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AGC Affiliate Golf Outing

San Dieguito Engineering had a great time sponsoring and helping out at the 2017 AGC Affiliate Golf Outing at Sycuan.  AGC is a great organization that continually provides education, resources, and support for the construction industry.

BioLegend Ground Breaking

San Dieguito Engineering is proud to announce the recent groundbreaking for BioLegend in Sorrento Valley. Our team consisting of Delawie, Hughes Marino, and DPR Construction have been integral in redesigning the 8-acre campus. The new location will be open to BioLegend employees by 2019.


San Dieguito Engineering (SDE) is a currently hiring for a Regulatory Land Use Planner and Civil Engineer. For more information on these positions, please reference our Employment Opportunities Link on our website. Established in 1974, SDE is an award-winning civil engineering firm located in Encinitas specializing on private and public civil engineering and utility projects. SDE provides a competitive salary, benefits package and flexible work schedule.     

The Benefits of SUE

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) Standard Guideline for the Collection and Depiction of Existing Subsurface Utility Data (CI/ASCE 38-02), Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) is “a means to better characterize the quality of subsurface utility information and to manage risks associated with construction activities that may affect existing utilities.” SUE addresses risk management by depicting the source and confidence level related to the existence and location of subsurface utilities. A quality level is assigned to each facility noted on the plans. This risk information is transferred to the contractor with the confidence level for the horizontal and vertical location of the existing underground utilities allowing the contractor to have a clear understanding and, if required, allowing additional subsurface investigation before proceeding with or in advance of the underground construction. San Dieguito Engineering (SDE) has extensive experience in the use of SUE as a tool to provide a cost-effective, systematic approach to managing risk associated with the research and depiction of existing underground utilities. SDE started a division primarily for SUE, which ultimately became AirX Utility Surveyors, Inc. SDE and AirX continue to work together to provide all aspects of SUE including utility record research, topographic mapping, surveying, designating, locating, data management, conflict analysis, and 3D modeling for BIM. Utilization of SUE is an integral part of a project as location and identification of existing underground utilities is a critical aspect of the design approach. Unknown or mismarked underground utilities are often responsible for project delays and cost overruns. On the San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 West expansion project, SDE identified significant cost savings by avoiding construction changes and construction delays due to unknown utilities or mismarked underground utilities. 

SDE Receives 2016 Calmentor Program Certification of Completion

Today, Barry Munson received the 2016 Calmentor Certification of Completion on behalf of San Dieguito Engineering. Our firm was partnered with mentor, AECOM, throughout the year.

Mission and Values






The strength of any community is defined by the individuals who make up that community. Leadership at SDE is characterized by our core values: 

  • Client Satisfaction
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Quality Product
  • Work and Life Balance