ROBERTO YANEZ, PE, EARNS HIS PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER LICENSE

As a Project Manager for Raba Kistner, Roberto is responsible for managing construction materials engineering & testing (CoMET) projects in the San Antonio area. He coordinates and participates in field observations; classification and characterization of construction materials’ physical properties. Roberto manages laboratory and field tests, interpreting engineering data, performs engineering calculations and preparation of engineering […]

ARCHAEOLOGIST DR. STEVE TOMKA AND NEWLY REVEALED SAN ANTONIO HISTORIC SITES

Previous Next This article was originally written by the San Antonio Express-News.  Growth and new development in San Antonio during the 21st century, especially near rivers, creeks and other areas once traversed by humans, has fueled an explosion in archaeology, revealing secrets and details of the past that were long buried. As a career archaeologist […]

TxDOT and Architectural History: Balancing Growth and Preservation

What do Architectural Historians have to do with roads and highways? Architectural historians work specifically with standing historic resources—those buildings and structures that remain from the past, but which are still important and vital parts of the present-day landscape. In the Cultural Resources Management field this important work complements archaeology and other environmental review processes […]

PROVIDE AN ENVIRONMENT FOR EVERYBODY TO HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCEED: CHRIS SCHULTZ

President of Raba Kistner, Inc., a firm that is committed to empowering employees to continually improve and deliver services right the first time, on time, every time. This article was originally written by Liisa Andreassen, Correspondent with TheZweigLetter.com. At Raba Kistner (San Antonio, Texas), Schultz provides strategic leadership and is responsible for the overall operations […]

Ian Perez, PE, and Eric Neuner, PE, Receive Promotions

Ian Perez, PE, has been promoted to Vice President and Manager of San Antonio Geotechnical Engineering. Ian began his career at Raba Kistner as an intern while completing his Master of Science in Geotechnical Engineering. In 2012, Ian was called on to expand Raba Kistner’s geotechnical and construction materials testing service line in New Braunfels, […]

Golden-cheeked Warblers, the Texas Hill Country's Songbird

The Golden-cheeked Warbler (Setophaga chrysoparia; GCWA), named for the distinctive yellow plumage on its face, is a migratory bird species that is endemic to the Edwards Plateau and the central Texas Hill Country. This species travels to Texas from its wintering grounds in Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Guatemala every March to breed and […]

RICE & GARDNER CONSULTANTS JOINS PROJECT CONTROL

Project Control, a Raba Kistner, Inc. company, has announced that Rice & Gardner Consultants, Inc. has joined forces with our firm today. Based in Houston, Rice & Gardner will operate as a division of Project Control. Led by Jim Rice, Rice & Gardner was established in 2005 with core competencies of program management and building […]

RABA KISTNER EXPANDING WITH ACQUISITION OF COLLEGE STATION FIRM DRAKE ENVIRONMENTAL

After its former CEO hinted that acquisitions were coming in 2021, longtime San Antonio construction engineering firm Raba Kistner Inc. has acquired Drake Environmental LLC, a construction services company based in College Station. Raba Kistner provides environmental planning, project management and other services for construction projects across the U.S. and in Mexico. It has played […]

RABA KISTNER, INC. ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF DRAKE ENVIRONMENTAL

SAN ANTONIO, TX –Raba Kistner, Inc. has announced that as of today, August 2, 2021, Drake Environmental, LLC, has joined Raba Kistner. Based in College Station and with additional offices in Austin and Houston, Drake Environmental will become part of Raba Kistner’s environmental division.  Drake Environmental was established in 2014 by Scott Story, with a […]

GET TO KNOW KATRIN LEONARD, PE, VP of RIO GRANDE VALLEY OPERATIONS

Katrin Leonard grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, and left home at the age of 16 to complete high school in Canada. After earning a Bachelor of Engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa and obtaining a green card to live and work in the United States, she considered relocating to San Francisco and New York City […]