About Us

We are a successful North Texas-based firm established in 2001 by our President and CEO Cristina Criado, PE. We were founded in Dallas and remain a North Texas-based firm with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth. We are a staff of 53+ and provide Civil Engineering, Land Surveying, Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE), Right of Way (R.O.W.), and Construction Engineering and Inspection (CE&I) services.

We live and work in the communities we serve. Some of these local clients include NTTA, TXDOT, DFW International Airport, DART, Dallas Water Utilities, City of Dallas Public Works, City of Arlington, City of Garland, City of Keller, Town of Addison, NTMWD, Upper Trinity Regional Water and Fort Worth Water.

Recent Projects

City of Keller Utility Inspection


TxDOT Houston District IH-45 and 69 South


Wyatt Street Water/Wastewater Improvements

Civil Engineering

AlamoNex IH 35 Widening Project

Water/Wastewater Improvements

Joppa Neighborhood


DFW Airport Runway 18R


DFW Airport Runway 17R/35L Reconstruction

SUE & Survey

Dallas Horseshoe Wastewater Interceptors and Munger Place Area Water and Wastewater Improvements

Civil Engineering

Redbud Drive Reconstruction & Drainage Reconstruction


Town East Boulevard Reconstruction


Our primary areas of engineering practices and support services:

Water | Wastewater
Land Surveying
Subsurface Utility Engineering
R.O.W. –
Construction Engineering and Inspection

Our Staff

We bring a strong, experienced team with over 540 years of combined experience with a successful track record. Our team environment encourages collaboration and problem solving among all members. Our objective is to deliver quality services that offer positive solutions and provide value that is aligned with our client’s goals. We have the resources, experience, and capabilities to continually exceed expectations.


Right-of-Way | Real Estate Professionals


Texas Engineer-in-Training (EIT)


Texas Registered Professional Land Surveyor (RPLS)


Texas Professional Engineers (PE)


FAA Certified Drone Pilots


SUE Staff (3 two-person Vac Crews, 4 Independent Designators, 1 Dedicated Survey)


Survey Staff (4 two-person Survey Crews)


The CRIADO team goes far beyond just delivering technically-sound projects on time and within budget. We offer creative solutions and a team environment that encourages collaboration and problem solving among all members of the project and continue our client-centered partnership for the duration of the project.


At CRIADO, every employee contributes to our success. We have a diverse, talented staff with a depth of knowledge and a passion for innovation. Our company culture promotes professional development and advancement opportunities to empower employees to grow and succeed in each of our service areas.


As part of our strategic philosophy, we don’t pursue projects, we pursue clients. We do this by cultivating strong relationships with our project partners and truly gaining an insight into their challenges and working with them to achieve their vision. CRIADO employees are continually encouraged to realize their professional career goals and in so doing, provide institutional memory and reliability for our projects and the clients we serve.

Latest News

CRIADO ranks 67 on inaugural Longhorn 100

CEO/President Cristina C. graduates Leadership North Texas

Joppa Neighborhood Community Meeting

David P. receives PE license

Trent D. receives new certification

CRIADO donates toiletries to OurCalling

Q1 PRIDE award recipient is Jeff W.

CRIADO announces two promotions

CRIADO joins AECOM team for Fair Park

CRIADO participated in Form Follows Fitness 5k