About PVE

As an ENR Top Design Firm and engineering consultants industry leader in the disciplines of Civil Engineering, Land Development, Landscape Architecture, Surveying, Energy, Environmental and Structural Design, PVE delivers service excellence to a broad and diverse client base within the Energy, Public & Private business sectors.


Our professional teams are aligned, motivated and engaged around our mission to provide the highest quality services to PVE’s broad and diverse client base. Each service is individualized based on client needs using a consultative approach to ensure timely delivery and accurate results.


PVE delivers high quality services by attracting and retaining top talent across multiple engineering & design disciplines. Our professional teams are trained, mentored and developed by senior professionals and licensed experts at PVE, ensuring growth in their areas of expertise, professional portfolio development and opportunities to lead and manage new teams and projects.


With a top down approach to Safety, PVE fosters a culture that is committed to ensuring a safe, healthy and compliant work environment for our clients, service providers, visitors and each other. Safety is the responsibility of each PVE team member and is achieved through formal safety committees, training, audits, inspections and a desire for continuous improvement.


Our continuous growth initiatives have secured the expansion of our brand and company footprint throughout the United States. Our Business Development teams have built and maintained long-term relationships with leaders in the Energy sector and Public & Private development industries.

Firm History

PVE, LLC was founded in 2008 from one of the strongest small engineering firms in Western Pennsylvania, Partridge Venture Engineering. Originally known as Partridge Engineering, the Company was founded in 1986 by Donald B. Partridge, P.E. Jim Venture, P.E. joined the firm in 1999 and in January 2000 the original company expanded to become Partridge Venture Engineering (PVE). Under Jim Venture’s leadership, PVE developed a reputation for providing high quality engineering services to municipal public works and private land development clients in Western Pennsylvania.

PVE diversified its consulting portfolio by expanding to offer environmental services in 2011 through a collaboration with Conrad Geoscience Corporation. Conrad Geoscience provided PVE with an experienced staff of geologists, hydrogeologists, and environmental professionals working in the fields of water resources, land revitalization, energy, and climate. Founded in 1996, the staff of Conrad Geoscience, now working as part of PVE, has built a strong reputation in groundwater and surface water protection over the past 15 years.

Through further firm mergers and selective employee recruitment, PVE has developed an unparalleled level of expertise in civil engineering, land planning, structure design, environmental analysis, and municipal services. PVE is accomplished in all facets of private development and general municipal public works projects. Our staff consists of registered professional engineers, landscape architects, geologists, hydrogeologists, and technicians who strive to provide quality services and professionalism.

PVE has a mission to provide sound investigation of the physical, economic, social, and environmental qualities on every project. We stress personal service and a total quality management approach for our clients. Our team takes also takes great pride in our safety culture in the office and out in the field. PVE’s number one priority is to analyze all projects, regardless of size and scope, to ensure our client’s success and to exceed our client’s expectatoions.

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