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What We Do

Powers Hill Design, LLC (PHD) was established in 2005 and is located in Memphis, Tennessee. PHD is a "boutique" civil engineering firm providing a highly personalized environment for our clients.  We design with a heart for our community and an eye on innovation.  We embrace the role of advocate for our community and have a vested interest in its success.

Services provided for public and private sector clients include:

  • Site Development
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Hydrology/Hydraulics
  • Environmental Documentation
  • Public/Stakeholder Engagement
  • Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI)

PHD has diligently nurtured relationships with our Clients & Partners, and a few are listed below:

  • Askew Nexon Ferguson Architects
  • Burr & Cole Consulting Engineers, Inc.
  • CDM Smith
  • City of Memphis
  • EnSafe
  • Fleming Architects
  • Fisher & Arnold, Inc.
  • IHS Global Insight
  • Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
  • Kiewit Powers Constructors Co.
  • LRK, Inc.
  • Lauderdale Greenlaw, LLC (JV of Henry Turley Co. and Belz Enterprises)
  • Memphis Shelby County Airport Authority
  • Memphis Area Transit Authority
  • Neel-Schaffer, Inc.
  • O. T. Marshall Architects
  • Sasaki
  • Shelby County Government
  • SSR, Inc.
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation
  • Town of Arlington
  • TVA
  • University of Memphis

We are also certified by the following agencies:

  • Small Business Administration:  8(a)
  • State of Tennessee:  Minority Owned Business
  • Tennessee Department of Transporation:  Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Uniform Certification Agency:  Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • City of Memphis:  Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
  • Shelby County Government: Locally Owned Small Business (LOSB)