South Central Pennsylvania’s most trusted civil engineering firm offering a wide-range of services and laying the groundwork with confidence and experience.
Who We Are
First Capital Engineering, Inc. (FCE) is a small, woman-owned business located in York, Pennsylvania. Since 1995, FCE has provided civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, environmental and construction inspection services to clients throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware.
Why Do Business With Us?
FCE is centrally located to large cities (DC, Baltimore, New York and Philadelphia are all within a 3-hour drive), Interstate 83, Interstate 81, and Route 30, providing easy access to visit with clients and their project locations. Our small staff allows us to work on jobs of all sizes while also maintaining a 24-hour response time to our clients. With over 200 years of combined professional expertise, FCE works to lay the groundwork on a project through confidence and experience. When you choose to work with FCE, you receive the best in class civil engineering, land surveying, and landscape architecture services. Unsure? To this day, FCE maintains the very first customer who walked through their doors over twenty years ago.
To provide cost effective, time tested technical solutions by organizing our team of professionals to achieve goal oriented tasks while maintaining the highest level of quality and integrity.
Meet Our Team
Ann K. Luciani
Jacob Dortch, PE
John J. Luciani, PE, PLS, SEO
Regina W. Todd
Joseph M. Gurney, RLA, PLA
Awards & Recognition
Since 1995, FCE has won the following awards:
Central Penn Business Journal, Finalist – Small Business of the Year (1-50 Employees) – 2018
PA Society of Land Surveyors‘ PLAT Competition, 3rd place, Boundary Retracement category – 2016
PA Society of Land Surveyors‘ PLAT Competition, 3rd place, Boundary Subdivision category – 2016
PSATS Road & Bridge Safety Improvement Award, Alpine Road – 2015
Central Penn Business Journal, Small Business of the Year (1-50 Employees) – 2010
York County Chamber of Commerce, Small Business of the Year – 2010
Central Penn Business Journal, , Best Places to Work – 2009
ABC Keystone Chapter, Merit Award for Penn Waste Recycling Center – 2008
CANstruction Competition, Honorable Mention – 2008
PA Society of Land Surveyors‘ PLAT Competition, ALTA/ACSM Survey Category – 2006
PSATS Road & Bridge Safety Improvement Award, East York Traffic Calming Project – 2005
ABC Keystone Chapter, Merit Award for Susquehanna Commerce Center – 2003
ABC Keystone Chapter, Honor Award for Markets at Shrewsbury – 2003
Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2003
Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2002
Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2001
Bell Socialization Services, Road Rally Competition – 2004
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.”
Certifications & Affiliations
Aside from being a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in both Pennsylvania and Maryland, FCE is
also certified through the following organizations:
WBE (women’s business enterprise) through WBENC
SDB (small business) thru PA DGS
DBE (disadvantaged business) thru PennDOT (PA-UCP)
WBE (women’s business) thru the City of Philadelphia
SBR (small business reserve) thru MD DGS
"Over the many years we have done business with First Capital Engineering, they have consistently proven to be not only a capable design team, but also great business partners that assume responsibility for the success of our projects from the conception stage to their grand opening. FCE’s caring, thoughtful, and responsive customer service is their trademark of excellence!”