January 2019 - Announcing new Team member, Vikhyath K. Gattu. Welcome!

May 30, 2017 - Gorrondona Engineering Services, Inc. congratulates our own Jeanne Julien and the Houston Chapter of WTS. Jeanne attended the 2017 Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Annual Conference on May 17-19 in Brooklyn, NY. While there, she accepted the 2017 WTS International’s Chapter of the Year Award on behalf of the HOUSTON Chapter. Jeanne is Vice President of GES and President of WTS Houston Chapter.

April 2018 - Jeanne Jullien and Chuck Salsky represented GES in the Eagle Open – “Where Business and Pleasure Meet!” supporting the West Chambers County Chamber of Commerce (WCCCC), Mont Belvieu. WCCCC is a dynamic business organization working to strengthen relationships between business, education, governmental entities and the community to ensure the long term economic health of the area. 

April 25, 2019 - ACRP breakfast at the Houstonian with Michelle Gupton, Nicole Grabow, and Jeanne Jullien.

August 2018 - Announcing new Team member, Jafri Muhammad. Welcome!

January 2019 - Announcing new Team member, Ahmad Souri, PhD. Welcome!

The City of Houston selected Gorrondona Engineering Services, Inc. to provide construction materials testing and inspection for approximately 6,100 linear feet of the 108-inch diameter raw water line for Northeast Houston. Asphalt and concrete pavement restoration, sidewalks and driveways are included in this project.  GES is proud to be part of these improvements to the new Northeast Transmission Line.

July 2019 - GES is pleased to have been contracted to provide the geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing for the Civil Sitework phase of “The Market” at Springwoods Village retail shopping center project. Supporting the Springwoods Village community and beyond, this 170,000 SF retail center has a signature 100,000 SF Kroger grocery store, almost 20 new restaurants, a fuel station, and a variety of shops and services. Read more here.

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July 2019 - The ACRP Happy Hour at Bosscat Kitchen & Libations (7/30/19) brought together friends and networking opportunities with (pictured below) Nick Pontikes, Pontikes Development; Chase Rabel, Pontikes Development; Susan Kramer, Turner & Townsend; Jessica Mato, Arch-Con Construction; Nicole Grabow, Kudela & Weinheimer; and Jeanne Jullien, Gorrondona Engineering Services.

June 27, 2018 - Jeanne Jullien, GES Vice President Marketing, is shown with Mario Diaz, Director of Aviation, Houston Airport System, a recent speaker for Urban Land Insitute, Houston. 

Gorrondona Engineering Services recently acquired new toy. This drilling equipment is designed for geotechnical engineering, environmental protection or soil testing purpose at industrial sites. 


​Ken Riner, P.E., President of Gorrondona Engineering Services has this to say: "Our newest toy! If someone tells you it is too muddy or soft to drill, call me."

July 2019 - Rainy day at GES. Here our CMT technicians are training for their ACI exam.

August 2019 - GES (www.ge-services.net) attended ASHE Houston on August 8, 2019 to hear a presentation by Steve Clark with ARUP, on "Design Considerations for High Speed Rail," including accommodating roadway and highway interfaces for the HSR.

March 2018 - Jeanne Jullien, Gorrondona Engineering Services, Inc. and Greg Trujillo of DPR Construction supporting ACRP (Association of Commercial Real Estate Professionals). 

June 2019 - Announcing new Team member, Anahita Goudarzi, PhD. Welcome!

June 26, 2018 - Stuart Robles, Practice Leader for Brown & Gay Engineers (BGE) and Jeanne Jullien from GES networking during an ACRP  (Association of Commercial Real Estate Professionals) happy hour at Chapman & Kirby's. 

December 2017 - Gorrondona Engineering Services, Inc’s, Chuck Salsky and Jeanne Jullien attended the 2017 ACRP Holiday Party at the Hotel ZaZa. 

July 2019 - GES was contracted as the geotechnical engineering and materials testing and inspection firm for this 1.04 million SF warehouse facility in South Dallas being developed by Hines. Read more here.

drilling rig

October 2017 - Gorrondona Engineering Services, Inc’s, Faisal Samoo with Coach Lou Holtz at a NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association) luncheon.

June 2019 - Announcing new Team member, Reza Keshavarz, PhD. Welcome!

July 2019 - GES is proud to have participated in this $7 billion North Houston Highway Improvements Project (NHHIP). Gorrondona Engineering Services was one of four firms selected by TXDOT to provide Geotechnical Engineering Services. GES performed approximately 16,000 LF with borings ranging from 40- to 125-feet below ground surface for Segment 3 which included the SH 228/US 59 interchange, soldier pile walls along US 59 from SH 288 to IH-45, IH-45 south of IH-10 to Pierce Elevated in downtown Houston. Read more here.

The GES Team looks forward to joining in the 50 year Anniversary Celebration of the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing and astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking humanity’s first steps on the Moon.

August 2019 - Congratulations to Lee Gurecky who is being promoted to Operations Manager for the GES (www.ge-services.net) San Antonio office. Lee, please accept our gratitude and appreciation for being an exemplary team member. GES is proud to have you at Gorrondona Engineering Services.

Photo from Nasa postcard

April 25, 2019 - ACRP breakfast at the Houstonian with Jeanne Jullien, Coach R.C. Slocum, Anahita Goudarzi, and Tom Anderson.

July 2019 - The Hanover River Oaks project consists of a 40 story mixed use residential and retail tower with integral 8-story parking garage. Hanover’s River oaks tower is expected to top out next month. (https://lnkd.in/eKUBwW5) Gorrondona Engineering Services, Inc. (GES) is pleased to have provided construction materials testing services on this high profile project. Read more here.

February 2019 - (Above) Precinct 2 Commissioner, Adrian Garcia with Jeanne Jullien and Vivek Chikyala. 

June 2019 - A big welcome to Teresa Williams, our new Bookkeeper.

July 2019 - GES is proud to have been selected as the materials testing and inspection provider for this 742,000 SF mixed-use building which is the first phase in the Buffalo Heights district being developed by Midway. This seven-story building will have a first of its kind 96,000 SF HEB urban prototype store on the ground floor, 111,000 SF of parking for HEB customers on the second floor and a 122,000 SF, cast-in-place, third floor podium slab which will be the first floor for the 36,000-square-foot office building and a 232-unit multifamily apartment complex. The area is nicknamed “Buffalo Heights” owing to its location between the Heights and Buffalo Bayou. Read more here.

February 2019 - Ashley Frysinger with Kimley Horn and Jeanne Jullien attended the Old Republic Title Company's Client appreciation event on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

August 2019 - GES (www.ge-services.net) is proud to be part of Loop 1604 improvement projects in San Antonio. GES is the Geotechnical Engineer of Record for Segment 3 of this major infrastructure improvements project. Thank You TxDOT and LJA for the opportunity.

July 2018 - Announcing new Team member, Ammar Ali. Welcome! (Photo to come)

June 2019 - Announcing new Team member, Hegire "Jalone" Ekankang, EIT. Welcome!

June 2019 - Announcing new Team member, Nathan Borja. Welcome!

August 2019 - Headed to Bush IAH airport? Check out Satterfield & Pontikes’ 22Hundred Apartments along Sam Houston Tollway. GES (www.ge-services.net) is pleased to have provided testing and inspection services on this new 270 unit development. Work is well underway and concrete placement for the slabs on grade was completed yesterday.

July 2019 - Congratulations to Brian Dimitroff for his recent promotion to Technician Supervisor in appreciation for his hard work and dedication. Thank you, Brian!

August 2019 - GES (www.ge-services.net) attended ASHE Houston on August 8, 2019 to hear a presentation by Steve Clark with ARUP, on "Design Considerations for High Speed Rail," including accommodating roadway and highway interfaces for the HSR.

October 2018 - Jeanne Jullien, Vice President of GES and President of ACRP (Association of Commercial Real Estate Professionals) attends ACRP networking event at Heights Bier Garten. 

July 2019 - GES' Senior Project Engineer, Lee Gurecky from our San Antonio office, participated in the ULI North Texas Annual DFW Development Showcase Expo at the Trammell Crow Center in Dallas on July 18, 2019. Gorrondona Engineering Services proudly displayed the HINES Southlink Logistics Center as their highlighted showcased project.

More about GES and our industry

August 2019 - GES supports CREW Houston! Jeanne Jullien and Anahita Goudarzi, with GES (www.ge-services.net), attended the August 7, 2019 CREW luncheon with a panel of experts discussing "Demystifying Opportunity Zones" - an innovative approach to spur long-term investment in business and real estate ventures in 8700 designated, low-income communities across the nation (150 in the Houston metropolitan area). Members of the panel included David Hightower, Midway Companies; John Ransom, Jackson Walker; and Mike Ross, Baker Tilly Capital.