Universal Engineering Sciences, Inc. is a consulting engineering firm specializing in geotechnical engineering, environmental sciences, construction materials testing and threshold inspection.
Universal’s mission is to do whatever it takes to provide our services with a primary focus on understanding and delivering solutions for each of our individual client’s needs, be that timeliness, cost-saving recommendations, ingenuity or any other requirement they may have.
Engineering News-Record has listed Universal each year consecutively since 1985 as a National Top 500 Design Firm. Recently, our firm was ranked as the 185th largest engineering firm in the United States. And we are proud to have the distinction of being the largest family-owned firm of our kind in the United States, according to industry surveys.
Mr. Seymour D. Israel founded Universal in 1964 in Merritt Island, Florida. Mr. Israel remains actively involved in the firm as our CEO. His son, Mark C. Israel, P.E., serves as the company's president. Our firm's distinguished history and family-oriented work environment are only two of the many factors that contribute to the long-term employment of many of the most experienced personnel in our industry. The result is many highly-qualified and dedicated professional and technical personnel who are committed to excellence in their fields. We believe we have the finest staff available in the southeast.