Hawkins & Associates Engineering has been providing civil engineering, land surveying and land planning services since 1998. We are owned by Rod Hawkins.

How We Deliver Value

We deliver value to our clients through a number of key qualities of our organization. These include:

  1. Consistent and productive coordination with government agencies, design professionals, and construction firms.
  2. The direct involvement of professional staff in our client’s projects.
  3. An ability to provide innovative and practical solutions to engineering, surveying and land planning problems.
  4. A thorough knowledge of industry standards, policies and practices.

We have a reputation in the local community for providing a quality work product and excellent client service.

Work Area

Our office is located in Modesto. We serve clients on projects throughout central California. This includes projects in the California Bay Area, California Coastal Range, the California Central Valley, the Sierra Nevada Foothills, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the Carson Valley in Eastern California/Western Nevada. We work as far north as Yuba City, as far south as Bakersfield, as far west as San Francisco and as far east as Bishop.


Our organization uses the latest technology to efficiently deliver quality work products to our clients. This technology includes robotic total stations, GNSS surveying techniques, and the latest AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

Our Organization History

Rod Hawkins was licensed as a civil engineering in 1993. Our company was founded by Rod Hawkins and Associates in 1998. Andrew Fox joined the firm in 2014 and became a licensed civil engineer in 2015. Robert Sarwonoke obtained his LSIT in 2005.

About Our Logo

The Swainson’s Hawk is a large raptor named after William Swainson, a British Naturalist. The hawk lives in grasslands of the Western United States, including a population in the California Central Valley. It is also known as the Grasshopper Hawk, because it loves to eat grasshoppers and locusts. The hawk has the longest migration of any other bird-of-prey in North America. It spends summers in California and flies to South America for the winter. It is currently an endangered species.

Our Company Mission

You can read about our company mission on this page.