Peter Gibbs, P.E.

Senior Civil Engineer

Peter joined EV in 2001 after running his own consulting firm 
based in Westport, New York, engaging in site development and municipal engineering projects. He was ready to be part of a dynamic team with more project diversity.  After excellent growth with the firm, he became a principal in 2006.

With a Master of Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Peter has been practicing site/civil engineering for over 30 years in New York and Vermont. Peter received his Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the Florida Institute of Technology. 

Peter’s wide range of experiences as an engineer, owner of several businesses, volunteer and chairman of local development review (planning and zoning) board allows him to effectively contribute in large teams of engineers, scientist, builder and owners to create building and site systems that maximize existing building resources. He specializes in efficient utility management designs and effective erosion control measures, and has substantial experience in earthwork projects ranging from large developments, small water/sewer systems, large slope failure repairs, waterfront development, flood control projects, geothermal infiltration systems, building rehabilitation and replacement projects, ski area snowmaking systems, hospital additions, drainage and roadways.

What gives you the most satisfaction in your work?

Solving construction related issues, thinking of the entire site planning, analysis, engineering, construction process for all the trades outside the building, staying ahead of the issues.

What’s your favorite way to pass time?

Fishing, being connect to a wild animal for a few brief movements.

If you were deserted on an island, what one thing would you want to have with you?

My wife.

Who or what inspires you?

My wife.

What 3 words best describe you?

Preparing, persistent, long-view.

What is your proudest accomplishment to date?

Relationship with wife and children.

How does engineering make a difference in the world?

Helping to meet the future.