Our Company

East Coast Engineering, P.C. is a Professional Civil Engineering firm that offers clients the professional knowledge and advice necessary to manage any size project. Its staff, with over 100 years of combined experience, has been providing civil engineering services since 1996. Each project has been highly successful due to the fact that our team members maintain close coordination with Staff members with the best possible attention to detail.  We have an excellent record of completing projects on time and under budget.  We understand the importance of carefully identifying all aspects of the project prior to design.  Our team offers unmatched knowledge of the understanding and needs of our Clients.

Located in Shallotte, North Carolina, East Coast Engineering, P.C. has had the opportunity to not only witness, but to take part in the visualizations, planning, and design that has sparked such an unprecedented growth in the Coastal Carolina area.

Alan C. Lewis

President, Director of Planning & Management Services

Alan Lewis has provided services in both the private and public sectors spanning over 40 years with experience including planning, design, and project management for water distributions and transmission systems, construction management and project permitting for commercial and residential projects. He has extensive project experience in project management, preparing technical specifications, cost estimating, construction administration and construction inspections. He is well versed in the design, permitting, bidding and construction phase of civil engineering projects. He has extensive water system experience throughout Brunswick County. Mr. Lewis has a good working relationship with both Brunswick County Engineering and Brunswick County Public Utilities and over the past 34 years has been fortunate to assist in the design, permitting, bidding and construction management of over 800,000 lf of water mains within Brunswick County on multiple SAD and CIP, over 700,000 lf of water mains within local municipalities and local private projects, and over 650,000 lf of pressure sewer, gravity sewer, forcemain and lift station design. Alan’s past associations include the American Society of Civil Engineers, AWWA, SBI Rotary, SBI Chamber of Commerce, BCC Foundation and Committee of 100. He is proud to have served on the Town of Shallotte Planning Board, Brunswick County Planning Board, Cape Fear Rural Transportation Adversary Board, Brunswick County Lockwood Folly Roundtable, Camp United Methodist Church Trustees, Town of Shallotte Aldermen, Town of Shallotte Mayor Pro-Tempore and Town of Shallotte Mayor. Currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the NC School of Science & Math.

Jackson Starling, PE

Vice-President, Director of Engineering Services

Jackson Starling, PE has a background in environmental engineering and biological sciences he is well versed with stormwater and wetland impacts, stormwater modeling, and stream geomorphology and stormwater infiltration using low impact reduction methods to minimize any impacts to environmentally sensitive areas with our coastal shorelines.  He will be involved with any CAMA Permitting that may be required. He will be involved with the engineering reports, water models, hydraulic reports and calculations, the production of construction plans, specifications and preparation of required modeling for infrastructure projects. He has a background with CADD Systems and having worked in the surveying field has the knowledge of what field information is required during the design phase of the project. He has a good working relationship with North Carolina Department of Energy, Minerals and Land Quality, NC Division of Coastal Management, and US Army Corps of Engineer Staff which is invaluable when working with in Coastal North Carolina.