Michael is the President of Bedrock Engineering, Inc. and a Professional Land Surveyor with 32 years of experience in land surveying. He specializes in project management for various types of surveys and right-of-way engineering projects, including construction staking and aerial photo control surveys. Michael's expertise is in managing the surveying components of complex construction projects. He has spent his entire career working in California's Central Valley, with a strong familiarity with survey records in Madera, Fresno, and Merced Counties, which will aid in ensuring compliance with monument preservation efforts.
Dave Hartley, CFO, RCE
Dave is a Registered Civil Engineer in the State of California and is Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of Bedrock Engineering, Inc. His twenty-eight years of post-graduation engineering experience includes design of grading, street, sanitary sewer, water, and storm drain improvements for municipal, industrial, residential, and commercial developments. Dave also has extensive experience in processing plans through numerous government agencies, in managing topographic survey and construction staking projects, and in preparing stormwater pollution prevention plans.
Peter Mayne, Vice President, PLS
Peter is a Professional Land Surveyor and is Vice President of Bedrock Engineering, Inc. His thirty-two years of land surveying experience includes establishing horizontal and vertical control networks and performing boundary surveys, topographic surveys and construction staking.
Jon Hevia, General Manager
Jon is a retired Major from the United States Air Force, where he served as an Airfield Operations Officer and a Combat Airspace Manager. He served three combat tours in Iraq, Syria and Pakistan, including Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. His military experience includes leading large, complex military organizations with Joint and Coalition partners from around the world. Jon earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Aviation Operations from San Jose State University in 2010 and his Master’s of Science in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle in 2016.
Kenneth "Mick" Padgett, PLS
Mick is a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of California. His nineteen years of land surveying experience includes establishing horizontal and vertical control networks and performing boundary surveys, topographic surveys, ALTA surveys, and project management. Mick has extensive knowledge and experience in construction staking.
Richard C. Shepard, PLS
Richard is an experienced Professional Land Surveyor since 1986. He has managed various surveying projects involving boundary, right-of-way, and construction. He is skilled in using AutoCAD and Civil 3D for mapping and plan production. Richard previously headed the Survey Department at Giersch and Associates and currently serves as Acting City Surveyor for the City of Orange Cove.
Charles “Chase” Miller, PLS
Chase is a Professional Land Surveyor, project manager, and party chief at Bedrock Engineering, Inc. He has 13 years of experience in land surveying, including boundary, topographic, and ALTA surveys, as well as construction staking and utility mapping. In 2010, he earned a Master of Science in Geomatics Engineering from the University of Calgary, where he conducted research on GPS surveying accuracy through his thesis.
Steve LaChaine, RCE
Steve is a highly experienced engineer with over 24 years of expertise in design and project management for various public and private projects, including small schools. His expertise spans grading, drainage, erosion control, streets, sewer, water, bike paths, and road striping. He has a proven track record of being responsive to clients' needs, and he has extensive experience working in Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo Counties. Steve is knowledgeable about the unique requirements of both coastal and inland projects.
Matt Byas, Operations Manager
Matt earned his Bachelor of Science in Geology from California State University, Fresno in 2015 and joined Bedrock as a Ground Penetrating Radar specialist. Over the years, he has taken on various roles, including survey technician, safety officer, and Underground Locating Manager. In 2019, he was promoted to Operations Manager due to his strong problem-solving skills, leadership abilities, and professional demeanor towards clients and team members. As Operations Manager, Matt oversees all projects from start to finish, ensuring they meet high standards. His responsibilities include scheduling, project and personnel management, equipment management, technology implementation, training, and client satisfaction. Bedrock is grateful for Matt's leadership and expertise in Operations.
Nick Armesto, Manager of Marketing & Employee Relations
Nick is a highly skilled professional with a background in psychology and athletics, holding a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Azusa Pacific University, where he excelled in football. He has a wealth of experience in social work and athlete training. At Bedrock, Nick currently holds two positions - Marketing Manager and Manager of Employee Relations. As the Marketing Manager, he is responsible for developing and executing the overall marketing strategy for the organization and analyzing the effectiveness of marketing initiatives. In his role as Manager of Employee Relations, Nick works closely with employees to identify their personal and professional goals and develop actionable plans to help them succeed.