Our Team

Our engineering staff is made up of talented members of the local community and has over 100 years of combined experience in public works engineering, land development, and transportation.

Who We Are (hidden)

AWC employs an experienced staff of professionals in many areas of engineering, construction, cost estimation, planning, administration, and technology. Our engineers personally oversee projects and maintain contact with clients every step of the way.


Ron Arceneaux PE, RPLS

Corporate Secretary, Partner

  • Over 40 years of experience with privately funded projects and public works projects funded by state and federal agencies

  • A recognized business and civic leader in Southeast Texas

  • Specializes in regional transportation planning and grant administration

Joe Wilson PE

President, Partner

  • Over 40 years of experience

  • Specializes in construction management, contract management, roadways, drainage, utilities, shoreline stabilization, and sheet pile design

  • Expertise in the areas of project management, scheduling and supervision

Keestan Cole PE, CFM

Vice President, Partner

  • Over 15 years of experience

  • Licensed in multiple states since 2013

  • Texas Society of Professional Engineers Sabine Chapter “Young Engineer of the Year” 2016

  • Featured in Civil Engineering magazine May 2015


Marc Ochoa PE, CFM

Marc Ochoa PE, CFM

Senior Project Manager, Floodplain Manager
  • 2009 Young Engineer of the Year
  • 2012 TSPE President
  • 2015 PE Leadership Institute Participant
Keith Zotzky  PE, CFM

Keith Zotzky PE, CFM

Staff Engineer
  • Over 7 years of experience
  • Licensed in Texas and Louisiana
  • Experienced in multiple design fields including roadways, underground utilities, water & wastewater, drainage, and land development
Joe Pattie

Joe Pattie

Consulting Planner
  • Over 42 years experience in civil related design/technical engineering.
  • Specializes in residential/commercial land development and site planning.
Derek Graffagnino EIT

Derek Graffagnino EIT

Staff Engineer
  • Over 8 years of experience
  • Specializes in roadways, underground utilities, land development, and drainage analysis
  • Nominated Engineer of the Year 2015


Lance Simmons EIT

Lance Simmons EIT

Survey Coordinator, Staff Engineer


Adam King

Adam King

Director of IT & Administration
  • Over 10 years of experience supporting people and technology in the petrochemical and municipal sectors
  • Licensed by the FAA in commercial drone flight and local pioneer in high density laser scanning and processing


3120 Central Mall Drive
Port Arthur, TX 77642


State of Texas



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