History of RKR Hess

R.K.R. Hess Associates Inc. was purchased by Universal Technical Resource Services, Inc. in September 2012. RKR is the combination of Edward C. Hess Engineering and Rinker, Keifer and Rake Architects. With an 80 year history of providing the highest quality engineering consulting services to both public and private sectors, RKR Hess has a tradition of excellence and integrity. Our cadre of professionals includes Professional Engineers, surveyors, land planners and environmental scientists. Together with UTRS, our professionals can provide the full gamut of engineering and planning services to meet all our clients’ needs.
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Our services range from dam inspections to storm water management plans to design and construction observation services for single family lots, residential developments and industrial facility design. We take pride in our work and our ability to provide our clients with solutions on time and within budget.