SAMES was created as a product of sheer will, desire, and determination. Since 2008, SAMES has succeeded in providing exceptional services in Engineering, Surveying, and Construction. Our transformation from start up, to a complete and knowledgeable professional firm, has allowed us to develop an understanding of all the small steps it takes to complete a full-size project. Allow SAMES to provide you with professional skills and a personal touch to all your public and private projects.
Our socio-economic certifications include:
SBA 8(a) SBA HUBZONE Certified
TxDOT Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Texas Certified Historically Utilized Business
“In our industry, you can only build true success not on what you plan to do but rather in what you actually do.”
<div align="justify"> <font face="Cooper Black" size="4" color="#432970">SAMES</font> cofounder, Saul Maldonado, has over 14 years of engineering design experience in both the private and public sectors. Saul’s engineering aptitude was honed in the various positions he has held, including his 5 years working for the City of McAllen Public Utility Department, and as designated engineer for several cities and utility districts. His repeated quality performance in site development has assisted <font face="Cooper Black" size="4" color="#432970">SAMES</font> to partner with numerous private owners on large development design contracts. Mr. Maldonado is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Certified Surveyor-In-Training with experience in the design and management of Civil Engineering Projects. As a Professional Engineer, Saul has supervised the design and construction of Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems, Road Improvements, Water Distribution Systems, Subdivision Development, as well as Storm Runoff Collection Systems. Mr. Maldonado’s management experience includes leading both professional and technical staff including a team of up to 10 construction inspectors.</div>
As a cofounder of SAMES and with over 20 years of professional experience, Samuel Maldonado is knowledgeable in a wide range of areas including: preparation of cost estimates, design, project and construction management, professional surveying, and also has a keen understanding of the accountabilities of a general contractor. Mr. Maldonado’s wide-ranging capabilities were instrumental in the successful completion of the firm’s first design-built project for the USDA service center in Rio Grande City, Texas and he has been an exceedingly vital component of this organization since its inception. Mr. Maldonado is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Registered Professional Land Surveyor. As a Professional Engineer, he has managed the design and construction of Building Infrastructure Projects (new and renovated), Municipal Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems, Water Distribution Systems, Road Improvements, Drainage Systems and Construction Management of both Public and Private Projects.
Mrs. Maldonado has 10 years of experience with a majority of her career being associated with Construction Management and Administration for Roadway and Storm Sewer Improvements Project. The largest construction management project she was involved in recently was of the Pharr GLO Downtown Drainage Improvement Project, a $2 Million drainage infrastructure project. She was fully involved with the standards and requirements of the Texas General Land Office as well as coordinated daily with the Program Manager, HNTB. Ms. Maldonado’s managed the reporting of 13 projects, awarded to SAMES for the Texas General Land Office including all progress reporting and project submittals.
Alyssa Gonzalez graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American with an Bachelor's in Accounting. Alyssa has 10 years of professional experience in the Accounting field. Her experience in Expense Management, Quarterly and Annual Audited Financial Statements, Payroll Preparation, and HR qualify her to be SAMES' CFOO.
Humberto is a government and political analyst with deep knowledge of the political societies and cultures of the Rio Grande Valley gained from years of significant government experiences in South Texas. Humberto has effective working knowledge of legislative process of the Texas and DC Legislature. He has proven success to forge diplomatic relationships between local government entities that include various municipalities and county government. Mr. Garza Entrusted with numerous appointments, as well as being the appointee, for local and state boards with operating budgets monitored by state and federal guidelines.
Mr. Garcia was previously employed by the city of Pharr, Texas as Public Works Director for approximately 12 years and employed in the field with a total of 23 years of service. Mr. Garcia s Public Works Director was responsible for the efficient economic development, construction, operation and maintenance of a wide variety of Municipal Public Works projects. He was also responsible for furnishings professional engineers advice, reviewing all engineering design work and construction plans, acting a liaison with consulting engineers involved in the major construction projects undertaken by the City.
Troy Frazee is the Business Specialist in Corpus Christi. In addition to our core services. Tory will focus on procuring construction jobs at the Naval Base.He has a Master's Degree in Architecture from Texas A&amp;amp;amp;amp;M University.In September 2016, after 30 years of service a Facilities Engineer, Troy retired from the Navy.His Military decorations include the Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards), the Navy Achievement Medal (3 awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. He has earned the Seabee Combat Warfare Device, Search Rescue Swimmer Qualification, Air Crew Qualification, Craftmaster Qualification and is a Fleet Marine Force Qualified Officer.