through technical competence,

professionalism, and leadership



SMV Engineering is a leader in assisting clients in achieving their strategic goals, meeting regulatory commitments and ensuring projects are delivered in a  timely and cost-effective manner. We create trust and build strong working relationships through demonstrated technical competence, professionalism, and leadership.

SMV Engineering, PLLC (SMVE) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm specializing in civil and environmental engineering consulting, construction management and construction inspection.  Stephanie Vetter, P.E. founded SMVE in 2016 on the premise of providing outstanding quality civil and environmental engineering services in a responsive, detailed and customer focused manner. 


The quality of services we provide is the foundation of the company’s success and is a guiding principle for maintaining strong working relationships with our long-standing clients.  We are passionate about developing new clients and supporting emerging construction and engineering firms.


SMVE is committed to delivering quality services and technical expertise in the fields of geotechnical subsurface investigation and consulting; construction management and inspection of water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer infrastructure.  In addition to supporting existing construction projects, SMVE has expertise in costing and bid assistance, environmental and municipal permitting, construction coordination, oversight, and certification.

  SMVE Engineering, PLLC is proud of its status as:


  • NYS Certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE)


  • NYS Department of Transportation Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)


  • Designated Small Business Administration (SBA) Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB)



Geotechnical Consulting

Geotechnical Engineering

SMV Engineering provides geotechnical consulting services in support of projects throughout New York State. We evaluate each project's specific geologic conditions and provide recommendations to support the appropriate design and construction solutions. We efficiently guide clients through all stages of development from initial subsurface investigation to design and construction oversight. Our clients benefit from our partnerships with leaders in the industry including various contractors, drillers and laboratories to deliver comprehensive solutions. 


Our Services Include:

  • Subsurface Exploration and Evaluation

  • Hydrogeological Studies

  • Drilling and Well Installation Oversight

  • Bearing Capacity and Settlement Analysis

  • Foundation Recommendations and Design

  • Seismic Analysis

  • Slope Stability Analysis and Design Documents

  • Retaining Wall Design


Soil & Aggregate Consulting and Procurement Specialist

We support general contractors by strategically sourcing quality aggregates at acceptable prices that meet the project's technical specifications. Our engineers and qualified technicians can assist contractors with material quantity take-offs, seek out local sources, make site visits to ensure conformance with the project's standard and technical specifications, review laboratory analytical data and procure and schedule deliveries to the project site.

Environmental Permitting

Environmental Permitting Services

At SMV Engineering we provide our private and public clients with regulatory support and the help they need to navigate the complicated processes necessary to achieve compliance. SMV Engineering is well qualified and experienced in providing our clients with numerous services to address complex environmental issues.


We work diligently to maintain our relationships with regulatory staff on local, county, and state levels. These relationships, combined with a deep understanding of the environmental requirements, allow us to work through and resolve issues for our clients quickly and efficiently.


We work with facility professionals to prepare plans, secure operating permits, conduct audits, and assist with ongoing compliance monitoring and reporting. 

Our Services Include:

  • Stormwater Management Design

  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention (SWPP) Planning and Inspection

  • Spill Prevention Reports (SPRs) and Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans

  • Chemical and Petroleum Bulk Storage Compliance

  • Stream Restoration

  • Water Quality/Supply

  • Environmental Sampling

  • Part 360 Land Permitting

  • Regulatory Support and Compliance

  • Water System Leak Detection

Construction Services

Construction Management and Inspection

SMV Engineering provides construction management and inspection services to both private companies and municipalities.  We support our clients with assistance in all phases of development including bid assistance, review of shop drawings and material submissions, budgeting and cost control, scheduling, review of contractor pay applications and aid in the final closeout.

Our OSHA trained inspectors maintain quality control ensuring that the correct materials and methods are used and that installation conforms to the standards and specifications. SMVE’s inspectors also understand that time management and proper documentation is a vital aspect of construction management and inspection. They attend weekly progress meetings, aid in scheduling and provide various forms of documentation that include daily inspection reports, maintaining field books, annotating drawings for as-built data collection, and maintaining photographic logs.

Our Services Include:

  • Soil & Aggregate Consulting and Procurement Specialist

  • Land Surveying 

    • Topographic Survey​

    • Construction Layout

    • Wetland Mapping

  • Building and Fire Code Inspection





Delaware Engineering


  • Duanesburg Sewer Collection and WWTP Upgrade

  • Catskill Sewer Collection System

  • Windham Water Line Replacement

  • City of Hudson Stormwater Improvements


  • Mt. Kisco Water Line Replacement- Geotechnical Consulting

  • Town of Guilderland Water Interconnection-Geotechnical Consulting

  • Town of Guilderland Water Interconnection-Railroad Crossing Permitting

  • Town of Cairo Water System Improvements-Leak Detection Consulting

Saratoga County Sewer District (SCSD#1)


  • Schmidt Parcel

  • Hatlee Road Subdivision

  • Abele Woods Subdivision

  • Vista West Subdivision Expansion

  • Eastline Road Subdivision


Sub Consulting


  • Reilly House McCarty Avenue, Albany, NY


  • City of Kingston Waterfront Revitalization


  • Mt. Kisco Water Line Replacement

  • Town of Guilderland Water Interconnection



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