About PVE

As an Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top Design Firm and a local leader in Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering; Landscape Architecture; Land Planning; and Surveying, PVE provides high-quality consulting services to clients throughout the United States. Our professional teams are aligned, motivated and engaged in our mission to provide the highest quality care to a broad and diverse client base. By utilizing a consultative approach, we are able to offer highly customized services that ensure both timely delivery and accurate results.


PVE delivers the highest quality services by attracting and retaining top talent from multiple engineering & design disciplines. Our team members are trained, mentored and developed by senior professionals and licensed experts throughout their careers at PVE. By fostering this environment of continuous growth and professional development, our company has earned a solid reputation with clientele, industry professionals, and municipal/county reviewing agencies.


Utilizing a top down approach to safety, PVE upholds a culture committed to ensuring a safe, healthy and compliant work environment for our clients, service providers, visitors and each other. A formal safety committee monitors and facilitates regularly scheduled trainings, performs audits and inspections and reinforces the need for continuous evaluation and improvement.


The continuous growth initiatives put forth by our business development teams have secured the expansion of our brand and company footprint throughout the United States. PVE currently has eight offices spread over five states with more than 100 employees, including 35+ registered professionals. Current office locations include Pennsylvania (headquarters), Ohio, West Virginia, New York, California and Texas. We have worked diligently in order to build trust and maintain long-term relationships with leaders across a variety of industries, so we can continue to provide the high-quality services that have become associated with the PVE name.

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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