About The Firm


Mackie Consultants, LLC is a full-service consulting engineering firm providing a wide array of civil engineering, land surveying and construction services, from initial project planning through design, permitting and construction.

Our belief in building a strong professional relationship with our clients is the cornerstone to the success of their project and our reputation. Since 1975, we have dedicated ourselves in providing the foremost in customer service by taking time to understand our client’s specific project needs and goals. Our staff’s experience, expertise, and understanding of local governing agencies rules and requirements provides our clients with innovative and creative ideas to enhance their project’s unique characteristics. We also assist in identifying potential challenges, assess alternatives and implement the most optimal solution for your project. As part of our company’s commitment to the environment we strive to present solutions that use the latest in “green” technology and are cost effective for the ever-changing development and business environment.

Mackie Consultants, LLC has provided professional services for many residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and municipal clients. In 1992, to further enhance our benefits and capabilities, Mackie Consultants, LLC became a partner of The Burke Group. The Burke Group is a consortium of engineering and surveying companies that work together to pool their collective resources to provide one single source for all of your development needs. The Burke Group employs environmental specialists, as well as mechanical, civil, structural, and transportation engineers; which allows for a complete development team under one roof. This collaboration of experts in differing fields assists Mackie Consultants, LLC in determining the most efficient design, permitting and construction process for your project, while respecting your costs, time, aesthetics and overall project success.

When you choose Mackie Consultants, LLC for your next project, no matter the size, you can expect customer focus, reliable service, and accurate and a complete design.



Mackie Consultants, LLC employs between 60-70 civil engineers, surveyors, field technicians and supporting staff. Mackie Consultants utilizes a minimum of 6-8 survey crews at all times to meet your surveying and construction staking needs. Our staff continues to grow to meet the needs of our clients and enhance our already sound portfolio.

Registrations and Certifications

  • Registered Professional Engineers: Illinois, Indiana, Texas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nevada, Nebraska, Iowa, Ohio, Louisiana, Virginia, West Virginia, Minnesota, Michigan, Florida and Pennsylvania
  • Registered Professional Surveyors: Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin
  • Certified Floodplain Managers
  • LEED Accredited Professionals
  • Licensed Landscape Architects
  • Certified Professionals in Erosion and Sediment Control
  • Designated Erosion Control Inspectors (Lake County, Illinois)
  • City of Chicago Lead Stormwater Review Consultant
  • Kane County Review Specialist
  • Illinois American Water Inspectors
  • Value Methodology Associates


  • IDOT - Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3 Services
  • Chicago Department of Transportation
  • Kane County Division of Transportation
  • DuPage County Division of Transportation
  • City of Chicago (Various Agencies) 


  • American Public Works Association (APWA)
  • American Council on Engineering Consultants - Illinois (ACED-IL)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Great Lakes Contractors Association
  • Illinois Association for Floodplain and Stormwater Management
  • Illinois Asphalt Paving Association
  • Underground Contractor's Association


Mackie Consultants, LLC is partnered with a group of other engineering and surveying related companies, known as The Burke Group. The Burke Group has been recognized by the Engineering News Record as a Top 500 Design Firm since 2001 with a ranking of #164 in 2019. This unique partnership employs over 450 employees in Illinois, Indiana and Texas.

The Burke Group includes the following companies:
  • Christopher B. Burke Engineering
  • Spaceco Inc.
  • Thompson Surveying, Ltd
  • KLOA, Inc.
  • Land and Water Resources, Inc.
  • Camplin Environmental Services, Inc.
  • Emerald Site Services, Ltd.


Mackie Consultants, LLC strength is our small company feel with large company benefits. Mackie Consultants, LLC is very proud of the benefits we are able to provide to all full time employees. As part of The Burke Group, Mackie Consultants, LLC provides a comprehensive 401K Retirement Plan, with company matching for all vested employees; health care benefits, including prescription drug benefits, eye care and dental; short term and long term disability and Flexible Spending Plans.

Mackie Consultants, LLC is located just northeast of the intersection of the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and the NW Tollway/Kennedy Expressway (I-90.) Our offices are within 1 mile of the NW Tollway/Kennedy Expressway from the east or the Tri-State Tollway from the south and 3 miles off of the Tri-State Tollway from the north or the NW Tollway from the west. Furthermore, Mackie Consultants, LLC is within 0.7 miles of the CTA Blue Line Stop (Rosemont.) Bus service from the Blue Line stop to the office is available.

We encourage our employees to “be involved.” Whether this involves participating in activities and organizations that relate to the growth of the individual in their respective field or an activity or interest that provides personal fulfillment, Mackie Consultants, LLC supports personal development.

The Burke Group sponsors company outings, holiday parties, lunchtime seminars, softball games and other various events that take place throughout the year. The company also sponsors teams for athletic events, such as the Chase Corporate Challenge.

The Burke Group is very proud of our Bike to Work Program. This Bike to Work program reimburses employees $0.75 for every mile that is biked to work. In addition, The Burke Group will also subsidize expenses associated with biking to work such as gear, general maintenance and repairs. Showers are available for employee use at a nearby facility.


Mackie Consultants, LLC, in conjunction with The Burke Group, is commited to our ongoing sustainability efforts. We have adopted a stretch of the East Branch of the DuPage River between Hobson and 75th street. As a part of adopting this section of the river, we are committed to help with clean-up and restoration throughout the year. Employees, their family and friends are encouraged to volunteer. The Burke Group is proud to partner with Life Source to host blood drives to provide much needed blood to area hospitals. The Burke Group companies sponsor and donate to numerous food drives, not-for-profit organizations and wellness centers. Food and clothing donations are also accepted during the holidays and in support of local disasters.