"The region's premier civil engineering
design and land surveying firm"

Brookings, South Dakota 605.696.3200 info@civildes.com

Mission, Vision, and Values

Shaping Ideas. Engineering Results.

Civil Design Inc will provide value to the public and our clients through the implementation of design, engineering and surveying, and construction administration services using open and responsive communication, honest and professional ethics, and an unwavering commitment to quality.

To be the leading design consulting firm in the Midwest.

Ethics, integrity, & adaptability are the cornerstones of CDI, guiding our team and providing accountability for our actions and products.

  • Customer Focus - We are responsive to our client’s needs by providing a complete understanding of the role of a design professional through honest, effective communication before, during, and after project completion. We treat everyone with dignity and respect.

  • Excellence - We have a strong mission of providing excellence in customer service, in continuous improvement of client communication, and in an uncompromising approach to quality. We exercise professional ethics with distinction.

  • Integrity - We commit to uphold the highest level of integrity from preliminary planning and programming to the completed product. We are honest and trustworthy.

  • Responsible - We take ownership and are accountable for being good corporate citizens by doing what’s right for and with the environment, implementing ethical practices in our eco-friendly designs and projects. We invest in positive impact and sustainability.

  • Teamwork - We believe that by working together in an open, friendly, and constructive environment, success will come from the coordinated efforts of many. We thrive when teamwork is at its best.

  • Adaptability - We solve problems, overcome challenges, and are open and willing to embrace a mindset that fosters opportunity and improvement in what we do. We have the courage to change.


  1.     Increase public awareness of CDI and the professions practiced therein, including the services offered and CDI's capabilities.

  2.     Endeavor to execute all projects on time, within budget, and in conformance with the project specifications.

  3.     Strive to keep the client well informed of all aspects of the project, including budget and schedule.

  4.     Maintain a well-trained, well-informed, and motivated workforce.

  5.     Grow profitability by creating opportunities for staff to grow and share in the success of the company.