DECEMBER 4, 2019, LAS VEGAS – GCW, Inc. is pleased to announce and welcome Allen Pavelka as Senior Vice President. He joined GCW in November 2019 and brings 35 years of engineering experience to the firm, which includes service in both private firms and public agencies. Pavelka is responsible for overseeing business development, as well as assisting with managing projects, and developing and streamlining processes within the company.
Pavelka graduated from Iowa State University in 1981, with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and is registered as a professional engineer in five states. His last 11 years was spent in the public side working for Clark County Public Works as both the Engineering Design Manager and the Road Maintenance Manager, and most recently, for the City of Las Vegas, as City Engineer. Having lived in Las Vegas for over 25 years, Pavelka has managed three consulting offices including his own engineering firm. He brings a background in roadway/freeway design, drainage and flood control, utility design, civil site design, and construction management.
Pavelka is a recognized industry expert in municipal infrastructure and maintains effective local, regional, state, and federal relations. He served on the boards of ACEC and NSPE, and is a current member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) Nevada and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
“We are thrilled to welcome Allen to our team. His depth of experience, knowledge, and management capabilities will complement our growing team at GCW,” said President Tim McCoy.
About GCW, Inc.
GCW is a leading provider of a complete range of services related to civil engineering (traffic and transportation engineering, land planning, water, wastewater, hydraulics, and flood control), structural engineering, and land surveying. Incorporated in 1969, the firm has developed a reputation as an organization of dedicated people who are sensitive to the needs of clients and who achieve the results clients expect through high levels of competency and commitment. For 50 years, GCW has continuously developed extensive technical expertise, as well as differentiated itself in a highly competitive marketplace by expanding its resources in emerging technologies and combining those capabilities with a solid understanding of its clients’ businesses. We offer comprehensive consulting services to public and private clients facing the challenges of new and aging infrastructure, sustainability and smart growth, program funding, and limited staff. GCW has the expertise to undertake challenging, time-sensitive infrastructure projects while responding to the critical need for sustainability.