OUR TEAM

We encourage our whole team to join community organizations, and get involved so they can truly hear and understand the needs of the area.

Click on the pictures below to learn more about each team member.

Walter R. Auerbach, PE

President
Walter R. Auerbach, PE

President

Walter has been engineering civil projects since protractors, compasses, and T-squares were common desktop items. His experience is invaluable to the quality of our services, and his skills have led us to win many awards and recognition within the community.

Nathan Chorey, P.E.

Project Manager
Nathan Chorey, P.E.

Project Manager

Nathan is the glue that holds our team together. As Project Manager he’s like a duck on Lake Tahoe: Calm on the surface, but always paddling hard to get where he needs to. His experience with local agencies and growing list of certifications serves him well on every project he touches.

Keith Masuda, P.E., P.L.S.

Project Surveyor
Keith Masuda, P.E., P.L.S.

Project Surveyor

Keith was born to be a Land Surveyor. He is a true local and probably knows more about the land here in North Lake Tahoe than anyone else. His list of services and experience is a mile long and it is more than apparent he loves what he does.

Kevin Shifflet

Project Engineer
Kevin Shifflet

Project Engineer

Kevin moved all the way out here from Pennsylvania to work on civil engineering projects in the Tahoe-Truckee area. He is registered as a P.E. in 5 different states, with CA next on the list.

Jordyn Mallett

Employee
Jordyn Mallett

Employee

Jordyn is an Environmental Engineer that is passionate about redevelopment and community improvement. She originates from the east coast, but says the west coast is the best coast, and we agree with her.

Patrick Scott

Staff Engineer
Patrick Scott

Staff Engineer

Patrick is our multi-talented CAD drafter, GIS analyzer, and SWPPP tester. He never complains and gets his work done on time. We like that, and many other things about him.

Aaron Zook

Staff Engineer
Aaron Zook

Staff Engineer

Aaron has a penchant for outdoor adventure. In the office, though, he looks like an engineer, talks like an engineer, and acts like an engineer. His interest in recreation fuels his interest in many of our projects.

Devon Eckberg

Staff Engineer
Devon Eckberg

Staff Engineer

Devon studied engineering, loved it, and then kept studying with a focus on hydrology to achieve her Masters Degree at nearby UNR. Groundwater, surface water, frozen water, Devon works with it all.

Lydia Altick

Environmental Planner
Lydia Altick

Environmental Planner

Lydia is our Tahoe-Truckee regional planning and permitting expert. If there’s an agency that has a say in your project, she knows how to approach them. She is ACIP certified, experienced, and super friendly to work with.

Jessica Taff

Office Manager
Jessica Taff

Office Manager

Jessica runs the show from her desk at the front of the office; or at least she likes to think she does. From billing to payroll, she makes sure AEC’s funds are coming from and going to the correct places.

Seasonal Land Surveyors

Survey Technicians
Seasonal Land Surveyors

Survey Technicians

These guys deserve a shout out. They are the skilled individuals using technical equipment to survey private property, public land, and development projects alike. Tahoe is no easy place to do that kind of work, either.


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