DEVELOPING PROJECTS & RELATIONSHIPS

Established in 1998, Our staff of 20 provides a diverse background and wide range of technical skills and experiences. This diversity allows us to tailor our project team to each client and project’s specific needs. We are licensed civil and environmental engineers with five licensed Professional Engineers, a Certified Wetland Scientist, and a Certified Professional Hydrogeologist on staff.

With offices in East Middlebury and Rutland, VT and West Lebanon, NH, OCE has designed and administered the construction of hundreds of municipal infrastructure projects throughout the State, and over the past year, we have worked on projects in each corner of the State.

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

(802) 382-8522 ext. 201

VICE PRESIDENT/PRINCIPAL

(802) 382-8522 ext. 205

(802) 747-3080 ext. 216

(802) 382-8522 ext. 209

ENGINEERS AND ENVIRONMENTAL

PETER DEGRAFF, P.E.

SUPPORT STAFF

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS

OCE’s Natural Resource Ecologist Helps Form Vermont Association of Wetland Science

Over the last 6 months, OCE’s Natural Resources Ecologist, Mary Beth Poli, PWS, has been leading a group of about 20 dedicated Vermont wetland professionals in forming a new organization, the Vermont Association of Wetland Science (VAWS). A primary goal of VAWS is to provide Vermont-specific continuing education. The group [...]

OCE Thanks its 2022 Interns for a Productive Summer!

Every summer, OCE seeks interns for its East Middlebury office in order to support future generations of engineers and environmental scientists. In 2022, we were lucky enough to welcome two Environmental Engineering college students: Will Crawford, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute student, and Kaitlyn McNamara, an undergraduate at Clarkson University. The [...]

OCE Gives Presentation at NEIWPCC Nonpoint Source Conference

In 2022, The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission's (NEIWPCC) 32nd Annual Nonpoint Source (NPS) Conference was held April 27-28 in Woodstock, Vermont. NEIWPCC describes the conference as "a regional forum to share information on NPS pollution issues, research, and related projects." At this year's conference, one of OCE's [...]

OCE Helps Connect Bennington Residents to Municipal Water Following PFOA Contamination

Following the closure of a Teflon-coating plant, it was found that 60-70 residential wells in North Bennington had been contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acids (PFOAs), ranging everywhere from trace amounts to a thousand parts per trillion (ppt)—Vermont’s standard is not to exceed 20  ppt. OCE produced a preliminary engineering report that [...]