W. Allen Engineering is a national engineering, construction management and inspection firm with over a decade years worth of experience working with clients building and infrastructure projects that enrich people’s lives and empower communities to flourish.

W. Allen Engineering firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on time-sensitive, complex, high-profile projects for both government and private sector clients.

The firm is large and diverse enough to have the full range of technical capabilities to manage our clients’ projects, yet still small enough that each project receives the attention it deserves.

$32 M

Managing over $32 Million in Engineering


Contracts Awarded


Years of Service

W. Allen Engineering is a full service engineering firm dedicated to providing consulting services for Mechanical, Electrical and Civil Engineering. We specialize in providing Construction Management Services and MEP design for Government Agencies, Property Owners, Engineering Companies, and Contractors. W. Allen Engineering is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business and is also MBE and DBE certified.

W. Allen Engineering strives to provide exceptional services to the design and construction industry.


Wayne Allen, P.E.,

President and Founder of W. Allen Engineering

Wayne Allen, P.E. is the founder of W. Allen Engineering PLLC (WAE) and established the firm in 2007. Mr. Allen holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and is a licensed professional engineer in NY, NJ, PA, & VA. Mr. Allen has worked as a Naval Officer for the Civil Engineer Corps and as a Contract Administrator for NYC Department of Design and Construction & NYC Department of Sanitation. Prior to founding his firm, Mr. Allen worked for consulting engineering firms as Project Manager, Resident Engineer, Chief Inspector, & Senior Inspector for various agencies including NYC Department of Design and Construction, NYC Department of Transportation, NYS Department of Transportation, NYS Thruway Authority, NYC Department of Environmental Protection, NYC Transit Authority, and various MTA divisions. As President of WAE, Mr. Allen is responsible for management of the Construction Inspection & Special Inspections Divisions, oversight for the MEP Design Division, marketing & new business development, financial management of the firm, and corporate quality assurance. He is also responsible for providing strategic planning and corporate leadership for WAE.

Kass Negash,

Senior VP of Traffic Signal and Street Lighting

Kass Negash, Senior Vice President of our new Traffic Signal and Street Lighting Division, has over 35 years of solid and diversified engineering experience that includes projects planning and design, as well as, construction management. His positions held ranged from Field Engineer to highly responsible supervisory positions of Borough Engineer and Capital Project Coordinator for City-wide NYC Lighting Infrastructure Design and Construction.

Eric Jennings,

VP of Information Technology

Eric Jennings, Vice President of our Information Technology division, brings 15+ years of technical experience to the company. He has worked in both the private sector and DoD Government Contracts. Mr. Jennings holds a masters degree in Information Security with a focus in Cyber Security. Mr. Jennings has lead several teams in successfully managing large networks and implementing new and innovative technologies.

Michael Pettica

Director of Design

Mr. Michael Pettica, Professional Construction Manager/ Executive with diversified experience and expertise in all trades and phases of Construction, ranging from the planning and Architectural design through project completion. Strong in Architectural & MEP Design, construction management, value Engineering, Construction Drawings, vendor procurement and analysis, scheduling, conceptual & definitive cost estimating, change orders & claim analysis. Directed and championed both policies and programs to develop or modify business, improving profitability and competitive position.

Ted Pan, P.E.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Mr. Pan is a New York State licensed Professional Engineer with over 25+ years in the business and a wealth of experience in overseeing complex electrical projects from conception to completion. Known for a hands-on approach and a strong track record of delivering projects on time and within budget, Ted has established a reputation for excellence in the field of electrical engineering and project management.

Lawrence Adeniyi, P.E.

Senior Electrical Engineer

A Senior Electrical project engineer with more than 12+ years of technical experience to the company. He has worked in the private sector and is currently a veteran with the NYS ARNG. Lawrence holds a masters degree in Electrical Engineering and is NYS licensed P.E. Proficient in the use of AutoCAD. Experience in MEP and mission critical design.

Shahzad Mumtaz

Senior Mechanical Engineer

A Senior Mechanical Engineer with 8 years of experience as well as a year of experience with Electrical Engineering projects in MEP field. Develop and prepare: Mechanical Plan, duct design in Revit, Roof Plan, exterior louver size selection for fresh air, supply and return grille sizes, Power, Lighting Plan, and Lighting Design Calculations as per NYC/ NYS Energy Codes, Plumbing Plans in coordination with facility, structural, architectural, construction, framing, section, layout plans; elevations, schematic, Plumbing Water Piping/ Sanitary and Vent Plan, piping risers, gas risers; schedules, data. Review contractors’ shop drawings/ submittals for approval/ disapproval with stamp and sign. Transmit information into the latest Revit or clear CAD drawings. Process design change request in coordination with client’s design consultant.

Deborshi Das

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Mr. Das has experience in the design of different phases of mechanical systems for various building types, including commercial, institutional, and industrial projects for both new construction and existing facilities. He is also involved in preparation of specifications, studies, reports, calculations, and integration with all other disciplines included in parallel design.

Xianfen Guo

CADD Design Drafter

Mrs. Guo has over 6 years of MEP design experience. Especially skilled in plumbing and fire protection design for hospitals and restaurants. She has a Masters in Environmental Engineering.