Chicago

Located in the heart of the West Loop , HBK's Chicago office serves as our headquarters, housing over 150 of our employees who focus on the design and protection of utility infrastructure every day. Our Chicago office is where it all started and where HBK cut its teeth on large scale, complex utility design and coordination programs.

Today, HBK's Chicago office continues to grow with multiple teams dedicated to the design, mapping and protection of power, gas telecommunications, security and water infrastructure.

Key utility clients serviced by HBK's Chicago office include Commonwealth Edison, People's Gas, Chicago's Department of Water Management, DOT and OEMC, AT&T, Crown Castle, Level3 Communications and Motorola Solutions.

Key Personnel

    NASER ELSBIHI

    Naser Elsbihi is a geotechnical engineer with extensive experience conducting site investigations and preparing reports with recommendations for construction. He manages the deep excavation and geotechnical portion of projects for telecom, power, gas and infrastructure sectors. He oversees all aspects of geotechnical projects from conducting site investigations and characterizing subsurface soils to designing temporary and permanent underground structures. His current projects involve tunneling, horizontal directional drilling, jack and bore, braced trenching, braced excavations, retaining walls, deep and shallow foundations, and dewatering design.

    AUBREE AKERS

    Aubree joined HBK in June 2017 as a licensed Structural Engineer with 10 years of experience in structural steel and concrete analysis and design for the power generation industry. Aubree works within the infrastructure sector but also with other sectors to design and review conduit and pipe supports, vault roofs, and utility poles. Aubree is currently working on foundation designs for substations and industrial manufacturing.