Contour Engineering employs some of the most talented and experienced practitioners in the industry. Our breadth of diversified expertise begins with Geotechnical Engineers and Certified Engineering Geologists that work closely with project owners, developers, architects, or their representatives. When clients work with Contour, they are interacting with industry professionals who pride themselves on the highest level of integrity, dependability, ethics, and quality of work. But even more so, these Contour industry professionals are exceptionally innovative, dynamic, and responsive. At Contour we promote professionalism and excellence, while also maintaining a creative, kind, and family-centric environment where our team members thrive.
David Hesterlee, President
Kevin McGowan, Vice President/Principal
Kevin holds nearly 25 years of experience in environmental sciences, starting his career in 1998 after graduating from the University of Georgia with a degree in environmental health science. Kevin uses his expertise to manage the day-to-day operations of the environmental services at Contour. His areas of expertise lie in property redevelopment, site assessment, large-scale remedial construction, and Brownfield properties. Kevin also has extensive experience with remedial system design and implementation on private, state, and federal facilities and installations. His primary focus is assessing and remediating environmental distressed assets throughout the Southeastern US, particularly in Georgia by working heavily in the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s HSRA, USTMP, Brownfield, and VRP units.
Scott Thomson, MS, MBA, PE, Vice President/Principal
Scott holds nearly 30 years of experience in engineering and has worked for either Contour or Universal Engineering Sciences for most of the last 20 years. Scott completed his bachelor and master’s degrees in civil engineering at Georgia Tech in 1994, later earning a graduate degree in business from Kennesaw State University. His areas of expertise lie in geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing, project management, seismic assessments, deep foundation systems including - piles, caissons, and drilled piers - settlement analysis, soil surveys, geologic site mapping, slope stability analysis, Karst terrain and construction materials testing in particular in place testing of soils and concrete. Scott has served in a variety of capacities, including project engineer, project manager, technical quality assurance manager, technical lead, department manager, and branch manager before becoming Vice President.
J. Doug Coffey, Jr. , PE, Vice President/Principal
Doug possesses nearly 30 years of experience in engineering, starting his career in 1994 after graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor degree in civil engineering. His areas of expertise lie in geotechnical engineering, Special Inspections, construction materials testing, deep foundation and shallow foundation systems, pavements, subgrade conditions/remediation and project management.
Jeanette L. Hamm, PE,
Jeanette Hamm is a professional engineer with more than 22 years of experience in the environmental industry. She holds a broad experience based in a variety of environmental compliance areas. Jeanette’s areas of expertise include site assessment, underground storage tanks, property redevelopment, multi-media regulatory compliance and auditing, large-scale remedial construction, and brownfields with extensive experience with soil and groundwater remedial system design and implementation. She has additional experience in application and interpretation of SPCC Rules, SDWA, CAA, RCRA, and CERCLA along with state-equivalent regulations throughout the southeast. She is certified as a professional engineer in Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Texas, South Carolina, and Mississippi. Jeanette has a bachelor of science in Biological Engineering with an Environmental Emphasis, and a bachelor of science in Environmental Health Science, both from the University of Georgia.
Jim Gough, PE, Senior Engineer/Geotechnical Services Manager
Jason Ayers, P.E.
William Faircloth, P.E.
Jack Rebeiz, PE, Principal
Jack holds more than 30 years of experience in the engineering field. He founded Contour Engineering in 2000 with partner David Hesterlee. Jack’s general oversight of the management of the company’s business continues to lead Contour’s growth. He earned his bachelor and master’s in Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis and is a registered Professional Engineer in 13 states.