Civil Engineering2023-11-29T11:44:37-06:00


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A Better Way of Life

Whether it’s schools, hospitals, bridges or neighborhoods, outstanding public amenities begin with a capable and trustworthy civil engineering firm.

At T. Baker Smith, we are dedicated to providing reliable and comprehensive civil engineering services for projects of all types and sizes. We are proud of the impact our services can have on the communities that will benefit from them. Our engineering professionals work tirelessly to develop projects that will engineer a better way of life for everyone.

Contact our firm today to learn more about our capabilities and to get started with your project.

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Engineering Solutions

Find the Solution for You

  • Planning Services

    We take a holistic approach to project development, working closely alongside you to create a big picture plan and then focusing on how each service area can best suit your needs.

  • Civil/Structural Engineering & Design

    We offer a wide range of engineering and design services including flood protection and drainage, roads and bridges, utilities, hydraulic and hydrologic studies, and site developments.

  • Coastal Science Engineering & Design

    We provide coastal solutions that assist with coastal restoration and flood protection.

  • Landscape Architecture

    We offer landscape architecture services that range from small, intimate spaces to high-level multi-use sites.

  • Facility Engineering

    We provide engineering and design services for the upstream oil and gas exploration and production facilities, midstream pipeline and facilities, downstream refining facilities and other manufacturing facilities.

  • Construction Engineering & Inspection

    We provide a broad range of construction inspection and quality control services to our clients for coastal restoration, flood protection, transportation, utilities and land development projects.

  • Program Management

    Our program management services feature schedule development and analysis, design oversight and management, document control, cost estimating and financial controls.

  • Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)

    We combine our SUE services with our various surveying and engineering solutions, which results in better risk management for underground utility mapping.

Customer Satisfaction

We let our customers speak for us

“ As a Landman, I have worked on projects with T Baker Smith for many years. I continue to utilize their services because they are professional, trustworthy and assist me, the client, in finding the most efficient resolution for varying types of challenges whether it’s surveying or permitting. ”

Carol M. Sledge, CPL
“ What keeps me coming back to T. Baker Smith is the dedication that Kenny and his team exhibits every day; it is one of the most valuable things to me. I cannot recall one time TBS did not follow through on getting what we asked for. You get what you pay for, and with TBS, we do not have to sit and babysit or redo the work. ”
Craig Guidry

“ We have worked previously with other consultants and find that TBS’ reliability and capability are superior to their competition. They are always available to assist us at Rebecca, Magnolia, Coulon, Acadia, St. Bridget and Evergreen Plantations as well as the Bayou Lafourche Freshwater Reintroduction project, by providing surveying and modeling support. ”

Jacob A. Giardina

Civil Engineering Project Spotlights

See all of our latest projects in our full project portfolio

Frequently Asked Questions

What is landscape architecture?2020-07-01T14:04:39-05:00

Landscape architecture involves the design of aesthetically pleasing outdoor spaces, including everything from simple gardens to large parks, major urban plazas, planning for cities and neighborhoods/subdivisions, shopping malls, golf courses and more.

Why is coastal restoration important?2020-07-01T14:04:08-05:00

Healthy shorelines and ecosystems along the coast provide significant financial savings, as well as environmental benefits, such as the preservation of habitats for wildlife and healthier drinking water. In addition to thriving recreation and various industrial jobs, restored coastlines are also able to better protect mainland areas against floods.

Who are TBS’s clients?2020-07-01T14:03:31-05:00

We work with clients from a variety of markets including industrial and manufacturing clients, clients in the oil and gas industry, municipalities, public works departments, and various construction companies and land developers.

Is my project too large/small for your company?2020-12-07T15:09:10-06:00

Our engineers work on projects ranging from small to massive in scope. We are happy to schedule a meeting with you to learn more about your project and provide you with some initial feedback.

What kinds of projects do civil engineers work on?2020-07-23T13:51:20-05:00

Civil engineers take on a wide variety of projects designed for public use. They’re commonly tasked with designing, building and supervising the construction of major infrastructure projects like tunnels, bridges, roads, dams, water supply and sewage treatment systems and some buildings.