HBK offers a wide range of planning, design, permitting, and construction support services to our clients in the Natural Gas industry.  Leveraging HBK’s broad knowledge of utility construction and operation, HBK creates designs that are centered on safety, constructability, cost savings, and innovative use of available construction technologies.  Our team of engineers, project managers, designers and technical specialists works together to provide the same level of care and attention to all projects, whether the design is for a 36” high-pressure steel pipe, or a 2” plastic pipe.  HBK also offers a variety of operations and field support services for the Natural Gas industry, including system planning, construction project management, construction inspection, construction restoration inspection, construction layout and record surveying, existing facilities inspection, station design, and operations & maintenance activities.  HBK’s Gas Sector team is made up of individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, including Natural Gas utilities, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, business, and permitting specialists to deliver a high level of service on every project.

Key Personnel


    Jeremy Ungrund is a Licensed Professional Engineer, with over 10 years of experience in the field of Civil Engineering. Jeremy has gained a variety of experience working in the Infrastructure and Aviation sectors performing project design, construction management and project management services. Since joining HBK in June 2015, Jeremy has been an integral member of the Gas Sector team, working on gas main improvement projects for both Peoples Gas and Nicor Gas.…


    Andrea Rivera recently joined HBK in February 2017. She is a recent graduate from Illinois Tech College of Architecture, class of  2016. Since joining HBK, Andrea has been working with the gas sector as a designer on a range of projects for Nicor Gas.