Civil Engineering in the Roaring Fork Valley

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Sopris Engineering LLC (SE) is a locally owned and operated Roaring Fork Valley company providing consulting, civil engineering and land surveying services to individual landowners, corporations and public entities across the state of Colorado. Since incorporating in November 1994, SE has been involved in the development of several large-scale projects in the Roaring Fork and Colorado River Valleys including projects generated by municipalities and counties, as well as private development groups and individuals. Principals Yancy Nichol, P.E., and Mark Beckler, P.L.S., both carry more than 25 years of experience in project planning and management. A staff of 36 seasoned engineers, technicians and field surveyors use state-of-the-art software and surveying equipment to produce exacting designs, professional submittal drawings and confidence on the jobsite.

Sopris Engineering

Our Team

Civil Engineering

Yancy Nichol

P.E., Principal

Jesse Swann

P.E., Project Manager, Principal

Stephanie Helfenbein

Project Manager, Principal

Colby Christoff

P.E., Project Manager, Principal

John Petaisto

P.E., Project Manager

Kyle Sanderson

P.E., Project Manager

Nick Kilbourn

P.E., Project Manager

Paul Rutledge

Design Engineer

Quint Nichol

Design Engineer, Project Manager

Jim Frale

Field Engineer

T. Carter Page

P.E., Field Engineer

Ashley Dostal

Drafter, Design Engineer


Mark Beckler

P.L.S., Principal

Geoff Keller


Cate Love


Darin “Rabbit” Alfstad

Survey Manager

Austin Wren

Survey Chief


Scott Butler

CAD Specialist, Drafter

Monique Hermosillo

Administration, AP