Project Managers

Steven P. Cates, P.E.

Mr. Cates began his engineering career with Sisul Engineering of Gladstone, Oregon in 1996. Steve was responsible for onsite inspection of utility construction as well as design of both commercial and residential sites in Portland and surrounding cities.

Steve joined Carlson, Brigance & Doering in 1999 as an Engineer-in-Training. He received his P.E. in 2004. Steve oversees the design of site plans and subdivisions, including streets, drainage, erosion control, water, wastewater, detention and water quality. He works closely with cities, counties, TCEQ, TXDOT and FEMA in processing plans. Additionally, Steve works in a supervisory capacity advising both E.I.T.'s and drafting technicians.

Steve is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, in 1995.

Lee A. Whited, P.E.

Mr. Whited received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. He began his career in 2003 when he joined Carlson, Brigance & Doering, Inc. as an Engineer-In-Training. His beginning responsibilities included the design of construction plans for streets, drainage, erosion control, water, wastewater, detention, and water quality for subdivisions. He was assigned to processing these subdivisions through various entities such as city, county, TCEQ, and FEMA.

In 2008, Lee received his Texas Professional Engineering License. During his years with Carlson, Brigance & Doering, his responsibilities have expanded to include processing and design of subdivisions from preliminary design to final construction and acceptance. Lee assists in the direction and development of technical staff.

Joann A. Eagle, P.E.

Joann has worked in the civil engineering field for over 20 years. She started as a civil technician and survey helper in Kansas in 1984 and then moved to Dallas where she worked for several large civil engineering firms. After graduating from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering in 1993, Ms. Eagle moved to Austin.

Joann began working for Carlson Brigance and Doering in 1996 where she has been involved in all aspects of commercial site development and design. She has experience in complete project management of site development from site investigation to construction. Her responsibilities include site layout, design of grading, drainage, erosion control, water and wastewater, detention and water quality, and coordination with State and local regulatory agencies.

Ms. Eagle was also employed with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality as a hydrologist in the Water Availability Division from 2009 to 2014 were she performed water availability analysis for water rights applications.

Joann is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.