Welcome to Tisdel Associates

Tisdel Associates offers consulting and technical engineering services to municipalities, industries, schools, architects, contractors, and the private sector. Our group of experienced engineers, together with our technical staff, has a capacity for a wide range of engineering projects.

Welcome

Our firm's mission is the dedication to the practice of Consulting Engineering
and assisting clients in technical areas which will improve the quality of life for their communities.

Concept/Schematic

You have ideas. Great ideas. Or maybe, you're not sure where to start. During the Concept/Schematic Phase, we will meet with you to discuss the key features and scope of the project you are considering.

Design and Development

Design and Development is one of the most dynamic phases to your project . We are committed to innovation, restoration, architectural, and design solutions for every part of your project.

Project Administration

Once you have a contract for construction with the builder, the construction administration begins. We are there to observe the work for compliance and conformance with plans and specifications.

We are capable of designing an entire
project in-house so our clients get our full and undivided attention.

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Our Services

The following summary of professional services offered by our firm allows clientele to evaluate our ability to assist in development of their project.

ENGINEERING

  • Needs identification, regulatory constraints & design alternatives
  • Preparation of designs, drawings & specifications
  • Quantity & cost estimates
  • Project administration from initial study through operation

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

  • Assistance in forming special districts
  • Presentation at meetings & public hearings
  • Liaison with legal counsel
  • Professional testimony

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STUDIES

  • Drainage – SEQR
  • Sensitive environments – Article 78

BIDDING DOCUMENTS AND CONTRACT AWARDS

  • Preparation of bidding & contract documents
  • Assistance in receiving bids
  • Bid analysis & qualification investigation
  • Recommendations on contract award
  • Bid protest/disqualifications advice

CONSTRUCTION REVIEW & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Observations & documentation during construction
  • Review of materials & equipment proposed by Contractors
  • Review of payment estimates, budget & accounting systems
  • Project closeout documentation

ENGINEERING STUDIES AND FUNDING ASSISTANCE

  • Investigative evaluations & reports
  • Feasibility studies & reports
  • Cost comparisons & long term planning
  • State & Federal loan/grant application and administration

DESIGN CAPABILITIES

  • Structural
  • Space Planning/ADA Compliance
  • Electrical
  • Site/Civil/Drainage
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Sewers/Sewage Treatment
  • HVAC
  • Water Treatment and Distribution Systems
  • Fire Protection and Alarms

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

  • Establishing operational procedures & manuals
  • Assistance in equipment testing & startup
  • Assistance in budgets, training & records
  • Trouble shooting

ASSOCIATED RECONNAISSANCE

  • Surveying (topographic, easements)
  • Soil & subsurface investigations
  • Measurement & analysis of flows, levels, trends
  • Water & wastewater sampling, analysis
  • Infiltration & inflow
  • Explosive gases
  • Electrical & mechanical measurements

Our Portfolio

City of Ogdensburg, NY

Lake Street Bridge

Rouses Point, NY

Rouses Water Storage Tank

Ogdensburg, NY

Ogdensburg Border Station

Village of Massena, NY

Massena Community Center

St. Regis Falls, NY

Municipal Wastewater Treatment

Village of Norwood, NY

Municipal Building Renovations

City of Ogdensburg, NY

Energy Efficiency Improvements

More To come

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Fun Engineering Quote

"To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty.
To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be."

About Us

The Consulting Engineering firm of Tisdel Associates was established in 1969 as a continuation of private practice dating back to 1963. The firm’s mission is the dedication to the practice of Consulting Engineering and assisting clients in technical areas which will improve the quality of life for their communities. Fundamental to the firm is the premise that dedicated service to the client is of primary importance. Attention to every project, large or small, resulting in client satisfaction, excellent contractor relationships and sound professional growth is our daily goal.

Mission Statement

* To be a successful company that is highly respected in the community and recognized for integrity, competence, ethical practices, and proven professional judgement.
* To be chosen by clients who share our company values, who want quality work, and who support reasonable rates for the service they desire.
* To respond to the needs of clients by providing services in such a manner as to earn the clients’ continuing respect, confidence, and loyalty.
* To maintain a record of productivity and profits through effective leadership, teamwork and organization.

Contributing to the stability of the firm for more than 41 years has been its adherence to these ideals:

  • It is the belief of this firm that its selection by a client should be based on the firm’s integrity, competence and proven professional judgement.
  • As a consultant, we will render complete professional service.
  • Opinions offered by the firm are unbiased.
  • The firm’s staff is selected for their technical and professional knowledge in the practice of consulting work in the civil, structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and sanitary engineering and surveying fields.

History

The Consulting Engineering firm of Tisdel Associates was established in 1969 as a continuation of private practice dating back to 1963. At the time Tisdel Associates was established, the firm specialized in civil engineering.

In the 1980’s, Tisdel Associates felt the need to expand their engineering capabilities to include other fields of engineering including civil, structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and sanitary engineering. We can provide our clients with full design and construction services for any construction project.

With these credentials, Tisdel is capable of designing an entire project in-house without having to subcontract work to other engineering firms. The client gets our full and undivided attention. Tisdel Associates has been in business over 40 years and continues to grow and excel in new areas of engineering and will continue to do so far into the future.

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We can handle it all

Tisdel Associates expand their engineering capabilities to include other fields of engineering including civil, structural, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and sanitary engineering.
We can provide our clients with full design and construction services for any construction project. We maintain a record of productivity and profits through effective leadership, teamwork and organization.

Meet Our Principals

The Consulting Engineering firm of Tisdel Associates was established in 1969
as a continuation of private practice dating back to 1963.

Joseph E. Tisdel,
P.E. & L.S.

Founder (1930 - 2002)

Tisdel Associates was established in 1969 as a continuation of private practice dating back to 1963. Tisdel Associates has been in business over 40 years and continues to grow and excel in new areas of engineering and will continue to do so far into the future.

Michael J. Christy,
P.E.

Principal

Mike has been with the firm since 1984 and is one of the firm’s principals. Mike oversees the Firm’s electrical, HVAC and plumbing design. Mike has a Bachelor’s Degree from Cornell University in Natural Resources and an Associate’s Degree from SUNY Canton in Electrical Engineering Technology. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York State.

Aaron B. Jarvis,
P.E.

Principal

Aaron has been with Tisdel Associates since 1996 and is one of the firm’s principals. Aaron specializes in and oversees water and wastewater treatment system design, storm water management, site planning, solid waste management and pipeline design. Aaron has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from the State University of New York at Potsdam. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York State and is a member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), American Public Works Association (APWA), National Rural Water Association, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and New York Solid Waste Management Association (NYSWMA).

Daniel M. Tebo,
P.E.

Principal

Dan has been with Tisdel Associates since 1999 and is one of the firm’s principals. Dan specializes in structural design and oversees building renovation projects, community facilities, industrial and commercial buildings. Dan has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Clarkson University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in New York State and is a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and American Concrete Institute (ACI).

Get in Touch

No matter the size of your project Tisdel Associates has it covered. Give us a call today or send us a message.
Tel: (315) 386-8542 | Email: office@tisdelassociates.com

Contact Info

Tisdel Associates
113 Main Street, PO Box 400
Canton, NY 13617
P: (315) 386-8542