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Gibbs Group, Inc. is an engineering and construction services firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. With a professional registration through the National Council of Engineers Examiners and Surveyors (NCEES), our capabilities and professional licensure(s) provides us the ability to provide professional engineering services throughout most of the United States. Having a unique blend of project experience, in both the public and private sectors, Gibbs Group, Inc. specializes in various aspects of construction engineering and inspection (CEI); civil and structural engineering; construction material testing and a variety of field and laboratory engineering services. The staff we have assembled consisting of structural engineers, consultants, inspectors and construction material testing technicians have a combined experience of over 60 years. Our professional creed is “To Provide Professional Quality Solutions for Today’s Expanding Environment.”



Sheldon Gibbs, PE

Sheldon relocated to Jacksonville, Florida from Tallahassee, Florida in 1997 after receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Florida A&M University.  While in school, he developed an affinity for structural design and soon after began his professional career as an entry level structural engineer with one of the top engineering firms in the country.  Passionate about bridges and structural design, the move to Jacksonville was a natural fit given the impact the St. Johns River had on the areas infrastructure.  Sheldon’s quest for knowledge and understanding engineering principles would eventually begin to catch the eye of top executives and afford him opportunities to work on some of the most iconic projects of our time to include:  The Wonderwood Expressway in Jacksonville, Florida, The Big Dig in Boston, Massachusetts and The Urban Train in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.  Sheldon is the President at Gibbs Group, Inc. 


With encouragement from close friends, Sheldon co-founded Gibbs Group, Inc. in the Spring of 2007.  Since that time he has been involved with multiple facets of engineering to include: site, civil, stormwater, construction oversight and forensics engineering.  Sheldon has even been deposed as an expert witness in multiple construction related trials in which his opinions have been upheld.  In his free time Sheldon enjoys music and traveling with friends and family.  After many years of preparation, he recently became a first time father to an amazing baby boy.  Grateful for an amazing and rewarding career, Sheldon enjoys overcoming challenges within the industry.

Earnest Maiden, II

Mr. Maiden has over 20 years of leadership experience in building national brands and guiding organizations toward success. Additionally, Mr. Maiden studied business and engineering at the Unversity of Alabama at Huntsville. To add to his leadership experience, he has several years of experience with DOT, City and Port Authority Project - providing quality control testing, inspection and verification. With certifications in earthworks, asphalt paving, drilled shaft inspection and concrete field and lab testing; he has performed testing on over 50 drilled shaft installations throughout Florida. An accomplished strategist and marketer, his vision and expertise in business performance have driven notable growth in the home technology industry. Earnest is recognized for building productive relationships that yield increasing sales and profits. Earnest is the Vice President at Gibbs Group, Inc.

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