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This page was last updated: February 10, 2016

Foster Engineering Services, Inc. (FESI) is a small private, woman owned firm with over 45 years of civil/structural engineering design and construction experience. We established our firm in 1981 and were incorporated in 1999. Over the years, we have been involved in complex engineering projects with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the design and construction of water resources and military projects, including: flood control and navigation structures; and buildings.  We also have a team of national experts from academia and private industry as associates with the capabilities to develop risk analysis methodologies for assessing the hazards associated with aging infrastructure projects. This team has also been responsible for the development of many USACE guidance documents, state-of-the-art text books and publications. Our lead engineer led the Interagency Performance Evaluation Task Force, Risk and Reliability Team examining the hurricane risks associated with the New Orleans hurricane protection system following hurricane Katrina.

We are also experienced in new custom home design and building, as well as remodeling and additions to existing homes. Critical area residential permitting in the Chesapeake Bay watershed can be a complicated, daunting and difficult process.  We have the experience and knowledge of the process, and can provide the services you need to acquire a building permit for that dream house on the water.  

FESI is a SBA "Women Owned Small Business (WOSB)” and maintains a SMA and other registrations.  The company registrations are as follows:

DUNS Vendor No. 104963074
SAM No. 104963074 / 3FQZ6
Maryland Professional Engineer number 9978
Maryland Home Builder number 6071 
Maryland Home Improvement Contractor number 41124

Personal attention to each job
As a small company, we are able to provide each client with individual attention throughout the entire process from project conception and design to completion and/or construction. 

Client participation
To ensure that our client’s needs are satisfied, we will meet frequently with you during the entire process to assure that we understand your needs and that your vision is fully incorporated into the project.   

Foster Engineering Services, Inc.