Monte Soto, PE

805.706.0401 - ext 102
email Monte

Professional registration

California Professional Engineer License – 74736


BS, Agricultural Engineering

California Polytechnic State University

San Luis Obispo, CA

Summary of experience

1/13 - Now

Principal / Owner

Civil Design Studio, Inc.                                                     Atascadero, CA

Partner of full service engineering firm. Oversee and perform designs, calculations and plan preparation for a wide variety of Civil Engineering Project. Chief Financial Officer and Principal in charge of plan production. Manage Company CAD standards and plan production.

6/12 – 1/13

Project Engineer

Ashley & Vance Engineering                                      San Luis Obispo, CA

Designed and prepared plans of on and off site improvements for both private and public projects. Coordinated with consultant teams and owners. Prepare SWPPP and erosion control plans. Performed design calculations and supporting documentation for septic, utility demand, hydrology and hydraulic project elements. Developed Civil 3d standards and complex site modeling with integrated labeling.

6/08 – 6/10

Irrigation Engineer

California State Polytechnic University                      San Luis Obispo, CA

Performed field analysis for large scale agricultural project through the State’s cooperative college programs. Designed water efficient irrigation, pump and pond systems for agricultural projects. Prepared retrofit design for existing agricultural irrigation systems.

2/02 – 6/08

Project Engineer

eda Design Professionals                                           San Luis Obispo, CA

Design engineer for wide range of residential and commercial project. Performed civil engineering design including public improvement plans, site grading and utility design and calculations. Prepared hydrology, hydraulics and engineering estimates. Performed field survey duties collecting field information for use in drafting project topographic maps.

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