Michael Todd Shick, M.S., P.E.



    To provide clients with a single location for obtaining architectural design, civil and structural engineering services, as well as provide clients with a single point of responsibility and a product with excellent continuity.


Professional Engineer (License No C70724 )



Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude): Civil Engineering, Emphasis in Structural Engineering

Master of Science (with Distinction): Civil Engineering, Emphasis in Structural Engineering

Graduation Date: 10/2005 GPA: 3.80


Relevant Courses Completed

- Structural Analysis

- Reinforced Concrete Design

- Steel Design

- FRP Retrofit & Design

- Seismic Analysis

- Timber Design

- Prestressed Concrete Design

- Matrix Analysis I & II

- Adv. Strength of Materials

- Geotechnical Engineering

- Shallow Foundations

- Bridge Design


M.E. Designs – Paso Robles, CA

Principal, 2005 – Present

Structural design for primarily residential housing and light commercial buildings.  Architectural drafting and design using Autodesk Architectural Desktop. Civil and Survey drafting and design (including site grading, drainage analysis, street improvement plans, utility plans, and topographic surveys) using Autodesk Civil 3D.  Also provide planning and permit processing (including Minor Use and Conditional Land Use Permits, As-Built Grading, & Construction Permits).


EDA – San Luis Obispo, CA

Associate Engineer, 2004-2005

Using Autodesk Land Development Desktop, perform civil design related duties for land development projects as well as topographic and ALTA maps. Provide AutoCAD training for peers. Perform the duties of a chainmen on surveying crew. Develop company standards. Troubleshoot software.


John L. Wallace & Associates – San Luis Obispo, CA

Associate Engineer, 2001-2004

Perform AutoCAD design for grading, station & profiling, building surfaces and contours, and earth volume calculations. Conduct drainage analyses for hydraulic reports. Use Autodesk Overlay and multiple softwares for combining multi-formatted data (i.e. combining aerial photos, aerial surveys, misc. images). Prepare cost estimates. Develop company AutoCAD standards. Troubleshoot software.


Twin Cities Surveying – Templeton, CA

Draftsman, 1998 – 2001

Perform AutoCAD design for producing maps (topographic, record of surveys, parcel maps, lot line adjustments, ALTA, corner records). Prepared crews with field data for construction staking, including coordinating efforts with Civil Engineers, Architects, and Contractors. CAD manager and Computer Network Manager. Occasional duties as chainman.



- Autodesk Civil 3D

- Architecture

- Sketchup

- Enercalc

- MS Office

- Adobe Creative Suite

- Quickbooks Pro

- Risa 3D

- Retain Pro

- FTP Management

- VBA Programming (Visual Basic)

- Web Design (MS FrontPage, Adobe Go Live)

- Storm Cad

- Flowmaster

- Matlab

- Sap 2000

- Maple 9


Spanish – read, write, speak as second language


- Ralph R. Fullwiler Scholarship (2003)

- DRC Scholarship Honorarium (03/2002, 03/2003)

- Dean’s List (12/88-Present)

- Golden Key Honor Society

- Chi Epsilon Honor Society

- Tau Beta Pi Honor Society

- American Society of Civil Engineers

- National Society of Collegiate Scholars


- Volunteer mission project for one-week intervals building houses for homeless people in Mexico

Developed simple housing plans, Delegated various labor tasks, Produced block walls, concrete foundations, wooden house frames

- DRC peer mentor for students with disabilities

- Completed extensive training for Volunteer Firefighting

- Sports, outdoors, computers, learning


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