Statement of Qualifications

  • Brief Background                                

Basilico Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm certified by the State as Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and by Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). Basilico Engineering, Inc. specializes in Civil, Environmental, and Geotechnical Engineering.  Incorporated on November 15, 2000, the company also provides services in Material Testing and Construction Inspection. Our firm has a very good relationship with area universities: UMR, SIUE, and Washington University.

  • Philosophy

At Basilico Engineering, Inc. our mission is to provide an excellent engineering service, within time and budgetary constraint, and to the satisfaction of our valued and respected clients.  We believe that a happy and satisfied client is not only our best customer but also our major source of new and repeat business.  At Basilico Engineering, Inc. we opt to build a synergistic and mutually rewarding working relationship with our clients.  We encourage a continuing client involvement by maintaining a good proactive communication link.

Basilico Engineering, Inc. hires and retains happy, friendly, and highly skilled staff.  Continuing educational and technical advancement is not an option; it is our way of doing business.  We believe in not only having the skills of today but being fully prepared for the technological innovations of tomorrow.  Basilico Engineering, Inc. also prides itself on its great and unsurpassed record of community involvement.  We believe that our success will be dependent on the strength of our community, thus, we believe in making continuing and meaningful contribution to our community.  Our Company and President, Mr. Lawrence I. Nwachukwu, P.E. also has membership to numerous community and engineering based organizations such as American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), Regional Commerce and Growth Association (RCGA), National/Missouri Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE/MSPE), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Water Environmental Federation (WEF), National Forum for Black Public Administrators (NFBPA), and Focus St. Louis.

  • Certifications/Affiliations

Our President, Mr. Lawrence I. Nwachukwu, P.E. has about 20 years of engineering and management experience. Mr. Nwachukwu holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters of Science Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Missouri and Illinois. Mr. Nwachukwu has a vast and well-rounded engineering experience. He was involved in his fatherís company at the youthful age of 16. Mr. Lawrence I. Nwachukwu, P.E. has upon graduation worked with some notable private firms and outstanding public agencies such as the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) and Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).  While at MSD, he worked within the Engineering Department for about 8 years and designed many sanitary sewer and storm water conveyance projects.  He also reviewed the study and design modifications of several large wastewater treatment plants.  Basilico staff have also undertaken and completed MoDOT trainings in inspections and material testing. The company has also executed several major geotechnical projects within the St. Louis area. Mr. Nwachukwu has also worked with some very large consulting engineering firms such as Woodward-Clyde (now part of URS Corporation), Woolpert LLP, and Professional Service Industry in their environmental, geotechnical and material testing divisions.

At Basilico Engineering, Inc., we have a diverse and talented Advisory Committee that consists of professionals from all works of life.