Houston — LJA Engineering, Inc. (LJA) has acquired RVE, Inc., a Corpus Christi-based engineering firm.  The addition of RVE brings a 15-person firm with over 56 years of experience serving a diverse mix of clients, many of whom have been satisfied clients for decades. RVE brings subsurface utility engineering, structural engineering and bridge condition assessments, windstorm design and inspections, and security systems to the menu of LJA’s full service offerings, in addition to enhancing its engineering services, project management, and surveying services.

Pat Veteto, P.E., RPLS, will lead the Corpus Christi Group as Vice President in the Midstream Infrastructure Division headed by Robert C. Hickman, P.E., Senior Vice President. Pat brings a strong background in public works including specialized experience in structural condition assessments, dam safety investigations, and underwater bridge and major marine inspections.  He is also involved in the design and management of homeland security improvements. Pat is a registered Professional Engineer and a Registered Professional Land Surveyor in Texas, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University.