Dick Dokken, PE

Founder & Chairman

"In 1986, I knew there was a better way to design the transportation infrastructure our communities in Califronia so desperately need. I'm proud of what Dokken Engineering has done over the last 30+ years."

At Dokken since 1986

Get to Know Our Leadership Team


Rick Liptak, PE


"It's not the projects we design that make Dokken Engineering the great firm that it is. It's our people. I firmly believe in the transformative power of an incredible team, and at Dokken, we have just that."

At Dokken since 1986


est. 1986

We are civil and structural engineers, environmental planners, right of way agents. We are hydraulics specialists, community outreach experts, biologists, archaeologists, traffic and electrical engineers. We are design and delivery gurus. 

John Klemunes, PE


"I love the passion I see from our team every day I come in to work. Their love of designing innovative projects is contagious."

At Dokken since 2000

Namat Hosseinion

VP Environmental Services &



"For me, coming to work every day means two things. Seeing the people I consider family and making a positive impact on our communities through the projects we deliver."

At Dokken since 2003

Juann Ramos, PE

VP Design & Engineering


"At Dokken, I'm able to truly think and design outside the box. Not every firm gives its employees the freedom to be innovators."

At Dokken since 2001

Matt Griggs, PE

VP Design & Engineering



"The amazing work we do at Dokken makes me so proud. Our incredibly talented team comes to work bringing their A game every day."

At Dokken since 2002

Cathy Chan

VP Administration


"We're not just engineers and technical experts. There's an entire team of administrative professionals helping support the work we do."

At Dokken since 1991

Liz Diamond, PE

Director of Project Delivery




"I love the opportunity we have to make a difference in the communities in which we live. The projects we design...we drive on those roads, over those bridges."


At Dokken since 2007

Mark Tarrall, PE

San Diego Regional Manager


"I chose to work at Dokken for the people, the projects, and the values. Our team embodies Dokken's strong core values every day."

At Dokken since 2009

Brian Stephenson, PE

Redding Regional Manager



"Our team consistently impresses me. The collaboration, dedication and creativity I see from staff across all our offices are among the many reasons I've been at Dokken for the last two decades."

At Dokken since 2000


Gabby Hadzicki, EIT



Gabby was named as our San Diego office's Employee of the Quarter for her agility, hard work and dependability. She may be a newer member to our team, but she has quickly become a core team member! She has put in additional effort to meet tight deadlines, and we're so happy to have Gabby on the Dokken team.

Spotlight on Dokken's Employees of the Quarter


Alexis Rios, EIT





Alexis was named as our Folsom office's Employee of the Quarter for his work serving as lead designer on multiple projects and quickly and efficiently addressing issues to keep construction moving. His positive attitude and willingness to learn and assist his peers are greatly appreciated!

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