Kevin M. Poe graduated from the University of Memphis in May of 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. He began working for Williams & Schneider Structural Engineering, Inc., San Antonio, Texas in December of that same year. He designed warehouses, shopping malls, apartment buildings, and building renovations and gained experience with steel design, reinforcement concrete and wood construction. Kevin worked with Williams and Schneider until January, 1980.
In 1980, Kevin began working for Memphis Light, Gas and Water, Memphis, Tennessee, as a design engineer. He gained experience in all phases of water distribution, as well as the design of water mains, booster pumps, wells and construction standards. He significantly contributed to the master water planning and system improvements at Light, Gas & Water. While at Light, Gas & Water, he obtained his Professional Engineer’s license in 1987 and eventually became supervisor of water engineering. He retired after 25 years of service in May, 2005.
From 1995 to 2003, Kevin worked as a consultant for Foundation Engineering Management, Inc., Memphis, Tennessee. He designed reinforced concrete foundations and wood frame construction. He also did foundation inspections, foundation failure investigations, and both residential and commercial structural inspections.
Kevin is the owner of Poe Engineering, Inc., Walnut, Mississippi, which he began in 2004. In 2014, Kevin opened a second office in Memphis, Tennessee. Kevin designs reinforced concrete foundations, wood and steel framing, does foundation inspections, foundation failure investigations and residential and commercial structural inspections.
Kevin is a Registered Professional Engineer in Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas and Alabama.