Our company values are fundamental to our success, and we believe that our values set us apart from our competitors. Delivering projects successfully and exceeding our client’s expectations requires good decisive project management in addition to good engineering. Our company values illustrate what we are about – our thinking, our people, and ultimately our service.

Tecma Associates, Inc. was established in 1994 and is a registered Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Corporation located in Chicago, Illinois.

Tecma provides complete Civil Engineering and Surveying project services, with a special emphasis on Construction Management for various private and public agencies. The management team of Tecma includes, Mr. Manesh Shastri, P.E., Ms. Ann Berube, P.E., Mr. Manuel E. Palma, P.E., P.L.S., Mr. Jared Kirchheimer, P.E., and Mr. Hari Rabadia; all of whom have a long and successful history of professional experience in the above fields. Tecma has built a reputation of providing excellent services by strictly adhering to the highest standards with a company philosophy of developing and providing accurate and cost effective solutions. Also, Tecma is a minority owned firm, certified as a MBE/DBE firm by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois State Tollway Highway Authority (ISTHA), City of Chicago (CDOT), Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS), and several other governmental agencies.

Tecma is prequalified by IDOT and CDOT in following categories:


  • Special Services – Construction Inspection
  • Highways – Roads and Streets
  • Special Services – Surveying


  • Civil Engineering Services
  • Construction Engineering Services
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Engineering Services
  • Construction Surveying Services
  • Land Surveying Services

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide exceptional service to our clients by ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget, focusing heavily on value engineering, pro-actively addressing project challenges, facilitating and maintaining an open line of effective communication, and adhering to the highest technical and ethical standards.