Tres Howland Photo


P.E. Texas - 90451
P.E. S. Carolina 19824
TBPE Firm #9852


Clemson University - 1991
B.S. - Civil Engineering

Tres Howland, PE has experience in heavy construction and site development design. He started his career working for NCDOT and then SCDOT:

  • Performing Inspections
  • Designing Traffic Control Plans
  • Designing Roadway Plans
  • Administering Construction Contracts
  • Performing Construction Surveying
  • Managing the Incident Management Unit

He then moved on to work for Vulcan Materials Company. There, Tres:

  • Managed Highway Rehabilitation Projects
  • Managed Runway Rehabilitation and Upgrade Projects
  • Coordinated Material Supplies for Projects
  • Coordinated Sub-Contractors on Projects
  • Estimated Bids
  • Designed and Surveyed Conveyor Belt Systems for Company Owned Quarries

In 1999, Tres moved to Austin and worked for a local engineering consulting firm for 8 years. Helping grow that firm as a Partner, he performed a full spectrum of duties on:

  • 75 Brinker (Chili’s, Macaroni Grill, etc) Restaurant projects
  • 10 Wal-Mart Supercenter projects
  • Over 20 Bank projects
  • Over 10 Walgreens projects

Tres also gained experience on scores of other projects ranging from Accessibility Improvements to 80-acre Power Center developments.

In January 2007, Tres opened Noble with the One BIG Objective, to manufacture site specific civil engineering plans to meet the clients budget and schedule every time. The late Urban Forester Legend Steve Clark once said, “Tres tends to succeed where others fail on difficult to impossible projects.” Today, Tres continues to mold these business philosophies into the company.

The rest of the Noble team balances and complements one another. Each member has his specialized expertise and experiences that benefit all projects. Combined, we do more for our clients.

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