JAMES MARVIN MERCER, PE
Education: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology
Georgia Southern University, 2000
Registration: NC Professional Engineer Number 027782
Experience: Mr. Mercer has 20+ years of engineering problem-solving experience including private, municipal, industrial, and military applications throughout the state of North Carolina. His experience encompasses the areas of site planning and design, public utilities, erosion/sedimentation control, retaining wall design and analysis, project management and construction management. Prior to opening Mercer Design Group, PC, Marvin worked as a project engineer for the City of Asheville where he was responsible for the easement acquisition, design, construction management and close-out for multiple water line replacement and extension projects. As principal engineer for MDG, Mr. Mercer is responsible for the day to day management of the firm as well as new business and marketing development. Mr. Mercer also maintains frequent contact with the client and various team members to ensure that the client’s goals and timeline are met or exceeded. He monitors all phases of the project and coordinates with various team members to ensure that staffing and scheduling is adequate to maintain the project schedule. He also provides an additional level of QA/QC by reviewing plans and submittals for completeness and content. Mr. Mercer is well versed in local, state and federal permit processes.