SBB Engineering & Surveying

About SBB Engineering

About Us

SBB is a civil engineering, transportation engineering, land surveying, and land planning firm. We help private developers, business owners, and municipal clients with their civil engineering and surveying requirements, helping turn their ideas into reality and ensure their needs are addressed in a responsible manner.

We hold Professional Engineering Registrations in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Oklahoma, Texas, and California. Our land surveying services cover Kansas and Missouri.

How SBB got Started

SBB began as a site development and land surveying firm in 2012. Our founders were driven to provide more cost-effective and responsive engineering and surveying services than was available.

With our many years of combined experience, we knew we could provide a superior alternative, and the rest, as they say, is history!

Through the Ages

Company History


Rick Schmidt and Mark Boyd created Green Western LLC, licensed to provide land surveying services in Kansas and Missouri


  • Rick Schmidt, Kevin Beck, and Mark Boyd created Schmidt, Beck and Boyd Engineering LLC, as an engineering consulting firm licensed to provide civil engineering and land surveying services in Kansas and Missouri


Schmidt, Beck and Boyd Engineering LLC changed their name to SBB Engineering LLC


SBB’s Leadership Team Expanded with the addition of Jeff Laubach, PE


Brian Austin joined SBB as owner/partner and SBB opened its Lawrence office


SBB Engineering relocated to the Downtown River South District at 101 S. Kansas Ave.


SBB’s Leadership Team Expanded with the advancement of Patrick LaFontaine as an owner/partner.

Our Philosophy

It is our goal to provide accurate high-quality engineering and surveying services with integrity, passion, responsiveness, dedication, and dependability.


Our mission is to provide accurate, quality civil engineering and surveying services that enhance the communities we serve through infrastructure improvements. We aim to exceed client expectations through robust project planning and open, honest communication.


Our vision is to be the engineering and surveying provider of choice in delivering quality projects that turn visions into reality.


Our values are to treat our clients and employees like family, to do the right thing, place people before profit, and prioritize service before self.

The SBB Leadership Team

Our experienced leadership team stays connected and involved in day-to-day project initiatives, bringing extensive industry knowledge to your project throughout completion. Engineers, inspectors, surveyors, and project managers are ready to complete your next project.

Mark Boyd


Jeff Laubach


Brian Austin


Patrick LaFontaine


Rick Schmidt

Principal, Retired


Our team of dedicated professionals is ready to get started on your next project.

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