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RI Engineering Inc.

RI Engineering, Inc. is a civil engineering consulting firm founded in 2004. We are a certificed Small Business located in Santa Cruz and primarily serves the Monterey and San Fransisco Bay regions.  We have extensive experience working with the public and private sector, and specialize in designing site improvements that fit with the environment and meet the needs of the end user.  Our focus is on providing high quality design, finding creative solutions to project challenges and being highly responsive to our client’s needs.  Services we provide include civil engineering, structural engineering, cost estimating, construction inspection, feasibility studies, public outreach, and project management.  Our team of engineers would be happy to work with you on your next project.  Our principals are Richard Irish and Mark Grofcsik.


Richard Irish, PE


Richard has over thirty years of experience in management, design and construction of civil engineering projects.   He has practiced in the Monterey Bay region for over 25 years and has extensive experience with all aspects of civil design projects. Richard has a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional, a Qualified SWPPP Practitioner and a Qualified SWPPP Developer.

Mark Grofcsik, PE


Mark has twelve years of experience in the civil engineering design fields of transportation, land development, environmental, structural, hydrology, hydraulic design, construction inspection, and project management.  He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University. He spent three years working with the Maryland State Highway Administration, three years working on pavement rehabilitation projects with PENNDOT, and has spent the past six years with RI Engineering, Inc. as a project engineer. Mark is a Qualified SWPPP Developer and Qualified SWPPP Practitioner.

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