Student taking a test

TBPE Decouples PE Exam

The Texas Board of Professional Engineers (TBPE) has changed the rules governing the requirements necessary to take the PE exam. Beginning with the October 2016 PE exam, a Texas Engineer-in-Training (EIT) will now be allowed to take the PE exam prior to meeting experience requirements for licensure. This changing of the rules to separate experience […]

Civil Engineer At Construction Site

2016 National Engineers Week is Here!

In honor of National Engineers Week, which begins on Tuesday, February 23st, the Bexar County Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) has lined up a number of great programs and events. National Engineers Week celebrates and promotes the engineering profession, and once again, Intelligent Engineering Services (IES) will be actively participating. The […]

IES Kicks Off New Project at UTSA

Intelligent Engineering Services (IES) is proud to announce our involvement in constructing the new Science and Engineering Building at The University of Texas at San Antonio. The project is still in the very early kick-off and planning stages, but we are excited to get started and to be a part of providing UTSA’s students and faculty with […]

Convention Center Expansion Projected to Drive More Business Downtown

Our motto at IES is “engineering communities from the ground up,” and we’re proud to say that we’ve done just that with the new additions and renovations to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. After more than two years of construction, the new convention center is complete and open for business! Projected to open in […]

Understanding Site Development

At IES, our clients’ needs and goals always come first. In order to give them what they ask for and what they ultimately envision in a timely manner, it is our mission to find the best solutions that are both cost-effective and operational. That means we need to spend quality time investigating the project site […]

The Most Impressive Civil Engineering Structures

IES is proud to offer comprehensive civil engineering consulting.  From public and private site development, rehabilitation of water and piping systems and roadway reconstruction, we address design needs as well as the development requirements to create the best project possible for our clients.  As civil engineers, we tip our hats to some of the most impressive […]

Kyle Field, Another Job Well Done

What Texas A&M football fan isn’t thrilled that their newly renovated home field is finished?  Not only is it beautiful and state-of-the art, but it could be a good luck charm as well.  The fighting Texas Aggies out of College Station, Texas, are off to an impressive start to a great season!   Kyle Field […]

Site Feasibility Studies For Construction Projects

IES loves a new project and stretching our wings on new developments and innovative ideas and designs.  But it’s not always easy to get the ball rolling. When beginning a new construction project, one of the first things that has to occur are introductory analyses, called Site Feasibility Studies.  These studies are especially important on […]

Creating Space with Parking Structures

Assimilating a parking structure into a tight spaces, such as college campus or a downtown area, is something we at IES excel at. At IES, we have the experience in the planning and design for such ventures and are able to implement a plan with our team of engineers. IES was hired for our expertise […]

Architect vs. Engineer

When thinking of engineering and design, many question what the difference is between an engineer and an architect.  Here are some simple ways to remember where each profession’s strengths lie and how they can come together beautifully. Brain Power Put an architect and an engineer in a room with the same assignment in front of […]

IES Seeks Help for a Colleague

The San Antonio Engineering community is close-knit. We try to take care of each other both in business and in our personal lives.  We’re requesting your help for a colleague of ours at Rock Engineering and Testing Laboratory.  Lucinda “Pat” Avalos was in a devastating house fire at her townhome complex.  She was severely injured, […]

The Need for Hydraulic Engineering

A vital part of civil engineering is “Hydraulic Engineering” which is involved in the flow and movement of fluids, particularly water and sewage. Using the massive force of gravity, this area of engineering is related to the design of bridges, dams, canals and the similar structures. Before beginning a hydraulic engineering project, the firm must […]

Fun Engineering Facts

The Snowboard was invented by an Engineer The snowboard has become a wonder of geometry, chemistry, and biomechanics. Due to its design, it allows the athlete to make precise turns with less exertion. Running Shoes are Designed by Engineers Engineers determine how much force travels from the pavement through the shoe to the foot. Through […]

IES Proud to Support CANstruction/SA Food Bank

IES is participating for the 10th year in CANstruction© ( and this year is partnering up with Fugro to raise even more awareness. CANstruction is an exciting event that brings together professionals within the architectural, engineering, and construction fields to design and build structures completely out of canned foods. The competition helps raise awareness for […]

IES Promoting a Healthy Workforce

    The professionals of IES are dedicated to staying physically active and mentally sharp, so we can deliver our very best for our clients. IES has joined our healthcare insurance provider’s Humana Vitality program, which provides our staff with a healthy lifestyle plan and then rewards them when they follow through and achieve certain […]

Dedicated to delivering quality structural and civil engineering services that bring architectural visions to life. At IES, we are always learning and always improving. Some things, however, will never change: our high standards, our core values, and our commitment to our clients and the community.