Moore Engineering is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business specializing in engineering of water infrastructure. The Company was founded by Richard A. Moore, P.E., who has over 40 years of consulting experience working in the public and private sectors, both nationally and internationally. In addition to Mr. Moore’s management experience, his areas of technical expertise are in water resources, wastewater and stormwater engineering. He has also assembled a strong management team to ensure that work performed by the Company has proper technical, cost and schedule oversight.

Mr. Moore’s Experience

Mr. Moore, P.E. is the President and Founder of Moore Engineering. He is a Vietnam veteran where he was a Lieutenant with the Corps of Engineers assigned to the 102 Construction Engineering Company building roads in the Central Highlands. He also taught water supply and wastewater treatment at the Army Engineer School at Fort Belvoir, VA.

Mr. Moore is an internationally recognized expert in water quality protection and wastewater and stormwater management, has published widely in the field and is an Adjunct Professor at Wentworth Institute of Technology. His 40 years of engineering and project management experience includes successful oversight of infrastructure projects. Mr. Moore has a proven track record of completing large-scale and complex infrastructure projects in the US and abroad.

Mr. Moore holds a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and is a Registered Professional Engineer. Early in his career he worked for Metcalf and Eddy on wastewater and stormwater projects nation-wide.

More recently, Mr. Moore served as President of Tetra Tech Rizzo from 2000 to 2007, where he managed the firm’s domestic and international engineering operations with a diverse portfolio of assignments for both public and private clients. He was responsible for growing the company’s annual revenue from $20M to $40M. In his last two years as President, Tetra Tech Rizzo won the ROI (Return on Investment) award, Tetra Tech’s highest award among approximately 30 operating units. Subsequently, Mr. Moore led Tetra Tech India Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Tech with a staff of approximately 200, through 2012.

Mr. Moore is a life member of ASCE, served on the Board of ACEC Massachusetts and was Chair of several national committees for the Water Environment Federation (WEF).


The management team includes:
  • Stanley Elkerton P.E., Chief Engineer
  • Michael Hanlon P.E., Director
  • Robson Googins, Chief Financial Officer
  • Thomas Lynch, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Moore will manage the company day-to-day. Mr. Elkerton, Chief Engineer, will be responsible for quality control of deliverables produced by the company. Mr. Moore, Mr. Elkerton or Mr. Hanlon will serve as the Principle-in-Charge for individual projects. Mr. Googins will be responsible for the Company’s financial management and Mr. Lynch will be responsible for the Company’s information technology and manage projects.

The Company will be ‘Project Directed’ when working as a prime contractor or a sub-contractor to large A&E firms. This will require its staff to either deliver completed work products or to work on individual tasks as a sub-consultant. Flexibility in tailoring its work to best fit the requirements of a project will be an advantage to the client/owner.