Raba Kistner Inc.

Founded in 1968, Raba Kistner, Inc. has become an industry leader among engineering consulting firms, specializing in addressing the key risk areas of management services that address the complete life cycle of our clients’ capital investments.

We are a company of engineers, geologists, scientists and technologists providing project management and oversight services; environmental consulting; construction materials engineering, testing and observation; geotechnical engineering, testing and pavement consulting; building sciences consulting; and infrastructure oversight and quality management.

Whether your project involves planning for the construction of a major highway, consulting on a practical approach to environmental compliance and stewardship, geologic testing for an airport terminal, or comprehensive program management for a sports arena, Raba Kistner’s team has the experience to meet your project goals, from initial conception and design, through construction and future operations and maintenance.

Our clients know they can depend on Raba Kistner to protect and enhance their assets throughout the lifespan of a project.

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Discover our services

  • Raba Kistner is known throughout the industry as a leader for providing inspection and testing services of construction materials.
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  • Raba Kistner has provided successful construction project administration and coordination for clients throughout the Southwestern United States and beyond since 1968.
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  • Our expertise includes field exploration services, laboratory testing, and engineering evaluation and reporting. We have worked on large, significant projects, and have tailored cost-effective services for each.
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  • Our environmental professionals are highly-qualified and well-positioned to assist public and private clients with all Environmental Planning and Permitting needs.
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  • Raba Kistner works with Departments of Transportation (DOTs) and other transportation authorities to develop innovative Quality Management Programs (QMPs) and Quality Assurance Plans (QAPs) for Design-Build and P3 projects.
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  • Raba Kistner's Project Control and PC Sports offer clients a broad range of project management services, all of which are tailored for each project to meet the needs and desires of the Owner.
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  • Raba Kistner's experience with operating under the jurisdiction of local, state, and federal oversight agencies helps to ensure that archaeology and cultural resources compliance is achieved in a timely and cost-effective manner.
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  • Raba Kistner’s roofing and waterproofing inspection and maintenance services evaluate, test, diagnose and design many of the components that make up the building envelope to ensure longer life expectancy of the facility.
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  • Facility owners rely on Raba Kistner for whole building assessments to learn how systems are working to support space utilization and to develop a repair and improvement program.
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  • Raba Kistner’s qualified environmental experts located across our many offices bring wide-ranging experience and expertise ensuring successful infrastructure project delivery and concurrent compliance with the full range of environmental requirements.
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  • Accurate sampling and accurate testing in a quality laboratory are two of the keys to making sure your construction materials meet what the project engineers specify.
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  • The building envelope is often the most expensive part of a construction project, so having trustworthy information is critical for managing risk.
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  • Raba Kistner provides full-service environmental permitting and compliance services for design-build and other transportation infrastructure projects.
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  • Emission sources must be designed, constructed, and operated to comply with all applicable air quality regulations. Raba Kistner provides air quality services including air permitting and compliance support to industrial and commercial clients.
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  • Raba Kistner’s Forensic Services are needed when distress, deterioration, failure, loss of function, or reduced performance occurs in architectural or engineered building assemblies, components, or equipment.
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  • Raba Kistner’s knowledge of subsurface conditions, pavement design, and materials testing allows us to develop unique solutions for both flexible and rigid pavement systems, as well as newer permeable pavement systems.
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  • Raba Kistner consultants’ innovative approaches and technologies help clients eliminate some of their environmental liability by reducing landfill waste from construction projects.
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  • Simpli Stormwater is a cloud based management system that drives your facility through industrial stormwater compliance correctly the first time, on time, every time.
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  • Raba Kistner’s professional environmental staff have a wide range of experience in planning, coordinating, and conducting public involvement activities across various sectors and for different clients.
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  • Raba Kistner's Project Control and PC Sports offer a unique Program Management process that represents a higher level of planning for multiple workstreams and managing multiple related projects.
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