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Our Mission

At Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc., our corporate mission is the pursuit of client satisfaction. We strive to achieve this mission by focusing on our values. These values are integrity, service, and quality. By applying these values to our projects, each member of our organization ensures that our clients receive the absolute highest standard of engineering competency.

Dennis E. Black

Owner and C.E.O

Registration

Professional Engineer, Pennsylvania, 1981
Professional Engineer, Maryland, 1994
Professional Engineer, West Virginia, 1994
Professional Surveyor, West Virginia, 1996

Education
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Drexel University, 1974
Experience
Mr. Black has many years of providing professional services in civil engineering in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia. Mr. Black is currently a Principal, Chief Engineer and C.E.O of Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc. and Owner and President of Chambersburg Environmental, Inc. Mr. Black has performed a wide range of civil engineering functions for various residential, commercial, industrial and municipal projects including site assessment and development, feasibility studies, reports, utility and infrastructure analyses and design, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses, site grading, water and sewer systems design, subdivisions and land development, storm water management and storm drainage, erosion control facilities, public water facilities, street design, obtaining approvals from PA DEP, municipalities and municipal authorities and PA DOT. Additionally Mr. Black has provided consulting and design services for a variety of municipal and municipal authority clients.

Lance S. Kegerreis P.E.

President and Chief Engineer

Registration

Professional Engineer, Pennsylvania, 1998
Professional Engineer, Maryland, 2007
Professional Engineer, West Virginia, 2007
Education
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1992
Experience
Mr. Kegerreis has over two decades of experience in a wide variety of civil engineering practices in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia. Mr. Kegerreis is currently a Principal and the President of Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc. He has been engineering designer and project manager on numerous residential, commercial, municipal and industrial development projects including subdivisions and land development, stormwater management, soil erosion and sedimentation control, grading plans, wastewater collection, treatment and disposal systems, roadway design, construction inspections, reports, acquisition of PA DOT permits, PA DEP permitting, townships and municipal approvals. Mr. Kegerreis also has provided design and consulting services for numerous municipal clients.

Glenn D. Watson

Project Manager

Registration
Professional Land Surveyor, Pennsylvania, 1985
Professional Land Surveyor, West Virginia, 1988
Professional Land Surveyor, Maryland, 1989

Experience
Mr. Watson has been providing professional services in surveying, design and project management services since 1985 for a wide variety of residential, commercial, institutional and municipal projects in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Mr Watson has served as staff surveyor, survey crew chief and project manager. His duties include boundary and topographic surveys, construction layout surveys, plan preparation for residential and commercial subdivisions, plan preparation for commercial and industrial land developments, job acquisition, project planning, land record research, legal descriptions, computations, street and utility design, grading and earthwork design, storm water management plans and reports, erosion and sedimentation control plans and reports, and permits acquisition.

Jamey F. DeShong

Engineering Technician

Education
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering – 2007
Penn State University, University Park, PA

Experience: 

Mr. DeShong has been involved in all aspects of Land Development design on numerous projects throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland since 2007. As well as computer experience with Microsoft Office, AutoCad / Land Desktop, HydroCAD, Hydraflow Hydrographs, and Hydraflow Storm Sewers

George H Foreman III

Project Manager

Registration
Environmental Professional, 2006
Experience
Mr. Foreman has over 4 decades of experience providing professional services in the environmental field for various industrial, commercial and municipal projects. Mr. Foreman has served as project manager involved in all aspects of Environmental Site Assessments, designs, municipal wastewater collection and treatment systems, Act 537 Sewage Facilities Planning, acquisition of PA DEP module and permits, Chapter 94 reporting, feasibility studies, sanitary sewer and water systems, Small Flow Treatment Facilities, utility construction inspection, as-builts, subdivision and land development projects, shale pit mining permits, reports and approvals by PA DOT and municipalities. Mr. Foreman is also project manager for Chambersburg Environmental, Inc. handling all issues concerning water and wastewater facilities and environmental matters.

Steven P. Wolfe

Project Manager

Registration
Professional Land Surveyor, Pennsylvania, 1976
Education
Associate Degree, Engineering and Surveying Technology, Pennsylvania State University, 1971.
Experience
Mr. Wolfe has been providing professional services in surveying, survey related design and project management services for a wide variety of residential, commercial and municipal projects in Pennsylvania since 1976. Mr. Wolfe has served as project manager working on several large development projects performing deed research, preparing deed descriptions, subdivision design and computations, construction stakeout, survey control and property boundary, easements, stormwater management, soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, securing municipal and regulatory agency approvals.

Bradley R. Stake

Business Manager

Education
Shippensburg University, 1991
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Finance
Experience
Mr. Stake has over 20 years experience related to business and financial management, accounting, and marketing. Currently, Mr. Stake is the Business Manager for Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc. Previously, Mr. Stake was employed by Manufactures and Traders Trust Company as Assistant Vice President for commercial lending. Mr. Stake oversees corporate financial operations, marketing and planning. Mr. Stake is also President and Owner of Franklin Analytical, Inc.

Randy Goshorn

Assistant Chief Engineer

Registration

Professional Engineer, Pennsylvania, 2015

Education
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Interest Civil Engineering, Geneva College, 2001

Experience
Mr. Goshorn has been working professionally in his field since 2003. Mr. Goshorn has experience in all forms of commercial and residential land development.  Mr. Goshorn is currently the Assistant Chief Engineer of Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc. He has been the lead designer and project manager on numerous residential, commercial, a industrial development projects.  He has experience in the design of large commercial warehouses, residential subdivisions, solar projects, stormwater management facilities, soil erosion and sedimentation control facilities, utilities, and roadways.   He also has experience in obtaining PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permits, PA DEP Chapter 102 and 105 permits, and FEMA CLOMRs & LOMRs.

Dex Diffenbaugh

Engineering Technician

Education:

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University.

Experience:

Dex has 5+ years of experience as an Engineering Technician (Civil Engineering). Some of his duties include: 

  • Utilize AutoCAD Civil 3D to create land development plans, stormwater management plans, erosion sedimentation control plans, existing and design surface models
  •  Construct hydrologic models of sites for stormwater management analysis
  •  Coordinate with clients, review engineers, local municipalities, county Conservation Districts, and PA DEP to approve land development plans and obtain NPDES permits.

Josh Zimmerman

Land Surveyor

Education:

Penn State Mont Alto, Surveying Program, 2009. 

Certifications:
Pennsylvania Land Surveyor-In-Training

Experience:

Josh has 15+ years of industry experience.

Brayden Thomas

Engineering Technician

Education: 

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, 2021.

Shane Ettinger

Senior Surveyor II

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE (LAND SURVEYING)

Pennsylvania – PLS September 2016

New York – LS June 2012

Experience:

Shane has over 20 years of industry experience. Some of his noteworthy projects / clients include:

  • Williamsport Regional Airport
  • Little League International
  • UAJA (University Area Joint Authority)
  • City of Williamsport
  • PPL (PPL Electric Utilities)
  • Watershed Agricultural Council (NY)
  • NYCDEP (NY)

Locations We Serve

Dennis E. Black Engineering, Inc. is capable of providing services anywhere in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia but works primarily in the following locations:

South Central Pennsylvania:

Franklin County | Fulton County | Cumberland County | Adams County | Huntington County

Northern Maryland:

Washington County | Frederick County

West Virginia:

Berkeley County | Morgan County

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