Our Services

Services provided by Grand Traverse Engineering and Construction

  • GTEC’s Site Civil Engineering team has provided services for commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. These projects typically require dealing with state, tribal or federal agencies, which makes GTEC very experienced in producing the following reports, plans, specifications and estimates:

    • Coordinate National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Clearance
    • Right-of-Way Plans
    • Site Demolition
    • Site Planning
    • Grading and Drainage
    • Plan and Profiles with Vertical & Horizontal Control
    • Traffic Control Plans
    • Drafting Special Provisions
    • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
    • Project Cost Estimates
    • Bid Letting Assistance
    • Construction Engineering
  • GTEC’s engineers are qualified to evaluate water resources, such as storm water, municipal water and sanitary systems, as well as, estimate required needs/demands for projects. These projected needs/demands establish the basis to make sound environmentally conscious and cost-effective decisions for each new project. GTEC’s capabilities include:

    • Pavement Drainage Design
    • Retention/Detention Basin Facility Design
    • Water Distribution Systems Analysis and Design
    • Sanitary Disposal Systems Analysis and Design
    • Construction Inspections
    • Community Sewer and Water Systems
  • GTEC provides experienced construction management (CM) services to help clients navigate the construction process. We oversee  construction activities for commercial and residential developments, which utilize public and private funding. Our staff prides themselves on making sure that contract documents are followed, as well as, budgets and time-lines are met. GTEC’s CM services include:

    • Demolition
    • Renovations
    • Design-Build Services
    • Commercial and Residential Construction
    • Budget Evaluations & Value Engineering
  • GTEC provides planning and engineering services for multiple modes of transportation. Our staff is experienced in transportation planning, preliminary design concepts and final design. We strive to provide economical solutions for our clients’ transportation needs. GTEC’s
    capabilities include:

    • Developing Long-Range Transportation Plans and Transportation Improvement Programs (TIP)
    • Corridor Studies
    • Arterial and Street Design
    • Right-of-Way Development
    • Utility Alignments/Realignments
  • GTEC’s staff provides a wide range of surveying services, from site data collection to Geographic Information System (GIS) development and modeling for planning and engineering projects. Our surveying services include the following:

    • ALTA Surveys
    • Topographical Surveys
    • Hydrographic Surveys
    • Construction Staking
    • Wetland Delineations
    • Right-of-Way Mapping
    • Road Inventory and Analysis Mapping
    • Utility Mapping and Modeling
Our Services

SBA Certified Small Disadvantaged Business

Socioeconomic Status: Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians is a tribally-owned entity.

SBA Tribal 8 (a),

DUNS Number: 079959089
CAGE Code: 7JF47
NAICS Codes:
237310 (Primary),
236210, 236220, 237110,
237990, 541320, 541330,
541340, 541370


Point of Contact:
Kenneth A. Ockert, LLA
General Manager
(231) 941-8505

Firm Address:
3147 Logan Valley Road
Traverse City, MI 49684

Security Clearances:
GTEC Maintains security clearance with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the Road Inventory Field Data System (RIFDS)





Water Resources Engineering

Water Resources Engineering