William J. Zalweski

  • WILLIAM J ZALEWSKI, PE
  • With extensive leadership and project management experience over the last 30 years, Mr. Zalewski has been the lead Engineer on many large-scale projects in the private and public sectors. He has a particularly distinctive background in both residential land development and municipal public works consulting. His hands-on background and construction experience have provided his design teams with the expert edge of to provide well designed and value engineered developments.

  • ADVANTAGE CONSULTING ENGINEERS, LLC
  • April 2016 to current
    Partner/Owner

    Oversees the day-to-day operations of the firm including project administration, personnel, client deliverables, Quality Control and engineering design capabilities. Mr. Zalewski continues to actively represent numerous residential and commercial developers, builders and design/build firms with specialize design requirements. He is responsible with enhancing and maintaining the firm’s high level of design expertise, development diversification and client base.

  • VANTAGEPOINT ENGINEERING (EDMUND BURKE ENGINEERING)
  • September 2014 to March 2016
    President/COO

    Oversaw the daily operations including project administration, personnel, client deliverables and engineering design. He developed and enhanced the firm’s diversification with his expertise and client base. Mr. Zalewski represented numerous Residential and Commercial Developers, Builders, Design/Build Firms and interacted with many Governmental Agencies regarding Municipal, County and State funded projects. He was responsible with growing the client base that led to the sale of the company to Farnsworth Engineering.

  • SPACECO, INC. (PART OF THE BURKE GROUP, CBBEL)
  • February 2010 to September 2014
    Vice President/Senior Engineer

    Hired to oversee and assist in diversifying the company’s civil engineering services. Successful in adding several national and local homebuilders as clients. Designed numerous residential, commercial and industrial development projects. Directly managed design engineers and technicians in the execution of engineering projects ranging from small in-fill sites of less than 1 acre to larger site developments over 100 acres.

  • JACOB AND HEFNER ASSOCIATES
  • 1997 to February, 2010
    Partner/Vice President

    Director of the Residential Division and one of six (6) Partners overseeing 130 employees in five (5) offices. Directly involved with managing company operations including budgets, short-term and long-term objectives. Oversaw the Residential Division in the development of many large and medium-sized residential developments.

  • SPACECO INC. (PART OF THE BURKE GROUP, CBBEL)
  • 1992 to 1997
    Senior Civil Engineer

    Served as one of three (3) Division Leaders – responsibilities included the lead designer for many residential, commercial and government infrastructure projects. Projects ranged in size from small individual parcels to 1,100-acre master planned communities. Managed engineers, CAD technicians and surveyors

  • HOEFFERLE-BUTLER ENGINEERING
  • 1986-1992
    Civil Engineer

    Designed Public Infrastructure and Capital Improvement Projects. Began initial water system to deliver Lake Michigan Will County. Lead engineer for Bedford Park System.

  • EDUCATION
  • B.S. Structural Engineering, U of I Chicago, March 1982
  • PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION
  • Registered Illinois Professional Engineer,
    #062-46121
    Registered Indiana Professional Engineer,
    #11500030
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • National Association of Professional Engineers
    American Society of Civil Engineers