Charles A. Irish, Jr.


Founding Principal / Managing Member

During his 46-year career in the land surveying and civil engineering professions, Mr. Irish has practiced as a Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager/Surveyor/Engineer on a broad range of projects. Prior to forming VIKA, Inc. in 1980, he was a Senior Engineer/Surveyor at Maddox & Associates, Inc.

Since forming VIKA, he has been the Principal-in-Charge for all of the firm’s Maryland projects including engineering and land surveying endeavors. Mr. Irish was originally licensed in 1978 as a Professional Engineer in the state of Maryland and subsequently in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, the District of Columbia, and Florida. In addition, he was licensed in 1980 as a Professional Land Surveyor in the State of Maryland, and in 1985 as a (3-a) Land Surveyor in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Professional Degrees and Registrations:

  • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University of Maryland (Honors Graduate), 1974 (Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon, Phi Eta Sigma, Omicron Delta Kappa)
  • Maryland, Professional Engineer, #11217, 1978
  • Maryland, Professional Land Surveyor, #10708, 1980
  • Virginia, Professional Engineer, #12030, 1980
  • Virginia, Certified Land Surveyor, #1519, 1985
  • District of Columbia, Professional Engineer, #7541,1986
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) (2008)
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Board of Visitors (University of Maryland) 2004-2016

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Integrity, while composed of honesty and high moral values, boils down to doing the right thing all of the time, every time, no matter what.

Charles A. Irish, Jr.
Founding Principal / Managing Member

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