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PLS (Retired)


Mr. Nicoladis has more than 50 years of experience as a consulting engineer.   Prior to establishing N-Y in 1969, he was employed by three consulting engineering firms and one construction company for a total of twelve years as a project engineer, project manager and vice-president involving a variety of civil engineering projects located in various states in this region.

Mr. Nicoladis has formulated construction programs for his clients and has assisted them in the passage of bond issues which were required to finance their construction.   During his career, he has prepared preliminary engineering reports, financial feasibility studies, appraisals and master plans. He has served as an expert witness and has worked with most infrastructure related grant and loan programs. He has also been responsible for the preparation of construction plans and specifications as well as for administering the construction of these projects. Mr. Nicoladis has also provided design and construction overview of an array of architectural and urban planning projects for N-Y.

Mr. Nicoladis continues to play an active role in the firm’s business development efforts as well as those related to the delivery of the firm’s services. He insures that the firm’s quality control systems are implemented during the planning, design and construction phases. He also strives to ensure that the client’s schedule and budget are met. In summary, Mr. Nicoladis’s primary goal is to ensure that N-Y’s resources are efficiently utilized to provide clients with a level of service that exceeds their expectations.

Mr. Nicoladis is in the final phase of transitioning the leadership of N-Y into the second generation.

He is a member of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Sigma Chi Fraternity and has served on the Board of Directors of the Salvation Army of New Orleans.



  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Mississippi State University

Military Service:

  • At graduation, commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U. S. Army Reserve where he served as an artillery officer for eight years. He received an honorable discharge in 1965.

Registration / Certifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE)
    • LA (5924)/ Civil Engineering
    • MS (2468)/ Civil Engineering
    • FL (36371)/ Civil Engineering
    • TX (32329)/ Civil Engineering
    • AR (3373)/ Civil Engineering
  • LA (0002862)/Professional Land Surveyor, Retired



Fellow and Life Member, American Society of Civil Engineers

President, New Orleans Branch, 1990-1991

Member of the Board of Directors, Louisiana Section, 1990-1994

Recipient of President’s Medal, New Orleans Branch -1996

New Orleans Branch Outstanding Civil Engineer – 2000

Louisiana Section Outstanding Civil Engineer – 2000

Louisiana Civil Engineering Conference and Show Pioneer Award – 2000

New Orleans Branch Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011

Louisiana Section Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011

Fellow, American Council of Engineering Companies

State Organization: American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana – ACEC/L

Secretary-Treasurer, New Orleans Chapter, 1988-1989

Vice President, New Orleans Chapter, 1989-1990

President, New Orleans Chapter, 1990-1991

Secretary, ACEC/L1991-1992

Treasurer, ACEC/L1992-1993

Vice President, ACEC/L1993-1994

President-Elect, Board of Governors, ACEC/L 1994-1995

President, Board of Governors, ACEC/L 1995-1996

National Director, ACEC/L1996-1997

Member At Large, Board of Governors, 1999-2002

Chairman, Committee for Liaison with the Louisiana State Registration Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, 1992-1994

Chairman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Liaison Committee with SWD, MVD and New Orleans District, 1995-2009

Chairman, Host Committee, 1995 Annual Meeting in New Orleans

A.E. Wilder, Jr. Award for Outstanding Service to the Consulting Engineers Council of Louisiana, 1999

(National Organization ACEC)

Member, Membership Committee, 1991-1995

Member, Federal Agencies Liaison Committee, 1993 to 2002

Member, Legislative Committee, 1993-1995, 1999-2002

Member, Transportation Committee, 1994 to Present

ACEC/PAC Board of Trustees, 1996 to 2009

Fellow, Society of American Military Engineers

Board of Directors, Louisiana Post, 1988 to Present

Distinguished Service Award Presented by Senior Executive Group of S.A.M.E for 1992-1993

Chairman, Sustaining Member Committee, Louisiana Post 1995 to Present

Member, Host Committee 1992 and 2006 National Annual Meetings, 2011 LMVD Regional Annual Meeting


Other Organizations:

Life Member, Water Environment Federation

Member, Louisiana Water Environment Association

Life Member, American Waterworks Association

Life Member, American Public Works Association

Member, Louisiana Engineering Society

Member, National Society of Professional Engineers

Member, American Planning Association

Who’s Who in Engineering (AAES)

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest (Marquis)


Representative Experience with N-Y

  • Water Supply, Treatment, and Distribution
  • Wastewater Collection and Treatment
  • Gravity Drainage and Drainage Pump Stations
  • Flood Control and Surge Protection
  • Streets, Roadways, Highways and Bridges
  • Port and Marine Facilities
  • NEPA Documents including Stage 0, Assessments and Impact Statements
  • Overview of Architectural Projects including Public and Private Buildings
  • Overview of Urban Planning and Community Development Projects.
  • Overview of Program and Construction Management projects.