RABA KISTNER, Inc. Appoints New Associate – Preston Parker, Construction Materials Engineering

raba kistner logoRABA KISTNER’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the promotion of Preston Parker, PE, PMP to the position of Associate, effective January 1, 2013. Preston Parker works for RABA KISTNER Consultants, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of RABA KISTNER, Inc. He earned this promotion in recognition of his important contributions to the firm over the last five years, but also for his role already supporting the firm’s growth into the future.

Preston Parker_High Res_ ColorMr. Parker joined the firm in 2008, bringing over ten years of previous experience in civil engineering and construction materials testing services. In 2009, he was promoted to Manager of the Materials Engineering Group of RABA KISTNER Consultants, Inc. in San Antonio.

Mr. Parker performs engineering investigations and studies dealing with construction related issues including analyzing and providing solutions to engineering problems and preparing forensic, engineering and testing/inspection reports. While responsible for total project management, he assists his team members by analyzing field data and laboratory test results, performing engineering calculations, and providing opinions and recommendations for the completion of engineering reports. Mr. Parker is also responsible for the training and mentoring of staff engineers and construction materials technicians.

Founded in 1968, RABA KISTNER Consultants Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RABA KISTNER, Inc., and is an Engineering News-Record “Top 500 Firm,” operating in eleven different markets in Texas, Utah, and México. RABA KISTNER Consultants provides Construction Materials Engineering, Testing and Construction Inspections and Geotechnical Engineering, Testing and Pavement & Foundations Design. RABA KISTNER, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, also provides project management and oversight services including, environmental engineering and consulting, infrastructure and facilities engineering. www.rkci.com