Our Company

Optimus Civil Design Group is a full service engineering firm that provides professional civil engineering and surveying services to both public and private clients. While our team has experience with all facets of site and infrastructure civil design, Optimus specializes in providing a comprehensive range of services – from early planning and due diligence studies through construction completion – for retail, office, institutional and multi-family residential projects. With our intimate understanding of the nuances of these project types and how they inter-relate, Optimus also has a reputation within the Arizona marketplace as the civil engineer of choice for complex mixed-use developments.

At Optimus, we pride ourselves on providing a level of communication and personal service that exceeds industry standards and extends through and beyond the course of construction. Our clients rest easy knowing we have their best interest in mind at every step of the entitlement, design and construction process. This level of service, our unflagging commitment to our clients’ success, and our dedication to producing a cost-effective design enables Optimus to build an impressive list of satisfied repeat clients.

  • Jeff D. Behrana, PE


    Mr. Behrana has 37 years of experience with general site civil engineering, including public works, and has been practicing civil engineering in the state of Arizona for 31 years. In 2002, Mr. Behrana formed Optimus Civil Design Group with the help of his partners – David K. Lu, Devan F. Wastchak and Robert C.G. Kerwin. Today the firm has a portfolio of high profile projects and a reputation that has resulted in a respected list of repeat clientele.

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  • Benedict J. Bautista, R.L.S.

    Survey Manager

    Mr. Bautista began his surveying career in 2003 with Landmark Engineering, Inc. as an instrument technician. In 2005, Mr. Bautista moved on to Brady Aulerich & Associates as a party chief, where he was in charge of the primary survey crew for several public works projects, as well as survey for ALTA, boundary and topographic surveys. In 2007, Mr. Bautista joined Optimus, where he continues to impress with his technical knowledge.

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