Categories: Blog Posts Employee Spotlight Industry Events NXL News CEI in the Preliminary Engineering Phase (PART II) If you recall last time (Part I) we discussed the benefits of involving CEI personnel in the PE phase by providing assistance to design Engineers. This is achieved through the interactive involvement of Construction staff with Design Engineers pre-advertisement. The benefit to involving Construction personnel in the development stage is not restricted to only project... Read more » Professional Engineers Day Today we salute and celebrate all of the wonderful Professional Engineers here at NXL/Century, and across the World. This year marks the fifth anniversary of Professional Engineers Day. Here’s a little history on the profession. On August 8, 1907, the first professional engineering license was issued to Charles Bellamy in Wyoming. Since that time, licensure... Read more » CEI in the Preliminary Engineering Phase When do Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) services need to be involved in a project? Glad you asked! Officially, there is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on factors such as complexity, budget, established schedule, etc. But it is a well-known fact that all projects benefit from involving CEI involved as early... Read more » Jho Flint, SIT Huge congratulations to our Survey Technician, Jho Flint, SIT for receiving his Surveyor in Training certification. Jho is on track to becoming a Professional Land Surveyor in Virginia and to assist in managing some of our contracts. Jho has been a member of our surveying division now for nine years and has experience in both... Read more » Top Workplace 2020 We are pleased to announce that NXL has been recognized as a Top Workplace by the Richmond Times-Dispatch! Tuesday, May 6th would have been the awards dinner to honor 80 top workplaces, and although we are very sad to not be celebrating with our Richmond business neighbors, we are glad that everyone is able to... Read more » COVID-19 Update As we make our way through these unprecedented times, NXL wants you to know that we remain dedicated to our work and determined to continue providing professional services, while abiding by federal and state guidelines. As part of our responsibility to the community, we will continue to play our role in the efforts to mitigate... Read more » Change Happens. “Wait, I don’t like change,” you say? No worries, you’re certainly not alone. But change on a Construction project is, unfortunately, a necessary evil. No matter how attentive designers are to the site-specific conditions of the project, there will be conditions on-site that cannot be known until they are encountered. Whether it is something in... Read more » Lynett Watkins – Senior Construction Inspector Ms. Lynett Watkins is one of our Senior Construction Inspectors and has been with NXL for nine years. During this time, she has established a reputation for excellence in Project Documentation. She has worked on a variety of projects for both Municipalities and VDOT. Some of her most notable work includes both VDOT Richmond and... Read more » Marketer of the Year A huge Congratulation goes out to our Business Development & Marketing Manager Emily Ripka, CPSM for being recognized as SMPS Virginia’s Marketer of the Year. Emily has been a member of SMPS Virginia for nearly a decade serving as a volunteer member and chair on numerous committees. She was the Annual Conference Chair for two... Read more » Find us here this Winter 2020 is off to a great start and our NXL/Century staff are out and about. We look forward to connecting and networking with industry friends and colleagues across the Commonwealth (and the Country) this Quarter.