Chastain-Skillman, LLC was founded as Lakeland Engineering Associates in 1950 to provide reliable, local civil engineering services to Polk County. Today, we are proud to celebrate our 70th anniversary!

Over the past 70 years, Chastain-Skillman (CS) has grown into a leading engineering firm that provides expert survey, civil, and environmental engineering services. Over the years, our team has delivered thousands of projects throughout Florida, including municipal and county infrastructure, parks, roadways, schools commercial and residential developments, and utility improvements. CS’s innovative concepts and advanced design work have played a major role in the growth and development of Polk County’s infrastructure. In fact, no other firm has completed as many engineering projects in the area.

While our company has undergone many changes in our 70 years, our principles have remained constant:

  • We value honesty and integrity.
  • We value the success of our clients. Their success is our success.
  • We value the needs of our community.
  • We value expertise.
  • We value a dynamic and collaborative working environment for our staff.

We are proud to celebrate our 70-year milestone with our staff, clients and community β€” and we look forward to the many years to come!

About Chastain-Skillman

Chastain-Skillman is a leading engineering firm that has been headquartered in Lakeland, Florida since 1950.  Our company provides Civil and Environmental Engineering and Land Surveying services as well as Hazardous Waste Evaluations, and Construction Management/Inspection.  At Chastain-Skillman, we treasure our role in creating thriving communities, always respecting the impact our work has on their foundations and their futures.  For more information, visit


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