Commercial News

Brandon Nix Joins the Criterium Team

Brandon Nix

Welcome to Brandon Nix, who recently joined Criterium Engineers as Director of Quality Assurance Testing for our Construction Engineering Services division. Brandon has degree in Chemistry from Auburn University. Originally from Nashville, TN, Brandon and his family decided to call the Raleigh, NC area home while he was pursuing a graduate degree from Southeastern Seminary. His….


Micayla Brooks Joins the Criterium Team

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As Criterium’s Vice President, Client Success,  Micayla Brooks leads the Client Success team in developing and executing strategies to improve the client experience, build lasting client relationships, and expand our client base. This includes evaluating and enhancing business systems and processes to ensure positive client experiences and outcomes—client cultivation, proposal development, assembly of project teams,….


Client Spotlight: Port Property

Port Property - Maine

Our client Port Property recently acquired a multi-building portfolio of 180,000 square feet in the West Bayside neighborhood in Portland, Maine (pictured). The buildings represent a wide range of current uses and include a 420-space parking garage. The firm engaged with Criterium Engineers to perform commercial building inspections on all of the properties and cost….


Innovations Transform the Building Inspection Process

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Emerging technology and innovation are continually transforming the building construction inspection process. Criterium Engineers evaluates and adopts appropriate new technologies to provide additional knowledge and information for our clients. Two inspection innovations in particular—the use of drones and thermal imaging—have been change drivers for Criterium Engineers in recent years, reaching areas that were previously unattainable….


Tiernan Tooker Joins Criterium Engineers

Tiernan Tooker

Tiernan Tooker Joins Criterium Engineers Please join us in welcoming our newest Junior Project Engineer, Tiernan Tooker, to the Criterium Headquarters team! While earning his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the University of Maine, Tiernan spent a summer interning at Avwatch (located in Plymouth, MA) gaining experience with mobile tracking systems and earning….


Offices of the Month: Criterium-Dotson Engineers and Criterium-Yancy Engineers

Dotson Yancy

Congratulations to David Dotson, P.E. and David Yancy, P.E.—our most recent Offices of the Month. The duo and their Texas-based teams are being recognized in their fulfillment of two specific elements of the Criterium Vision: We succeed through collaboration across our network and our commitment to continuous improvement in our professional knowledge and performance. We….


Client Spotlight: Maine Solar Solutions

On ☀️Solar Appreciation Day, Criterium Engineers 📐 celebrates our clients at Maine Solar Solutions, based in Freeport. Criterium provides structural evaluations for solar installation on residences and commercial buildings. . . . #solar #solarpower #solarenergy #energy #renewableenergy #solarpanels #solarpowered #gosolar #MaineSolarSolutions #structuralengineer #freeportmaine #structuralengineering #engineering #criteriumengineers #weknowbuildings

Client Spotlight: Gulf of Maine Research Institute

GRMI - Union Wharf project

GMRI Preserves Historic Working Waterfront Wharf The Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) recently purchased the Union Wharf property (pictured) in Portland’s Old Port district to protect and preserve working waterfront access. As part of that sale, Criterium Engineers performed enhanced commercial building inspections for a series of more than 50,000 square feet of warehouses,….


The Orange Triangle in Our Logo

Orange Triangle - Criterium Engineers logo

Criterium Engineers was founded in the days when building plans were meticulously designed and drawn by hand. The dedicated engineer’s talisman—the plastic drafting triangle—could once be found on almost every drawing table in our offices. And while a clear plastic triangle might easily be lost on piles of white paper, bright orange drafting triangles always….


Art Wickerham, P.E., Receives Award for Distinguished Service

wickerham award

Congratulations to Arthur ‘Art’ Wickerham, P.E., of Criterium-Liszkay Engineers, who was recently presented with the 2020 H. Alan Mooney Award for Distinguished Service. Art was nominated by Don Liszkay, longtime & recently retired principal of that affiliate office. Watch the award presentation video here. This award represents the very best of our organization, both in….