicycle & Ped. Phase 3
  • 2015-05 14th and Carroll Street Redesign
  • 2015-09 Tower Repainting
  • 2015-10 SE 40th & SE 41st Street Overlay 
  • 2016-02 67th and US Hwy 62 Traffic Signal

Engineers

The engineers performs complex and professional engineering work for environmental, water, sewer, street, storm drainage and other public works projects and programs ensuring technical competence and compliance with all current codes and criteria. Also serves as Project Manager. 


M. M. Azim P.E.

Current Projects

  • 2006-12 SE 45th Street (Lee Blvd to Gore Blvd)
  • 2008-2 Nine Mile Creek Sewer line
  • 2013-10 US Hwy 62 & I-44 Interchange Waterline Relocation
  • 2015-04 SW Bishop Road Reconstruction
  • FEMA Map Updates
  • Water System Computer Model Analysis & Storm Water System Computer Model Analysis
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Billy Tramel Associate Engineer

Current Projects

  • 2008-06 Landfill Maintenance Building
  • 2012-08 West Gore Blvd (67th St. to 82nd St. )
  • 2013-03 Central Fire Station Improvements/New Fire Station
  • 2013-11 Fire Station 8
  • 2015-01 Public Safety Facility Design
  • 2016-01 Elmer Thomas Splash Park
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Tony Mensah, P.E. C.F.M.

Current Projects

  • 2012-04 SW 52nd St. (RR tracks to Gore Blvd.)
  • 2012-11 CIP 2012 Local Streets Repair Phase 1 and 2
  • 2013-10 US Hwy 62 & I-44 Interchange Waterline Relocation
  • 2016-01 Elmer Thomas Splash Pad
  • 2016-05 Fire Station 6 Roofing
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Development & Construction Manager: Rusty Whisenhunt

Current Projects

  • North Wolf Creek Sewer Extension
  • Construction and Contract Administration
  • Building Permits and Subdivision Reviews
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Administrative Assistant: Cindy Porter

Responsible for performing the administrative needs of the City Engineer and the Director of Water/Waste Water Department. This work includes over-all organizational operations and polices preparation and maintenance of budgetary accounts, monthly reports, council agendas, preparation of project specification books and routine office practices. 


Surveyor: Michael Porter, PLS 1514

The surveyor does all the boundary surveying for all departments. GIS data gathering for Public Works infrastructure and other departments. Geographic Management of all our survey and engineering data.

Current Projects

  • File & Record Monuments & Land Corners
  • Topology Creation for Infrastructure
  • Cemetery Surveys
  • 2008 CIP Projects
  • 2012 CIP Projects
  • 2015 CIP Projects
  • Surveying for all City Departments
  • Flood Plan Verifications
  • GIS Data Gathering and Analysis
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Right of Way Agent: Michele Winham

Responsible for maintaining right-of-way maps and acquiring easements, fee simple takings and other land issues for the City of Lawton. Responsible for negotiations on all Engineering projects done in-house. Prepares council agenda items related to right-of-way issues. Answers questions regarding right-of-way issues for city departments.

Current Projects

  • 2008-01 Rogers Lane (Flowermound to I-44) West Mile
  • 2012-08 West Gore Blvd (67th St. to 82nd St.)

Senior CAD Technician: Sandra Malicoat

The Senior CAD Technician helps the engineers in producing working drawings for city wide CIP. She maintains databases and atlases for water and storm sewer She also maintains GIS data for the city.

Current Projects

  • 2013-10 US Hwy 62 & I-44 Interchange Waterline Relocation
  • 2016-01 Elmer Thomas Splash Pad
  • 2016-05 Fire Station 6 Roofing
  • Water Atlas
  • Storm Drainage Atlas
  • Archive Maintenance
  • Scanning Project Plans
  • City Standard Drawings
  • Computer Software
  • Division Inventory
  • Website Updates
  • Citizen/Other Department Drawing & Informational Requests
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Inspectors

The inspectors perform routine construction inspection work for environmental, water, sewer, street and other public works projects and programs. Assures compliance with federal, state and local codes, standards and contractual provisions.


Victor Rosa

Current Projects

  • 2006-12 SE 45th Street (Lee Blvd to Gore Blvd)
  • 2008-2 Nine Mile Creek Sewerline
  • 2008-06 Landfill Maintenance Building
  • 2015-01 Public Safety Facility Design
  • 2016-05 Fire Station 6 Roofing
  • Off Site Improvements/Roof Inspections
  • Subdivision/Building Permits
  • SW Bell Telephone Work Orders
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

David Eppler

Current Projects

  • 2012-11 CIP 2012 Local Streets Repair Phase 1
  • 2012-11 CIP 2012 Local Streets Repair Phase 2
  • 2013-10 US Hwy 62 & I-44 Interchange Waterline Relocation
  • 2014-03 NW 2nd Street (Columbia to Ferris)
  • Off Site Improvements/Roof Inspections
  • Subdivision/Building Permits
  • SW Bell Telephone Work Orders
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints

Kirk Scott

Current Projects

  • 2015-09 Tower Repainting
  • 2016-01 Elmer Thomas Splash Pad
  • Off Site Improvements/Roof Inspections
  • Subdivision/Building Permits
  • SW Bell Telephone Work Orders
  • Citizen/Council/Mayor Complaints