Central Florida Full Service Civil Engineering
In 1998, UF alumni Paul A. Manuel, P.E. opened Coastal Design Consultants in Pasco County, FL. He is an ambitious civil engineer who’s goal was to raise the bar on quality engineering and consulting services in West and Central Florida. Throughout the years, his company’s detailed and thorough practices have grown its reputation and team, which includes experienced civil engineers, project managers, designers and consultants.
Coastal’s services include land development and planning, site work and design, construction observation and inspection and ecological services for commercial, residential, schools, government, utilities and transportation View Portfolio.
We support the Pasco Economic Development Council, Pasco Education Foundation, Leadership Pasco, Dayspring Academy Board of Directors, Leadership Pasco, Premier 1000 and Coastal Conservation Association.
Coastal Design Consultants Team of Professionals
Paul A. Manuel, P.E. - President / Principal
Mr. Manuel has 25 years of experience working on various public and private sector projects to achieve overall success of the projects, including complex negotiations with regulatory agencies, clients, consultants, attorneys, contractors, etc. He has experience in project management, design, permitting, and construction administration for both private and governmental projects, including school and educational projects, roadway projects, utility projects, residential and commercial land development. Mr. Manuel has managed and completed over 540 projects on behalf of his clients over the past 18 years as the President/Owner of Coastal Design Consultants, Inc. He has experience with coordination and permitting with the Southwest Florida Management District (SWFWMD), Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). He has specific expertise in project management, coordination, and design while working for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), County, and City Government Agencies.
Gregory B. Wegener, P.E. - Project Engineer/Manager
Mr. Wegener has 23 years of experience working providing engineering services for a wide array of commercial, residential, school, and educational projects in the Tampa Bay area. His areas of expertise are in commercial and residential land development and permitting including the production of construction drawings for paving, grading, drainage, and utilities. His experience includes project master planning, project management, engineering design, permitting, and construction administration. Mr. Wegener is proficient with the latest stormwater modeling software and has experience with the design and permitting procedures of the Southwest Florida Management District (SWFWMD) in areas of storm water hydrology, treatment/attenuation for both small and large-scale watershed hydrology projects, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for stormwater and utilities projects, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for drainage, right-of-way use, and connection permits.
Hunter P. Brown, P.E. - Project Engineer
Mr. Brown has 9 years of experience in design/permitting of various public and private sector projects to achieve overall success of the projects. He has experience in both private and governmental projects, including school and educational projects, roadway projects, utility projects, residential and commercial land development projects. He has experience with the design and permitting procedures of the Southwest Florida Management District (SWFWMD) in areas of storm water hydrology, treatment/attenuation for both small and large-scale watershed hydrology projects, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for stormwater and utilities projects, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for drainage, right-of-way use, and connection permits. His background also includes work with the local regulatory agencies (Alachua, Citrus, Hernando, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties) for site development, roadway, utility, stormwater/construction and landscape projects.
Thomas O’Brien - Senior Microstation Designer
Mr. O'Brien has 30 years of experience in design of various civil engineering projects while specializing in areas of roadway design. Mr. O’Brien is proficient in all aspects of working with Microstation and GEOPAK. Mr. O’Brien has created vertical and horizontal alignments, processed cross sections from existing and proposed input files and generated earthwork quantities, i.e., delineation of soils types, calculation of quantities to text files, layout of sections and quantities and maintained GEOPAK plotting database. Mr. O'Brien is familiar in all aspects of FDOT plans preparation including the CES and LRE programs. Mr. O'Brien is certified in FDOT Traffic Control (MOT) design and plans preparation. Mr. O’Brien is proficient in computation book review and quantity calculations. Mr. O'Brien is familiar with FDOT rules and regulations and has worked with many FDOT and County project managers in the completion of projects. Mr. O'Brien also has been serving as CADD manager and CADD standards supervisor.
Aldrin Giler - Senior CAD Designer
Mr. Giler has over 20 years of practical experience in civil engineering, surveying, land development design and planning. Mr. Giler is proficient in working with Autodesk Drafting Software such as Civil 3D for professional applications including civil engineering, surveying and landscape. Mr. Giler has experience creating vertical and horizontal geometry, grading and drainage design, utilities design, cross sections, details and landscape design. Drafting/Design abilities include Major/Minor Subdivision Plans, Commercial/Industrial Site Plans, and Construction Details. Mr. Giler is experienced in conceptual and construction design of municipal, residential, and commercial infrastructure.
Cuyler Lutz – CAD Design Technician
Mr. Lutz acquired a Computer Aided Design Technical Certificate from Seminole State College of Florida in May 2015. As a part of his education, he completed drafting, CAD, Solidworks, and Revit classes. He joined the Coastal team in April of 2017, and is working on gaining knowledge of transforming initial rough product designs using computer aided design (CAD) into planning and construction documents/plans. He supports engineers in development of construction plans for residential and commercial site development, utilities, roadway and various other multidiscipline projects.
Ashley Overbaugh - Permitting Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
Mrs. Overbaugh has nine years of experience in project coordination. She excels in project organization and communication at all levels. In her previous employment, she was in charge of coordinating projects through all project stages. She is extremely organized and will assist in coordinating Coastal projects through the various phases of preliminary planning, design, permitting and construction. Currently, she is attending Rasmussen College studying Business Management specializing in Project Management and she will graduate in the winter of 2017. She is a highly motivated individual who brings a background of customer service and project coordination skills to Coastal.
Christine Banull - Project Administrator
Ms. Banull has 12 years of experience with Coastal working on various public and private sector projects to achieve overall success of the projects, including coordination with regulatory agencies, clients, consultants, etc. Ms. Banull has 12 years of experience in Real Estate Appraisal in both Florida and Pennsylvania. Her experience in appraising has provided a unique knowledge of property related information that has proven a benefit to Coastal projects in the areas of research, evaluations, route and PD&E reports and assisting in right-of-way mapping. She has experience with property and general research, writing various report types, scope of services, and requests for qualifications. She has experience with the permitting procedures of the Southwest Florida Management District (SWFWMD) regarding environmental resource permitting, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for roadway, drainage and utility connection permits, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Department for utility permitting, and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Department (NPDES). She has specific expertise with the permitting procedures of several local and county governments in the counties of Pasco, Hernando, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.
Erin M. Pilcher - Accountant/Office Manager
Mrs. Pilcher graduated from University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business, with a degree in Accounting from the Fisher School of Accounting. She started off her accounting career preparing tax returns for individuals and corporate businesses, and started working for Coastal Design Consultants, Inc. in 2008. She handles all of the internal accounting and office management for Coastal. She has extensive experience billing to private clients and municipal clients. Specific billing and accounting procedures have been developed and maintained for eight (8) years with Pasco and Hernando County Departments and the Pasco and Pinellas School Districts.