Minority-Owned Civil Engineering Firm in Richmond, VA

Engineers with a Passion for Quality Site Design

 Fulcrum Engineering Solutions was founded to build diversity, inclusion and opportunity in the civil engineering field. Our talented site engineers serve the Richmond community by helping develop land to fulfill new purposes.

The Fulcrum team is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise in Richmond and as a Small, Women-Owned, and Minority-Owned business. This opens up a wealth of opportunities for partnership with larger civil engineering firms around Virginia. Our collaborative culture and professionalism ensure these shared projects become a success.

Active listening, attention to detail and empathy all drive our ability to connect with other firms and understand our clients. Along with our industry partners, Fulcrum assists in site design and planning for projects such as growing residential areas, new commercial properties and expanding industrial facilities.

With our help, projects that typically would have been pushed back, canceled or ignored have gotten the attention and expertise needed to bring them to completion.

Bertel | Private Landowner

Thank you so much for everything you did for us. You were an absolute pleasure to work with. After months of being ignored and running up against a wall, we appreciated how well you listened to our needs and delivered what we needed to move the process along. We are grateful to have our entrance permit and to finally be able to proceed with constructing our home.

Taking Initiative to Provide Engineering Solutions in Richmond, VA

Small, unique and urgent projects all have a place at Fulcrum. After studying at ODU and completing hundreds of projects during their 40 years total years in civil engineering, our engineers identified ways in which the field could be improved. 

As many homeowners, localities and small business owners struggled to find reliable, creative and dedicated site engineering services – we stepped in. 

Fulcrum has the flexibility and the versatility to help the Richmond, VA region grow bit by bit. Whether that is by helping a family move towards constructing their new home or assisting the city government with infrastructure improvements, our team has the expertise for the task. 

Frustrating permit processes, challenging site requirements and construction preparations are all handled quickly and professionally by Fulcrum. You can count on responsiveness and transparency to keep your project on time and on budget. 

Meet Our Engineers

Jermaine Jackson

Principal of Fulcrum Engineering Solutions

Starting in 2017 Jermaine began balancing the launch of Fulcrum Engineering Solutions along with serving a major public utility. He has devoted over two decades of specialized services to the civil engineering industry, through an array of tasks in the public and private sectors.

His extensive knowledge encompasses all phases of site development from investigative/design to construction and final completion. His range of experience includes design of drainage and grading plans, sanitary sewers, water distribution systems, stormwater management, technical reports, and cost estimates.

Jermaine has managed or contributed to the success of hundreds of projects in site related work. He has built valuable relationships and skills by collaborating with industry and municipality officials.


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University, Class of 2000

Certifications & Licenses

  • Professional Engineer, Virginia
  • Professional Engineer, North Carolina
  • Project Management Professional


  • Project Management Institute 
  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • NASSCO Pipeline Assessment Certification Program

Earl Gary

Principal of Fulcrum Engineering Solutions

Earl is part of the team responsible for starting Fulcrum Engineering Solutions. He has worked extensively in the civil engineering field to manage projects for medical facilities, commercial properties and government  buildings. In addition to engineering, Earl owns and operates a successful landscaping business in Richmond. 


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology from Old Dominion University with a minor in Industrial Engineering, Class of 2003

Certifications and Licenses

  • Class A Contractors License, VA
  • Tridium Certified in Building Automation Web-Based System Integration
  • Universal CFC License 

Previous Projects

  • Industrial Engineering for United Parcel Services
  • Building Engineering for Courtyard Marriott
  • Energy Audit of 60 Liberty Property Trust Buildings
  • Energy Audit of the Minnesota Air National Guard building facilities 
  • Campus Audits for 9 Veteran Affairs Medical Centers 

Let’s Build a Partnership

Our professional and dedicated engineers can help make your project plans a reality. Trust Fulcrum for punctual and reliable site design services.

Fulcrum Engineering Solutions PLLC

FES is a black-owned civil engineering firm in Richmond, VA. Our engineers work to prepare sites for construction and development.

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