Costello, Inc. Employee Wins 2019 Young Engineer of the Year

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The Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers Society recently recognized Ariel Mejia Jr., P.E from Costello, Inc. as their Houston Engineers Week Young Engineer of the Year winner.

Photo of Ariel Mejia, P.E

Photo of Ariel Mejia, P.E

“I am currently working at a place where I can take pride in making our community better to live in, while always striving to go above and beyond on the goals of the project,” says, Mejia.

Ariel Mejia Jr., P.E and assistant project manager for Costello, Inc. was recently named Houston Engineers Week Young Engineer of the Year by the Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers Society.

As a 2019 Young Engineer of the Year recipient, Ariel was recognized along with other Greater Houston Area engineers of 17 professional societies because of his continued commitment to improving the welfare of the community.

“For those who have yet to have the pleasure of working with Ariel, he is an extremely bright, hard-working engineer. He is an assistant project manager in Costello's land development department and is dedicated to always finding the best solutions for his clients. Ariel is currently working on projects for multiple developers and builders, including Veranda for Johnson Development Corp and Bryan Crossing for KB Home. This award is well-deserved and is sure to be just the beginning of many more years of success for Ariel,” says Dustin O’Neal, President of Costello, Inc.

Ariel has been with Costello for four years and focuses his efforts on Residential Land Development and Levee Improvement Districts, specifically in Fort Bend County. His passion for civil engineering is evident through his unwavering work ethic and commitment to doing more than what’s asked of him.

“I am currently working at a place where I can take pride in making our community better to live in, while always striving to go above and beyond on the goals of the project,” says, Mejia.

Outside of working at Costello, Mejia serves as the secretary for Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers Society (HHAE), which was the organization who nominated him for this prestigious award. He has been an active member of the HHAE since graduating from the University of Houston in 2013.

Please join us in congratulating Ariel Mejia Jr., P.E and Assistant Project Manager at Costello, Inc. for being named one of the 2019
Young Engineers of the Year.

About Houston Engineers Week

Houston Engineers Week is dedicated to the promotion of the profession of engineering as a social and economic influence vital to the welfare of the community, the State of Texas, the United States of America, and all mankind.

About Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers (HHAE)

HHAE, established in 1983, is a non-profit association of Professional Architects and Engineers. Their objective is to organize and unite in fellowship the architects and engineers of the Houston Metropolitan Area; to combine their efforts so as to promote the scientific and practical development of the professions; to promote economic growth among the Members of the association and to advance the standard of the architectural and engineering sciences and the art of planning and construction.

About Costello, Inc.

Costello, Inc. is an award-winning full-service civil engineering and surveying firm, serving communities and agencies throughout Texas. The company has 27 years of experience and employs over 150 professionals. The Houston Business Journal consistently recognizes the firm as one of Houston's "Best Places to Work."

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