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Firm Profile

At Xcelsior Engineering, we specialize in the successful design and execution of civil engineering and construction administration services in the greater Denver, Colorado area. We provide infrastructure design to complement the architectural, landscape and aesthetic elements of a project. We are leaders in site design and development, stormwater, transportation and utility design for municipal and private clientele and are passionate about bettering our community. From the conceptual design phase through project closeout, our Founder and Principal, Alex Zara PE, is committed to a hands-on managerial style, producing first-class solutions and helping owners stay within budget and ahead of schedule. 

Mission/Value Statement

Our company strives to provide high quality and cost-effective engineering design and construction administration services to better our community and enhance our quality of life. We understand that our company's success relies on repeat clients and referrals, and we take pride in developing long lasting customer relationships by adhering to our core values and guiding principles - excellent customer service, maintaining integrity, working collaboratively and adapting to change. 

Areas of expertise

At Xcelsior Engineering, we provide civil engineering and infrastructure design services to owners, architects and developers in the Colorado region. From conceptual design through construction administration (and everything in between), we offer a variety of services to make sure you get the most out of your site’s land and use. Click the links below to view our full list of services: 

Construction Administration

Our combined expertise in civil engineering and site construction make us the ideal candidate for your construction administration needs. From the bidding phase to project closeout, we provide quality assurance and quality control for your construction project, helping owners stay within budget and ahead of schedule.

Site Design and Development

Whether you’re renovating existing property or establishing new developments, we have the experience to ensure you get the most out of your site’s land and use. We offer comprehensive list of site and civil services from pre-design through construction administration. We understand that each project presents unique site constraints, which is why we utilize our expertise to produce complete and accurate bid documents, minimizing unexpected change orders during the construction phase. 

Stormwater Design

Water quality and flood control regulations are becoming more stringent, which is why we are constantly adapting to changes in policy to deliver innovate and economical designs for our clients’ stormwater needs. We can design full drainage systems and provide stormwater plans and reports, including hydrological and hydraulic calculations. Our sustainable design solutions aim to efficiently direct stormwater runoff with minimal impact to the environment. 

Transportation Design

We are experts in uniting the efforts of owners, transportation engineers, and local government officials to provide our community with safe, functional, and cost-effective transportation means and methods. We offer comprehensive transportation design services for civic and private clients including street and intersection, parking lots, transit facilities, pedestrian and bicycle facilities. We also offer parking and ADA accessibility studies.

Utility Design

We have the unique capability and experience to design effective utility systems. We can design full water systems, full sanitary sewer systems, as well as shallow utilities (cable, phone, fiber, electric, and gas) as required. We maintain thorough communication with each respective utility company throughout the design phase to ensure proper vertical and horizontal alignment, and avoid conflicts. 

Contact Us

Have a question about Xcelsior Engineering and how we serve the community? Want to discuss your project or request a proposal? Fill out a contact form and get your project started today!