Since Cardinal Engineering Associates' founding in 1962, we have successfully partnered with clients, focusing on direct communication; immediate access to principals; responsive and responsible service; and a commitment to the ongoing growth of our knowledge base and skills.
Cardinal Engineering Associates Inc. is a Connecticut-based firm centrally located in Meriden, giving us easy access to our clients statewide.
Our multi-disciplined technical staff with diverse backgrounds and specializations includes licensed civil engineers, Connecticut-licensed land surveyors, graduate engineers with EIT certificates, a support staff of engineering technicians, CAD operators and construction inspectors with an average of more than 25 years of experience.
Cardinal Engineering Associates is a certified SBE in the State of Connecticut with Professional Engineers registered in CT, NH, ME, MD, MA, NY, RI and VA.
With over 50 years of professional engineering experience, Joe has been involved in every type of project the firm handles— from problem analysis to construction.
Mr. Cermola graduated from the Indiana Technical Institute with a B.S in Civil Engineering and worked for the Department of Transportation of the State of Illinois. He also worked for several consulting and construction firms before starting Cardinal Engineering Associates, a consulting Civil Engineering firm, in 1962.
Mr. Cermola served the Connecticut Engineers in Private Practice and the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors for many years and was elected president of the Connecticut Association of Land Surveyors in 1971 and Connecticut Engineers in Private Practice in 1975. He was a Director of the Connecticut Association of Streets and Highways from 1988 to 1992. In 1976, Mr. Cermola was appointed by Governor Ella Grasso to the Connecticut Board of Registration for Engineers and Land Surveyors and served as Chairman from 1979 to 1995. Mr. Cermola has been a member of the South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority since 1977 and is currently serving as Vice-Chairman of the organization, a position he has held Since 1982.
He is the co-author of the SWMM Application to Combined Sewerage in New Haven.
As a partner, Joseph supervises design engineers, manages work-in-progress, is liaison between owners and contractors as well as supervises resident engineering staff and contract administration.
During his 20 years of experience with all aspects of Civil Engineering, he has been responsible for multiple long-term municipal projects for Connecticut cities and towns.