Oates Associates, a local civil and structural engineering firm, is pleased to announce the addition of two associate project engineers to the team! Please join us in welcoming Zach Aud and Ben Murray. Meet our new team members:

Zach Aud:

    • Education: Zach holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
    • Experience: His background includes serving as a land survey technician and an engineering technician.
    • Role: Associate Project Engineer
    • Focus at Oates: Zach will continue to develop his engineering capabilities by focusing on transportation design.

Ben Murray:

    • Education: Ben earned his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.
    • Experience: Ben has gained valuable field experience through internships and a project engineer role upon graduation.
    • Role: Associate Project Engineer
    • Focus at Oates: Ben will provide civil and site design.

We are excited to have Zach and Ben join the team, bringing fresh perspectives and skills. Their contributions will undoubtedly enhance Oates’ ability to deliver quality professional engineering solutions. Welcome to the Oates Team, Zach and Ben!


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About Oates Associates:

Oates Associates is a multi-disciplined design firm with offices in Collinsville and Belleville, Illinois and St. Louis and St. Charles, Missouri.  Oates provides engineering and surveying services for transportation and building projects.  Specifically, this includes transportation and traffic engineering, ADA transition planning, stormwater management, site design, building and bridge structural design and inspections, surveying and drone operations.  For more information, visit www.oatesassociates.com or call 618.345.2200.