ABOUT US

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Garza EMC is a multi-disciplinary engineering design and management consulting firm, providing industry leading service for clients and owners in both the public and private sectors. From civil, water & wastewater, to project management and management consulting, Garza EMC (Garza) offers a wide spectrum of services and an enhanced commitment to on-time, on-budget projects, consistently exceeding client goals and expectations. Garza’s expertise includes consulting and design services for Higher Education, Office, municipal facilities and infrastructure, as well as medical and laboratory facilities.

Philosophy

At Garza, we believe in developing personal, authentic relationships with our clients and providing an unmatched level of service, quality, and experience. Our commitment to our clients is our primary focus and we are honored that they place their trust in us. We genuinely care about our clients’ success and the legacy that they will create. We attain success ourselves when the services we provide on a project exceed a client’s expectations.

Garza EMC has contributed to a diverse portfolio of projects, and our team has cultivated an in-depth knowledge of the public sector, with greater understanding and appreciation for its extensive processes and procedures. Our approach to every project is as unique as the project itself. As a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) with offices in every major market in the state of Texas, we have the capabilities to work on both large and small projects in multiple sectors statewide.

SERVICES

Project Management

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Project Management Services

Master Planning
Multi-Site Analysis and Disposition
Project Delivery Methodology
Design Team Selection and Contracting
Design Criteria and Guidelines
Estimating and Cost Management
Scheduling and Time Management
Quality Assurance and Quality Control
Project Audit and Metrics
Commissioning and Closeout

Civil Engineering

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Civil Engineering Services

Due Diligence
Preliminary Engineering
Schematic Design Development
Site Grading
Drainage/Detention Design
Feasibility and Route Studies
Parking Lot Layout
Hydrology/Hydraulics

Water & Wastewater Engineering

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Water & Wastewater Services

Treatment Plants
Master Plans
Pump Stations
Lift Stations & Force Mains
Ground and Elevated Storage Tanks
Pipeline Design
Permitting
Stormwater Design
Hydraulic & Hydrology

Construction Administration

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Construction Administration Services

Bid Process Development/Implementation
Project “Close-out”
Concurrence Reports
Construction Inspection
Construction Observation
Cost Estimating
Daily Reports
Pre-construction Conference Attendance
Punch Lists

MEET OUR TEAM

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RUDY GARZA

President

Rudy Garza has over 25 years in Project Management and delivery of major capital projects. His experience includes project management in both the private and public sectors. Prior to establishing Garza EMC, Rudy spent 23 years in the public sector, including 20 years of Municipal experience and three years of experience in State government. Prior to Garza EMC, Rudy served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Austin for eight years. His experience gives him a unique understanding of both public and private sector needs, as well as the complexity of engagements with the City.

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JOHN PELHAM, PE

Senior Vice President

John has been with Garza EMC since its inception with over 16 years of civil engineering, land development, and project management experience in both the public and private sectors. His role as Senior Vice President consists of senior level project management, oversight of the site civil engineering practice, and project liaison & coordinator of other Garza EMC design disciplines. John’s industry experience and engineering knowledge allows him to truly understand a client’s needs and develop unique solutions for each project.

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WILLIAM CAUSEY, JR., PE

Vice President

William has over 25 years of experience in civil/environmental engineering. His experience includes design, permitting, program management and construction management for various water, wastewater, drainage and infrastructure projects. Additionally, William has experience with alternative project delivery. He has brought value to small and large designs alike; seeing the potential in each client’s project.

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JULIA MRNAK, PE

Project Manager

Julia has more than eight years of experience in civil engineering and land development. Her experience includes water quality and detention pond analysis and design, site design and permitting, drainage studies, TCEQ permitting, and water, wastewater, and storm sewer design for commercial, multi-family, retail and residential projects. Julia has experience working on projects with dense environments and challenging schedules. As Project Manager, Julia works hard to deliver projects on time and within budget; working closely with clients to develop innovative solutions.

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JACOB KONDO, PE

Project Manager

Jacob has over eight years of civil engineering experience including site planning and design for residential developments, roadways, and major water/wastewater and storm drainage facilities. His extensive knowledge of HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, Flowmaster, and AutoCAD makes him an invaluable member of the design team.

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BRETT LARSON, PE

Project Manager

Brett has over eight years of experience in roadway design, storm sewer design, sanitary sewer design, and hydrology and hydraulics. His experience includes working with design programs MicroStation, Civil 3D and GIS, and drainage programs such as HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, WinStorm, THSYS,and Hydraflow. Brett aids in the design, coordination, and construction that meet the specific needs of each client.

Looking to join our team? Check out our open positions here.

PORTFOLIO

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Higher Education
Municipal
  • University of Texas at Austin: Dell Medical School
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  • University of Texas at Austin: Welch Hall
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  • Texas State University Star One Expansion
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  • Texas State University: Research and Commercialization Center
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  • Texas A&M University: CIADM Building
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  • University of Texas at Dallas: Graduate Student Housing
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  • Austin by Ellsworth Kelly at The University of Texas at Austin: Blanton Museum of Art
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  • Houston Community College: West Houston Institute
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  • City of San Antonio Public Safety Headquarters
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  • Tarrant Regional Water District Integrated Pipeline
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  • San Antonio Water System: DSP Clayton Tank
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  • Garlic Creek Lift Station Replacement
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  • City of Buda Drainage Study
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CERTIFICATIONS

  • THE CITY OF AUSTIN (CoA)

    Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
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  • NATIONAL MINORITY SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (NMSDC)

    Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
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  • SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL CERTIFICATION AGENCY (SCTRCA)

    Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
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**GarzaBury, LLC is now Garza EMC, LLC. We are 100% minority owned and the above certificates are still recognized by the certification agencies.

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Austin

Address: 7708 Rialto Blvd., Suite 125, Austin, Texas 78735
Phone: 512.298.3284

Dallas

Address: 5310 Harvest Hill Rd., Dallas, Texas 75230
Phone: 972.295.9140

Houston

Address: 9801 Westheimer Rd., Suite 803, Houston, Texas 77042
Phone: 713.491.6039

San Antonio

Address: 100 NE Loop 410, Suite 1090, San Antonio, Texas 78216
Phone: 210.526.0286

Corpus Christi

Address: 801 Navigation, Corpus Christi, Texas 78408
Email: info@garzaemc.com

Email: info@garzaemc.com

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