Since 1979

north coast engineering

Civil engineering  land surveying  construction staking

what we do

North Coast Engineering (NCE) has provided a wealth of engineering and land surveying services to clients across the County of San Luis Obispo since 1979, including local and regional projects. Steven J. Sylvester, a recently retired Registered Civil Engineer, founded the company in the coastal community of Cambria.

NCE provides civil design, land surveying, and bidding assisting services to meet all milestones and time targets successfully. Our seasoned staff has a proven track record for delivering project designs, topographic mapping, aerial mapping, and processing in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner. We are responsive to our Client’s needs and stay abreast of ongoing changes in the industry.

NCE strives to provide the highest quality of professional civil engineering, land surveying, and land development services for our clients with the personal attention of a family and community-oriented firm. NCE seeks to be recognized by our clients and partners as an integral part of their success, providing valuable expertise and guidance at every opportunity.














services we offer.

We welcome the opportunity to show you what we can do for your next project

Civil Engineering

NCE has provided a broad spectrum of civil engineering services for both public and private projects. 

Land Surveying & Mapping

NCE provides a wide array of surveying services to both private and public clients throughout California.

Construction Staking

NCE provides construction staking services to both private and public clients throughout California.

Land Development

NCE specializes in Land Development, in assisting our clients, working with other consultants to create projects, and processing the approval of the projects.

Stormwater Management

NCE is well-versed in the requirements of the Construction General Permit and the preparation of Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans

Machine Control Modeling

NCE offers machine control modeling to both private and public clients throughout California.

our history

North Coast Engineering, Inc (NCE), a California Corporation, was founded in 1979 by Mr. Steven J. Sylvester, a Civil Engineer registered in the State of California. NCE staff at present consists of engineers, surveyors, technicians, and support staff. 

 For over 40 years, NCE has provided a broad spectrum of civil engineering, land surveying, land planning and project management services for local and regional projects. With a total of six registered civil engineers on staff, in-house survey services and a progressive CAD department, we maintain a very high level of technical competence. This is supported by state-of-the-art computer systems and software, and complete electronic field-to-office survey equipment, including conventional, robotic and GPS applications.

 As a pioneer in the areas of field-to-finish surveying and computer‑aided design and drafting, NCE has developed an efficient system for design analysis and production.

meet our team

Greg Jaeger, PE

Greg Jaeger, PE

President & CEO

John Luttman, PE

John Luttman, PE

Vice President & Principal Engineer, QSD/P

Tucker Sanders, PLS

Tucker Sanders, PLS

Vice President & Survey Manager



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725 Creston Rd Suite C Paso Robles, CA 93446
+1 (805) 239 – 3127