Founded in 1979, Collins Engineers provides design and analysis services for the transportation, marine and construction industries. It is a member of the American Council of Engineering Companies and is headquartered in Chicago. The firm also maintains offices in California, Florida, Georgia, New York, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Indiana and Michigan. Collins Engineers offers bridge inspection, construction management, emergency response, stream stability evaluation and erosion control services. It also provides hydraulic, railroad, seismic, structural and underwater engineering services. The firm additionally conducts hydrographic surveys and water tank inspections. Collins Engineers hydraulic engineering services include site planning, land surveying and storm water management. Its construction management services include value engineering, materials testing, electronic documentations and schedule monitoring. Collins Engineers also helps in the procurement of federal, state and local permits for construction.