Stewart Engineering Names Jacob Ullum, EI Geotechnical Engineering Intern

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) March 30, 2012 - Robert Macia, PE, LEED AP, president of Stewart Engineering (, has announced that Jacob Ullum, EI has joined the firm as a geotechnical engineering intern. In this position, Ullum will oversee subsurface investigations and prepare technical recommendations for site development and design. He will also provide geotechnical field support to Stewart's CMT and CEI groups. Stewart Engineering has provided geotechnical engineering services in a wide range of market sectors, including municipal, education (K-12 and university), commercial, industrial, residential, health care and transportation. Standard geotechnical laboratory testing is provided at the firm's construction material testing laboratory, which was recently relocated and expanded.

    Prior to joining Stewart Engineering, Ullum interned at Hayward Baker on a project at Progress Energy's Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C. A native of Bowling Green, Ohio, Ullum received a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from N.C. State University. He resides in Raleigh.

    "We are excited to have Jacob join our team," said Macia. "Our in-house geotechnical engineers collaborate with other departments to ensure that we provide a more thorough evaluation and report. I am confident that Jacob will be an excellent addition to the department."

    - Ullum is a certified railroad ready engineer.

    - He is a former volunteer at the Brentwood Boys and Girls Club in Raleigh.

    - For more information about the geotechnical engineering department at Stewart Engineering, visit,page,,159.

    Based in Raleigh, Stewart Engineering provides engineering, technical and design services in the areas of structural, civil, geotechnical and transportation engineering, landscape architecture, surveying, construction services and greenway design. With a corporate office located in Raleigh, N.C., and a branch office in Charlotte, N.C., Stewart Engineering is well-positioned to serve its diverse client base, which includes area architects, private developers, contractors, municipalities, universities, hospitals, community colleges and the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The firm's accolades include an EDGE award from Triangle Business Journal, the Pinnacle Award for Growth and Stability from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, and multiple awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina including the 2012 Grand Conceptor Award. Stewart Engineering employs 90 people and is certified as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) owned and controlled by minority, women, disabled or disadvantaged owners. For more information, visit

    Jennifer Fair
    MMI Public Relations
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    jennifer ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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