Parra & Co prides itself in its human capital and one of our core values is to be A SPECIAL PLACE TO BELONG. Here are the people that make Parra & Co amazing!
Eduardo Parra, P.E., LEED AP BD+C
Mr. Parra is a civil engineer with over 20 years of experience managing and designing projects for municipal governments and private parties, both in the US and abroad. He has managed large multi-year programs of over $300 million in size. He is very keen at selecting the right team for each project, always analyzing the level of complexity, availability of budget, risk, and allotted timeline, delivering projects in an affordable and timely manner with a very personalized service to his clients. Eduardo provides overall supervision of the design teams from feasibility to delivery, including architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, permitting, environmental, geotechnical, surveying as well as utility coordination, stakeholder management, and coordination with the contractor during construction. Throughout his career, he has served as engineer-of-record and engineer-in-responsible charge for the design and construction of civil and coastal engineering, storm Water / drainage / flood control projects, transit and roadway projects, water and wastewater utility projects, disaster recovery and preparedness efforts, as well as energy efficiency & sustainability projects. He has also served as expert witness for Hurricane Recovery during Katrina and has done damage reports and recovery work after Hurricanes Katrina and Alex in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
Mr. Parra has been actively involved with regional and national professional societies and associations including serving on the board of Trustees of the San Antonio Water System, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s board and formerly in the U.S. Green Building Council in Central Texas. Mr. Parra has also coordinated research on green storm Water infrastructure, rain gardens, and pervious pavement and is currently looking at best green infrastructure practices in Europe and its applicability to Central & South Texas. He serves as a Corresponding Member of the Committee on Sustainability for the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Parra was most recently honored with San Antonio Business Journal’s C-Suite Award 2022 for his business success and leadership, and in 2023 as an Honorary Commander of the Inter American Air Force Academy (IAAFA), part of the 37 TRW within Lackland Air Force Base.